Three Rivers Residential Treatment„nMidlands Campus is a
59-bed comprehensive residential treatment facility for children and
adolescents providing treatment for psychiatric and chemical
dependency related illnesses.
We organize our treatment around
helping children and teenagers remove barriers and develop interest
in their futures and career aspirations. Our therapeutic model is
collaborative; working with families, patients and agencies to
maximize therapeutic goals and individual treatment.
Three Rivers Residential Treatment-Midlands Campus is a
subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the
nation’s largest and most respected health care management
companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute 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.
Mission: We strive to be a customer-focused organization staffed by
highly trained professionals who are dedicated to patients, families,
and the communities we serve by delivering quality behavioral health
care that ensures safety and preserves dignity while enhancing the
well-being of those who entrust us with their care.
Serve as a
role model for residents to observe and learn socially effective
values, attitudes and behaviors. Ensures environment remains safe and
normative culture remains positive throughout facility. Contributes
to formulation, implementation and revision of the resident
individual treatment plan (ITP).
The candidate selected will be responsible for the
following: (Residential Counselor positions require every other
weekend sihft rotations)
• Exercises appropriate interventions under the
direction of the treatment team.
• Reviews the
resident’s chart to learn their history and the Initial
Treatment Plan. Refers any questions to the unit manager and/or nurse
• Maintains a clean and safe environment by
adhering to safety and security regulations, properly using and
storing supplies, and reporting potential hazards to Director of
• Processes with assigned residents.
Assesses the resident’s readiness to have precautions lifted or
• Exhibits good verbal de-escalation
• Facilitates community meetings and facilitates
• Escorts residents to scheduled
appointments both in and out of the facility setting as needed,
following Three Rivers Residential Treatment-Midlands Campus policies
• Accepts responsibility for safe
conditions at all times when transporting residents following
facility transportation policies.
• Maintains attendance
record that does not compromise delivery of resident care
• Contributes to the effective implementation of individual
treatment plans of residents through "line of sight"
supervision, positive interaction and role modeling, appropriate
scoring of observed behaviors, and appropriate consequences or limit
setting based on behaviors and program definition.
Maintains safety and security of the facility through close
observation and monitoring of the residents, maintaining optimal
physical proximity, remaining alert at all times, and using
analytical forethought to anticipate potentially volatile or unsafe
situations and proactively intervene.
development of residents' daily living skills through appropriate
assignment, instruction, and supervision of tasks.
Stimulates residents' interest and cooperation in various individual
and group activities and programs through positive interaction,
instruction, supervision, feedback and encouragement.
Completes accurate and timely documentation on resident's behavior as
outlined by policy, reports observations to relevant staff and makes
recommendations based on observations. Assists in preparation of
other behavioral reports and daily activities log as required.
• Develops counseling skill methods and techniques under the
supervision of program treatment professionals and uses those skills
to conduct periodic individual or group sessions as necessary.
Provides one-to-one contact with residents focusing on social
development and any problems they might be experiencing and at time
of resident distress.
• Assesses and ensures the needs of
the residents are being met in relation to clothing, linens, and
personal hygiene supplies. Supervises personal hygiene tasks.
• Escorts residents to mealtime, outdoor/indoor recreation,
and education activities and participates in their supervision and
instruction as needed. Transports residents to and from medical
appointments or other activities as directed.
appropriate crisis intervention as necessary by anticipating and
responding quickly to escalating behaviors, utilizing de-escalation
techniques to diffuse the situation, correctly prioritizing safety
concerns, following proper restraint technique guidelines, and
displaying neutral emotions.
Bachelors degree in psychology
or a related field with at least 1 year of direct experience working
with adolescents and children in a residential/educational/juvenile
Must possess knowledge of therapeutic
relationships, therapeutic processes, adolescent growth and
development, limit-setting and behavior management, crisis management
of aggressive behaviors and CPR.
Requires ability to work in a
fast-paced environment. Must have current, valid SC Driver's
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.