• Jack Brown Residential Advisor I, II or III

    Location US-OK-Tahlequah
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/1/2018 1:54 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-15317
    Closing Date
    11/13/2018
    Salary
    $11.50 Hourly
    Group
    Health Programs - Jack Brown
    Position Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Childcare/Law Enforcement Position
    Yes
  • Job Summary

    Supervises clients in dormitory, cafeteria, recreation room, and on outings as well as maintains appropriate records and participates in the treatment team.

    Job Duties

    Routine duties shall include providing health care services to individuals eligible for services in accordance with the self-governance compact and funding agreement between the Cherokee Nation and United States executed under the authority of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act.  Provides twenty-four (24) hour staff coverage for the residential center.  Comes in early or stays longer after shift change in order to ensure staff coverage.  Works on-call rotation and rotates days off in order to accommodate staff coverage.  Reviews client’s reports to maintain up-to-date information on client’s condition and needs.  Monitors and records client’s behavior and notifies appropriate staff members of any changes.  Sets a therapeutic healthy and safe environment on and off the unit.  Teaches life skills such as coping, health and hygiene, finding and keeping a job, how to clean living areas and do laundry, and financial management.  Supervises resident groups engaged in housekeeping chores to ensure a clean, orderly, safe, and comfortable dorm atmosphere and appearance.  Monitors class room activities and assists when requested by the client making sure the clients are working on appropriate school material.  Monitors client’s movement in and outside of the unit, escorting clients to and from groups and counseling sessions.  Transports clients to and from Doctors, Dentists, Optometrist, and other medical appointment.  Presents necessary medical forms to staff and returns forms to appropriate staff member(s) at the unit.  Monitors client’s medications and signs off on medication log sheet.  Notifies nurse and appropriate staff of medication errors, missed medication, and possible side effects of medication.  Monitors clients throughout the night by maintaining a thirty (30) minute bed check to ensure safety and health of clients.  Transports clients and staff safely on outings to and from the unit, including ensuring the proper wearing of seat belts during transport.  Maintains log books, activity reports, medication logs, records of any significant events affecting clients, and any other reports required for each shift.  Prepares and serves healthy meals at designated times and follows menus and cleaning schedule of kitchen and dining areas. Purchases and stores food in the proper manner, cleans appliances, freezers, and refrigerators as needed in order to maintain a clean and safe environment.  Inspects rooms and buildings daily and reports any maintenance issues.  Attends continuing education and training classes outside of Cherokee Nation Passport classes pertaining to culture or recovery.  Attends all staff meetings. Notifies supervisor(s) of time off through Krono’s or by phone in a timely manner to allow proper coverage of staff.  Complies with Cherokee Nation and Jack Brown Center policies and procedures. Other duties may be assigned.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    No supervisory responsibility is required.

    Qualifications

    JACK BROWN RESIDENTIAL ADVISOR I-$11.50 HOURLY

    High school Education; or general education Degree (GED)

     

    JACK BROWN RESIDENTIAL ADVISOR II-$12.88 HOURLY

    High school Education; or general education Degree (GED)

    Two years of related experience is required.

     

    JACK BROWN RESIDENTIAL ADVISOR III-$14.66 HOURLY

    High school Education; or general education Degree (GED)

    Three years of related experience is required.

     

    EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT

    No additional experience.

     

    COMPUTER SKILLS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic computer skills and word processing software skills.

     

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    Must possess a valid driver's license with a driving history verified through a motor vehicle report that meets requirements for Cherokee Nation underwriting rating. 

     

    Must possess and maintain First Aid and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. If not certified must obtain certification within six (6) months of hire.

     

    OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    None required.

     

    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

    Must meet and maintain pre-employment and periodic background investigation and adjudication for child care.

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