Intervention Specialist

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/21/2018

Address

Stoughton
Massachusetts
United States

Description

Bay Cove Human Services, Inc., a leading Massachusetts human services organization, seeks an Intervention Specialist for Andrew House Stoughton, a 24 bed acute treatment facility that provides medically monitored services to adults who need short-term detoxification from alcohol, heroin and other opiates.


We are looking for someone who strives to:

  • Challenge thinking.
  • Be different.
  • Lead change.


Bay Cove is looking for people who are inspired and inspiring. 


Responsibilities:

  • Enforces the policies and procedures relative to ensuring the safety of the program
  • Ensures accountability on unit, serving as a lead staff during shift
  • Monitors all rooms on the unit including bedrooms, bathrooms, group/recreation areas to ensure patients are safe and respond timely in critical situations
  • Observes patients and note physical conditions, attitudes, reactions and report unusual findings (i.e. impairments, appearance of distress) to nursing staff
  • Immediately address disruptive and suspicious behaviors among patients and alerts staff (Nurses, Case Aides, Managers) on all occurrences
  • Completes Incident Reports as needed
  • Alerts community law enforcement to issues/disturbances that warrants their intervention
  • Works collaboratively with the Case Aide staff and performs direct care duties as assigned
  • Assists with direct care duties relative to patient admissions, transfers, discharges, observation and caring for patients, ensuring use of safety devices and precautions


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in substance use and/or mental health setting.
  • Basic computer skills and data entry skills.
  • Experience in human services, security and customer service work strongly preferred.
  • Ability to understand and follow the regulations pertaining to confidentiality of client records and treatment.
  • Driving License Required? Yes


Benefits

Excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement/remission, paid vacation & holidays, sick time pay, and employee referral bonuses.


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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