Per Dem Overnight Monitor
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Supervised Apartments - Bridgeport, CT

Recovery Network of Programs, Inc. (RNP), is a private, non-profit, social service agency which has been serving the Greater Bridgeport Community and Fairfield County area since 1972. RNP is dedicated to helping those living with substance use, mental health disorders, and homelessness. Our mission is to restore hope, health, and wellbeing for individuals and families in a recovery environment that embraces compassion, dignity and respect.

 

Supervised Apartment Programs This program, located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, provides residential supervised housing services to individuals who have psychiatric disorders and are involved in the state mental health service system.

 

CORE FUNCTIONS

  • Remain awake and alert at all times to ensure safety and security of person served and building.
  • Utilize appropriate methods of effective night monitoring which includes rounds and walk through the building as scheduled and document findings.  
  • Complete head counts and confirm in accordance with the current census.
  • Acknowledge and document any and all behavior(s) on the part of any person served that is considered inappropriate or a cause for concern
  • Attempt to redirect any person served in a respectful and appropriate manner as needed and offer supportive counseling as deemed necessary.
  • Utilize crisis intervention techniques & contingency plans whenever necessary based on person served need and staff assessment.
  • Document significant medical, psychological, and social issues in person served charts, shift rapport and communication issues in Communication Log.
  • Submit timely incident reports as established by RNP Policies and Procedures.
  • Participate in personal and professional training and development activities to remain current with stands set forth by Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for psychiatric rehabilitation facilities.
  • Collaborate with other community service providers.
  • Assume all other appropriate duties as deemed necessary by supervisor.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree in behavioral health and at least two (2) years experience in related field preferred with clients with co-occurring disorders; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of basic counseling skills, crisis intervention and documentation. 
  • Understanding of the physical, psychological, social and economic effects of substance abuse, homelessness, medical and mental health disorders. 
  • Considerable knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations regarding client confidentiality. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships with clients, colleagues and supervisors. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Ability to project a professional image.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES  

  • Incumbents may be encouraged to secure professional certification (e.g. CAC and/or SCCD). 
  • A valid CT driver's license required.

 

Recovery Network of Programs, Inc.

2 Trap Falls Rd. Suite 405, Shelton, CT 06484

https://recovery-programs.org/

 

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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