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Health Service Specialist II Day or Night Shift
Job Code:2019-WAYCROSS-043
Location:Waycross
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
  

Job Responsibilities:

Under direct supervision, this position will perform basic care procedures for consumers in the temporary observation Unit.  Will monitor and assist consumers in daily recreational and social activities. Observes and communicates consumer behavior to Nursing staff; assists with laundry, linen changes, errands and transportation of consumers. May be asked to hold short informative groups with new clients. Must be able to provide crisis control for consumers.  Applicants must be able to utilize proper restraint methods and protect staff and consumers in crisis situations (execute CPI Interventions).


Position Responsibilities:

Will work either 7:00am-7:00pm or 7:00pm-7:00am varying days off and alternating holidays



Competencies:
 

Ability to monitor and communicate consumer’s behavior

Ability to provide simple nursing care, personal care & hygiene

Ability to perform established treatment and programmatic activities

Skills in Time Management

 
Physical Demands
 
Employee is frequently required to walk, sit, stand or kneel and occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop.  Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Ability to work in a stressful environment. Exposure to blood and/or body fluids. Ability to respond to emergency/crisis situations. Must have the ability to sit for long periods of time at a computer.  Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are not hazardous or unpleasant condition caused by noise, dust, etc. Employee must be able to travel between Unison sites.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
  

Completion of a high school diploma or GED with experience in providing nursing type duties. Must be proficient with computers. At least 21 years old Based on Program requirements, will consider male applicants only.