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Milieu Specialist

Company: RI International
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

RI International is the leader in Peer-Powered Support to those in crisis for mental health and substance use. Our - Mission is -to empower -people to recover, succeed in accomplishing their goals, find meaning and purpose in life, and reconnect with themselves and others. Our - Vision - is to activate the next generation of frame-breaking healthcare innovation to support people beyond their behavioral health needs and succeed in the community where they live, work, and play. Job Type Full-Time: Non-Exempt Shift Night Shift Hours Specialties / Licenses or Certifications N/A Work Setting Crisis Salary/Hourly Wage $16.00 - $18.00/hour based on experience Our Position The Milieu Specialist position functions as a leader in providing de-escalation and support strategies to prevent the use of seclusion and restraint. The Milieu Specialist position also provides effective emergency response in the event of imminent danger in order to maintain safety and security. Your Rewards

  • Nine (9) company-paid Holidays (Full-Time Only)
  • Paid-Time Off; Accrued bi-weekly (Full-Time Only)
  • Company-Paid group life insurance (Full-Time Only)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans start the 1st of the month following your start date (Full-Time Only)
  • Retirement Plans with Company match including 401k and Roth
  • Employee Assistance Programs (Full-Time Only) Your Responsibilities
    • Provides a No-Force-First recovery environment.
    • Assists with admissions, discharges and transfers of individuals.
    • Conducts ongoing observation of individuals for the purpose of reporting any significant changes.
    • Assists in developing natural supports and community living by collaborating with each guest to strengthen valued roles (friend, spouse, employee, student, etc.) so a greater sense of identity is established.
    • Responds quickly to critical situations that may require Restrictive Interventions.
    • Assists with food preparation, serving and clean up, as needed.
    • Assists individuals with shower and clean-up.
    • Performs room safety checks, ensuring that individuals are safe from potentially dangerous objects and that the rooms are clean.
    • Completes clinical documentation as required.
    • Understands and adheres to RI International compliance standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policies.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned. Our Requirements
      • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
      • Successful completion of Peer Employment Training preferred.
      • Active and valid Food Handler's Certification required.
      • Ability to work various shifts.
      • Basic computer skills.
      • Security or law enforcement experience preferred.
      • High School Diploma or equivalent.
      • Minimum of two (2) years of behavioral health experience, crisis environment preferred.
      • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality (HIPAA guidelines and regulations) and professionalism.
      • We are a Second-Chance Employer
        • Must be able to pass a seven-year background check.
        • Must be able to pass substance abuse testing and/or tuberculous testing (if applicable).
        • Must be able to pass education verification check.
        • Must be able to pass three-year motor vehicle report and meet minimum eligibility requirements criteria of insurance carrier (if driving is required for this position). RI International is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. -RI International is a second chance employer and we consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.
          Benefits/perks listed above may vary depending on the nature of your employment with RI International. The wage range for this role considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for any applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At RI International, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.

Keywords: RI International, Las Cruces , Milieu Specialist, Other , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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