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Acadia Healthcare Milieu Coordinator in Tukwila, Washington

Description

Cascade Behavioral Health has an immediate opening for a Milieu Specialist/ITA Court Transport member. This position assists in providing safety needs of patients when transporting them to the hospital Video Court Room by utilizing appropriate therapeutic approaches. They are an active part of the treatment team, providing patient supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from adult through geriatrics.

Job Summary:

Position participates in the direct delivery of patient care by observation, assisting patients with activities of daily living (ADL’s) as needed for court appearances, transferring patients, monitoring and reporting behaviors to the RN and other indicators of mental/behavioral status and results are documented per policy.

The documentation in the medical record consists of Certificate of Service, Twenty-four Hour Treatment Notice, the fourteen, ninety, or one hundred eighty day petitions and progress notes describing patient behaviors while at court as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to communicate in English both verbally and in writing, in a way that is understood by patients, family members and others related to the mental health care team.

  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills

  • Possesses ability to accept direction and work with others toward shared goals.

  • Self-starter. Able to work well as a member of the team, but also able to function independently.

  • Teamwork and conflict resolution skills; excellent interpersonal skills to communicate and interact effectively with patients, families and other professionals.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Attentive to details.

  • Strong multi-tasking skills.

Experience/Skills:

  • Previous psychiatric experience or C.N.A. certification preferred

  • Two years’ work experience within the last 3 years in direct patient care preferred

Education:

  • Graduate from an accredited High School / GED

  • College credit hours in psychology or related coursework preferred

Licensure/Certification:

  • Agency affiliated counselor credential with DOH

  • Current BLS/CPR Certification

  • Crisis prevention training on hire and annually.

Qualifications

Skills

Required

  • Customer Focus: Advanced

  • Safety Minded: Advanced

  • Communication: Advanced

Behaviors

Required

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Motivations

Required

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Education

Required

  • High School/GED or better

Preferred

  • Bachelors or better in Psychology

Experience

Required

  • 2 years: 2 Years Direct Patient Care

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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