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Contract Resource Parent (Foster Parent)

Company: Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, Inc.
Location: Hutchinson
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager and social worker, the resource parent is responsible for providing care and services to youth placed in their home

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Providing a warm, stable, secure and loving environment for the child.
  • Supervising youth's activities and daily routines in the home, school and community.
  • Assisting with development and implementation of treatment goals that relate to day-to-day living as stated in youth's treatment plan.
  • Participating in regularly scheduled staff meetings and monthly supervision meetings.
  • Completing necessary paperwork, including daily behavior progress reports, assessments, summaries, monthly reviews, medication logs, etc.
  • Participating in all training designed for resource parents to maintain licensure and meet the needs of the child in the home.
  • Reporting unusual/critical incidents/accidents immediately.
  • Transporting youth as needed to implement treatment plan.
  • Working as a team member to develop and maintain positive working relationships with service providers, school, etc.
  • Actively working together with the child's parents to enhance family relationships and expedite return home.
  • Completing other related duties as required.
  • Managing challenging and difficult behaviors as per training and SUNRISE discipline policy.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must pass extensive background check including fingerprinting
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office programs

REQUIRED LICENSE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION:

  • Maintaining a foster care license
  • Valid driver's license, insurance and a dependable vehicle

We offer competitive pay, a generous benefit package and a reason to be proud of what you do, every day.

Keywords: Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, Inc., Hutchinson , Contract Resource Parent (Foster Parent), Other , Hutchinson, Kansas

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