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Team Leader 3rd Shift - LRC

Company: State of Nebraska
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Description What are you waiting for? Join the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services in "Helping People Live Better Lives." If passion, integrity, and fulfillment is the work culture you are seeking, then DHHS is where you belong. Lincoln Regional Center, a Joint Commission accredited hospital for adult patients with mental illness, is looking for a 3rd shift (11pm - 7am) Team Leader with time management and communication skills. If you possess these qualities, don't wait any longer. Join #TeamDHHS today! What Can We Offer? A comprehensive benefits package, including multiple health insurance options, retirement contribution match of 156%. $20,000 Basic Life Insurance at no additional cost, 13 State holidays, and immediate earning of vacation and sick leave. Your work in this role supports the successful provision of critical services to vulnerable Nebraskans. Apply today and join us in achieving our mission! DHHS State of Nebraska values our employees by providing a supportive environment that strives to promote Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job qualifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or genetics. Hiring rate of position:$22.757 per hour, $23.895 per hour after successful completion of original probation. Location of position: Lincoln Regional Center Work schedule:3rd shift (11:00pm - 7:00am), Alternating Weekends Examples of Work Supervises, Plans, schedules, assigns and evaluates the work activities of Mental Health Security Specialist staff in an assigned mental health unit including recommending personnel actions related to selection, discipline, performance, leaves of absences and work schedules and assignments. --- Trains staff in security policies and procedures of the mental health unit to ensure safety of staff and patients and improve and maintain job performance levels of employees. --- Directs day-to-day mental health security unit activities to meet individual patient needs as identified by individual treatments plans and the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team. --- Directs and monitors staff in assisting patients in areas of personal activities of daily living; leads group activities and assures patients adhere to work schedules. --- Processes patient admissions and discharges. --- Works directly with professional staff in the development and implementation of patient therapy programs and unit policy. --- Monitors the safety and security of individuals within an assigned unit. --- Interacts with patients to assist with individual and program goals; provides assistance with basic care activities as needed; may administer medication or first aid treatment. --- Escorts and transports individuals to appointments and activities inside or outside the facility. --- Responds to emergency or crisis situations and may intervene in verbal disputes and/or provide physical intervention. Qualifications / Requirements REQUIREMENTS: Coursework/training in human services, social/behavioral sciences, mental health care or related field OR experience providing direct care services to patients with mental illness or other disability. Experience leading, coordinating, directing, monitoring and/or supervising others. Must be at least 19 years of age to work with adult client populations. PREFERRED: Previous supervisory and/or behavioral health experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: the principles and techniques of supervision; security measures required in the care of criminal and dangerously insane patients; techniques of caring for physically and/or mentally ill patient; human behavior and performance; principles and methods for instructing individuals and groups. Skill in: listening and understanding; communicating effectively as appropriate for the intended audience; teaching others how to do something. Ability to: plan, assign, direct, and evaluate work of staff; learn, interpret and apply applicable State and federal regulations; work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel in giving total patient care; prepare pertinent and accurate reports of patient care and other unity activities; carry out established security measures for protection of patients, employees, and the community; make decisions and act quickly in situations involving patient care or safety; lift, push, pull, or bend to assist patients in meeting their needs and maintaining safety within the facility/unit.

Keywords: State of Nebraska, Lincoln , Team Leader 3rd Shift - LRC, Hospitality & Tourism , Lincoln, Nebraska

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