Human Services Career Opportunities

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Registered Nurse

Department: Eden House

Hours: Full-Time


Position Objectives

RS EDEN is seeking a full-time Registered Nurse (RN) for our chemical dependency treatment center located in Minneapolis. The RN provides health care services to program clients, assist clinical staff with the development of treatment goals that pertain to medical issues, and act as a liaison between agency staff and program members, attending physicians and health care providers.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

· Provide health care services to program clients.

· Monitor client medications and evaluate effectiveness and side effects; report assessment to attending physician as necessary.

· Evaluate client medical concerns, referring them for proper treatment.

· Schedule all entry physicals, screen processes for communicable diseases, and arrange follow-up appointments.

· Leans, understands, and appropriately utilizes the agency EHR system at a level of proficiency appropriate to the role.

· Coordinate medical testing, screenings, and medical appointments.

· Supervise and maintain all records of client medication use.

· Instruct clients on responsible care of medication, hygiene, nutrition, birth control and other mental health issues as appropriate.

· Work with mothers to obtain immunization records to allow children to enter childcare facilities.

· Work with clients to address concerns regarding children’s health and welfare and making appropriate care referrals.

· Advise clinical staff of ongoing medical concerns as they pertain to client therapy and daily living situations.

· Assist clinical staff with the development of treatment goals as they relate to medical issues and/or concerns.

· Conduct monthly awareness and prevention training on infectious diseases, and provide speaker for weekly health lectures for program clients.

· Communicate health care concerns with program clients’ attending physician or health care providers and advise agency staff of medical care arrangements.

· Coordinate program health issues with psychiatric consultants and clinical staff.

· Train staff in observing medications and documentations.

· Assist program director with program data collection, as needed

· Assist in developing agency policy with relations to health care issues and training.

· Assist in the development and implementation of health related agency policies.

· Assist in developing policies on urine screening and monitoring program client medications.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Registered Nurse with valid Minnesota State nursing license.

· 2 years of psychiatric or chemical dependency nursing experience preferred.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Previous experience with EHR/EMAR required.

· Ability to structure time well and develop priorities.

· Must be able to pass favorable DHS Rule 11 and criminal history checks.

· Minimum 2 years continuous sobriety, if applicable.

· First Aid/CPR Certified. (Certified to train preferred)

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Case Manager I - Reentry Metro

Department: Reentry Metro

Hours: Full-Time


Position Objectives

RS EDEN is seeking a full-time Case Manager I for its Women’s Program (Reentry Metro) in St. Paul. Case Managers are responsible for managing assessment and assistance services of 15 to 24 clients in a residential and nonresidential community corrections program.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

· Develops, directs, and implements goal plans with each assigned client. Assesses risk/need level utilizing evidence based tools.

· Utilizes the PREA assessment to assess for client vulnerability as it relates to the Prison Rape Elimination Act.

· Develops an initial goal plan with each client and monitors goal plan on a weekly basis to oversee progress in employment, chemical dependency programming, budgeting, psychological/mental health programming, education, housing planning, and social and family service programming, as applicable.

· Deals with very difficult clients, anticipating present and future needs.

· Develops and maintains an awareness and working knowledge of available community resources for making appropriate referrals to supplement the goal plan.

· Acts as a liaison with referring agencies and agents, keeping them informed of client progress and plans. Compiles and prepares comprehensive termination reports and preparing other correspondence and reports as necessary.

· Involved in overall program planning, assists the Program Director, and may act in his/her absence.

· Establishes program direction, duration, and goal plan for each assigned client. This involves reading and understanding background material, initial orientation to the program, and instructing clients as to any special conditions of the referring agency.

· Meets with clients a minimum of one time per week to discuss individual goal plan accomplishments and areas in need of additional support and assistance.

· Prepares and submits any required statistical or billing information to the Program Director.

· Monitors each assigned client’s progress through the program by conducting employment verifications, investigating prospective residences, and verifying attendance at educational or other social service agencies.

· Maintains accurate and up-to-date files on each assigned client. Files should document rule violations, drug test results, employment, meetings attended, counseling sessions, and detailed chronological case notes.

· Oversees and enforces each assigned client’s compliance with program rules and regulations. Handling informal discipline and participating in the formal disciplinary process (witness, reporter, investigator, and hearing officer).Exercises responsible communication with clients and staff including maintaining daily log, recording client data on bed check sheet, completing incident reports as needed, making appropriate telephone contacts, maintaining client confidentiality, and any other designated record keeping.

