Residential Advisor - Evening Shift
Foundations Behavioral Health - Doylestown, PA
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Residential Advisor is responsible for all aspects of client supervision, safety and program operations. Implements all FBH policies and procedures pertaining to the safety and security of clients, FBH property, and the community. Provides a safe environment while promoting self-sufficiency, advocacy, and support and while leading recreational and educational activities.

Requirements

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be 21 years of age. Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent plus 12 college credits and 2 years related experience, or Bachelor’s degree in human services field plus 1 year related experience. Requires good written and verbal communication skills. Requires the ability to organize and to facilitate recreation, arts and other group activities for up to twelve clients at a time.

ADA/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Strength: Prolonged periods of standing, walking and sitting, are required. Must be able to move quickly in response to a psychiatric or medical emergency. Must be able to lift, carry, pull and push approximately 40 pounds. Must be able to stoop, balance and kneel. Must have eye-hand coordination. Must be able to climb stairs.

Eyesight, Hearing and Speech: Must have satisfactory close and distant vision. Must have complete field of vision. Must have depth perception and color vision. Must hear ordinary conversations in person and on the telephone.

Environmental Conditions: Must be able to spend extended time indoors and outdoors. May be exposed briefly to extreme outdoor heat and cold. Occasional exposure to dust, fumes, gases and hazardous waste. May be exposed to offensive language. May be exposed to patients who demonstrate aggressive behavior. . May be exposed to communicable diseases. May be exposed to inclement weather, heat, cold, pollen, and insect stings in the course of performing job responsibilities throughout FBH campus.

Must be able to communicate clearly and legibly in writing. Must be able to maintain constant interactions with patients experiencing severe psychiatric disorders.

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