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PRO.A / JOBS Roxbury, Shippensburg; Counselor – PRN

Roxbury, Shippensburg; Counselor – PRN

Post Date: 08/02/17
Type of Position: Clinical
Title:ツCounselor – PRN

  • Master’s Degree or above from an accredited college with a major in Psychology or other related field which includes a practicum in health or human service agency preferred. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in Psychology or other related field and one year of clinical experience (minimum 1820 hours) in a health or human services agency required.
  • Current licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a registered nurse and a degree from an accredited school of nursing and one (1) year of counseling experience (minimum 1820 hours) in a health or human services agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. If a person’s experience did not take place in a drug and alcohol setting, the individuals training plan shall specifically address a plan to achieve counseling competency in chemical dependency issues.
  • Full certification as an addiction counselor by statewide certification body, which is a member of a National certification body or certification by another state government’s substance abuse counseling certification board.

Must possess knowledge of dual diagnosis/chemical dependency/mental health patients age-specific patient issues, limit setting and behavior management, crisis prevention and intervention techniques knowledge and comprehension of regulatory agency standards (DOH, DPW, CMS, Joint Commission, etc.) staff development procedures and requirements ability to communicate orally, telephonically, and in writing working knowledge of computer systems and various software must maintain certification CPR, Verbal De-Escalation, and Handle With Care. Must possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to be a team player. Good documentation, organization and time management skills are necessary. Must be effective in decision-making and problem solving.

Description:ツ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 60-bed chemical dependency unit, detoxification is conducted under close medical supervision. This unit includes our Military Initiative Program designed to treat active military personnel dealing with chemical dependency and mental health issues. 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.

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.

An acute psychiatric unit treating adolescents between the ages of 13 – 17 is currently in operation at Roxbury Treatment Center. 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.

Roxbury is currently recruiting a Per Diem Family Counselor for our Chemical Dependency Unit. Hours are mainly afternoons, evenings, and weekends. The family therapist will receive referrals for family sessions from all Roxbury units and respond in a timely manner. The family therapist will be responsible for meeting with patients individually and contacting their family and supports ahead of time to assess the need for and to schedule sessions. The family therapist will also consult with other clinical staff members in order to determine appropriateness for sessions and to obtain additional clinical information prior to and following sessions. The family therapist will also be responsible for documentation of completed sessions and contacts to family/supports made over the phone.

Roxbury recently opened an Adolescent (ages 13-17) Psychiatric Uhit.

Roxbury Treatment Center currently has a PRN Counselor – Chemical Dependency Unit position available.

Contact Information: To apply, please clickツHERE