Report to: Geriatric Services Program Director
Provides mental health services in assigned nursing home
Duties and Responsibilities
Deliver direct clinical services
Ensure Basic Living Skills are provided as indicated on treatment plan
Ensure Family Support is provided as indicated on treatment plan
Provide program support services
Complete documentation in Avatar on a daily basis
Assist Therapist in updating consents, getting Treatment Plan signatures, etc.
Complete peer review as directed by supervisor
Provides clinical services in other clinical settings as needed.
Maintain Geriatric Services section in the nursing home medical record
Maintain Spirit, Quality, and Productivity expectations
Maintain quality to comply with WellStone standards
Maintain spirit expected by WellStone
Maintain acceptable level of productivity
Follow established Geriatric Services policies and procedures
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Must show ability to work cooperatively with a treatment team; knowledge of a diversity of treatment approaches; ability to work with Primary Therapist and nursing home staff to best meet the needs of the client and organization. Willingness to do group work as needed.
Creative individual with artistic or musical abilities; genuine respect and concern for the elderly; able to manage time and caseload with minimal supervision
Credentials and Experience
Education: High school graduate or GED