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Residential Coordinator - Manteno

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-659957
  • Job Location: Manteno, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: December 06, 2018
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: January 1, 2019



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Job Description:

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. (FGC), a not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization, treats and prevents substance abuse, as well as an array of other related problems. Since 1969, FGC's comprehensive programming has educated and guided individuals toward their full potential as productive members within their own families and our society.

Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interested in behavioral health. Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401k pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with 11 paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide motivational support to assist counselors in meeting therapeutic goals.
  • Support treatment plans by reporting client observations (at a minimum twice per shift and subject to change depending on need) - on appropriate form (SAMMS/Incident Report, documentation, etc.) - and supporting decisions concerning therapy, discipline, and privileges.
  • Assists case manager/counselor with client activities by implementing scheduled and/or requested activities.
  • Inventory incoming clothing and supplies of clients for quantity and specifically check for contraband items, in accordance with proper safety procedures - including but not limited to -emptying items into proper bin and never reaching into a client’s bag of articles. Inventory outgoing clothing and supplies of clients with same procedures as above.
  • Obtain pertinent information from staff of previous shift to utilize during current shift and relay to next shift if appropriate.
  • Works cooperatively with members of the nursing and medical staff to monitor clients’ vital signs, observe urine drops, monitor clients, and chart all pertinent data.
  • Monitors client vital signs per physician’s orders.
  • Monitor self-administration of medications by clients and document in SAMMS, MAR/PRN log according to regulations.
  • Recognizes deviations from normal and is able to correct the deviation.
  • Performs room and facility checks, at varying intervals, to ensure client’s comfort, safety, and well-being.
  • Supervise and manage the behavior of clients and provide appropriate behavioral interventions and consequences.

Several positions available ALL SHIFTS. Please submit application and availability.

Start Date: January 2019

Starting salary Range: $14.00/hr

Work Location:

333 W. Evergreen St.

Manteno, IL 60950

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. is a Drug Free Environment, Equal Opportunity Employer

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience: Associate degree in Psychology, Social Work or a closely related curriculum, from an accredited institution preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: CPR and First Aid Certification preferred, not but required.