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Night Youth Services Worker (Part-time) at Four Oaks

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Mason City, Iowa





Job Description:

Four Oaks is hiring NIGHT YOUTH SERVICE WORKERS to assure unit coverage, safety, and security during overnight shift on a part-time basis. This role provides late shift coverage for the assigned unit; utilizes approved behavior control techniques to maintain unit stability; completes assigned documentation and tracking; maintains medication distribution assignment; and all other assigned support services.

Responsibilities:


  • Strategically utilizes identified behavior management techniques and other de-escalation training to assist clients in developing appropriate behaviors.

  • Knows the population and is aware of individualized treatment plans.

  • Provides supervision and treatment intervention.

  • Assures consistent, ongoing, and timely provision for basic client needs.

  • Follows medication management guidelines.

  • Effectively participates in team to review case progress and provide best programming.

  • Maintain good team participation and interaction.

  • Maintain positive role modeling and performing, as an agent of change for the youth.

  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of Behavior Health Intervention Services (BHIS) and

  • Medicaid requirements and standards.

  • Complete documentation of services in a timely manner – including daily case notes, behavior management, visual checks, etc., before the end of your scheduled shift.

Education/Experience:
To qualify you must  possess a High School Diploma or GED. No prior experience is required.

Additional requirements include:


  • Desire to help kids succeed.

  • Prior experience working with children in a mental health setting preferred.

  • Strong communication and problem solving abilities.

  • Basic computer skills in a MS Office environment.

About Foster Group Care Services (FGCS)
Foster Group Care Services (FGCS) provides a safe, structured, and stable living environment for foster care children unable to live in a family situation due to social or emotional needs. The program facilitates child development and the acquisition of age-appropriate life skills. The goal is to help each child develop and maintain relationships with their family and community while ensuring that they stay connected to their kin, culture, and community.

About the Psychiatric Medical Institute for Children (PMIC)
The Psychiatric Medical Institute for Children (PMIC) is designed especially for children between the ages of 5 and 13 in the Mason City Program who present serious emotional and behavioral problems. The basic foundation of this program is designed to develop positive self-concepts, social and problem-solving skills while integrating child and family treatment components.