Specialist-Behavioral I (Full Time)

Job Description

Behavior Specialist

Position Summary: Assists in the planning, organizing, and facilitation of recreation involvement for residents in a psychiatric hospital. No experience required. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. The position requires that the employee is able to read, write, speak, and understand the spoken English language to ensure the safety and well being of our residents and visitors at the work site when responding to their medical and physical needs. Must have a valid California driver's license
QUALIFICATIONS:

Essential Position Duties:
Demonstrates the ability to plan and organize daily tasks and schedule.
Encourages social interaction through recreation opportunities.
Facilitates recreation programs based on resident interests, preferences, and life history.
Demonstrates the ability to motivate and engage residents during activities.
Demonstrates willingness and ability to facilitate recreation activities for individuals of all cognitive and physical abilities.
Facilitates scheduled activities, as assigned, in a timely manner.
Determine and provide resources and supplies to support resident involvement in independent pursuits.
Facilitates scheduled individual interventions to identified residents based on needs, interests, and preferences.
Accurately completes assigned documentation per policy.
Assists in the organization, maintenance, and storage of the recreation department supplies.
Demonstrates effective communication skills when interacting with other staff, residents, families, and visitors.
Assist in transporting residents.



Position Type: Full Time
Req ID: 317924
Center Name: Olive Vista Behavioral Health