Adult Residential Shift Supervisor

  • NOVA Treatment Community
  • Jun 03, 2019
Full time Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

The Adult Residential Shift Supervisor, under the direction of the Clinical Manager-Adult Services, is responsible for coordinating the implementation of the day-to-day operations of the Adult Residential Treatment Programs.  These duties include supervising treatment program employees and performing as a part of the treatment team, as well as facilitation of group activities as scheduled.

Major Responsibilities

  • Plan and ensure consistent implementation of the Treatment Community programming schedule.
  • Provide quality assurance of the program schedule and guarantee that all community activities are in compliance with program philosophy and clinical design.
  • Develop and maintain employee schedules and work assignments for employees under direct supervision.
  • Complete required supervisory reports in a timely manner, including Time Sheets, Performance Evaluations, Disciplinary reports, etc.
  • Assist Clinical Manager-Adult Services with daily responsibilities when needed or in their absence.
  • Conduct/attend employee meetings to provide a flow of information between all levels of supervision and program activities.
  • Provide, along with Clinical Manager-Adult Services, on the job training to Service Workers.
  • Intervene and de-escalate volatile situations including physical aggression and property destruction utilizing NOVA TC’s Crisis Intervention Policy and verbal techniques as taught through the Crisis Prevention Institute if needed.
  • Supervise and ensure the compliance of all applicable Federal, state, local and agency regulatory laws, standards and policies required by licensing bodies and/or funding sources.

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or a related field or Nebraska State Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC or PLADC) preferred. High School Diploma or GED with two years experience in human services required. 
  • Minimum of one year supervisory experience.  
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office computer software and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with stressful situations.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Ability to maintain complete and accurate records.
  • Ability to organize and supervise the on-going performance of Service Workers within the residential program.
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule; to include working weekends and switching shifts when needed.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, program members and appropriate community agencies, and to function in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to identify and effectively resolve programming issues with program members.
  • Knowledge of the psychological effects of chemical dependency on human behavior.
  • General knowledge of treatment theory and techniques associated with therapeutic interventions specific to the Therapeutic Community treatment model.
  • Knowledge of the 12-steps of recovery.
  • Knowledge of the ASAM-PPC-2 Dimensional Criteria and its application to continued treatment, discharge planning, and decision to discharge.
  • Working knowledge of the DSM-IV, and the Multi-Axial method of diagnosis.
  • Ability to form and maintain appropriate, collaborative relationships with referral sources.
  • Valid driver’s license that meets agency standards, and ability to meet transportation needs of agency.
  • Acquire and maintain certification in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

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