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Household Coach (CRU Merced)

Merced, CA, USA, Modesto, CA, USA Req #394
Friday, March 29, 2019

Named one of the best places to work in California!

We are committed to providing a challenging, career-enhancing environment for dedicated professionals desiring to make a difference in the lives of young people and their families. Stars Behavioral Health Group (SBHG) currently employs approximately 1,200 people at 22 different sites throughout California in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, Fresno, Santa Clara, and Alameda counties.  We serve more than 20,000 children, youth and families annually throughout the state.

Our experienced staff of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Specialists, Parent Partners and other therapists/counselors provide case management, mental health care and a range of support services in schools, homes or other community settings.  Our dedicated teams work collaboratively and in partnership with family members, school administrators and faculty, county social workers, case managers, probations officers and other agencies.

JOB SUMMARY: This position has
primary responsibility for coaching clients with their Activities of Daily
Living (ADLs); preparing meals, snacks, shopping for food, and other various
life skills. Assist with and supervise
meal preparation in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and
local standards, guidelines and regulations.
Ensure that all safety regulations are followed and the facilities are
maintained in a safe and clean manner.
Assist with client laundry, household cleaning and other tasks as
needed. This position performs a variety of tasks to ensure that the facility
is in a clean, orderly, sanitary and attractive condition.

MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent

Experience

One (1) year dietary experience in a hospital, skilled
nursing care facility, or other related medical facility preferred. Knowledge of and experience preparing
therapeutic diets, preferred.

Or, Six (6) months housekeeping experience in a hospital,
hotel, motel or similar work environment.

License or Certification

Valid California
Driver's License.

Specialized Skills

Must be able to cook a variety of foods in large
quantities.

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the
English language

Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, clients,
family members, visitors and the general public.

Must be knowledgeable of dietary procedures

Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment,
the appearance of work areas, and perform regular inspections of food service
areas for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.

Physical Requirements

Ability to physically assist in lifting and carrying food
service supplies and equipment without restriction.


Ability to visually
and audibly assess client's behavior and needs.

POTENTIAL JOB HAZARDS

Assaultive clients

Blood and Body Fluid Contact (Category I)

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS REQUIRED

Demonstrated use of CSI.

Demonstrated use of Standard Precautions.

CORE COMPETENCIES

1.
Quality Patient Care

·
Demonstrated ability to engage clients and
families.

·
Demonstrated understanding of psychiatric
illness and its treatment as appropriate for Scope of practice.

·
Demonstrated
understanding of age related development and other issues for the population(s)
served (i.e. early childhood (0-5), child/adolescent (6-15), transition age
youth (16-24), adult (25-64), and older adult (65+).

2.
Compliance/Ethics

·
Demonstrated understanding of company’s Compliance
Program and Code of Ethics.

·
Demonstrated understanding of laws and
regulation affecting behavioral health clinical care.

3.
Clinical Documentation/EMR

·
Ability to perform clear and concise
documentation including through the use of the EMR where applicable.

4.
Community or Facility Safety and
Risk

·
Ability to drive to and from client’s homes in
personal vehicle, if applicable.

·
Demonstrated understanding of how to behave in
a safe manner while seeing clients in the community or facility as
applicable.

·
Demonstrated ability to recognize dangerous
behavior by client and intervene as appropriate.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1.
Ability to follow
menus and cook a variety of foods in large quantities.

2.
Review menus prior
to preparation of food.

3.
Assist in
establishing food service and make sure meals are prepared on time.

4.
Prepare and serve
meals that are palatable and appetizing in appearance.

5.
Prepare food for
therapeutic diets in accordance with planned menus.

6.
Prepare and serve
snacks.

7.
Prepare and serve
substitute food to clients who refuse foods served.

8.
Ensure that safety
regulations and precautions are followed at all times by all personnel and
clients.

9.
Assist in
maintaining food storage areas in a clean and properly arranged manner at all
times.

10.
Ensure that the area
is maintained in a clean and safe manner by assuring that necessary equipment
and supplies are maintained.

11.
Sweeps, mops,
vacuums, and cleans floor surfaces.

12.
Cleans and dusts
furniture, closets, telephones and vents.
Scours polishes and sanitizes sinks, counters, stainless surfaces and
waste receptacles.

13.
Empties waste
receptacles; cleans solid waste containers.

14.
Washes windows and
walls; may remove draperies, rugs, and other bulky items.

15.
Moves and arranges
furniture as needed for cleaning or presentation purposes.

16.
Reports defective
furniture and equipment for needed repairs to the Director.

17.
This job
description is not intended to be all-inclusive and employee will also perform
other reasonably
related duties as assigned by your Supervisor or his/her
designee as needed.

We offer:

  • MFTI and ACSW’s receive supervision for BBS hours

  • Competitive compensation

  • Company paid benefits package including medical, dental and vision and many other voluntary benefits

  • Rewarding work environment with excellent opportunities for career growth

  • Excellent work/life balance including generous vacation and holiday pay

  • Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve

  • Family-oriented environment

  • On the job training including paid CEU opportunities and career development

  • Flexible work schedule and environment

  • Mileage reimbursement

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Merced, CA, USA
  • Modesto, CA, USA