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Residential Counselor

Company: Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center
Location: Bradenton
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesResidential Counselor - Full-time Days (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center provides quality mental health care and education services for adolescents, ages 11-17 who are experiencing behavioral, emotional, educational, family and social challenges. The dedicated professionals at Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center provide quality mental health treatment for children. The program establishes healthy behaviors and prepares children to transition back home.We are located in Manatee County. Southwest Florida offer a diverse mix of lifestyle options. While most people think of sandy beaches, waterfront views and golf courses when you mention Southwest Florida, this area on Florida's Gulf Coast is rich in lifestyle diversity. From walkable downtowns to communities with art and cultural influences to equestrian ranches, Southwest Florida has something for everyone to love. Manatee County is an hour or two away from some of the state's large metropolitan areas. From young professionals to a growing family, the area has plenty of activities for every individual.Visit us online at: https://www.palmshoresbhc.comThe Residential Counselor provides direct patient care duties, including group treatment and other aspects of their treatment of psychiatric disorders, behavioral health disorders or related disorders; to ensure the safety and well-being of these patients; to support the maintenance of therapeutic milieu. The Residential Counselor is responsible of maintaining the overall milieu management and safety of patient and staff in the unit and collaborating effectively with Supervisors, Therapists, and Management.Challenging and rewarding work environmentCompetitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time OffExcellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans401(K) with company match and discounted stock planSoFi Student Loan Refinancing ProgramCareer development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!QualificationsEducation Requirements:Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in human services, psychology, social work or related fieldCertified Nursing AssistantRequired:High School Diploma, GED or equivalentExperience:Six months experience in residential psychiatry or other childcare facility/agency experience in comparable positionBackground:Must be able to pass a Level 2 Background Screening and Pre-employment Drug Test.Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to set and maintain therapeutic distance with clients; maintain therapeutic boundaries during treatment and following discharge.
  • Must be able to read, understand, and follow: policies, procedures, and written treatment plans.
  • May be required to work occasional overtime and flexible hours.
  • Successful completion of CPR Certification and successful completion of Handle with Care prior to assisting with a restraining procedure and within 7 days of employment.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Physical agility to manage patients. Push, pull and lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending, and stooping.UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center, Bradenton , Residential Counselor, Other , Bradenton, Florida

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