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Staff on Duty (Nonprofit)
New York, NY 10035
Recruited by: Odyssey House, Inc. | Recruiter | Odyssey House, Inc. See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: Odyssey House
  • Industry: Nonprofit
  • Compensation: to be determined
  • Expires: Jun 21, 2020
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Job Description

MAJOR FUNCTIONS:
The Staff on Duty is responsible for monitoring the safety and security of the facility through supervision of residents and their guests. The Staff on Duty teaches residents socially appropriate behavior by role-modeling. She/he must be a self-motivated individual who functions as part of a clinical environment which provides supportive services and resources to residents. The Staff on Duty is directly supervised by the Deputy Director of Operations/Deputy Director/Program Director.

SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Conduct hourly facility runs and document findings on log sheets.
1. Maintain all necessary communication in the facility log book.
2. Ensure cleanliness and maintenance of the facility through daily supervision of residents assigned to housekeeping job functions.
3. Maintain updated resident database, bed sheets, and room assignments.
4. Ensure that all therapeutic activities are properly facilitated and begin and end in a timely fashion.
5. When assigned, facilitate and monitor morning meeting
6. Participate in crisis intervention and provide close observation and supervision of residents in crisis.
7. Distribute legal letters, medical feedback and metro cards to residents.
8. Monitor all residents leaving and reentering the facility.
9. Address all resident medical needs via the medical on-call policy & procedure.
10. When necessary, conduct resident screening for contraband and conduct urine toxicology tests.
11. Complete all incident reports prior to the completion of shift.
12. Ensure that all residents sign the HRA sign in sheet on a daily basis.
13. Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings.
14. Attend all required in-service training seminars.
15. Participate in quality improvement activities.
16. Other relevant duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS: EDUCATION/TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
1. High school diploma or G.E.D required.
2. Prior experience working in a clinical, mental health, housing or chemical dependency setting preferred.
3. Must demonstrate appropriate written, verbal, interpersonal and organizational skills.
4. Must be computer literate.
5. CPR/First Aid Certification required. Candidates lacking this certification must be able to maintain this minimum standard within the six (6) month introductory employment period.
6. Proficiency with computer operation (Microsoft Word, Excel, AWARDS, and Outlook programs).
7. Must be able to work a flexible schedule.