CBRF Aide Full-time & Part-time
A position with responsibility for assisting clients with activities of daily living, providing nursing care and active treatment to clients/residents in assigned household, neighborhood or unit and assisting in the maintenance of a safe, clean and therapeutic environment.
Assists in creating a therapeutic atmosphere conducive to the mental health of clients/residents.
In conjunction with the facilities department maintains a clean, comfortable and safe environment for clients.
Provides client care to meet the physical needs of the client/resident; also provides care relative to the emotional and psychosocial needs of clients.
Participates in the development of the client care plan and implement provisions of the client/resident care plans.
In conjunction with the therapy department and nursing department provides activities or simple food prep related to activities on the households as assigned.
Takes clients on community outings for recreational or educational purposes.
Observes client/resident and reports any change in client behavior/condition to Registered Nurse/designee immediately and respond to emergency and crisis situations.
Maintains the confidential nature of all client/resident and business information.
Attends staff meetings, attends in-service and outside agency training sessions if appropriate.
Completes and maintains necessary documentation according to applicable requirements, codes and policies.
In the CBRF assists with group interactions, assist with admissions, scheduling, other clerical duties as assigned and maintain a homelike environment.
In the CBRF creates a supportive environment with supervision and assistance to clients based on individual needs in order to achieve maximum independent function and resolve crisis, documenting fulfillment of crisis plans and client progress.
Performs related functions as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Required
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent; certification as a CBRF Aide from an approved training program, and current, valid registration with the CBRF Registry
Licenses and Certifications:
Valid CBRF certification.
Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Current knowledge of procedures and techniques in providing routine, non-professional nursing care to the geriatric elderly, developmentally disabled, mentally ill, AODA client or children and adolescents.
Knowledge of CPI, Restraining Techniques and Therapeutic Interventions.
Knowledge of principles of documentation.
Knowledge of basic principles of active treatment.
Knowledge of basic principles of behavior modification and appropriate application of behavior modification techniques.
Ability to recognize and address the physical, psychosocial, mental and emotional needs of the client.
Ability to carry out a nursing care plan and to follow oral and written instructions, as directed by the Registered Nurse.
Ability to organize, plan, lead and participate in activities.
Ability to deal with stress associated with threatening of unpredictable client behavior.
Ability to use all standard medical equipment (thermometer, blood pressure apparatus, stethoscope, etc.) including proper use of mechanical lifts and gait belt.
Ability to establish and maintain effective therapeutic relationships with clients/residents and family members.
Ability to establish and maintain effective public and working relationships with other employees.
Ability to communicate in a positive and effective manner both orally and in writing.
Ability to understand and carry out policies and procedures governing client care.
Ability to work the required hours of the position.
Ability to provide basic ROM and ambulatory techniques with the clients/residents.
Ability to complete required training under DHS 83, DHS 34, and mental health crisis training as required for working in the crisis stabilization unit.