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Direct Support Professional Shift Supervisor, Mon-Fri 2nd Shift

Company: New Vista of the Bluegrass Inc
Location: Lexington
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

If you are mission driven and want to help the lives of people in your community, we have a place for you on our Team! The Direct Support Professional Shift Supervisor assists clients through the daily routine of the program and monitors client safety. Responsible for providing opportunities for recreation and education. Has primary responsibility for all non-billable tasks that are necessary for efficient unit functioning and client safety. The Direct Support Professional Shift Supervisor must ensure that all non-billable staff documentation is completed, and shift reports occur at onset and close of every shift.Required Education and ExperienceHigh School degree or equivalentValid driver's license, reliable operating transportation, and proof of current auto insurancePreferred Education and ExperienceDegree in Social Work, Public Health Administration, Public Policy Administration, Health Communications or related fieldExperience working in a residential mental health settingEssential FunctionsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Report to the Director all concerns about staff performance or failure to complete required duties on the shiftEnsure all non-billable staff documentation has been submitted prior to the end of the shiftEnsure incident reports are reported and filedEnsure all client withdrawal checks are performed as indicated by the treatment teamEnsure shift report occurs between staff at the onset and close of every shiftEnsure intake and discharge paperwork is complete and accurateEnsure patient and program safety protocols are followedAssist Clinicians with program needsAct as resource liaison and initiate case management referral process when appropriateMonitor, track, and record the physical presence and safety of each client as designated by phase of treatment and clinician's instructionComplete accurate and timely shift reportsComplete end of shift Staff Note in EHRRun errands and transport clients in special circumstances, as requiredMaintain check out log of electronics, scissors, razors and other required itemsSupervise visitations, client telephone privileges, and implement safety protocolsEnsure client's rooms are cleaned following all dischargesMonitor and maintain supply inventory and restocking, intake/discharge packets and client orientation foldersMaintain document scanningResponsible for entering and maintaining BPRSTrack daily censusProvide clerical assistance to the Program DirectorSupervise mealtimes and ensure client's snacks are distributed as requiredProvide leadership in recreational and educational group sessionsAssist clients with therapy homework as neededProvide support to clients beyond group therapyAssume medication duty in the absence of a nurseResponsible for facilitating and engaging clients in the program and providing social activities outside individual/group therapy sessionsMay perform tasks in other residential programsWhile we welcome all to apply, there are some position specific background stipulations that must be met to comply with various regulatory and contractual requirements.New Vista prohibits discrimination and harassment against any applicant, employee or contractor based on sex, race, color, age, national or ethnic origin, religion, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, working conditions, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, wage and salary administration, employee benefits and training. It is also the company's policy to prohibit all forms of retaliation against any individual who has complained of harassing or discriminatory conduct, encouraged another to complain, participated in an investigation into such complaints, or opposed unlawful discrimination.

Keywords: New Vista of the Bluegrass Inc, Lexington , Direct Support Professional Shift Supervisor, Mon-Fri 2nd Shift, Hospitality & Tourism , Lexington, Kentucky

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