Behavioral Health PMCS Coach and Instructor

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Apr 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Behavioral Health PMCS Coach and Instructor-1800877

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Position Summary


The Behavioral Health Preventing and Managing Crisis Situations (PMCS) Coach and Instructor will act as a facility champion for implementation of PMCS across all psychiatric units and function as a part of a hospital-wide Crisis Intervention Team. They will work with administrators, faculty, staff to ensure that PMCS is being utilized throughout day-to-day programming and interactions with patients.


The coach/instructor shall be someone who is respected by other staff and who models PMCS values and techniques in their day-to-day work. They will be facilitators to create the culture change needed to achieve success with PMCS. They will become experts in the verbal, nonverbal, and physical techniques and be able to provide guidance related to operationalizing PMCS principles, train others in the PMCS model and utilize their PMCS skills as a part of the house-wide Crisis Intervention Team (CIT).



Duties of the PMCS coach may include the following but are not limited to:

Receive training in PMCS upon hire.Attend PMCS “Train the Trainer” Training to become an instructor to assist in the training of faculty and staff in PMCS across Stony Brook and its affiliated institutions.Attend regional training on the PMCS program and The Six Core Strategies© (philosophy, curriculum) when offered and develop coaching/mentoring skills when offered.Participate in the development and implementation of the Crisis Intervention Team that will function across all hospital units.Attend as many incidents as possible to coach faculty and staff through the incident to identify strengths and opportunities for improvement, as well as participate as a CIT member.Ensure constructive debriefings are held, and attend as many debriefings as possible. Consult and advise facility administration on policy, procedure and supervision issues as well as sit in on various committees that affect/are affected by PMCS Conduct formal and informal competency assessments of employee skills in the nonverbal, verbal, and physical techniques In partnership with the SBUH PMCS Coordinator and unit supervisors, develop and implement competency remediation plans when necessary to address an employee's lack of skill in any/all of the de-escalation an physical techniques Coach faculty and staff on effective documentation and document directly as a member of the CIT if required and directed to do soWork with other facility PMCS instructors to adjust refresher trainings as necessary to meet current facility needs Report to the PMCS Program Coordinator quarterly using standardized format for aggregation of data Share with facility leadership successes for consideration to be shared broadly, as well as challenges so that Administration can assist in addressingEngage with patients when the milieu is stable developing relationships and rapport throughout the shift, as well as remain alert for early warning behavioral antecedents that can be de-escalated and ensure effective communication of these events with unit treatment team members.

Required Qualifications:

A minimum of an Associate’s Degree or 60 college credits in a Health/Human Services field.A minimum of 3-5 years of full time specialty experience working in an acute, inpatient or emergency psychiatric setting or in a similar hospital or residential setting.Have had some form of crisis prevention training, for example, PMCS, SCIP, CPI or other similar training.Superior verbal calming/de-escalation skills. Have a philosophy of person-centered, trauma-sensitive, and recovery-focused care.Excellent communication skills and teaching ability in informal and classroom settings.Willing to travel to participate in education/training events and as needed to develop PMCS training and coaching skills.

Preferred Qualifications:A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a Health / Human Service related field.5 years of full time experience working in an acute psychiatric setting. Experience as a trainer, teacher or professor.Specific training in PMCS (Preventing and Managing Crisis Situations).Experience working on a crisis response team.

Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.


This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected].

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING(631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AThttp://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: TH Instructional Support Specialist
Job Field: Professional Clinical
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Neurosciences-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Variable variableNeurosciences-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Apr 10, 2018
Posting End Date: May 10, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL3

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