FAMILY AND YOUTH SPECIALIST II
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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 11/1/2016
University of Kansas Hospital
Overland Park, KS
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Details
I am at least 18 years of age
I am authorized to work in the United States
I meet the job requirements as described
Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.
We currently have an opening for Family and Youth Specialist II
*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
*Responsible for direct supervision and safety of all clients.
*Responsible for proper behavior management of children through the use of behavior management techniques.
*Have a working knowledge of child's treatment plan and objectives and structures activities to support that plan.
*Responsible for creatively structuring activities for groups and conducting psycho-educational groups.
*May be responsible for medication administration and other medical support.
*Responsible for the reviewing/writing of all required documentation.
*Responsible for teaching, guiding, and assisting the client in daily life skills as appropriate for age.
*Provide 24 hour awake supervision.
*May assist classroom teacher in performing classroom duties.
*Ability to manage clients courteously and tactfully while on agency property.
* High School diploma or equivalent required
* Bachelor's Degree in social or service or related fieled required
* High level of knowledge of various computer software programs
* Knowledge of child development and trauma informed care
* Knowledge of community resources and services
* Must be at least 21 years of age
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