· Maintains ethical practices in relationships with clients (PREA compliance), staff, outside individuals, and community agencies.

· Facilitates program-sponsored group meeting and classes for clients as required or directed.

· Makes individual referrals to outside sources based on client needs.

· Maintains knowledge of electronic monitoring procedures and equipment as needed.

· Makes related court appearances and provisions, as required.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

· 4-yr. degree in human service-related field, or equivalent training and experience.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be computer literate.

· Working knowledge of court, probation/supervised release, and correctional systems.

· Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with clients, other staff members, and outside agencies.

· Ability to structure time well and develop priorities.

· First aid/CPR/AED training required.

· Current Mantoux test. (Annual requirement thereafter)

· Must be able to pass favorable criminal history check and DHS Rule 11 background check.

· One year off correctional supervision.

· Discharged from chemical treatment program for period of 2-yrs, if applicable.

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CD Professional (Men's Program)

Department: Eden House

Hours: full-time


Position Objectives

RS EDEN is currently seeking a full-time CD Professional for its Men’s Chemical Dependency Program located in Minneapolis. Current LADC is required for this position. CD Professionals provide critical and direct client therapeutic, counseling and assessment services. They provide daily supervision of clients, and coordinate and provide clinical services within a Therapeutic Community modality.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

· Develops, implements, and supervises client treatment plans.

· Provides individual and group therapy/counseling services.

· Assigns therapeutic learning experiences.

· Maintains contacts and attends meetings with collaborating agencies towards meeting client goals and progress.

· Promotes and instills positive attitude and image in clients.

· Supervises client day-to-day activities and work assignments within a therapeutic community structure.

· Supervises client recreational and community activities, when applicable.

· Monitors and approves use of client privileges.

· Acts as a role model for clients by displaying responsible behavior and conducting business with a sense of professionalism.

· Assists in planning holiday activities.

· Assists Senior Counselor and Program Director in the administrative and physical functioning of the program and grounds.

· Maintains treatment files on assigned clients/caseload.

· Prepares progress reports and termination summaries.

· Acts as liaison with other service providers.

· Makes related court appearances and provisions.

· Participates in speaking engagements or workshop presentations.

· Participates in staff meetings and training as required or directed.

· Assists in data collection.

· Communicates clinical data on program members.

· Presents case conferences.

· Supervises client job role structure.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

· Valid Minnesota LADC

· 4-yr. degree in CD Counseling or related field, or equivalent training and experience preferred.

· CPR/First Aid training preferred.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Strong computer skills.

· Ability to structure time well and develop priorities.

· Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds with multiple problems.

· Current Mantoux test. (Annual requirement thereafter)

· Must be able to favorably pass applicable criminal history/background checks.

· One year off correctional supervision.

· Two years free of any problems associated with chemical dependency.

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Housing Services Programs Intake Manager

Department: Housing

Hours: full-time


Position Objectives

RS EDEN is currently seeking a full-time Intake Manager for its Housing Services Programs. The primary role of the Housing Services Programs Intake Manager is to facilitate the initial intake and screening process and successful placement of new clients that have been referred to the Single Adult Housing Services Division by The Housing Intake coordinator. This includes but is not limited to working closely with property management staff at Aeon Housing and RS EDEN assisting with the leasing process at five supportive housing sites. The position will work with collateral agencies, community services, outreach teams, homeless shelter teams, county personnel and housing support services staff to obtain initial assessments, program eligibility and verifying documentation. The position will act as a transitional Housing Case Manager for incoming clients during the housing placement process. This includes but is not limited to meeting with applicants in the community, assisting applicant’s through-out the housing application process as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

· Screens all potential clients for eligibility for supportive housing programs.

· Supervises the support services intake process, including the collection of appropriate documentation of eligibility.

· Collects accurate and consistent intake documentation for each incoming client.

· Completes initial program eligibility documentation.

· Works closely with Property Management to schedule and complete Move-in’s in a timely manner.

· Responds professionally to a diverse group of applicants.

· Develops and maintains a working database to assure ongoing programmatic eligibility requirements are met in a timely manner.

· Works collaboratively with multiple other team members including but not limited to the Housing Intake Coordinator, Support Services staff and Property Management staff.

· Represents RS EDEN housing to the community at large via positive relationships with collateral agencies and community providers.

