Supervise Shift Supervisors on the Adult Inpatient Unit (AIU) and facilitate the inpatient unit's clinical direction by working closely with staff of both the AIU, Youth Inpatient Unit (YIU), and other KMHS programs.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
SUPERVISES: Shift Supervisors AIU, Peer Counselors/Discharge Planners
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree in a behavioral science plus a minimum of two years working with behaviorally/mentally impaired individuals is required. The following topics/skills are considered highly desirable for this position: supervisory experience, working knowledge of the Involuntary Treatment Act, Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change Theory, Co-Occurring Disorders, Dialectical Behavioral Theory (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Theory, inpatient adult psychiatric work with chronically mentally ill clients and computer skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS: While performing the duties of the job the employee is required to stand, sit, use hands to finger or handle, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, talk or listen in normal conversation levels and lift up to 40 pounds. A significant degree of flexibility and strength is required in this position due to the infrequent, yet essential, use of ones limbs and body weight as a temporary means of physical restraint of some clients.
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