SUD Residential Aide - CH
Company: BHC Partners
Posted on: January 26, 2023
DISTINGUISHING JOB CHARACTERISTICS
Maintains responsibility for overseeing and providing guidance and
direction to BHP residential clients with a history of drug and
alcohol abuse including some with criminal records who reside at a
residential house for rehabilitation.
Assures the safety and security of the facility, clients and
community and provides a range of supportive and emergency
services. Works 1st, 2nd, 3rd or weekend shifts and coordinates
shift operations. Specific work shift responsibilities vary based
upon the shift and operational and service needs. Employees will
typically work a regularly assigned location and shift; however,
such assignment may change at the discretion of BHP of Central
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Employees are expected to perform essential duties to performance
standards. As needed, reasonable accommodations will be made for
otherwise qualified employees with disabilities that are covered by
the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), in so far as the
accommodation does not create an undue hardship on Behavioral
Healthcare Partners of Central Ohio, Inc. (BHP).
- Monitors client activity and conducts facility rounds on all
floors by walking through the facility at least hourly. Conducts
room search process. Identifies and issues rule violations as
- Monitors and ensures clients take medications as prescribed.
Conducts urinalysis drug tests and breathalyzer alcohol test.
Maintains random drug screen log and other drug test and alcohol
test documentation. Conducts client searches for drugs, weapons and
other prohibited items.
- Recognizes antisocial or unusual behaviors and addresses them
immediately, positively and in a non-threatening manner. Notifies
on-call clinical staff and/or Supervisor of client problems or
issues in accordance with operation procedures.
- Listens and responds to client concerns. Documents client
behavior and progress and records services rendered to clients in
electronic health record as appropriate. Documents information in
staff communication record as appropriate.
- Provides support to professional clinicians in developing the
client's skills to help them become more positive, productive,
prosocial members of the community. Serves as a role model for
clients and reinforces pro-social thinking and behaviors.
- First and second shift conducts intake process for new
- Processes and completes paperwork after Treatment Team meeting
including sorting passes/visits; updating logistic lists; putting
planners into folders/typing, printing, and obtaining client's
signature on phase progress sheet, filing these into treatment
book, and placing complete paperwork into Counselor's
- Assists with kitchen duties and schedule.
- Tracks forms to keep updated in office and on BHPLink.
- Ensures cleanliness of facility and submits work orders for
repairs to maintenance and informs Supervisor of the
- Maintains safety and security of facility on assigned shift.
Monitors and signs in and out cleaning supplies, sharps and other
items which need to be locked up. Conducts scheduled safety drills.
Ensures appropriate security levels are followed, and oversees
in/out log for clients and visitors.
- Conducts client admission process and completes multiple
check-in tasks during client admission. Conducts client discharge
- Answers the phone and checks voice mail, greets clients,
visitors and vendors. Maintains visitor log.
- Escorts client outside for tobacco use during times client is
permitted to use tobacco.
- Completes Shift Change Report and security checks as well as
Daily Shift Report. Completes Incident Reports as needed.
- Maintains confidentiality of HIPAA and other confidential and
- Maintains the highest level of integrity and professionalism in
all aspects of job performance.
- Keeps abreast of current trends and "best practices" in the
field. Attends and participates in required trainings on topics
relevant to the job and to behavioral healthcare.
- Performs job responsibilities and maintains all records in
accordance with BHP's policy, procedure and protocol, and as
appropriate to the job, all regulatory authorities'
accreditation/licensure/certification standards, and all applicable
laws and regulations.
- Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and punctual
attendance and works outside of normal schedule as required.
Specific Shift Responsibilities
- In addition to general responsibilities specified above,
employees assigned to a particular shift or facility shall perform
the following responsibilities:
1st Shift: Assigns client chores and conducts inspection.
2nd Shift: Tabulates infraction sheet on a monthly basis. Collects
client tracking sheets and meeting papers one time a week. Escorts
clients outside to smoke one time per hour after 9:00 P.M. Tracks
client's program hours, treatment team forms and planners and
3rd Shift: Works alone at night. Shreds confidential paperwork.
