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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Shift Supervisor
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Merakey | Philadelphia, PA
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Job Description

Merakey is currently seeking Shift Supervisor in our Adult Behavioral Health division in our Philadelphia, PA location.


* Provide day to day functional guidance to the Direct Care Workers at the site; ensure that there is adequate staffing, support/supervision at the home at all times within budget guidelines.
* Assist in assessing, designing, and implementing each consumer's treatment plan to include completion of all required documentation and attendance at all treatment plan meetings.
* Communicate with nursing support to ensure safety and emergency procedures including medication protocols and health supports.4) Perform chart audits as required and
* Facilitate continued development and growth of family relationships/bonds through ongoing communication/visits (where deemed appropriate).
* Ensure that consumer funds and property are available to consumer for their use; provide supervision as appropriate in the use of funds to include justification of funds used/recordkeeping.
* Provide functional guidance to the Direct Care Workers in their assigned duties. Furnish periodic reports to supervisor progress of the program.
* Perform/assume the role of a direct care worker when scheduled, or when a vacancy cannot be covered.
* Track and report deficiencies in the physical condition of the site to maintenance and request furnishings, etc., as needed.
* Contribute to the discharge decision-making process with the treatment team; coordinate sound transition and aftercare plans for residents who will be leaving the program.
* Assume the role of on-call support for program emergencies/needs.
* Ensure the home is furnished with adequate food/household items. This includes responsibility for funds management.
* Ensure fire drills are run monthly and forms are filled out appropriately. Performs other related duties as required or needed.
* May perform other related duties when required or assigned.


Merakey offers a continuum of care in behavioral health (includes mental health and addictive diseases), integrating services in both community and site-based settings. These services provide a wide range of recovery focused treatment, services, and supports for children and adults.

Site/Clinic Based Services

* The Center for Hope
* Outpatient
* Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
* Parents and Children Together (PACT)
* Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
* Psychiatric/Socialization Rehabilitation for Hope
* Residential Services for Children and Adults

Community Based Services

* Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT)
* Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS)
* Case Management / Recovery Coaching
* Community Health Liaison (CHL)
* Community and School Based Behavioral Health (CSBBH)
* Crisis Intervention
* Substance Use Disorder Services
* Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (DDTT)
* Family Based Mental Health Services
* Therapeutic Family Care
* Foster Care Plus
* Peer Support
* Student Assistance Program (SAP)
* Supported Employment
* Supports for Permanency (SFP)

For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-behavioral-health.html

* Bachelors Degree required and one year of Mental Health Experience
* Demonstrates good judgment (employing the SELF model) in assessing and managing situations, appropriately utilizing available supports and seeking additional supports when necessary.
* Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
* Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
* Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
* Demonstrated proficiency in communication, both verbal and written, is required.
* Hours 2pm- 10 pm (some weekends)