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Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Danville
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:


Position Summary: The Program Coordinator will have 24-hour responsibility for all issues concerning the residents of their respective units as well as the staff working on them. Provide supervision and support to the unit. Provide scheduling of in-service training to all unit staff both in the unit specific orientation and the facility wide orientation for Mental Health Counselors (MHC) in response to the type of residents we are serving. With on-going consultation with therapist, they will monitor the unit activities and daily duties assigned to the MHC working with them. In order to insure safety and consistency in treating the residents, the Program Coordinator will have the responsibility of encouraging the team approach to therapeutic interventions. Provide annual evaluations and weekly, bi-weekly supervision of performance to each of the staff members. The role of the Program Coordinator is that of a resource, to the members of the interdisciplinary treatment team in maintaining a therapeutic milieu that fosters the achievement of the goals set by the treatment team.

Physical Demands: Must be able to:

  • Lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Stand, walk, kneel, and reach while working with residents for approximately 80-90% of the day
  • Use the full range of body motion including handling and physically restraining residents when necessary
  • Perform First Aid and CPR Key Responsibilities: 1. Under direct supervision, assists in the implementation of the treatment plan for each resident, by completing monthly summary reports.
  • Assists in providing safe delivery of care to meet the goals and objectives of each resident's plan of care.
  • Assists with the unit milieu to guide the development of acceptable habits and attitudes by consistently and fairly implementing the behavioral program, emphasizing good choices, and positive interactions.
  • Responds to crisis situations and manages resident behaviors in accordance with the Behavioral Management Program.
  • Completes documentation regarding resident supervision and participation in the program in a timely manner.
  • Oversee the delivery of psychoeducational groups in the cottages (also known as 21 interventions). Ensure fidelity to the Department of Medical Assistance Service regulations.
  • Attend and participate in all unit meetings and trainings.
  • Consistently follows the program activity schedule and implements all safety and security procedures.
  • Serve as a role model for residents.
  • Make facility rounds continuously, stay visual to all units.
  • Ensure following of scheduled activities.
  • Maintain appropriate staffing patterns.
  • Assist with all approved resident passes and daily resident transports.
  • Ensure all room searches and safety and security checklists are completed on each unit,
  • Notify Program Operations Director and maintenance of all facility issues or property destruction (if minor note on safety & security checklist, major - notify maintenance worker, call AOC).
  • Document all call offs or early dismissals that may result in mandatory stay-over and call AOC.
  • Assign staff to units as indicated by Program Operations Director, and ensure they receive breaks.
  • Notify Program Operations Director for approval of any hours worked outside of regular shift hours and any MHC schedule changes.
  • Review all incident reports and physical hold paperwork prior to shift end and ensure competencies.
  • Ensure pat downs are completed and documented.
  • Serve as facility role model in implementing program and providing intervention.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Skills, Knowledge and AbilitiesGood verbal and written skills, ability to rotate shifts and units as necessary, and ability to maintain resident's confidentiality. Knowledge of principles of psychology and child growth and development are useful. Limit-setting, responding to children and adolescents in a caring, mature manner, while maintaining professional boundaries necessary. Must consistently exhibit mental and emotional ability to understand and perform the essential functions of the job. Education: Bachelor's degree preferred or High school education required. Experience: Five years related experience with adolescents and children or related college coursework in a related field. Previous experience with emotionally disturbed, intellectually disabled, individuals with autism, or physically disabled persons preferred. Licensure: Current driver's licensure with a good driving record, CPR certification, First Aid Certificate, and Handle with Care. EEO Statement All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. Notice At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Inc., Danville , PROGRAM COORDINATOR, Other , Danville, Virginia

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