Resource Specialist

Join the Greater Cleveland YMCA  Y Haven Location as Resource Specialist!
Job Description

The Resource Specialist provides support to the residents of Y-Haven and operational support to the program counselors and Directors.

Qualifications
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum of one year experience in mental health and/or chemical dependency environment.
  • CDCA (Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant) license, or above, required prior to hire.
  • Must be free from sanctions or exclusions from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and the State of Ohio Department of Medicaid.

 

Essential Functions
  • Monitor Front Desk on assigned Floor and implement program safety practices
  • Conduct resident drug and alcohol screenings daily and document in computer
  • Monitor client medication
  • Assist with Client Move-ins and Move-outs
  • Conduct and document room inspections weekly
  • Refer clients to community resources. Document in electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Assist clients with applications for benefits. Document in EMR.
  • Assign client chores and monitor daily progress.
  • Teach client life skills such as room maintenance, cleaning, laundry, etc.
  • Lead 75 minute Aftercare Support Group(s) when assigned worker is not available, document in EMR.
  • Provide at least 1 hour daily of documented client-focused service.
  • Oversee client laundry activities, including but not limited to: keys, supplies, equipment, etc.
Required Certifications
  • CPR and First Aid certification and Safety training required within 90 days of hire.
  • CDCA (Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant) license, or above, required prior to hire.
  • Must be free from sanctions or exclusions from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and the State of Ohio Department of Medicaid.