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Deltek Talent Management - RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR - (18907)

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Facility Name
MEMPHIS, TN 38114 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Behavioral Health - Support Staff
Job Description



La Paloma Treatment Center:


What we are looking for:


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 client’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 you’ve been searching for! This position is located at Foundations Recovery Network’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) 
  • Conducts safety drills according to FRN Safety Standards

Participates in training and meets FRN and licensure expectations related to training.

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.



Job Requirements


  • High School diploma or GED required.

  • Minimum 1 year healthcare experience required. Experience in behavioral health preferred.

  • CPR certification

  • Ability to pass employer’s MVR check in order to be added to insurance carrier.

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