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Medical Respite Worker - Full Time/Day Shift

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Community Awareness & Treatment Services, Inc. | San Francisco, CA
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Job Title: Medical Respite Worker - Full Time/Day Shift (Saturday - Wednesday)

Program: Medical Respite & Sobering Center

Reports to: Program Director and/or Program Coordinator                  

Status: Non-exempt


JOB SUMMARY:

Medical Respite workers provide culturally appropriate, trauma-informed custodial services to clients of Medical Respite & Sobering Center. MRW’s assist patients with daily activities, provide services to support client health and safety, and assist patients in navigating a complex system by providing information, education, and referral services. The nature of work requires sustained physical effort involving considerable standing, walking, bending, stooping, and lifting of patients.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

●       Support the Medical Respite & Sobering Center Mission to promote stabilization, hope, and healing for adults experiencing homelessness in San Francisco.

●       Work collaboratively with CATS and DPH employees in an integrated team to meet shared goals.

●       Ensure that Medical Respite & Sobering Center clients are treated with dignity and respect, and that their physical needs are adequately met while residing at the facility. 

●       Monitor and report on health & safety issues (including behavioral health issues) within the building, and provide de-escalation and conflict resolution to clients as needed.

●       Monitor all visitors to the building to provide privacy and security.

●       Respond in the moment to client needs and requests. 

●       Assist patients safely using the bathroom with proper sanitation & clean-up after patients.

●       Assist with heating and serving meals.

●       Assist health care providers with client navigation and clinic flow, including intakes and discharges.

●       Monitor client belongings at intake, at bedside, & at discharge.

●       Light maintenance of facility and light cleaning of facility.

●       Adhere to established policies and procedures.

●       Attend trainings and meetings as needed.

●       Other related duties as assigned.

BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE:

●       High school diploma or G.E.D.

●       Previous Home Health Aid experience and/or experience working with the homeless population.

●       Ability to work both independently and cooperatively.

●       Ability to de-escalate conflict

●       Knowledge of homelessness, healthcare, substance abuse, HIV, harm reduction, co-occurring disorders, dementia/cognitive impairment, cultural diversity issues and relevant resources.

●       Able to work effectively with diverse individuals who self-identify by cultural, language, neighborhood, sexual identity, gender and other definitions.

●       Ability to write and speak effectively.

●       CPR and first aid certification required within 90 days of hire.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

●       Bicultural, bilingual Spanish speaking.

●       Knowledge of San Francisco community resources.

●       Experience working with at-risk client populations.

Job Title: Medical Respite Worker - Full Time/Day Shift (Saturday - Wednesday)

Program: Medical Respite & Sobering Center

Reports to: Program Director and/or Program Coordinator                  

Status: Non-exempt


JOB SUMMARY:

Medical Respite workers…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred.

Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred.

How To Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to the email address provided, jobs@catsinc.org.


Please email your resume and cover letter to the email address provided, jobs@catsinc.org.


Location

San Francisco, CA
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