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Resident Counselor Nursing Certified - (220222)

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Resident Counselor Nursing Certified - (220222)

Facility Name
The Canyon at Peace Park
MALIBU, CA 90265 US (Primary)
Career Area
Behavioral Health - Support Staff
Job Description

Resident Counselor Nursing Certified Per Diem Swing Shift

Foundations Recovery Network (FRN), A subsidiary of UHS Inc. is the premier provider of integrated treatment for co-occurring addiction and mental health concerns, offering residential and outpatient services nationwide. At each facility, we focus on patient-centered care and an individualized approach, upholding a high standard of innovative treatment and compassionate attention to each patient’s needs. We are committed to providing and promoting evidence-based treatment for individuals with co-occurring disorders through clinical services, education, and research. Our purpose is to create lifetime relationships for long-term recovery. Everything we do is designed to support recovery in a comprehensive way, addressing the needs of the whole person—physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. We provide the foundation; you build the life.

The Canyon at Peace Park is a private, secluded retreat in the beautiful hills of Malibu, California. Our treatment philosophy is simple: specialized, cutting-edge care, recovery plans tailored to the individual, a supreme healing environment, and a program that addresses both substance use and co-occurring mental health conditions. In a compassionate, fine-tuned approach, we treat the whole person. FRN is currently seeking a Nursing Certified Residential Counselor, dedicated to patient-centered compassionate care, responsible to assess patient needs, monitor medications, administer and track TB skin tests, monitor random drug screens, and provide counseling and milieu management within the residential environment. The ideal candidate will have the ability to inspire our patients’ confidence in both our staff and the FRN Model of Treatment. Do you have a passion for working with patients with co-occurring disorders and chemical dependence? Do you find joy in being a part of someone’s life-changing road to recovery? Do you have the desire to serve as a Brand Ambassador to FRN? If so, then you may be just the person that we’re looking for! This position is located at Foundations Recovery Network’s facility, The Canyon at Peace Park,in Malibu, CA.

Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities Include:
• Completes assessment of new patients immediately upon admission, according to level of care procedures
• Monitors self-medication process for individuals living in residential facilities
• Provides on-going consumer education (group and individual) regarding medications
• Provides on-going staff training regarding medication policies and procedures
• Implements and monitors procedures for random urine drug screens to ensure that each individual is
screened as appropriate; completes process to ensure results are documented in medical file and with the individual’s clinician
• Performs responsibilities according to clinical and timeliness guidelines, and assimilates and applies
performance feedback as directed by management personnel
• Participates in weekly staff and clinical meetings
• Cross-trains and supports other divisions as needed or requested by supervisor
• Self-directed to provide support to colleagues as workflow allows

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of a variety of models and theories of addiction, mental illness, and related issues
  • Knowledge of philosophies, practices, policies, and outcomes of models of treatment, recovery, relapse prevention, and continuing care for dually diagnosed populations
  • Understanding of diagnostic criteria for dual conditions and ability to conceptualize modalities and placement criteria within the continuum of care
  • Understanding of diverse cultures and gender specific issues and ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into practice setting
  • Good organizational skills; ability to prioritize workload and work independently
  • Must comply with drug-free workplace guidelines
  • Current California Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) required.
  • Minimum of one (1) years’ experience working in a behavioral health setting required.
  • Experience with individuals with co-occurring disorders strongly preferred.

The candidate must undergo training in the competency areas listed below:
o Crisis Intervention / Safety Protocol
o First Aid/CPR
o Medication Awareness / Protocol
o Universal Precautions
o Suicide Assessment / Precaution Tracking
o Therapeutic Communication / Motivational Enhancement
o HIPAA / 42 CFR
o Client Rights
o Co-Occurring Disorders / Treatment
o The Canyon Philosophy

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

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.


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