Behavioral Health Tech - AMs

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Category: Aide

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 792603

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $880 / Week

Posted Date: 6/5/2024

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Aide

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $880 / Week

Job ID: 792603

Posted Date: 6/5/2024

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Hourly Pay: $15/hr. – $20/hr. 

The Residential Aide assists in developing the therapeutic program and treatment plan by helping to create a therapeutic environment.  Through direct service, the Residential Aide collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team in achieving the goals of the residential program and the clients who reside there.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Completes daily administrative functions in a timely manner
  • Meets regularly with and documents resident progress
  • Assist in maintenance of the unit(s)
  • Assists in supervising residents with housekeeping tasks, repairs, ordering of supplies
  • Prepares plans of actions and behavior sheets when necessary
  • Adheres to facility policies and procedures for resident aide services
  • Supervises residents on a daily basis per protocol
  • Ensures adequate levels of supervision are met based on material and physical needs of the resident
  • Available for consultation on group issues, and helps maintain group milieu
  • Attends and schedules progress review meetings
  • Maintains availability for consultation and assistance as needed by the residents
  • Counsels residents in collaboration with residential coordinator(s)
  • Provides behavior management, and reasonable expectations to residents according to facility protocols and individual resident treatment plans
  • Assists in conflict resolution
  • Facilitates each resident gaining insight and understanding of themselves and others through discussion of daily happenings and their progress in coping with the practical experiences and problems of living in the group/functioning in society

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences preferred
  • One year relevant experience in a residential treatment setting highly preferred
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) (per state or client requirements)
  • Current valid driver’s license (per state or client requirements)
  • Crisis prevention course certified preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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