Per Diem Counselor A Step Ahead Partial Program Elmer/Bridgeton

US-NJ-Bridgeton
6 days ago
Job ID
2017-1789
# of Openings
1

Overview

Per Diem Counselor A Step Ahead Partial Program

Fridays Required next 6 months (Variable Hours)

Willing to Work in Elmer and Bridgeton

 

 

MUST Have bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work, or other related field

Experience in behavioral/mental health with children and adolescents ages 3 to 17

 

 

Provides for the direct care and management of patient population of a partial care treatment center.    

 

Responsibilities

  • Provides direct care and management of patient population. 
  • Maintains a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients. 
  • Facilitates  psycho-educational groups that address specific identified treatment issues and reinforces the patient’s treatment plan. 
  • Provides observational feedback within the multidisciplinary team context.
  • Accurately records daily patient progress in the medical record as well as completing other required paperwork. 
  • Rides along with the van driver to transport patients to and from program.
  • Annual certification in the Handle With Care behavior management system.

Qualifications

  • BA in psychology, social work or related field.
  • Must have demonstrated abilities to work with a team and to be able to manage multiple responsibilities with professionalism. 
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance.
  • Seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

EOE M/V/F/D

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