Residential Assistant

The Salvation Army

2018-11-08 08:25:11

Job location Anchorage, Alaska, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Community & Sport

Job description

Requisition Number

05095 WomensResBHA-FT 11.03.18

Post Date



Residential Assistant

Posted Salary








Clitheroe Women?s Residential Program - Anchorage, AK

Job/Requisition Number: 05095 WomensResBHA-FT 11.03.18

The Salvation Army?s Clitheroe Women?s Residential Program is accepting applications for two (2) full-time Behavioral Health Associates (BHAs) to support the clinical staff to assure treatment outcomes by supervising client activities and chores. The BHA position

performs data entry; prepares paperwork; conducts client intakes and orientation groups; documents client behaviors in EHR; and assists with operational functions and scheduling. This position also monitors clients and provides client education, as well as

accompanies and/or transports clients on approved passes. As needed, the BHA facilitates client recovery skills groups.

These are full-time positions with benefits. Starting rate is $13.33/hour.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE but are not limited to:

? Maintain internal program statistics, referrals data, and follow-up records; enter data into Intergy EHR, AKAIMS, and other databases; perform electronic transmissions and produce related reports

? Perform client intake and program orientation; lead house routines and monitor client behavior, notifying primary counselor via EHR documentation when action is needed

? Support clients in completing assignments and step work; provide feedback

? De-escalate clients in emergency situations using crisis intervention techniques, followed by immediate contact with supervisor and/or counselor

? Provide client education, give presentations, and lead discussion sessions with clients


? High School diploma or equivalency; Alaska State Counselor Technician certificate preferred

? One (1) year experience in field of substance abuse, homelessness, or related field

? One (1) year experience in clerical and data entry work; proficient in use of general office equipment, Microsoft Office Suite, databases, Intergy EHR, and report-generating programs; familiarity with AKAIMS preferred

? Knowledge of or experience in client care in a clinical or medical setting

? Knowledge of peer support mentorship, advocacy, and recovery support; understanding of trauma-informed care

? Organized; detail-oriented; ability to work harmoniously with peers, supervisors, clients, families, and visitors

? Ability to meet deadlines, observe confidentiality, remain self-motivated, and work with minimal supervision

? Must complete and adhere to Protect the Mission (PTM) requirements and guidelines, including acceptable results on the background checks required by The Salvation Army for employment (including fingerprint-based check to meet State of Alaska requirements)

? Valid Alaska Driver License with acceptable driving record required

This posting should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this position. The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this


QUESTIONS: Contact Nick Heitman, Clinical Manager/Clitheroe Women's Residential Program,




Please complete job applications entirely. Incomplete job applications cannot be accepted.

To apply on-line . . . click on the ?Apply On-line? blue text in lower right corner of this page.

To apply in person . . . go to The Salvation Army, 143 E. 9th Avenue, Anchorage AK 99501. Please bring resume, cover letter, and complete the application provided to you.

To request hard-copy application . . . send email to:

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please contact Human Resources at .

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+ The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

CFR 60-1.35(c)

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