Crisis Direct Care Professional - Greensboro, NC

Why Join Alexander Youth Network?

Founded in 1888, Alexander Youth Network is the leading provider of children's mental and behavioral health in North Carolina and serves over 10,000 children and youth adults annually. Headquartered in Charlotte with service locations in the central, western, and Southern Piedmont regions of the state, Alexander combined a variety of treatment programs into a complete Service Array, to meet the need of our clients - wherever they are.

To learn more about services, please visit www.alexanderyouth.network.org.

What you would do:

SUMMARY

Responsible for offering appropriate intervention services; facilitates individual, group and family conferences and provides appropriate referrals to residents and families as needed; responsible for maintaining the residence and clients in a clean and safe environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete all necessary paperwork and documentation, including service plans, client assessments and verbal/written summary of each resident at shift change.
  • Direct care staff provide quality services in accordance with DSS, TCI regulations, Joint Commission standards and agency policies
  • Direct care staff will demonstrate the ability to function safely, professionally and ethically without the benefit of direct supervision. This includes serving as resident advocate, providing referrals, facilitating individual and group sessions and case management (as needed).
  • Answer and respond to phone calls, including crisis calls.
  • Responsible for the overseeing the administration of doctor-referred medication to residents

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma required; Associate's Degree in Human Services is acceptable or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer 6 months of related experience

What We Offer:

Alexander offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical with Employer-Sponsored HRA
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Long Term Care Benefits
  • Employer-Paid Life, AD&D, STD, and LTD
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Agency provided Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at no cost
  • Discounts and Perks such as AAA, credit union membership, and more!

Alexander youth network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment and complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities