La Paloma Treatment Center is currently seeking a Residential Counselor, to monitor, support, and provide outstanding care for our clients. The ideal candidate will have the ability to inspire our clientâ€™s confidence in both our staff, and the FRN Model of Treatment. The Residential Counselor will be a key role in providing daily encouragement to our clients, while also serving as a listening ear and a safe place, as they work through the difficult steps of breaking free from addiction.
Do you have a passion for working with patients with co-occurring disorders and chemical dependence? Do you want to be part of a team of highly skilled individuals, driven by the goal of helping others through life-changing recovery? Do you have the desire to serve as a Brand Ambassador to FRN? IF so, then this could be the opportunity youâ€™ve been searching for! This position is located at Foundations Recovery Networkâ€™s residential treatment facility, The Oaks at La Paloma, in Memphis, Tennessee.
Key Responsibilities include:
Ensures program schedule is maintained
Observes patient behavior and documents using Patient Status Notes/Observation Log
Utilizes TIER and enters notes
Utilizes motivational interviewing and patient-centered techniques when assisting patients
Provides empathetic, supportive approach to all client interactions by acting as a sounding board for the individual
Conducts orientation of new patients
Monitors resident computer and telephone usage
Conducts psycho-educational groups, upon completing proper training
Employs de-escalation techniques, as confrontation is not used
Utilizes local crisis response team in case of emergency psychiatric emergency (i.e. suicidal/homicidal ideation or threats)Â
Conducts safety drills according to FRN Safety Standards
Participates in training and meets FRN and licensure expectations related to training.
This opportunity provides the following:
Foundations Recovery Network (FRN) is challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and development opportunities within FRN & UHS and its subsidiaries
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