Cleans front office. Monitors medication supply. Assesses need for
additional supplies and completes a list of needed supplies.
Monitors water, freezer and room temperatures. Tabulates infraction
sheet on a monthly basis.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES
- Cross trains to work in other residential facilities.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
The employee assigned to this position is responsible for achieving
each of the following key performance indicators (KPI's) to the
specified standard. The employee is likewise accountable for
consistently meeting or exceeding all of this job's essential
duties to performance standards as are evaluated throughout the
course of employment, and which are rated during the performance
- Meets all required standards as outlined by accrediting
- Reports all reportable incidents in accordance with agency
- Provides all supporting documentation as needed for audits in
the required timeline.
SCOPE OF SUPERVISION
Computer, telephone, copier, fax, and other general office
equipment; security system; personal vehicle.
CONTACTS WITH OTHERS
Clients, staff, visitors, venders, volunteers, law enforcement and
emergency personnel, general public, family members and other
internal and external job contacts.
CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION AND DATA
Client records and other confidential or sensitive information
Good office working conditions when working in the office. Exposure
to criminal offenders. When working in other BHP facilities, the
employee is exposed to conditions within those facilities. May be
exposed to hostile or dangerous clients and other hostile or
dangerous job contacts. May be exposed to contagious diseases.
Possible exposure to inclement weather and traffic conditions when
traveling to and from worksites.
USUAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The following demands are typically used and exhibited by employees
when performing this job's essential duties and responsibilities.
They are not, and should not be construed to be qualification
standards. Rather, they are illustrated to help BHP and otherwise
qualified employee or job applicant with an ADA disability identify
essential job duties that need to be reasonably accommodated, and
the type of appropriate reasonable accommodation which may be
available which does not create an undue hardship on the
The employee regularly converses verbally with others in person and
by telephone. The employee occasionally exhibits digital dexterity
and eye-hand coordination when performing general typing, word
processing, data entry, paperwork and other similar tasks. The
employee occasionally sits for periods of time and walks throughout
facility on inspections and interacting with clients. Vision
demands include close, relatively detailed vision when using a
computer screen, and performing other tasks. Employee performs some
manual labor and lifts and moves donated and other items.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILIITIES
Knowledge of: alcohol and other drug addiction; mental illness;
crisis management; community resources; client rights; HIPAA and
other confidentiality regulations; general office practices.
Ability to: serve as a role model for clients; exercise sound
judgment in dealing with difficult situations and clients; follow
instructions and procedure manuals, multi-task, interact with
diverse populations, establish rapport with clients, react to
crisis situations appropriately and professionally, maintain
confidentiality of confidential and sensitive information; develop
and maintain effective working relationships with clients, family
members, social service agencies, co-workers and other job
contacts; demonstrate respect and sensitivity for cultural and
personal differences; contribute toward building a positive and
productive team working environment; consistently exhibit job
competency, ethical conduct, integrity and trustworthiness; embrace
and effectively adapt to organizational change; exhibit behavior
and conduct consistent with BHP values and policies.
Skill in: oral and written communications, listening,
documentation, problem solving, organization, Basic Life Support
(BLS), CPR; operation of computer and other job equipment;
application of electronic health record and other job software.
Applicable laws or regulations require that employees assigned to
some jobs attain a specific level of education, experience, or
training, and license or certification. For other jobs, a
combination of various levels and types of education, experience,
training, and license or certification may qualify a person to
perform essential duties of this position. Qualifications specified
for this position are:
Education, Experience and Training
High School Diploma or GED with training or course work in crisis
management and one year work experience in a residential
Licenses or Certifications
Valid state motor vehicle license. BLS/CPR certification
Upon conditional hire, and as a condition of employment, each
employee is required to submit to and pass a drug test, criminal
background check, and may be required to submit to driving record
check, personal vehicle inspection, and be insurable under BHP's
driving insurance provider guidelines depending on job assigned job
duties. Employee must also submit and pass a two-step TB test
annually. Must also demonstrate computer literacy.
Ability to document personal identity and employment eligibility
within three days of original appointment as a condition of
employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
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