Overnight Eating Disorder Technician- Residential

at Center For Discovery
Location East Quogue
Date Posted August 5, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified

Description

Job Description

Overnight Eating Disorder Technician (Overnight ED Tech) is responsible for assisting and supporting patients through the entire treatment experience from admission through discharge. Overnight ED Tech is responsible for contributing insightful, practical, and meaningful information to the treatment planning process. Overnight ED Tech responsibilities primarily include ensuring patient safety, conducting routine safety observations, maintaining a safe and clean therapeutic environment, and supporting patients.

Responsibilities

Stay awake to ensure a closely supervised, safe, and therapeutic environment during the overnight and early morning hours

Completes overnight checklist, including light household cleaning and temperature checks

Supports patient during admission processes. This may include checking in patient belongings, acclimating patient to the program and milieu.

Effectively and professionally communicates with families/loved ones, as appropriate.

Completes relevant tasks within 24 hours of admission and accompanying notes in medical record.

Assists and supports patients in day-to-day activities including, but not limited to waking routines, morning hygiene, nighttime routine, evening hygiene, bathroom observations, and safety overnight observations.

Able to effectively and professionally establish rapport with patients.

Provides milieu management throughout the treatment experience and communicates with all team members.

Assists in the implementation of the comprehensive treatment plan in the milieu.

Contributes to the well-being of all patients by serving as a positive role model.

Engages in brief "check ins" wherein patients are provided with support and guidance in using coping skills.

Objectively and accurately documents patient progress on a daily basis

We have both part time and full time overnight positions available at our residential eating disorder facility in East Quogue, NY. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at (url removed).

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