Behavioral Paraprofessional

What we're looking for -

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Familiar with Computer

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills

  • Certified in (or ability to obtain) CPR, 1st Aide, and CPI

What you'll be doing -

  • Provide consistent instruction, guidance, encouragement and reinforcement to the clients that are committed to the Crisis Stabilization Unit and/or WellStar.
     

    • Regularly implements basic living skills training objectives and documents resident’s progress in a timely manner in the Electronic Health Record

    • Helps to coordinate activities, conduct group therapy, document client’s progress, maintain electronic documentation in timely manner

    • Work closely with Treatment Team

    • Regularly completes documentation of staff notes, incident reports, injury reports, shift observations, and other reports in a timely and accurate manner

    • May be required to lift approximately 50 lbs., and push/pull or transport client and equipment.

    • Must be able to use stairs

    • Must have reliable transportation

    • Ensure clients comply with rules, maintain a clean and safe environment to include performance of housekeeping, assist clients where necessary.

    • Demonstrates good safety skills including fire drills, emergency procedures and back safety techniques.

    • Promotes a positive work environment, including positive relationships with supervisors, clients and their families and/or co-workers.

    • Administration of medication was supervised and documented

    • Attends staff meetings, in-service meetings, trainings as required and remains current on all trainings/certifications

    • Works as schedules, correctly completes and submits timesheets, leave requests in a timely manner.

    • Reports any facility or maintenance issues in a timely fashion and assist in the maintenance/housekeeping of the facility, and equipment.

    • Performs verbal and at times physical de-escalation techniques as required, in addition to crisis interventions.

    • Report to work on time, willing to remain on shift if unable to be relieved, coordinate coverage with other Behavioral Aides for dates unable to report to work, either annual or sick leave requests.

    • May have to be escort/guardian for clients who are sent to the Hospital for evaluation.

    • Other duties as assigned by the teacher supervisor or principal.

Education

Required

  • High School or better in Other

 

Salary - TBD