· Participates in community, agency and division trainings and additional training as deemed necessary to maintain professional and personal growth and development and professional competence, as required or directed.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

· 4-yr. degree in Human Service or related field, or equivalent experience

· Experience working with homelessness, housing, and familiarity with county systems and community providers is preferred

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Must be able to pass favorable criminal history check.

· Must have a current driver’s license and the ability to pass a favorable driving background check.

· Ability to relate to persons from diverse backgrounds.

· Ability to work independently with little supervision.

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Reentry Technician (Corrections)

Department: Corrections

Hours: Part Time/On-Call (Hours to be determined by Program Director)


Position Objectives

RS EDEN is seeking part-time/on-call Reentry Technicians for its Community Corrections Programs in St. Paul. The Reentry Technician is responsible for the supervision of residents while maintaining security, safety, and sanitation of an adult residential community corrections facility.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supervising residents, while maintaining security, safety, and sanitation of facility.
  • Maintaining and monitoring client accountability and surveillance.
  • Enforcing program rules, policies and regulations.
  • Supervising kitchen personnel.
  • Performing alcohol testing and collecting urinalysis samples.
  • Promoting client motivation and change.
  • Conducting intakes and orientations for new clients.
  • Record keeping.


Minimum Requirements
  • BA/BS degree preferred.
  • Education and/or experience and training in Human Services, Corrections or related field preferred.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds with multiple problems.
  • Leadership skills and the capability of working alone with very little supervision.
  • Ability to act as a positive role model for program clients.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
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Counselor Technician

Department: Men's and Women's CD Program's

Hours: Part Time/On-Call


Position Objectives

Counselor Technicians supervise and manage resident behavior and crisis intervention. They assist on-duty counselors as required in direct support of program goals and objectives. Counselor Technicians require self-confidence and the ability to exercise individual discretion or judgment. They must possess a high level of crisis tolerance, and the ability to work through crisis situations in a professional, therapeutic and positive manner. They must be able to react to and respond to medical emergencies, which may arise, and must have the ability to convey a positive and professional image to clients, staff and visitors. Counselor Technicians also must be able to maintain client confidentiality.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Understands and follows policies and procedures related to client and program rules and regulations to assure consistency in client services and program.
  • Provides consistency in program by maintaining all client restrictions communicated by counseling staff.
  • Communicates to staff any inappropriate or suspected inappropriate client behavior.
  • Knows and follows program emergency procedures.
  • Transitions duties and responsibilities to Night Managers.
  • Understands and follows incident/accident reporting policies and procedures.
  • Understands and follows emergency fire and weather policies and procedures.
  • Responds to client emergency medical needs, when required.
  • Provides assistance to on-duty counseling staff.
  • Monitors client activities.
  • Transports clients to directed activities or functions and monitoring behavior, attendance and safe return to resident facility.
  • Assists on-duty counseling staff as directed or required.
  • Attains, maintains and promotes a positive, safe, harmonious, productive and challenging work environment.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Minimum Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED. 2-yr degree in CD Counseling or related field preferred.
  • Minimum 2-yrs training or experience in CD counseling or related field.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Training or experience in counseling/First Aid preferred.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be able to pass DHS Rule 11 background check.
  • Discharged from chemical treatment program for period of 1-yr, if applicable.
  • Minimum 1-yr continuous sobriety, if applicable.
  • Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds with multiple problems.
  • Current Mantoux test. (Annual requirement thereafter)

RS Eden requires all new hire candidates for this position to successfully undergo and pass a DHS Rule 11 background check as well as pre-employment drug testing.

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Crew Leader PT/OC

Department: Sentence to Service

Hours: TBD; as needed (10 hour shifts required: 6:30am-4:30pm)


Position Objectives

General: The Sentence to Service Crew Leader is responsible for the supervision of a daily work crew of up to 10 clients in a Sentence to Service Program. The Crew Leader assumes all responsibility upon assignment of a client for daily supervision of that client's program. The Crew Leader conducts orientation and safety training, transports the crew to the work site, assigns the work, and supervises and monitors that client during the entire program stay. The Crew Leader assures that the work is done properly, oversees and enforces program rules, and assures that appropriate behavior and work habits are observed. The Sentence to Service Program provides the criminal justice system with an alternative to traditional incarceration. The program utilizes a work program where offenders are allowed to do public service work instead of serving jail or workhouse time. The projects are all public service jobs such as park maintenance. The offender's entire workday is under the direct supervision of program staff. This position is classified as a category 1 driving position.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Makes initial contacts with assigned clients and arranges reporting time and date. Trains clients on program rules and safety expectations.
  • Plans and organizes work projects. Visits work sites in advance and coordinate with the responsible party work expectations.
  • Transports the crew to the work sites. Arranges for necessary bathroom facilities. Arranges for a proper site for lunch breaks. Transports the crews back to the agency center at the end of the workday.
  • Supervises the crew during the entire day and throughout work details. Assures that clients are working satisfactorily, are properly equipped, are following safety rules, following program rules, and observing appropriate dress and behavior.
  • Enforces crew discipline.
  • Completes written reports, compiles termination reports on all clients and submits any Department of Corrections data collection reports as requested by contracting sources.
  • Participates in initial and on-going training.
  • Collects urine samples and conducts breath analysis in accordance with standard procedures.
  • Acts as a role model and maintains appropriate, ethical and positive relationships with clients. Conducts work in a business-like and professional manner.
  • Works along side crews when appropriate.
  • Oversees maintenance of equipment assigned to each crew leader and notifies manager of any needs.
  • Maintains assigned and/or specific equipment.
  • Maintains complete computer files of all daily work sites and client records.
  • Coordinates with county intake person or probation officer to ensure maximum client completion and compliance.
  • Maintains training certificate as required by MN Department of Corrections.
  • Promotes and instills positive attitude and image in employees and clients.
  • Participates in staff meetings and training as required or directed.
  • Safeguard personally identifiable health information (PHI) in accordance with duties and current agency HIPAA notification statement and standards.
  • Maintains favorable driving record (favorable is left to the interpretation of the employer and any agent acting on behalf of the employer).
  • Attains, maintains and promotes a positive, safe, harmonious, productive and challenging work environment.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or other work-related specialty preferred.
  • Working knowledge of court, probation/parole, and correctional systems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationship with clients, other staff members, and outside agencies.
  • Excellent oral and written skills.
  • Supervisory experience in a correctional, law enforcement, or construction/building trades situation. Ability to supervise and relate to people from diverse backgrounds with multiple problems.
  • Ability to structure time well, develop priorities, and work well with little supervision.
  • Good mechanical skills and experience organizing and supervising work projects. Knowledge of construction and grounds keeping techniques and practices sufficient to provide direction and training for unskilled labor crews in completing work assignments.
  • Knowledge and ability to teach basic work safety skills to work crew members.
  • Ability to convey a positive and professional image. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be able to pass favorable criminal history check.
  • Discharged from chemical treatment program for period of 2-yrs, if applicable.
  • Minimum 2-yrs continuous sobriety, if applicable.
  • “Crime-free” for period of 1-yrs, if applicable.
  • Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds with multiple problems.
  • Positive driving record (periodic review of driving record required).
  • Valid state driver’s license.
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Front Desk Associate

Department: Emanuel & Central

Hours: Part Time/On-Call


Position Objectives

The Front Desk Associate is responsible for providing a safe and supportive environment within the building, and maintaining a friendly and professional atmosphere. Responsibilities include monitoring and assisting with resident situations that occur throughout the building, greeting all visitors, supporting the activities and directions of the Support Service and Property Management staff. S/he must have excellent customer service skills, the ability to maintain appropriate relationships with clients as well as the community in which the project is located. S/he must be able to work within the facility and complete tasks with support services and property management. S/he must ensure a positive atmosphere. S/he must be able to work independently. A successful Front Desk Associate must enjoy working with the public. This position requires self-confidence, creativity, and the ability to exercise discretion. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasking’s a must.


Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include/but are not limited to:

  • Provide friendly and professional customer service/front desk coverage as scheduled at the front desk.
  • Answer phones and respond to inquiries of the residents and the general public.
  • Maintain security by becoming familiar with the premises; monitor the front door; and manage the lobby and community room area.
  • Complete regular building rounds to assure the premises are secure and the wellbeing of the tenants.
  • Greet and direct all visitors, including vendors, residents, and others. Responsible for the signing in and out of guests.
  • Serve as an information resource about the programs.
  • Implement all safety and security requirements for the building.
  • Complete and maintain all required staff logs and paperwork as directed by the Front Desk Manager.
  • Uphold and enforce building policy and lease when necessary.
  • Develop and maintain a close supportive working relationship with support service staff, housing manager, and other co-workers.
  • Administer Alcohol Breathalyzer to residents suspected of alcohol intoxication. Log results and alert Front Desk Manager.
  • Triages emergency situations utilizing program policies and procedures
  • Produces accurate and through incident reports and shift logs.
  • Complete special projects and other duties as assigned by the Front Desk Manager.
  • Promotes and instills positive attitude in employees and clients.
  • Participates in staff meetings, training and in-services and staff development programs as required by the Front Desk Manager.


