Merakey Shift Supervisor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Merakey is currently seeking Shift Supervisor in our Adult Behavioral Health division in our Philadelphia, PA location .

ABOUT MERAKEY

Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.

We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.

We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.

With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey, formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee .

WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER

  • The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs

  • Highly competitive compensation plans

  • Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program

  • Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution

  • Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees

POSITION DETAILS

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

  • Provide day to day functional guidance to the Direct Care Workers at the site; ensure that there is adequate staffing, support/supervision at the home at all times within budget guidelines.

  • Assist in assessing, designing, and implementing each consumer's treatment plan to include completion of all required documentation and attendance at all treatment plan meetings.

  • Communicate with nursing support to ensure safety and emergency procedures including medication protocols and health supports. 4) Perform chart audits as required and

  • Facilitate continued development and growth of family relationships/bonds through ongoing communication/visits (where deemed appropriate).

  • Ensure that consumer funds and property are available to consumer for their use; provide supervision as appropriate in the use of funds to include justification of funds used/recordkeeping.

  • Provide functional guidance to the Direct Care Workers in their assigned duties. Furnish periodic reports to supervisor progress of the program.

  • Perform/assume the role of a direct care worker when scheduled, or when a vacancy cannot be covered.

  • Track and report deficiencies in the physical condition of the site to maintenance and request furnishings, etc., as needed.

  • Contribute to the discharge decision-making process with the treatment team; coordinate sound transition and aftercare plans for residents who will be leaving the program.

  • Assume the role of on-call support for program emergencies/needs.

  • Ensure the home is furnished with adequate food/household items. This includes responsibility for funds management.

  • Ensure fire drills are run monthly and forms are filled out appropriately. Performs other related duties as required or needed.

  • May perform other related duties when required or assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors Degree required and one year of Mental Health Experience

  • Demonstrates good judgment (employing the SELF model) in assessing and managing situations, appropriately utilizing available supports and seeking additional supports when necessary.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.

  • Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in communication, both verbal and written, is required.

  • Hours 12pm- 10pm (some weekends)

APPLY TODAY

In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at sabina.tobak@merakey.org .

Requisition Number: 34994

MERAKEY is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

  • Bachelors Degree required and one year of Mental Health Experience

  • Demonstrates good judgment (employing the SELF model) in assessing and managing situations, appropriately utilizing available supports and seeking additional supports when necessary.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.

  • Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in communication, both verbal and written, is required.

  • Hours 2pm- 10 pm (some weekends)

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled