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Security & Safety Monitor (Short Hour) - Mental Health Facility 604

Downey, California, United States

Security & Safety Monitor (Short Hour) - Mental Health Facility 604

  • Downey, California, United States

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 illness. 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.

The Crisis Residential Treatment programs will provide short-term, 24/7 crisis residential services for adults ages 18+ via 16 beds at Telecare Citrus House- 7225 Leeds Street, RTP-D, Downey, CA 90242

Services will help clients in acute psychiatric distress avoid inpatient hospitalization, emergency services, and incarceration; regain their stability in a safe, homelike environment; begin working toward longer-term recovery goals; and establish linkages with stable housing and ongoing treatment.

Shifts Available:

Full Time; AM Shift; Days vary as needed

Short-Hour .2; Shift Hours 3:00pm - 11:30pm OR 11:00pm-7:30a; Sat & Sun

Wage range $18.52 - $26.12 Hourly - 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 Security and Safety Monitor is responsible for the welcoming of new residents and day to day safety and security monitoring of the program. They may be called upon to assist program staff in providing direct and indirect services to members served.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

• High School Diploma or a G.E.D.

• One (1) year of direct service in providing security or other safety related roles and services

• One (1) year of direct service experience in mental health serving a similar program population

• A valid Security Guard Registration with California BSIS (Bureau of Security and Investigative Services) OR complete the required BSIS training course, submit application for license within 90 days of employment, and pass the BSIS exam. All additional training and continuing education requirements for BSIS must be maintained throughout employment.

• Must be at least 21 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. If the 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

Preferred:

• Associate degree from an accredited college in a related field

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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

• Routinely and frequently ensure overall safety and security of the program and physical environment

• Conduct safety rounds

• May assist and participate in the facilitation of the program 's safety committee

• Assists in welcoming new residents to the program

• Notifies appropriate supervisors and agencies of any known or suspected incidents of abuse

• Completes adverse events report when warranted, including incident reports required by BSIS

• May participate as a member of the team and support residents ' service plans when needed

• May be requested to assist in providing safe, effective, and efficient implementation of direct care in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care

• Ensures compliance with Telecare 's policies and procedures

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

• If employed at 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.

SKILLS

• Strong communication skills

• Ability to problem solve and team build

• Good customer relations skills

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 walk, sit, stand, bend, twist, reach, and lift and carry items weighing 50 pounds or less as well lift items up to 25 pounds overhead. They may also occasionally push, pull 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. 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.