Lutheran Services in Iowa Milieu Specialist - Ames in Ames, Iowa
- Residential Treatment / PMIC
- Ames, IA, USA
- Full Time
Total Compensation package
Are You Looking to Make A Difference?
LSI has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Milieu Specialist for our Beloit Residential Campus in Ames.
The Milieu Specialist is responsible for providing a safe, positive, therapeutic living environment to residents through independent judgment and discretion to achieve resident treatment success. Serves as a professional member of the therapeutic treatment team serving the needs of the children entrusted to the care of LSI.
In addition to these responsibilities, the Milieu Specialist will complete staff scheduling, attend staffing meetings with families, therapists, psychiatrist, and co-facilitate team meetings.
The Milieu Specialist will work directly with clients on-floor and will serve as a role model in how to maintain the milieu through training, coaching, and mentoring other direct care staff. The Milieu Specialist will manage and oversee a variety of documentation which may include but not be limited to daily logs, incident reports, progress notes and documentation required to maintain licensing standards.
Applicants must have a high school diploma/equivalent plus 1 year work experience. Experience must be related to residential treatment, PMIC or shelter setting that serves youth with behavioral health challenges. Must be actively, continuously pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Social Work or social science-related field with anticipated graduation date within 2 years of hire.
This position requires a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a good driving record and the ability to pass an extensive background check including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, Sex Offender registry and a criminal history check.
LSI offers a competitive salary and benefit package including paid time off, health, dental, life, and vision insurance, and 401(k).
It's their life. It's your career.
Make a difference in both at LSI!