Job Description Resident Monitor

Job Position:

Resident Monitor
Department: J Bar J Boys Ranch
Reports to: Program Manager and Treatment Manager

Position Summary:

Responsible for the security, safety and supervision of residents through direct monitoring, active interaction and clear staff communication.

This position is a full time position and includes days, awake overnights, swing, weekends and holidays with a variable schedule.

Duties:

Monitor and manage resident youth behavior to provide safe and structured living environment conducive to BRS programming

Documentation of daily log, point cards and notes of resident treatment or behavioral information needed for clear and effective communication for staff shift change

Check chore responsibilities/completion to confirm residents maintain positive program impression through facility cleanliness and upkeep

Co-operation and coordination with Case Manager(s) and other staff workers to ensure an open channel of communication regarding treatment and behavioral expectations of individual residents

Assist other staff members in providing quality programs to all residents

Assist Case Managers in providing individual, group and family counseling/skills training

Provide therapeutic interventions to youth

Active interaction with residents in recreational, discretionary and daily living activities

During night shift, make periodic surveillance rounds of facility and check on residents at least every one-half (1/2) hour, waking of residents

Transportation of resident (store runs, doctor appointments, activities)

Assist with cooking meals for residents

Attend staff meetings as scheduled

Other duties as requested by Program Manager, Treatment Manager or Supervisor

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Ability: Effectively provide intervention services to resident population. Demonstrate strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to interface smoothly with other staff, referring agencies, parents, schools and others, and maintain a professional demeanor at all times, as well as remain calm and in control during situations. Ability to be a positive team player. Attention to detail. Able to stay awake overnight.

Experience and Training: A Bachelor’s degree with major study in social work, psychology, sociology or a closely allied field is preferred. To be considered as a substitute for a bachelor’s degree, the combination of formal education and experience must consist of a combination of (1) one year of work experience and (2) two years of education, training, or additional work experience, all in the care and rehabilitation of youth. Valid Oregon driver license and CPR/1st Aid certification required within first 30-days.

This job description is not meant to be all inclusive and this job is subject to change.