The University of Kansas Hospital - Behavioral Health Careers

Family & Youth Specialist Job

Facility: Marillac Campus

Department: MARILLAC IP NURSING UNIT

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Evenings

Hours: 1400-2200 varied schedule - self scheduling

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for Family and Youth Specialist II

Responsibilities:

Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

Responsible for direct supervision and safety of all clients.

Responsible for proper behavior management of children through the use of behavior management techniques.

Have a working knowledge of child's treatment plan and objectives and structures activities to support that plan.

Responsible for creatively structuring activities for groups and conducting psycho-educational groups.

May be responsible for medication administration and other medical support.

Responsible for the reviewing/writing of all required documentation.

Responsible for teaching, guiding, and assisting the client in daily life skills as appropriate for age.

Provide 24 hour awake supervision.

May assist classroom teacher in performing classroom duties.

Ability to manage clients courteously and tactfully while on agency property.

Requirements:

High School diploma or equivalent required

Bachelor's Degree in social or service or related fieled required

High level of knowledge of various computer software programs

Knowledge of child development and trauma informed care

Knowledge of community resources and services

Must be at least 21 years of age

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