Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's
largest and most respected health care management companies,
operating through its subsidiaries acute care 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
Rivers|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|Midlands Campus
currently has a 2nd Shift and a 3rd Shift Full Time
Residential Counselor position available. 2nd Shift is from
3pm - 11:30pm and 3rd Shift is from 11pm - 7:30am. The
candidate selected will be responsible for the following:
- Residential Counselor position requires every other weekend
observe and learn socially effective values, attitudes and behaviors.
- Serves as a role model for residents to
remains positive throughout facility.
- Ensures environment remains safe and normative culture
formulation, implementation and revision of the resident individual
treatment plan (ITP).
daily living skills through appropriate assignment, instruction, and
- Promotes development of residents'
supervision of tasks.
intervention as necessary by anticipating and responding quickly to
- Provides appropriate crisis
escalating behaviors, utilizing de-escalation techniques to diffuse
the situation, correctly prioritizing safety concerns, following
proper restraint technique guidelines, and displaying neutral
pertinent resident care information for change of shift report, team
- Ensures optimal communication by relaying
logs, communication books and complex staff meetings.
The following are the job requirements for the Residential
Bachelors degree in
psychology or a related field
Minimum of 1 year of direct care
experience working with adolescents and children in a
Requires valid SC
Requires ability to work in a fast-paced
Must possess knowledge of therapeutic
relationships, therapeutic processes, adolescent growth and
development, limit-setting and behavior management, CPI and CPR.
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
Universal Health Services - 16 months ago