Three Rivers Residential Treatment„nMidlands 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 their care.
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 sihft rotations)
• 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 on duty.
Maintains a clean and safe environment by adhering to safety and
security regulations, properly using and storing supplies, and
reporting potential hazards to Director of Support Services.
• 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 setting.
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 environment.
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.
Universal Health Services - 2 years ago