RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR (Per Diem)
Foundations Recovery Network - Michael's House - Palm Springs, CA

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Michael's House, part of Foundations Recovery Network, is a residential treatment center that provides integrated treatment to persons with addiction and/or mental health conditions. Through the use of the Foundations Treatment Model, our staff addresses the complex needs of individuals who are struggling against co-occuring disorders.
  • Responsible for reviewing pass down information obtained from Shift Lead Resident Counselor.
  • Conducts psycho-educational groups.
  • Participates in milieu related meetings (i.e., level change, house meetings, etc.).
  • Performs case management duties as directed.
  • Answers all calls and directs accordingly.
  • Responsible for appropriately charting significant events that occur regarding patient treatment during assigned shift.
  • Ensures that all doors are locked and secure throughout the assigned shift.
  • Responsible for assigning transportation services as needed and/or directed.
  • Responsible for conducting room searches and urine analysis as necessary.
  • Escalates issues and/or concerns regarding residents to Lead Resident Counselor.
  • Monitors resident computer and telephone usage.
  • Dispenses patient medications in absence of nurse.
  • Ability to inspire client confidence in the FRN Staff and the FRN Model of Treatment.
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate through conduct and communications the stability required to effectively assist patients and their family members through the FRN Model of Treatment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills. Position continually requires demonstrated professionalism, tact and diplomacy.
  • Must have general knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing and spreadsheets (MS Word, Excel).
  • Understanding of diverse cultures and gender specific issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the organization.
  • Understands need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, residents, families, visitors, referral sources and all other contacts.
  • Must possess a current, valid drivers license and have the ability to obtain a Class B license.
  • Must possess current CPR/First Aid certification.

Education and Experience
  • High School diploma or GED required, Certification in Alcohol and Drug Studies, AA or BA preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in Healthcare field.

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