Residential Attendant - Lewisburg, TN

POSITION AVAILABLE: Residential Attendant - Lewisburg, TN

START DATE: Immediate  Part- Time Position Available for a treatment facility clients with co-occurring disorders - 24 hours each week.   9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday,  Part time benefits of vacation and sick time included.

SALARY: Depending on experience.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

First and foremost, represents the entire team while on duty and understands the need for consistency within the team as a whole.

The employee understands and practices Universal Precautions at all times.

Answers the telephone, takes messages and/or sends messages to individual staff voice mailbox (at the discretion of the caller).  Completes pre-admission screening forms on prospective clients calling after hours.

Provides for the confidentiality of the individual client in treatment.  Prior to giving out any information to any caller about any client, checks the client database system for an Authorized Release of Information for that particular caller from the specific client.  Also, ensures that only authorized information is given.

Assists clients with any supplies or equipment, linen, books, etc.

Assists client in becoming accustomed to the facility routine and encourages them to participate in treatment, social and recreational activities to promote rehabilitation.

Searches client's belongings to ensure that no contraband is brought in to the facility and secures unapproved items according to the facility expectations.  (Site specific.)

Observes clients self-administer approved medications; documents accordingly in TIER.

Prevents clients from wandering from designated areas or grounds by continuously observing client's activities. 

Observes clients to detect unusual behavior, reports possible drug/alcohol use in shift report or to on-call staff if determined more serious.

As needed, escorts clients off grounds to medical/dental/food stamp appointments, church services, recreational activities, etc.

Responsible for supervision and care of individuals in female treatment facility located in Lewisburg, TN.  Computer skills and Flex Hours as needed. Ability to learn to work in an EHR (Electronic Health Record); has H.S. diploma and valid Tennessee driver's license with "F" endorsement.  Salary is DOE.  Join our team!

H.S. Diploma or GED & valid TN Drivers license with F-endorsement required for position. 

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Buffalo Valley is a Drug-Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.