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Milieu Specialist

Company: RI International
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Summary of Job: The Milieu Specialist position functions as a leader in providing de-escalation and support strategies to prevent the use of seclusion and restraint. The Milieu Specialist position also provides effective emergency response in the event of imminent danger in order to maintain safety and security. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: ---Provides a No-Force-First recovery environment. ---Assists with admissions, discharges and transfers of individuals. ---Conducts ongoing observation of individuals for the purpose of reporting any significant changes. ---Assists in developing natural supports and community living by collaborating with each guest to strengthen valued roles (friend, spouse, employee, student, etc.) so a greater sense of identity is established. ---Responds quickly to critical situations that may require Restrictive Interventions. ---Assists with food preparation, serving and clean up, as needed. ---Assists individuals with shower and clean-up. ---Performs room safety checks, insuring that individuals are safe from potentially dangerous objects and that the rooms are clean. ---Completes clinical documentation as required. ---Understands and adheres to RI International compliance standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policies. ---Performs other related duties as assigned. Job Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. ---Successful completion of Peer Employment Training preferred. ---Active and valid Food Handler's Certification required. ---Ability to work various shifts. ---Basic computer skills. ---Security or law enforcement experience preferred. ---Effective communication skills. ---High School Diploma or equivalent. ---Minimum of two (2) years of behavioral health experience, crisis environment preferred. Driving Requirements: ---If driving is required for this position, must meet all requirements outlined in RI International driving policy. ---If not qualified to drive per driving policy, a Non-Driver Attestation form must be signed. A Direct Service Competency Checklist must be completed as part of the new hire onboarding process. Physical Demands: May include work close to the eyes and substantial motions of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, handling, finger dexterity; eye-hand-foot coordination, use of corrected vision; color vision; use of auditory senses. May be required to lift up to fifty (50) pounds. Work Environment May work in an office environment or behavioral health facility. May have contact with individuals who are agitated and/or confused. Work may include travel throughout the geographic region. ADDENDUM - Arizona Education---High school diploma or equivalent ---Successful completion of Peer Employment Training preferred. Licensure Certification Misc. Requirement ADDENDUM - California Education---High school diploma or equivalent ---Successful completion of Peer Employment Training preferred. Licensure Certification Misc. Requirement ADDENDUM - Delaware Education---High school diploma or equivalent ---Successful completion of Peer Employment Training preferred. Licensure Certification Misc. Requirement ADDENDUM - North Carolina Education---High school diploma or equivalent ---Successful completion of Peer Employment Training preferred. Licensure Certification Misc. Requirement ADDENDUM - Washington Education---High school diploma or equivalent ---Successful completion of Peer Employment Training preferred. Licensure Certification Misc. Requirement

Keywords: RI International, Baton Rouge , Milieu Specialist, Other , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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