Under the direct supervision of the Director of Geropsych, the Milieu Coordinator is responsible for the direct milieu coordination of staff of all disciplines. This position is responsible for milieu management, taking a leadership role in crisis intervention, maintaining staff training on the unit program coordination, individual, family and group facilitation as needed and overall maintenance of therapeutic milieu. This position provides clinical supervision to all clinical staff.
Provide training of unit vision and philosophy to all clinical staff.
Provide ongoing training that supports the unit vision and philosophy and professional skills/competencies relevant to the therapeutic milieu and to patient care.
Ensure quality services are provided following policies and procedures.
Assist in the development and implementation of therapeutic activity schedule.
Provide social work duties in coordination with social work team including individual, family and/or group therapy.
Assist in treatment planning.
Coordinates all disciplines in maintaining therapeutic milieu.
Functions as a role model to all staff by embracing program philosophy and vision.
Performs other duties as required by the Director.
EDUCATION: Master’s in Social Work or related field.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of five (5) years’ experience providing direct care to older adults with behavioral health problems.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: Basic Life Support (BLS) or HeartSaver First Aid/CPR certification required. Crisis Prevention Instruction (CPI) required within three months of hire. Must be certified as one or more of the following: Licensed Professional Counselor, Social Worker, Registered Nurse, Professional Counselor, Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of strategy development, operations and strategic planning, and research, and project management.
Knowledge of evaluating performance and developing performance metrics.
Skill in providing analytical skills to clinical processes to develop project scope, purpose, goals and objectives.
Skill in group process and development.
Skill in preparing detailed reports and presenting findings to management and staff.
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
Ability to listen and accurately interpret others’ communication or instructions to take appropriate action.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees or customers.
Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from employees, patients and/or their representatives, and the general public.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Maintains established departmental policies and procedures including those that govern confidentiality, objectives, quality improvement program, risk management/safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Adheres to TMCH organizational and department-specific safety, confidentiality, values, policies and standards.
Performs related duties as assigned.