Direct Care Staff - SequelCare of Arizona
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 3/27/2019

Job Description


CLASSIFICATION: One FTE- Non-exempt (hourly)


  1. Ensuring all client needs are met including but not limited to: meals provided, medications administered as prescribed, all documentation completed by the end of the shift (DAPs, communication log, monthly reports, QA’s and incident reports as needed);

  2. Primary responsibilities - including helping them keep their room clean, monthly report and spending 'primary time' each month;

  3. Taking weekly vitals for each client;

  4. Supervision (face to face/signs of life checks at least every fifteen minutes, if not more frequently);

  5. Ensuring the safety of all clients;

  6. Conducting groups, activities and outings according to the milieu schedule/RPM directives;

  7. Transportation to and from various appointments and activities (in company vehicles);

  8. Prevent and de-escalate crisis according to SCOA policy and protocols;

  9. Effective communication with all staff, RPM, Case Manager and Directors as appropriate;

  10. Teaching and coaching in regards to life skills, independence and all other service plan goals for each client;

  11. Be familiar with and follow client's individual service and safety plans;

  12. Appropriate role modeling of physical appearance, social skills, professional words, actions, etc;

  13. Establish and maintain professional boundaries;

  14. Ensure that all assigned tasks are completed; 

  15. Confront and de-escalate negative behavior;

  16. Overnight staff must be awake at all times and are responsible for: printing DAP notes and communication logs, filing, archiving according to Case Manager direction; cleaning according to overnight duty schedule; med tracking every night and email to RPM every night; inventory of 1st aid kits weekly; sending attendance to appropriate parties nightly; checking fridge/freezer temps nightly;

  1. Additional duties as determined by the RPM, Group Leader, DAS/DRS.
  2. Adheres to Sequel policy and practice concerning creation, editing, transmission, storage, and disposition of all Protected Health Information in compliance with HIPAA.


  1. Possess an Associate’s Degree in a Human Services related field; or
  2. Possess a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma;
  3. Have two years of related experience; or
  4. Have relevant experience and training with the population being served.


  1. Must be at least twenty one years of age.
  2. Ability to obtain a fingerprint clearance card, or in current possession.
  3. Valid Arizona Driver’s License.
  4. Must pass a TB test and medical exam capable of performing the essential functions of this job.
  5. Individual judgment, discretion, and decision making skills.
  6. Emotionally and physically able to assist in physical escorts. Must be able to help carry ill, injured, or incapacitated clients.
  7. Must be physically able to assist in AWOL searches in any terrain.
  8. Confidentiality and professionalism are essential.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Flagstaff, AZ
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 3/27/2019

About Us

At Sequel Youth and Family Services, we work together today to build a brighter tomorrow. With a focus on providing programs for behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges, we proudly serve children and adults alike. Associates at Sequel Youth and Family Services enjoy giving back and getting more out of a career that positively impacts the community. If you’re a compassionate, motivated individual who’s looking for a truly meaningful career, we look forward to hearing from you.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Our offerings include long-term residential treatment, short-term impact programs, shelter care, therapeutic group homes, therapeutic foster care, community-based services, in-home services, and alternative education programs. Our reach extends to clients from 37 states and territories – and we’re growing every day.

Current employment opportunities span:

  • Business Administration & Support

  • Education & Counseling

  • Residential Support Services

  • Child & Family Therapy

  • Nursing (LPN, CNA, RN, PRN)

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