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
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.
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
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
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