Minimum Requirements

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED certificate.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to multi-task and provide accurate information.
  • Ability to perform duties discretely and observe program confidentiality policies.
  • Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds with multiple problems and adapt to a variety of situations as they arise.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office products.
  • Must be friendly, professional, compassionate, and have the desire to be helpful to residents living in a supportive housing program.
  • Criminal background check must show compliance with the regulations required under statute related to the Kari Koskinen law.
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Drug and Alcohol Testing Coordinator

Department: Drug Testing/RSI Labs

Hours: 16-18 hours per week (possible shifts Mon, Tue, Thu 11:45am-7:45pm, Wed 3:45pm-7:45pm, Fri 8am-4pm, or Sat 9:45am-1:45pm)


Position Objectives

The Drug & Alcohol Testing Coordinator works with referring agencies in implementing collection, accountability and transport of client drug/alcohol testing samples. This individual is trained and knowledgeable in all aspects of urinalysis collection and accountability processes and is an information resource for probation officers and other customer agencies. This position requires the ability to work independently with little to no direct supervision. The coordinator must have an ability to convey a positive and professional image to clients, staff and visitors and must be able to maintain client confidentiality. Must be computer literate and possess good organizational skills. The coordinator must be able to perform duties involving light lifting, and possess an ability to sit for long periods of time. This is classified as a category 1 driving position.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintains client records and demographics.
  • Works with referring agencies in implementing collection, accountability and transport of client drug/alcohol testing samples.
  • Attains and maintains knowledge in all aspects of urinalysis collection and accountability processes.
  • Acts as an information resource for probation officers and other customer agencies.
  • Observes collection of urine samples assuring proper procedures and "chain of custody" are followed.
  • Responsible for the daily operation of the collection center.
  • Works with referring agencies and probation officers in securing sample collections for testing.
  • Maintains automated database of collections, transports, and other records and statistical information as directed.
  • As required, testifies in court concerning collection proceedings and findings.
  • Prepares any required documentation or information for court.
  • Maintains collection site and ensuring adequate stock of supplies are on hand. Requisitions needed supply stock as required.
  • Transports collection samples to testing laboratory on daily basis.
  • Secures samples from point of collection through transport and release to lab technician.
  • Maintains professional working relationship with testing laboratory staff.
  • Maintains computer records of all samples collected. Prepares computerized reports of results for referring agencies, as required, in a timely manner.
  • Collects client fees according to program policy.
  • Participates in staff meetings and training as required or directed.
  • Safeguard personally identifiable health information (PHI) in accordance with duties and current agency HIPAA notification statement and standards.
  • Maintains favorable driving record (favorable is left to the interpretation of the employer and any agent acting on behalf of the employer).
  • Attains, maintains and promotes a positive, safe, harmonious, productive, and challenging work environment.
  • Knows and follows program emergency procedures when necessary.
  • Understands and follows incident/accident reporting policies and procedures.
  • Understands and follows emergency fire and weather policies and procedures.
  • Responds to client emergency medical needs, when required.
  • Maintains client confidentiality.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Minimum Requirements
  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Ability to work alone with little supervision.
  • Basic understanding of computers and good typing skills.
  • Good oral and written skills.
  • Ability to relate to customers as well as people from diverse backgrounds with multiple problems.
  • Current MN state driver’s license.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Current Mantoux test. (Annual requirement thereafter)
  • Must be able to pass favorable criminal history check.
  • Discharged from chemical treatment program for period of 2-yrs. if applicable.
  • Minimum 2-yrs. sobriety, if applicable.
  • Positive driving record.

RS Eden requires all potential new hires for this position to successfully undergo and pass a criminal history background check as well as pre-employment drug testing.

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Job Opportunities

RS EDEN is an equal opportunity employer whose mission is to provide recovery, accountability, and support services facilitating individual, family, and community movement from non-productive behavior to responsible, self-sufficient lifestyles.