Manager Group Homes - FT Days - Group Homes

Location
Takoma Park, MD
Posted
Jun 12, 2019
Closes
Jul 30, 2019
Ref
R-5111
Function
Management
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Purpose of Job:

Plans, directs and coordinates services for residents at the Manor. Supervises all staff, programming, and admissions at the Manor and ensures proper treatment of our clients. Maintains a safe, orderly and therapeutic environment for the residents and maintains the quality management processes. LGPC/LMSW required, LCPC/LCSW-C preferred

Job Responsibilities:
• Initiates and implements complete, comprehensive psychosocial assessments
• Provides individual, group, and family therapies to clients and their families
• Participates in and interdisciplinary treatment team to propose and develop strategies and interventions that would promote excellent therapeutic outcomes
• Supervises all Manor staff and operations, treatment teams, staff meetings and other programming meetings as required
• Coordinates with the interdisciplinary team, referral sources, and community resources aftercare and supportive services to ensure a successful discharge planning process
• Promotes positive patient-family-community relations
• Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to diffuse psychotic and/or behavioral crises to ensure client, unit, and staff safety and stability
• Prepare reports to DHR, Adventist Healthcare and other bodies regarding patient care and programming
• Endure and oversee compliance with COMAR regulations to include staff educational training and maintaining integrity of the physical plant

Requirements:
• Master's Degree in Social Work /Counseling or equivalent master's degree in a recognized health field
• 2-5 years' experience preferred
• LGSW/LGPC in the State of Maryland, LCSW-C/LCPC preferred
• Excellent Written and Verbal Skills Required
• Excellent Skills in Maintaining Information as Highly Confidential Required
• Exceptional Conflict Resolution, Crisis Management, and Time Management Skills Required
• Excellent Interpersonal Relationship Skills Required
• Excellent Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, and Creativity Skills Required
• Excellent Public Relations and Customer Service Skills Required
• Ability to Concentrate on Work Amid Distractions such as Noise, Conversations, and Foot Traffic Required
• Flexibility in Work Hours in Order to Meet patient and Organization Operating Needs Required
• Ability to Consistently Meet Deadlines Regardless of Caseload Required
• Ability to Maintain Self-Control in Volatile/Hostile Situations, e.g., When Being Verbally and/or Physically Confronted by a Client or Family Member Required
• Ability to Maintain Therapeutic Boundaries with Clients during Treatment and Following Discharge Required
• Ability to Set Therapeutic Limits and Maintain Therapeutic Distance with Clients Required
• Ability to Address an Prioritize Multiple Task Demands Within Established Time Frames Required

Work Schedule:

M-F 8:3--5:00

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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