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Daily Living Counselor

Responsibilities:
The Daily Living Counselor is responsible for providing rehabilitative services to residents in all service tiers of the CRP Program. This requires the ability to work independently with residents of the Community Residence and Annexing programs. The Daily Living Counselor will assist in the development of educational groups, lead assigned groups and be responsible for rehabilitative activities during their shift. The Daily Living Counselor will be responsible for the completion of all shift duties as assigned at the beginning of each shift. The Daily Living Counselor is to spend a majority of their time interacting with residents both in the facility and out in the community with the exception of needed time for required documentation.

Job Requirements:
Daily Living Counselor services are provided by at least: 1.) a person with an Associate of Arts degree in Mental Health technology with experience, 2.) a LMHT with experience or 3.) two years equivalently qualified by work experience substituting for one year of education. Prefer experience in an outpatient or residential program serving the seriously and persistently mentally ill or experience working with psychiatric inpatients. In addition, the individual must be 18 years of age or older; be able to pass a KBI security check and an SRS Child and Adult Abuse Registry check. Must have reliable transportation with auto insurance required. This position requires knowledge of basic computer skills. Must be able to complete required WSU online trainings and program trainings. This position requires excellent organizational skills; the ability to be responsible and work independently; the ability to maintain flexibility and dependability in work schedule; positive interpersonal skills; the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Must be able to perform day-to-day physical requirements of the position, including but not limited to- 20% of scheduled time; data entry, answering the phone and computer work, 80% of scheduled time; ability to lift up to 25 pounds, frequently moving around the building and community, as well as repetitive moving, carrying and lifting as the job demands.

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How to Apply:

Must be at least 18 years of age or older. For a complete listing of this positions, please visit our website: valeotopeka.org. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Valeo Behavioral Health Care, Human Resources, 5401 SW 7th Street, Topeka, KS 66606 or email to apply@valeotopeka.org. Valeo gives an incentive for Spanish speaking applicants. Valeo is an EOE.

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04/30/2019

Mental Health Technician

Responsibilities:
The service is targeted to individuals being diverted from a State Hospital. This position involves one-to-one support for mental health clients by assisting them toward maximizing opportunities to become more self sufficient over time in meal preparation, laundry and cleaning, transportation, psychosocial skills, and other personal care needs. The Mental Health Technician will receive training that includes, but is not limited to, an orientation to mental illness, medications, general treatment approaches, attendant care activities, dealing with emergency needs, basic counseling skills, CPR, First Aid, De-escalation, Suicide Assessment, Working with Addicts and Professional Standards and Ethics.

Job Requirements:
High school diploma or GED required. The Mental Health Technician must be reliable, responsible, able to work a flexible and varied schedule and have the ability to interact effectively with others, and to respond appropriately to emergency situations. All new employees must be able to provide, at Human Resources orientation, proof of valid driver’s license and auto liability insurance. In addition, the individual must be 18 years of age or older; be able to pass pre-employment background checks and KDADS Adult/Child Abuse registries, completed Attendant Care training with Valeo Behavioral Health Care, and must have reliable transportation. 1 year of experience working with individuals with mental illness required. This position requires knowledge of basic computer skills.

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How to Apply:

Must be at least 18 years of age or older. For a complete listing of this positions, please visit our website: valeotopeka.org. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Valeo Behavioral Health Care, Human Resources, 5401 SW 7th Street, Topeka, KS 66606 or email to apply@valeotopeka.org. Valeo gives an incentive for Spanish speaking applicants. Valeo is an EOE.

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04/30/2019

Caregiver

Female Caregiver(s) needed for disabled woman. Early morning, late afternoons, or late evening; 3/4 days per week, 2-3 hours per shift. Duties include all aspects of personal care, pet care (cats), light housekeeping. Must pass background check. Excellent part-time opportunity for students.

Number of openings:

3

Compensation:

$10.00+/Per hour

How to Apply:

If interested please email (resumes welcome) or call (leave message if you get machine). Contact information is listed below. Email: ailema71_00@yahoo.com Phone: 785-234-0973

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03/14/2019

Companion/Sitter

The role of companion/sitter care changes based on the senior and their needs. It is a service that can be provided at home, home hospice or in an assisted living situations. Companion/Sitter care spans both the social and physical care of a senior or couple. The goal of companion/sitter care as a service is to:

Provide emotional support
Improve the quality of life of the senior
Provide companionship for the senior

Companion/Sitter care can also include physical care such as grocery shopping, house cleaning, and chores that support or that maintain the independence of a senior or couple. Companion care enables the senior to enjoy life.

Number of openings:

6

Compensation:

10.00 per hour

How to Apply:

Please go online and complete the application. Once the application is complete we will call you for an interview. http://www.ihccareers.com

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02/23/2019

CNA/HHA

CNA / Certified Nursing Assistant | All Shifts | Topeka KS

Can a CNA make a difference?
The answer is a resounding yes!
Emotional Support: you are one of the people the residents see most often. You also most likley spend more time with your clients than your own friends or family. The relationships forged between clients and caregivers are among the most rewarding aspects of working as a CNA
First to Note Potential Problems you are often the first staff members to note changes in a resident’s condition. Notifying your nurse of any changes in your clients’ condition is an important part of the nursing assistant job. The sooner issues like these are addressed, the better.
Observing Changes in Mental Status Through your regular interaction with the residents, you become attuned to their individual moods, quirks and personalities. It will be obvious to you if a client is acting out of character. Again, your timely intervention will ensure the resident receives the proper care as quickly as possible.
Providing Encouragement Depression is very common among the elderly. Even with clients who aren’t “clinically” depressed, many just “give up,” This is when the relationships forged between nursing assistants and residents in long-term care really come in handy. With a little bit of luck, a resident will comply, even if it’s grudgingly, for a trusted CNA
As a CNA you can make a difference!

Join our team at Interim HealthCare Medical Staffing and let’s make a difference together!! You will be afforded the opportunity to care for a variety of different patients in countless different settings. The networking you do and the life-long friends you make in each facility will no doubt prove useful in the long-term. And adding Interim HealthCare Medical Staffing to your resume speaks to your flexibility and versatility as a nurse aide.

Job Requirements
Our CNA / Certified Nursing Assistant requirements include, but not limited to are:
Must be 18 years of age
Kansas State Certified CNA
CPR Certified – (Classes available)
Must pass Drug Screening

Number of openings:

8

Compensation:

$11.00 - $12.00 an hour - Weekly Direct Deposit Available

How to Apply:

Please apply online - once application has been submitted we will call you for an interview. Apply at www.IHCcareers.com

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02/23/2019