Three Rivers Residential Treatment-Midlands Campus is a 59-bed
comprehensive residential treatment facility for children and
adolescents providing treatment for psychiatric and chemical
dependency related illnesses.
We organize our treatment around
helping children and teenagers remove barriers and develop interest
in their futures and career aspirations. Our therapeutic model is
collaborative; working with families, patients and agencies to
maximize therapeutic goals and individual treatment.
Three Rivers Residential Treatment-Midlands Campus is a subsidiary
of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation’s
largest and most respected health care management companies,
operating through its subsidiaries acute hospitals, behavioral health
facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS
subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business
strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly
growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional
service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a
responsive management style and a service philosophy based on
integrity, competence and compassion.
Our Mission: We strive to be a customer-focused organization
staffed by highly trained professionals who are dedicated to
patients, families, and the communities we serve by delivering
quality behavioral health care that ensures safety and preserves
dignity while enhancing the well-being of those who entrust us with
Serve as a role model for residents to observe and learn socially
effective values, attitudes and behaviors. Ensures environment
remains safe and normative culture remains positive throughout
facility. Contributes to formulation, implementation and revision of
the resident individual treatment plan (ITP).
The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:
(Residential Counselor positions require every other weekend sift
• Exercises appropriate interventions under the
direction of the treatment team.
• Reviews the
resident’s chart to learn their history and the Initial
Treatment Plan. Refers any questions to the unit manager and/or nurse
• Maintains a clean and safe environment by
adhering to safety and security regulations, properly using and
storing supplies, and reporting potential hazards to their
• Processes with assigned residents. Assesses
the resident’s readiness to have precautions lifted or levels
• Exhibits good verbal de-escalation skills.
• Facilitates community meetings and facilitates specialty
• Escorts residents to scheduled appointments both
in and out of the facility setting as needed, following Three Rivers
Residential Treatment-Midlands Campus policies and procedures.
• Accepts responsibility for safe conditions at all times when
transporting residents following facility transportation policies.
• Maintains attendance record that does not compromise
delivery of resident care
• Contributes to the effective
implementation of individual treatment plans of residents through
"line of sight" supervision, positive interaction and role
modeling, appropriate scoring of observed behaviors, and appropriate
consequences or limit setting based on behaviors and program
• Maintains safety and security of the
facility through close observation and monitoring of the residents,
maintaining optimal physical proximity, remaining alert at all times,
and using analytical forethought to anticipate potentially volatile
or unsafe situations and proactively intervene.
development of residents' daily living skills through appropriate
assignment, instruction, and supervision of tasks.
Stimulates residents' interest and cooperation in various individual
and group activities and programs through positive interaction,
instruction, supervision, feedback and encouragement.
Completes accurate and timely documentation on resident's behavior as
outlined by policy, reports observations to relevant staff and makes
recommendations based on observations. Assists in preparation of
other behavioral reports and daily activities log as required.
• Develops counseling skill methods and techniques under the
supervision of program treatment professionals and uses those skills
to conduct periodic individual or group sessions as necessary.
Provides one-to-one contact with residents focusing on social
development and any problems they might be experiencing and at time
of resident distress.
• Assesses and ensures the needs of
the residents are being met in relation to clothing, linens, and
personal hygiene supplies. Supervises personal hygiene tasks.
• Escorts residents to mealtime, outdoor/indoor recreation,
and education activities and participates in their supervision and
instruction as needed. Transports residents to and from medical
appointments or other activities as directed.
appropriate crisis intervention as necessary by anticipating and
responding quickly to escalating behaviors, utilizing de-escalation
techniques to diffuse the situation, correctly prioritizing safety
concerns, following proper restraint technique guidelines, and
displaying neutral emotions.
Bachelors degree in psychology or a related field with at least
1 year of direct experience working with adolescents and children in
a residential/educational/juvenile setting.
Must possess knowledge of
therapeutic relationships, therapeutic processes, adolescent growth
and development, limit-setting and behavior management, CPI and CPR.
Requires valid SC Drivers License. Requires ability to work in a fast-paced
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.
Universal Health Services
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