Community Hope Parsippany, Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ, USA
Mar 22, 2019Full time
Providing residential support services to veterans in the program. Positions available in Garfield, and Lyons, NJ Provides supportive counseling to veterans in need of crisis intervention and emergency services. Monitors veterans in housekeeping maintenance and upkeep of the residence. Provides transportation as required. Participates as a team member in the maintenance and care of the facility and ensures safety of the veterans in the program. Upholds veteran confidentiality. Assists in the administration of drug and alcohol screenings. Documents service delivery and maintains accurate and timely clinical documentation. Implements fire and life safety standards eg: fire drills and fire safety education Attends In-Service presentations/staff meetings on a quarterly basis. Distributes veteran mail as needed. Executes all emergency procedures such as medical emergencies, crisis intervention, fire and/or smoke, police emergency, AED/ First Aid, etc. as per the Agency’s Policy and Procedure Manual. Documents any and all pertinent information in and reviews the Communication Log Book, Resident Sign-In Log, Medication Sign-In Log, Pass Authorization Log, and reporting any violations to the Program Coordinator. E-mails every hour during the overnight shift to the agency overnight system. Participates in supervision meetings with the Program Coordinator. Conducts regular checks to ensure the safety and whereabouts of all veterans in the residence. Assumes other duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator, and/or other supervisors. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in Mental Health or a related discipline; or Licensed R.N.; or two years of college plus two years of related work or life experience, or licensed as a Practical Nurse (LPN) plus two years of related mental health experience; or a High School diploma and four years of related mental health experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license, with a good driving record. Must have knowledge of clinical issues, skill in program development, be well organized, a self-started, and able to work as a member of a team. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Request Priority Protected Veteran Referral. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled Contact.