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Residential Specialist (4 p.m.-12:00 a.m.)

Hopewell Residential Group Home | St. Louis, MO | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Amanda Luckett Murphy Hopewell Center grew out of a 30-year history of service. In 1988, Yeatman / Union-Sarah transferred its assets to Hopewell Center under the leadership of its founder, Dr. Amanda L. Murphy. In the fall of 2009, the board of directors of Hopewell Center elected to change the name of the organization to Amanda Luckett Murphy Hopewell Center to honor its founder and CEO. Incorporated as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) since 1979, ALM Hopewell Center provides comprehensive mental health services to children and adults in the northern and central parts of the City of St. Louis and North St. Louis City. A professional mental health staff serves a growing caseload of 2,800 patients, of which greater than ninety-five percent are chronically mentally ill and suffering from major psychiatric disorders. Hopewell Center operates a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Center and a Comprehensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center for adults and youth. Many services are provided at schools. Emergency services, including a crisis bed and mobile outreach, are available twenty-four hours per day. A multi-disciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, counselors, social workers, educators, and support staff work diligently to carry out the mission of providing comprehensive care to patients and their families.  On January 1, 2010, Hopewell joined the Betty Jean Kerr People's Health Centers (PHC) family of corporations as an organization whose sole member is PHC.

POSITION TITLE: Residential Specialist        

DEPARTMENT:  Residential Services

DESCRIPTION:

Residential Specialists help improve the quality of life of our residents. They assist in therapeutic activities, ensure that residents take their medications and document progress in resident’s treatment plans. The activities residential technicians facilitate are designed to teach daily living skills, enhance the resident’s social skills and provide recreational therapy. To encourage participation, the residential technician needs to have the understanding and skills to communicate effectively with the mentally ill and emotionally disturbed population. While interacting with residents, they identify behavior and statements that require intervention by treatment team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a High School Graduate, with one year of experience working in mental health or substance abuse.   
  • Medication Level 1 Certification, First Aid Certification, and  CPR Certification