UnityPoint Health

Recovery Support Technician - Residential Re-Entry - UnityPlace

Requisition ID
2020-84185
Category
Behavioral Health Services - Non-Nursing
Location
US-IL-Peoria
Address
221 NE Glen Oak Ave
Affiliate
5020 UnityPoint Health Methodist Medical Center
City
Peoria
Department
Shared Services - HSC
State
IL
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
3rd Shift
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

Recovery Support Technician

Residential Re-Entry

Full-Time, 3rd Shift 

 

We provide residential re-entry for residents who will be release from the Federal Bureau of Prisons in 6 months to a 1 year.  Residents are furloughed to our facility for the remainder of their sentence, where we help them with employment, housing and appropriate social services. 

 

About UnityPoint Health - UnityPlace:

UnityPoint Health - UnityPlace is proud to offer the most comprehensive addiction and mental health services in the Peoria, Illinois region to you and your family. UnityPlace was formed by the joining of UnityPoint Health®, Human Service Center and Tazwood Center for Wellness in April of 2019. UnityPlace is a new non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the growing behavioral health care needs of the community. Our compassionate and committed treatment team is comprised of many experts from psychiatry and addiction medicine. 

Our goal is to deliver comprehensive behavioral healthcare to optimize the patient's well-being. It is our privilege to partner with our patients on their journey of healing. 

As a member of the UnityPlace Team, our team members are eligible for a benefits package including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement
  • Paid Time Off

Additional benefits are available, apply today to discuss our full benefits package!

Responsibilities

Maintains and monitors client and physical plant safety per Statement of Work, as evidenced by:

  • Ensures doors and windows are closed/locked at appropriate times.
  • Maintains accurate census at all times and client sign-in sheets.
  • Monitors and logs client behavior/moods on each shift and reads log and charting as necessary.
  • Observes client self-medication.
  • Monitors for contraband within program as necessary.
  • Follows all universal precautions and infection control protocols.
  • Performs all aspects of job in a safe manner for self and others.
  • Recognizes and reports all potential safety and maintenance issues and behavioral/accountability issues to the appropriate parties within the required timeframe.
  • Performs walk-through of entire facility at beginning of shift and notes/reports any problem areas.
  • Monitors client appointments and makes consumers aware of those appointments

Admits and orients consumers to program per Statement of Work, as evidenced by:

  • Completes all admission requirements per Statement of Work.

Performs housekeeping and dietary tasks, as evidenced by:

  • Supervises client performance of house responsibilities.
  • Maintains food articles/kitchen area in compliance with public health/program protocol

Responds to incoming telephone calls and visitors to program, as evidenced by:

  • Responds promptly to incoming visitors.
  • Responds in a confidential manner using correct phone etiquette and technique in all interactions.
  • Listens to voice mail message updates at beginning of shift.

Maintains documentation in compliance with organizational standards, Statement of Work, and licensure requirements that is complete, accurate, and timely, as evidenced by:

  • Completes all client charting/daily logs/incident reports/checklists/case notes by end of shift.
  • Completes all orientation/admission papers per Statement of Work.

Participates in performance improvement (PI) activities, as evidenced by:

  • Submits PI suggestion forms upon identifying opportunities for performance improvement.
  • Participates actively in PI activities as assigned.
  • Participates in training and educational activities in order to achieve, maintain, and/or upgrade skills, as evidenced by:
  • Attends yearly, mandatory trainings. *See attached page for Training Courses and dates of completion.
  • Attains and maintains CPR certification.
  • Attends CST Training and Continuing Education Program.
  • Attends one Federal Bureau of Prisons training annually.

Participates in/receives clinical and administrative supervision activities: individual supervision, staff meetings, case consultations, staffings, leave schedules, time sheets, etc., as evidenced by:

  • Participates in staff meetings on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Uses leave time in a manner benefiting personal and unit needs.

Performs actions that demonstrate accountability, as evidenced by:

  • Exercises judgment and decision-making that is clinically safe, logical, and deliberate.
  • Practices within legal and ethical guidelines of organization and/or discipline.
  • Uses available resources and asks for help.
  • Abides by confidentiality.

Utilizes appropriate channels of communication when resolving conflict, as evidenced by:

  • Independently handles communication in a manner that decreases conflict.
  • Utilizes problem-solving techniques to prevent conflict and promote discussion.

Recognizes and conveys essential information to appropriate parties, as evidenced by:

  • Recognizes and reports essential client information to members of the team within the required timeframe.
  • Reports promptly any critical or unusual situations.

Demonstrates courteous, respectful, and caring behavior toward consumers, visitors, co-workers and outside contacts, as evidenced by:

  • Uses terminology the client understands.
  • Maintains open and honest communication.
  • Maintains appropriate treatment boundaries with consumers and their families.
  • Recognizes, respects and effectively deals with values and cultural beliefs of consumers.

Qualifications

Education:

HS/GED preferred.

Students with major in Criminal Justice, Social Worker, Human Services preferred.

 

Experience:

Psychiatric Aide, or experience in behavioral health preferred.

 

Background Check Requirement:

Requires ability to receive NCIC clearance. 

 

Must have control over personal use of all mood-altering chemicals and behaviors.

If recovering from an addiction, must currently have a minimum of 2 years of uninterrupted recovery and must actively treat this addiction by appropriate recovery practices.

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