Company: Family Guidance Centers
Title: Residential Coordinator
Location: Springfield, IL

Description
Monitor and observe to ensure the safety, well-being, and accountability of all patients in our substance abuse treatment programs, including inmates in our Bureau of Prisons’ halfway house. This position requires flexibility and availability for shift rotation to meet the needs of our 24 hr. facility. This position requires staff to be alert and mobile to ensure a safe environment. Must be able to pass state and federal background checks. Must be able to maintain regular attendance and to report to work on time. Support Family Guidance Centers’ mission, values, and vision.

Duties and Responsibilities
Provide support to assist counselors and case managers in meeting therapeutic goals for all patients by reporting and documenting patient behaviors. Support management decisions concerning therapy, discipline, and privileges. Work cooperatively with medical staff to monitor patients’ vital signs, observe self-administration of medications by patients, and document appropriately. Perform drug screening services to patients ensuring specimens are properly collected, shipped, and documented in accordance with contract requirements.

Skills
Good verbal skills required; must be able to clearly and effectively communicate with patients and staff.
A basic knowledge of computers and typing skills are necessary. Ability to accurately document is required for both patient movement, and for input to electronic patient record files. Must be able to
follow established procedures, including proper administration and documentation of alcohol analyzers.

Education and/or Experience
HS diploma or equivalency required. CADC or CARS and previous experience in a substance abuse treatment setting preferred.

 

Submit Resumes to:
Human Resources
fax 224 659-7669 or email tchr@fgcinc.org
Mail: Human Resources at Family Guidance Centers 120 North Eleventh Street Springfield, Illinois 62703