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Residential Counselor- Temp

Redwood City, California | Full-Time Temporary

Job ID: 2615 Category: Case Management, Counselor/Therapist, Direct Care Provider

We are in need of Temporary Residential Counselors. There are flexible schedules for these roles as these are 24/7 facilities.  Two of these facilities are located in Redwood City, CA and one is in Daly City, CA.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
? Develop and maintain a respectful, caring, tolerant, ethical, and empowering relationship with all individuals served.
? Establish and maintain clear and effective communications with clients, ensure that their needs are met, assist them in the development and implementation of their treatment plans, and prepare them for the next level of care or other discharge options.
? Monitor and document clients' intake of psychiatric medications and ensure that medications are handled and stored in accordance with established program procedures and licensing regulations; regularly review medication logs to ensure that they are accurate and complete.
? Document clients' progress in program charts and conduct regular chart reviews in accordance with established program procedures.
? Assist program management in ensuring compliance with all agency policies and procedures, contractual agreements, licensing and certification requirements, and local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
? Provide one-to-one and group counseling to program clients, as assigned and as necessary.
? Provide accurate, timely, and complete transfer of program and client information to other staff as they begin their shift.
? Assist program management with ongoing development, implementation, evaluation, and refinement of documented curriculum in support of all classes and groups provided.
? Conduct educational classes for program participants, as assigned, ensuring that the curriculum for such classes is documented, regularly updated, improved, and expanded.
? Provide crisis intervention as necessary.
? Perform client intake interviews and assessments, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS-

? High School Diploma or GED is required. BA in psychology or related field is strongly preferred.
? A minimum of one year full time experience or its part time equivalent working in a program serving
persons with mental disabilities is required. Such experience must be in the direct provision of services
to clients.
? Experience in psychiatric rehabilitation, preferably in a social rehabilitation environment is preferred.
? Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment including email and Internet navigation
required. Experience with Human Service Information Systems strongly preferred.
? Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, a professional demeanor and to represent the
organization in a positive manner at all times.
? Must demonstrate acceptable level of maturity, good judgment, and emotional stability.

This role pays $18.74 an hour.

If you are interested please send the most updated copy of your resume and a good time to contact you to brooke@psychpros.com

Thank You,

Brooke Olson

National Recruiting Manager

888-651-8367 x4787

 

Brooke Olson
National Recruiting Manager

Recruiting is a great way to combine two fields that I love — human resources and human services. I believe that my knowledge of the human services field helps me so much in my position as a behavioral health recruiter. I am truly able to understand what client companies are looking for in a candidate, and in turn, I can help job candidates locate a job they love.

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