Muckleshoot Indian Tribe

  • Youth & Family Services Youth Outreach Aide (Muckleshoot Tribal Members Only)

    Job Location US-WA-Auburn
    # of Openings
    1
    Division
    Health
    Closing Date
    Open Until Filled
    Rate
    USD $19.66/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Pay Grade
    10
    Status
    Accepting
  • JOB SUMMARY

    Under supervision, provides outreach and social service assistance in support of the Clean and Sober Outreach and General Assistance program.

    MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    ATTENDANCE: 

     

    1. To be in attendance and on time.

     

    SAFETY:

     

    1. Adheres to safety policies and procedures within the Health Program..
    2. Ensures safety of residents, staff and facility through random and routine inspection.
    3. Participates in filing incident reports when appropriate and forwards them to the supervisor in a timely manner.
    4. Responds to emergencies calmly and professionally.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

               

    1. Through direct requests for services, telephone calls or referral sources interviews and identifies clients; needs for recovery housing, case managements, transportation or social service assistance.
    2. Informs clients of available services and refers to appropriate service provider or community resource; assists clients by filling out forms and applications and advocating or intervening on their behalf, if necessary..
    3. Assists in coordination of transportation and or accompanies clients and/or families to obtain medical and/or Behavioral Health or other required services.
    4. Provides case management services for residents of Recovery House.
    5. Conducts individual and group sessions with focus on life skills and independent living.
    6. Documents all services and relevant resident information in appropriate format and location, informs Recovery House Supervisor and the relevant agencies of resident status.
    7. Monitors and ensures residents of Recovery House abide by program rules, policies and procedures; takes appropriate action when necessary.
    8. Ensures safety of residents, staff and facility through routine inspection and investigation; conducts toxicology screens.
    9. Provides conflict resolution, mediation and crisis intervention services.
    10. Organizes and participates in community events; attends various committee meetings.
    11. Maintains confidential files and records and privacy of all protected health information in accordance with the Division’s Policies and Procedures, and in compliance with the state and federal regulations.

     

    Communication:

     

    1. Represents the MIT Health Program in a positive and professional manner when interacting with clients and the community.
    2. Demonstrates positive interpersonal relations skills in dealing with other staff and providers.
    3. Proficient in written communication; legible and accurate documentation; schedule book, correspondence and forms.
    4. Consistently maintains confidentiality in regards to all client information and follows HIPAA policies and procedures. Adheres to applicable WAC’s and RCW’s related to privacy.
    5. Documents all treatment methods including direct services, client-related activities and follow-up contact.
    6. Participates in staff and in-service meetings.  Attends appropriate interdepartmental meetings with other Tribal programs.
    7. Demonstrates strong client advocacy and empowerment skills.
    8. Consults as a member of the healthcare multi-disciplinary team to provide medical professionals appropriate information for continuity of care.
    9. Participates in providing education to Tribal programs to include Tribal school, college, Even Start and others benefiting from outreach.
    10. Demonstrates conflict management and resolution skills as they apply to client/patient care issues.
    11. Is proactive in communicating with supervisors regarding any unusual circumstances concerning staff or the program in general.

     

    OTHER DUTIES:   

    1. Transport of clients when necessary.
    2. Attendance at mandatory and/or approved training.
    3. Because of the Tribe’s commitment to community service and the well being of it’s members, each employee may be expected to perform a wide range of office and field duties from time to time.  Such duties may or may not be related to their regular responsibilities.

    EDUCATION - EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING FOR POSITION

    Knowledge of:

    1. Chemical dependency, mental health and social service resources.
    2. Chemical dependency case management and group dynamics.
    3. Documenting and maintaining services.

    SKILL

               Skill in:

     

    1. Oral and written communication.
    2. Problem-solving and client interviewing.
    3. Working with diverse populations.
    4. The Medicine Wheel concept and its’ application as a treatment model.
    5. Twelve core functions, continuum of care, theories and models of treatment and 12 step movement.
    6. Referral networking and case management.
    7. Outreach services, prevention services and sober support services.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Graduation from high school or equivalent and (6) months of related experience in a community services organization is required.
    2. A valid Washington State driver’s license is required at time of appointment.
    3. No substance abuse for the last three (3) years.
    4. Current CPR training or ability to take and pass CPR class before end of probationary period.
    5. Current negative TB test and/or medical documentation (including x-ray) stating employee is not contagious.
    6. Good organizational and management skills.
    7. Must pass pre-employment criminal background check and UA.

    SPECIFIC SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR POSITION

    1. Able to communicate effectively in the English language in person, phone and writing.
    2. Ability to be physically active up to 75% of the time to include standing, lifting, pushing, pulling and reaching.
    3. Manual dexterity of hands/fingers for writing and computer input.

    Licenses or Certifications Required

    A valid Washington State driver’s license is required at the time of appointment or at a time set by the Tribe.

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