Residential Counselor - Lewis House
Meridian Health Services - Muncie, IN

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DESCRIPTION

Do you want to work for a growing company?Meridian Health Services is a progressive healthcare organization specializing in "whole person" health integrating physical, mental, and social well-being. The focus on a broader spectrum of health including primary medical care, behavioral health and human services offers a well-rounded approach for happier, healthier patients. Meridian Health Services has been serving the community for over 35 years and is accredited by the Joint Commission.Meridian Health Services is currently seeking a Behavioral Clinician/Technician-Residential to work in our Eber House Group Home. This position monitors the health and behavior of residents; to assist residents in carrying out activities of daily living; to nurture residents' social skills; to respond to necessary crisis situations; to assist in maintaining the health and safety standards of the facility; and to carry out the day-to-day operations of the facility. Must be available to work all shifts as needed.

DUTIES

Assist with maintaining 24/7 staff coverage, including working other shifts as needed. Assist residents in the acquisition of Activities of Daily Living skills and social skills in individual and group settings.Assess and monitor residents' behaviors and intervene as appropriate.Communication (verbal and written) and consultation with residents, house staff and other Center staff. Assist residents in menu planning/grocery shopping (writing out menus, loading groceries, comparison shopping).Task assignments, assign and monitor residents' tasks on a rotating basis.Supervision, training and assisting residents with Activities of Daily Living.Crisis intervention.Medication packaging and monitoring.Assist residents in obtaining/applying for generic benefits.Maintain environment under house rules specified (see general house rules).Record keeping (ITP's, daily logs, medication logs, medication counting, daily census, inventory and skills assessment).

QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma or equivalent, plus two and one-half years experience in the human services field required.Bachelor degree in Social Work or in a related Human Services field preferred.Drug test, background check, fingerprinting also required. Meridian Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and also participates in E-Verify.Meridian Health Services offers a competitive benefit package for both full and part time employees including: medical, dental/vision, 401k & professional development funds. Assist with maintaining 24/7 staff coverage, including working other shifts as needed. Assist residents in the acquisition of Activities of Daily Living skills and social skills in individual and group settings.Assess and monitor residents' behaviors and intervene as appropriate.Communication (verbal and written) and consultation with residents, house staff and other Center staff. Assist residents in menu planning/grocery shopping (writing out menus, loading groceries, comparison shopping).Task assignments, assign and monitor residents' tasks on a rotating basis.Supervision, training and assisting residents with Activities of Daily Living.Crisis intervention.Medication packaging and monitoring.Assist residents in obtaining/applying for generic benefits.Maintain environment under house rules specified (see general house rules).Record keeping (ITP's, daily logs, medication logs, medication counting, daily census, inventory and skills assessment).

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