(Windharp) Residential Counselor AON Mon-Thurs 10pm-8am

Athelas Institute Inc
Job Title: Awake Overnight Counselor
Department: Residential
Status: Full-Time FT-3
Monday 10pm-8am
Tuesday 10pm-8am
Wednesday 10pm-8am
Thursday 10pm-8am
40 hours per week
$10.00 per hour
Department Code: Columbia, MD 21045 (Windharp)
Position Overview: Provide awake overnight supervision of assigned residents including resident check every half hour
Essential Job Functions:
?Guide and assist residents to learning to live and function as independently as possible in community
?Provide direct care, interaction and supervision of the residents, inclusive of all daily needs (meals, grooming, personal needs, transportation, recreation, leisure, medical and medication administration)
? Treat residents with dignity and respect at all times including providing opportunities to engage in decision making, constructive activities and habilitative services to the extent they are able
?Routinely assist with housekeeping tasks to ensure the general cleanliness of the home and good sanitation of bedrooms and kitchen areas
?Ensure appropriate, clean and neat attire for out of the home activities and programs and assist residents in toileting and other personal care needs
?Launder and repair resident's personal clothing given that resident is unable to do so
?Documents in a daily log any unusual occurrences or general resident concerns
?Notify house manager or operations manager immediately of any medical concerns observed
?Participate in required trainings
?Communicate pertinent information about residents status to the next shift staff
?Conduct self in a professional manner at all times when interacting with residents, neighbors, parents, advocates, consultants, and regulatory agency personnel
?Take direction and maintains effective working relationships with residential staff
?Dispense prescribed medication according to current state regulations and document such on approved agency forms
?May require some or daily driving as needed by the home
?Other duties as assigned by house manager, operations manager or division director
Education: High School Diploma, Associates or some college preferred in Psychology, Education, Human Services, or other related field
Experience: Experience working adults with developmental disabilities preferred, have Maryland driver's license and clean driving record
Other Skills/Abilities:
?Complete physical interventions using Behavioral Principals and Strategies (BPS)
?Proficient at navigating web-based database
?Complete and constant compliance with DDA trainings and MTTP Training (as needed)
Please Note: This job description is not all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
All working hours and location may be subject to change

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