Provide Safety and Supervision of students who are acting out in a manner that is compromising the safety of themselves, others or to the milieu. The S&A Supervisor should offer guidance and direction to S&A staff and to the students admitted to the area through assuring that practice and protocols for the area are adhered to.
In addition to S&A Supervisor responsibilities the Day Program S&A Supervisor manages the Quality Assurance and Training of the S&A program. Programming & Documentation Audits are to be completed by the Day Program S&A Supervisor daily and weekly depending on the nature of the S&A protocol.
Ability to exercise self-control in potentially volatile situations such as being verbally or physically confronted in a threatening or aggressive manner; must be able to work and concentrate amidst distractions such as noise, conversation and foot traffic; ability to handle interruptions often and be able to move from one task to another; must be flexible and not easily frustrated in dealing with differences of opinions. Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, and be able to perceive the attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature and/or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of the fingertips.
Ability to express and exchange ideas via spoken word during activities in which they must convey detail or important spoken instructions to others accurately, sometimes quickly and loudly. Hearing to perceive the nature of sounds with no less than 40 db loss @ Hz, 1000 Hz, and 2000 Hz with or without correction; ability to perceive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound. Be able to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and to be able to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move at least 50 pounds.
Must have visual acuity with or without correction in order to complete administrative and clerical tasks and visually observe patients on the unit and in therapeutic activities. Ability to work in diverse environmental conditions as some of the work is outdoors.
Universal Health Services