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Care Coordinator

Company: Muir Wood Teen
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Job Title: Care Coordinator Job Responsibilities: The Care Coordinator is an integral part of the treatment team at Muir Wood. The primary purpose of the Care Coordinator is to provide supervision and direction to the boys at Muir Wood, provide structure and promote accountability, and to ensure their safety and wellness. This is typically achieved by building a rapport with the boys, having an understanding and compassion for their struggles, and setting limits and creating an environment that promotes healing. Several shifts available 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, 11pm-7am Essential Duties: Liaison for residents of Muir Wood and treatment team. Responsible for paperwork, charting, shift notes and documentation. Building rapport with residents and providing support and structure as needed. Dispensing medication and accurate documentation, pill counts, and ensuring that proper protocols are observed. Other Duties Include: Responsible for being aware of where all assigned residents are and what they are doing at all times. Awareness and ensuring that residents participate in residential daily schedule including participating in, and providing support to residents, groups, activities, and events. Provide transportation to residents for community outings and meetings in company vehicle in a safe and legal manner. Practice compliance with all policies, record keeping requirements, checklist assignments, assigned documentation, and any other assigned duties. Remain current and up to date on all trainings and certifications required to maintain employment. Participation in monthly staff meetings Observe and monitor residents--- behavior and intervenes based on schedule, individual treatment plans and house needs Documents observations and interventions in resident records Documentation in Muir Wood shift log including check in and check out as well as a summary of the events during the shift Ensures transportation safety by conducting van inspections following use of Muir Wood van and following documented safety rules Ensures that resident telephones are available during designated hours Supervision of self-administration of resident medications per physician orders and maintain training in medication dispensing per State of California Community Care Licensing Ensures physical plant safety and security Orientation of all new residents to policies of Muir Wood Conducts introduction/check-in to Muir Wood with new residents including search of all items prior to admittance and lock up of contraband and medications One-to-one supervision of residents at risk for AMA, suicidal risk, eating disorders, etc., per directive of the Clinical Director Follows all emergency procedures including paging protocol, following directives given exactly, transportation protocol, etc. Active participation in intervening with staff in milieu to troubleshoot and improve proper use of behavioral intervention techniques specified in the behavioral intervention plans. Documentation of services as required by applicable law and regulation, and other duties as assigned to facilitate program success and the ability of residents to benefit from programming. Other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director Qualifications Required Education/Qualifications H.S. Degree or GED required; bachelor---s level degree in psychology, counseling or sociology preferred. Prior work experience in other behavioral health treatment settings with adolescents a plus. Must have a valid driver---s license and be eligible for insurance coverage for driving the company---s vehicles.' Company Description Muir Wood Adolescent & Family Services (Muir Wood), is a Joint Commission accredited, residential treatment program for adolescents with substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health issues. Muir Wood has 8 gender-separate programs, located on a total of 26 acres in Sonoma County, CA. Muir Wood---s treatment team includes full-time, board-certified psychiatrists, medical and nursing staff, psychologists, and six full-time Masters-level, licensed therapists. Our individual and family therapists carry a maximum caseload of six clients. In addition, the Muir Wood Learning Center, located and integrated on campus, is a Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accredited supplemental academic program led by Masters-level, State-credentialed teachers. Our gender-separate clinical setting is highly individualized, with tailored programming specific for teens and their families. Muir Wood promotes sustainable, life-long connections by providing teens and their parents an idyllic location coupled with caring, dedicated and highly qualified professionals who partner with families to find more effective ways to communicate and begin the process of healing. David Smith, MD, FASAM, immediate past Medical Director for the State of California, and past president for the American Society of Addiction Medicine, says of Muir Wood, ---its--- highly individualized, credentialed, and gender-separate program that focuses squarely on the family system, and is the model for adolescent care. Muir Wood provides a unique setting that allows boys to feel valued and engaged. It is a place of light and hope for teens and their families in need of high-quality care.--- Muir Wood is an in-network provider with Anthem, Aetna, Cigna, Humana, MHN and Kaiser Permanente.

Keywords: Muir Wood Teen, Petaluma , Care Coordinator, Other , Petaluma, California

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