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Paraprofessional

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Dalton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:



Company: Benchmark Human Services


Location: Dalton, GA


Category: Crisis Response Services


Wage:



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Sign-On Bonus:



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Description:




Benchmark Human Services has grown to become one of the most respected organizations in the country in the areas of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and behavioral health. We work with people at home, at work, and in the community, through residential, employment, crisis response, behavioral, recovery, children's services and day services. Our Georgia Crisis program is recruiting for a Paraprofessional. Expect thorough training, great challenges, and even greater fulfillment as you help individuals reach their maximum potential.

RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Provide crisis support services to individuals who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis or are in a situation likely to turn into a behavior health crisis if supportive services are not provided.

  • Must be willing to flex schedule according to the needs of the individual and blended mobile crisis.

  • Comply with all standards to ensure the health, safety and respect of consumers we serve

  • Act as a member of the blended mobile crisis as scheduled and needed

  • Provide crisis follow-up services within 24 hours of crisis disposition

  • Complete face-to-face follow-up with individuals, as assigned, after crisis response

  • Ensure individuals are linked with appropriate follow-up psychiatric, social, and or medical services prior to final follow-up

  • Complete documentation as required by Benchmark Human Services and state and federal regulations

  • Assist in the completion of safety plans, as directed by the clinician

  • Attend community partner meetings in the region, and provides education regarding blended mobile crisis.

  • Attend all scheduled training and staff meetings

  • Assist with crisis response as required, including face-to-face response within an average of 60 minutes

  • Complete all necessary documentation in accordance with applicable policies and procedures



    BENEFITS:



    • Health, vision and dental insurance

    • Life insurance

    • Mileage reimbursement

    • 401k plan with company match

    • Tuition reimbursement

    • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay

    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

    • Employee discounts with various vendors

    • Advancement opportunities



      QUALIFICATIONS:



      • Driver's license

      • Dependable transportation + vehicle insurance

      • High school diploma/GED

      • Some college preferred

      • Experience working with individuals with mental illness, emotional disorders, and substance-related disorders who are experiencing emotional or behavioral crisis (5 years preferred)



        Thorough background history will be completed. Candidates for employment are required to pass drug screening.

        If interested, please complete on-line application: www.BenchmarkHS/Careers

        Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.









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Keywords: Benchmark Human Services, Chattanooga , Paraprofessional, Other , Dalton, Tennessee

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