AltaPointe Health Systems Behavioral Aide, Adult Day Treatment (Mobile) in Mobile, Alabama
Adult Outpatient Programs provide the least restrictive level of care where adults may receive clinical interventions aimed at decreasing existing signs and symptoms. Outpatient treatment focuses on recovery, problem resolution, symptom reduction, stabilization and/or prevention of movement to a higher level of care. Treatment varies widely and depends upon the consumer’s presenting symptoms.
Behavioral Aides in AltaPointe’s Day Treatment programs at Ziegler Outpatient, West Mobile Outpatient and Adult Outpatient plans and develops activities, teaches consumers necessary skills and provides ongoing monitoring and interaction with the consumers.
Assesses the consumer’s interests and skill levels.
Plans and develops activities according to the consumer’s rehabilitation needs.
Implements planned activities.
Provides ongoing monitoring and interaction with consumers.
Teaches consumers the necessary skills to maintain placement in less restrictive setting
Demonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate or resolve the situation.
Effectively collaborates with the treatment team members and outside sources in the delivery of day treatment services
Seeks clinical supervision and consultation as needed
Accepts and employs suggestions for improvement
Actively works to enhance skills
Documents in a timely fashion per Alta Pointe policy
Documents appropriate, complete, and comprehensive educational and activity needs
Documents in a clear and concise manner, types of consumer problems, treatment goals addressed, services provided, and consumer progress
Treats consumers with care, dignity and compassion
Respects consumer’s privacy and confidentiality
Is pleasant and cooperative with others
Assists consumers and visitors as needed
Personal values don’t inhibit ability to relate and care for others
Is sensitive to the consumer’s needs, expectations and individual differences
Is gentle and calm to consumers and families
Learns and utilizes Avatar to enter documentation of weekly Day Treatment notes
Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities.
Actively participates in Alta Pointe committees as required.
Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner.
Accesses appropriate community resources according to consumer needs.
Follows Alta Pointe policies and procedures.
Attends appropriate in-services training and other workshops.
Provides transportation for consumers daily to and from day treatment
Reports accident or driving violations to supervisor and human resources
There is frequent to constant standing while organizing/stocking groceries.
Sitting is frequent by nature; however, extended sitting could be up to 1.5 hours for documentation and 1 hour for group time.
Walking various distances on grounds can be frequent and the furthest distance would be up to 300 feet.
Squatting/lunging frequently to stock/organize groceries/supplies in pantry and to retrieve pots/pans needed for cooking and to lift pans out of the oven.
Strong grasp is needed frequently to constantly handle groceries/supplies when lifting, and while cooking.
Fine Manipulation for writing and handling paperwork.
Pushing/pulling force 5 pounds force (horizontal) to open standing freezer doors to access groceries.
Lifting various ranges from the floor to overhead with weights up to 5-15 pounds frequently, 30-40 pounds from the floor to 48 inches to stock groceries/supplies occasionally, 50 pounds from floor to waist 1-2 times per day.
There may be times when mopping, sweeping, making beds, washing/drying clothes for consumers may be done.
Any other duties that are assigned by supervisor.
High school diploma or equivalent
Maintain a valid Alabama driver license and must have proof of current liability insurance
Must be 23 years of age or older
Shift/Hours (ex: Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30): 6:30am -3:30pm, Monday- Friday
External Company Name: AltaPointe Health Systems
External Company URL: http://altapointe.org/