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Regional Float Pool Recovery Specialist II - Behavioral Health 259

Olympia, Washington, United States

Regional Float Pool Recovery Specialist II - Behavioral Health 259

  • Olympia, Washington, United States

FT Sign-on Bonus 1k for NOC, $500 for AM shift. Half after 90 days, the remaining half after 6 months.

Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illnesses. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations and have over 155 programs and over 4,300 employees across the country. And we 're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.

Multiple Opportunities; Shifts and Days vary as needed

Wage range $19.04 - $26.84 - Telecare applies geographic differentials to its pay ranges. The pay range assigned to this role will be based on the geographic location from which the role is performed. Starting pay is commensurate with relevant experience above the minimum requirements.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Regional Float Pool Recovery Specialist II provides care that responds to the physical and psychological needs of members served. The Regional Float Pool Recovery Specialist II provides direct and indirect services according to the individual service plans and regulatory standards. The role of the Regional Float Pool Recovery Specialist II requires unique skills and abilities due to their assignment at multiple program types with unique licensing requirements, settings, and populations. The Regional Float Pool Recovery Specialist II requires the ability to adapt quickly and work effectively with multiple staff teams and staff functions and roles. The Regional Float Pool Recovery Specialist II requires the individual to adapt to various documentation requirements and platforms.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

• High school diploma or G.E.D and two (2) years of experience in a psychiatric mental health setting or BA/BS with one (1) year experience in a mental health setting

• Knowledge of basic nursing skills and interventions, as well as mental and physical health conditions and terminologies

• Comply with all conditions of employment requirements for all assigned programs

• Experience providing nursing care in multiple program types and various populations

• Demonstrated knowledge of program types, licensing and documentation requirements

• Experience in multiple documentation software or platforms

• Must be willing to work at any assigned program in designated region

• Must have a current Washington Agency Affiliated Counselor certification. This position requires a current Washington State credential appropriate to this position and issued through the Washington Department of Health (WADOH). Minimum Credential Requirement - Agency Affiliated Counselor (AAC) or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). First time AAC applicants may have a 30-90-day processing period before approval and active credentials are issued. Other WADOH Licenses/Certifications may be considered

• Must be at least 18 years of age

• Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment

• All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. Position requires driving, valid driver license, a motor vehicle clearance and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual or local requirements may apply

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Demonstrate the Telecare mission, purpose, values and beliefs in everyday language and contact with the internal and external stakeholders

• Reports to any region program as assigned to fill scheduling needs

• Provides safe, effective, and efficient implementation of direct care in accordance with established policies, procedures, and standards of care

• Establishes, maintains, and co-facilitates a therapeutic relationship with members served; acts as a role model by maintaining a hopeful and positive attitude and problem solving and coping with mental illness

• Attends and participates in community meetings and groups

• Charts and observes client behavior in applicable documentation platforms

• Documents client activities of daily living, response to interventions, and significant behavior changes as appropriate

• Where applicable, admits and discharges member served as assigned; including completing associated documentation

• Where applicable, collects stool, urine and other specimens, as applicable, on assigned clients

• Where applicable, obtains client vital signs and weights, as assigned/applicable

• Assists members served with hygienic care

• Assists at mealtime by distributing meal trays, pouring beverages, and/or feeding members served in need of assistance

• Provides client monitoring including, but not limited to, rounds, seclusion and restraint supervision and smoke breaks

• Assists in client outings, which may include driving

• Practices body substance precautions at all times

• In Inpatient program, must assist with restraint of members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training

• In Outpatient program, must evade members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training

Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at the discretion of management.

Position requires driving own personal vehicle for company business such as trainings, offsite meetings, etc.

SKILLS

• Knowledge of basic psychiatric rehabilitation interventions

• Good communication skills

• Ability to use problem-solving techniques

• Ability to interview members served to determine client needs

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to sit, bend, squat, kneel, crawl, climb and lift and carry items weighing 50 pounds or less as well as to frequently walk, stand, twist, reach and do simple and power grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity and to occasionally drive and be exposed to uneven walking ground as well as Hazardous Exposure (Blood Borne Pathogens, Hospital Waste, Chemical & Infectious). Visual requirements include computers and books exposure.

EOE AA M/F/V/Disability

Equal Opportunity Employer Description
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Pay Transparency Policy Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.