PURPOSE OF POSITION:To improve patient outcomes by assisting allmembers of the health care team with direct patient and consultation to addressthe development and implementation of behavior and safety plans for patients.Role model and promote collaboration and communication among members of the healthcareteam.Work towards strategies tostabilize behavior that will lead to optimal clinical and resource outcomeswith timely discharges. To monitor, analyze, and report on resource utilizationduring the provision of patient care. To assist the healthcare team withtraining parents, staff, care providers and community agencies in individualtreatment plans and crisis intervention for patients in our medical center.
Compliance - Patient ServicesStaff
Sustain a working understandingof regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. Support leadership inCompliance efforts to meet and sustain the regulatory compliance efforts of thedepartment and
hospital. Be mindful andjudicious in monitoring safety and departmental policies and procedures. Ensureall individual certifications and Safety College requirements are fulfilled ina timely basis. Work with department managers, nurse council and magnetrepresentatives to identify and share safety best practices. Be mindful ofCCHMCs processes and compliance with CMS standards and freely communicatesafety and compliance concerns to leadership team members.
Demonstrates consistentintegration of the Interprofessional Practice Model (IPM) in all aspects ofpractice.
Consistently integrates agespecific and culturally diverse concepts into patient care, taking intoconsideration both the patient's chronological age and developmentalfunctioning.
Coordinates care of patentsthrough appropriate patient placement and care provider assignments.Effectively communicates clinical information concerning patients. Collaborateswith other healthcare providers promoting smooth transitioning to differentlevels of care. Monitors staffing levels and acuity needs. Facilitates patientprocessing by collaborating with family, interdisciplinary team members anddischarge support staff.Facilitatesprocurement of services and resources.
Promotes Bullseye philosophy,role modeling and takes opportunity to teach others by example of own workperformance. Utilizes critical think skills reflecting global thinking, by useof sound judgment, problem solving processes and conflict management toeffectively develop ideas and concepts.
Facilitates the involvement of patients/families andproviders in care decisions, goal setting and
discharge planning. Assists withthe coordination of multi-departmental resources and provides support tohealthcare providers as it relates to the discharge process.
Serves as a resource forinterventions to improve clinical outcomes. Participates in improvementactivities and provides input in department discussions focused on improvingpatient care.
•Additional Training/Education (home unitspecific)
DBT, Relationship based care model,TCI, Child and or Adult enhancement model.
·Bachelor'sDegree in a related field (Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, SpecialEducation, etc.
·2 years related experience working directly withbehaviorally complex patients.Mostnotably working with children who may have the following: Autism SpectrumDisorder, Developmental Delay, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Psychosis.
-Person who can adapt to complex situations and respondeffectively in crisis situation.
-Person who has the ability to learn about medicalcomplexities and have the ability to collaborate with medical teams bydiscussing patient behavior and subsequent interventions utilized for patientcare.
-Person who can provide direct behavioral support to thebehavioral needs of patients.
-Person who can communicate behavioral concepts clearly toothers who may not have behavioral knowledge.
Using time efficiently andproductively; prioritizing multiple tasks properly to meet deadlines;recognizing time constraints and adjusting work schedule to address them.
Knowledgeof Field -Intrm
Knowledge of regulations, procedures and best practices infield
Professional knowledge andability sufficient to effectively carry out the responsibilities of theposition
Taking responsibility for guidingothers' actions and providing direction to a group; stepping forward to takethe lead in addressing difficult issues and making tough judgment calls
Proficiency in basic computerapplications such as Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel), e-mail, andinternet
Meticulously keeping track ofdetails without becoming overwhelmed by them; being exacting, precise, andaccurate; spotting minor imperfections or errors and taking action to correctthem
Pursuing work with littlesupervision or assistance; directing one's own efforts. Demonstrated ability towork independently and as part of a team.
Ability to independently work through details of a problemto reach a positive solution
Excellentverbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
Capableof sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, hearing,twisting, seeing, speaking, grasping and or manipulating objects and climbing.Capable of lifting and pushing up to 75 lbs. Capable of carrying up to 50 lbs.Capable of managing physically aggressive patients.