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Acadia Healthcare Residential Counselor in Tucson, Arizona

Description

World-renowned residential treatment center seeking a Residential Counselor.

OVERVIEW/SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Residential Counselor is responsible for activities that may include grief groups, didactic lectures, psycho-educational groups, process groups and crisis management with residents. The Residential Counselor will have a daily schedule of activities to follow in facilitating programming and hold lecture groups for residents ranging between 20-70 people. The residential counselor will communicate efficiently with team members and receive supervision as needed.

The Residential Counselor will report to Program Manager and Clinical Director. The Residential Counselor will also work closely across departments with the Nursing, RASC, Residential Therapist and other teams as needed. Residential Counselor may be asked to provide coverage for groups, lectures and activities outside of their assigned duties and will receive training on this, where appropriate.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Conduct or co-facilitate group sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and completes documentation as required.

  • Ensure all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents is completed timely and in a clear, concise manner.

  • Evaluate the need of the resident in crisis intervention and determine if referrals to other programs or facilities is needed.

  • Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When resident needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that resident safety is a top priority.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, social work, human services or a related field required

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in a counseling field instruction/ internship or similar practicum through education or certification process preferred

  • Prefer experience in a Behavioral Health setting

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Ability to facilitate psycho-educational groups

  • Ability to facilitate large group experiences

  • Ability to provide individual support for a wide range of diagnoses and behaviors

  • Ability to provide didactic lectures

  • Non-violent crisis management (will train if needed)

  • Multi-cultural sensitivity

  • Excellent time management skills

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of the 12-Steps

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Never/

Rarely

0%

Occas.

33% of time

Freq.

45-66% of time

Contin.

67-100% of time

LIFT/CARRY

1 to 10 lbs.

11 to 20 lbs.

21 to 50 lbs.

51 to 75 lbs.

76 to 100 lbs.

PUSH/PULL

1 to 10 lbs.

11 to 20 lbs.

21 to 50 lbs.

51 to 75 lbs.

76 to 100 lbs.

MOVEMENT

Bend/Stoop/Twist

Crouch/Squat

Kneel/Crawl

Reach Above Shoulders

Reach Below Shoulders

Repetitive Arm Use

Repetitive Wrist Use

Repetitive Hand Use

a) Grasping

b) Squeezing

Climb Stairs/Ladder

Uneven Walking Surface

Even Walking Surface

Never/

Rarely

0%

Occas.

33% of time

Freq.

45-66% of time

Contin.

67-100% of time

EQUIPMENT USE & OPERATION

Motor Vehicles

Operate Foot Pedals

WORK WITH/NEAR

Machinery

Electricity

Power Tools

Impact Tools

Chemicals

Fumes

Heights

ENVIRONMENT

Indoors

Outdoors

Extreme Heat

Extreme Cold

Dusty

Excessive Noise

Other (explain)

Sit

Stand

Walk

VISION REQUIREMENTS

Depth Perception

Less than 20 Inches

Color Vision

Peripheral Vision

ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS (including clarification of any of the above)


Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. Additional duties and responsibilities may be required of the job holder based upon business needs and at the request of Facility.

Qualifications

Education

Required

  • Bachelors or better in Social Work

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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