Hackensack Meridian Health

Residential Counselor- (Full Time, Part Time and Per Diem Available All Locations)

Job Locations US-NJ-Edison
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(8/10/2022 12:05 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-118022
# of Openings
1
Category
Techncn/Technlgst/Therapist

Overview

Carrier Clinic, a behavioral health system, has been a trusted source of compassionate help and supportive healing for patients and their families since we opened our doors in 1910.

 

Carrier Clinic has been a trusted source of expert care for those afflicted with mental disorders or substance abuse. We rank among the top psychiatric and rehab recovery centers in NJ for several reasons. We’re always respectful of our patients’ privacy. We’re always compassionate to each individual situation. Our specialized mental health and addiction treatment programs work to return adults, adolescents, and older adults back to enjoyable and productive lives.

 

Hackensack Meridian Health Carrier Clinic’s East Mountain Youth Lodge provides a continuum of out of home residential treatment services for adolescents between the ages of 13-18. We provide 24 hour clinical, therapeutic treatment for emotional, behavioral, psychiatric and substance abuse difficulties based on the resident strengths and needs.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 

 

PCH (Lotus, Sunflower), Co-Occurring (Wolf), RTC (Bear, Eagle, Butterfly) 

  • HS Diploma or equivalent AND 3-5 years' experience providing direct care to youth in a behavioral health agency or institutional setting 
  • OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in a field unrelated to social work or psychology OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/ university in social work, psychology or related field 

 

IRTS Level of Care (Swan) 

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in a field unrelated to social work or psychology OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/ university in social work, psychology or related field AND 3-5 years' experience providing direct care to youth in a behavioral health agency or institutional setting.
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills that may include but are not limited to Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite platforms. 

 

Licenses and Certifications Required:

    •  Valid Driver's License from a USA state

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Functions as a role model of healthy interpersonal relationships and demonstrates appropriate behavior for patients, family, and staff.
  • uses a nurtured heart approach to provide supervision, behavior management, and counseling of the basic needs for the youth, 
  • Residential Counselors will build relationships and assist with developing our adolescence through support of behavior modules. 
  • Responsibilities include leading resident group meetings, coordinating recreation activities, and participating in other group functions.

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