Acadia Healthcare Shift Supervisor-1st Shift in Indianapolis, Indiana

The Shift Supervisor shall be responsible for directing the functions of Direct Care Staff working on the individual units, as well as coordinating many aspects of each resident’s treatment and overall unit operations.

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must have at least two years experience working with children in a residential or behavioral health setting.

  • Must be certified in CPR, First Aid and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention or be eligible for certification within 30 days of hiring.

  • Bachelor's Degree with 1 year of experience working with children in a residential or behavioral health setting; or 4 years experience working with children in a residential or behavioral health setting.

  • 2 years of supervisory experience

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Effective oral and written communications skills.

  • Ability to adhere to safety policies and procedures.

  • Ability to use good judgment and to maintain confidentiality of information.

  • Ability to work as a team player.

  • Ability to demonstrate tact, resourcefulness, patience and dedication.

  • Ability to accept directions.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

Physical, mental, special demands and working conditions:

  • May be required to lift/restrain residents.

  • May have some exposure to communicable/infectious diseases

  • May have some risk of injury from assaultive/abusive residents.

  • May be exposed to disagreeable conditions.

  • Ability to work assigned hours per week.

  • Ability to walk, sit, stand, for long periods of time.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to run, squat, and kneel.

Machines, tools, equipment:

  • Telephone, switchboard paging system, walkie-talkie.

  • Copy machines.