INTAKE SPECIALIST ADULT RESIDENTIAL
POSITION CONTROL NUMBER: 0090
DEPARTMENT: ADULT RESIDENTIAL
555 STOCKTON STREET
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32204
WORK HOURS: 40 per week/Non-Exempt
This is a professional position in which the incumbent will provide direct care to adult patients as assigned by SAT Manager and Program Director. Incumbent will need to be knowledgeable of the daily admission/discharge status, client level and privileges/restrictions, special information, treatment plan and unusual events. Monitor daily the ADT log for admission and projected discharges from residential and outpatient programs to determine admissions for the day. Incumbent will provide both internal and external searches to ensure a safe and secure campus for both adults and children living on campus. Monitor residents and facility in accordance with program rules and regulations, report any abnormalities to assigned counselors or staff on duty. Perform headcounts and document appropriately. You must have an aptitude to work with adults under stressful situations in their lives. This position will require someone attentive with excellent observation and monitoring skills to observe patient behavior. This position is in a “Hands Off” facility and at no time is staff allowed to put his/her hands on a patient to control or restrain them; The only exception is if the patient is in danger of hurting themselves another patient or a staff member. It is the requirement of this position to help protect the safety, security and wellbeing of the patients. The incumbent will conduct room inspections on a daily basis, documenting and posting results. The incumbent must be able to show empathy to the patient’s needs and have the ability to intervene quickly and appropriately with patients experiencing crisis situations. The incumbent will do searches on all new patients entering the facility and all patients who return to the facility from a pass. The incumbent will be required to complete occurrence reports, Behavioral form reports and communicate all within the Pass down Log (PDL). This position may be required to work evenings; weekends or holidays and incumbent must be awake throughout all shifts. This position will require the incumbent to drive patients to various locations in an agency vehicle; therefore a valid state of Florida driver’s license with a safe driving as verified by the agencies insurance company and ability to successfully complete an agency driving test.
Incumbent must have a minimum high school diploma, GED or equivalent. AA or Bachelors Degree preferred with basic knowledge of substance abuse, mental health and the 12 step recovery process.
- Must be able to pass a level II DCF background screening
- Must have above average communication skills both internal and external
- Informed concerning abuse reporting
- Must abide by Agencies Code of Ethics, Agency Standards, Policy and Procedure Manual
- Must have own reliable transportation
- Must have the ability to move throughout the facility constantly