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Counselor Aide - Full Time CD

Universal Health Services


Location:
SHIPPENSBURG, PA
Date:
06/23/2017
2017-06-232017-07-22
Job Code:
220186
Universal Health Services
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Counselor Aide - Full Time CD

Job Code:  220186
Facility: Roxbury
Location: SHIPPENSBURG, PA US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Clinical Support
 
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:
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.

Roxbury Treatment Center is a private 112-bed sub-acute detoxification/rehabilitation and psychiatric center located at the foothills of the scenic Blue Mountains. In our 50-bed chemical dependency unit, detoxification is conducted under close medical supervision. The team of physicians and our around-the-clock nursing staff provide the needed assessment and care. The Recovery Program offers a professional approach to the treatment of chemical dependencies. Our treatment team includes Certified Addictions Counselors, Masters and Bachelors level clinicians, and nurses.

Our Military Initiative Program opened in June 2010 to treat active military personnel dealing with chemical dependency and mental health issues. The co-occurring program developed by our Treatment Team is a dynamic and multifaceted approach for this specialized treatment program.

Roxbury also has an acute psychiatric unit treating individuals with mental illnesses who need short-term hospitalization. This program specializes in treating adult patients who are suffering from co-occurring disorders; mental illness and substance use/abuse issues. Staffed with mental health techs and nurses around the clock, our Chief Medical Officer and psychiatrists oversee this cutting edge psychiatric treatment program.

A new acute psychiatric unit treating adolescents between the ages of 13 - 17 recently opened at Roxbury. Staffed with mental health techs and nurses around the clock, our Chief Medical Officer and psychiatrists oversee this cutting edge psychiatric treatment program helping teens deal with mental illness and co-occurring disorders.
While employees of Roxbury Treatment Center may be hired to work on a specific shift or a specific unit, please be advised that all employees are required to work on any shift and any unit as required by the business needs at any given time. This simply means that Roxbury will assign staff to work when and where the facility may have a need for their skills.

Roxbury is currently recruiting a Full Time Counselor Aide on the Chemical Dependency Unit. While employees of Roxbury Treatment Center may be hired to work on a specific shift or a specific unit, please be advised that all employees are required to work on any shift and any unit as required by the business needs at any given time. This simply means that Roxbury will assign staff to work when and where the facility may have a need for their skills.
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. 


 

 

The Counselor Aide provides direct patient care under the supervision of the Clinical Coordinator. Primary responsibilities include the provision of a safe and therapeutic milieu, crisis intervention and activities of daily living.

 
Requirements

High School diploma required.  Bachelor's degree and experience in human services or behavioral healthcare preferred.

Must possess knowledge therapeutic relationship processes, limit setting and behavior management, crisis management with aggressive behaviors, and CPR training, preferred. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Physical agility to manage patients. Push, pull and lift up to 50 pounds. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending and stooping. Drug and alcohol free as evidenced by negative results of post-offer, pre-employment urine drug screen.


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