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BEHAVIOR COUNSELOR / MENTAL HEALTH TECH - Full Time (Night Shift)

Universal Health Services


Location:
RICHMOND, VA
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-21
Job Code:
236354
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Behavioral Health
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Nurse Practitioner
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BEHAVIOR COUNSELOR / MENTAL HEALTH TECH - Full Time (Night Shift)

Job Code:  236354
Facility: Cumberland Hospital
Location: RICHMOND, VA US Mid-Atlantic
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
 
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:
 

We made a difference in a child’s life today…

 

Position Summary:

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.

 

Cumberland Hospital for Children and Adolescents, a 110 bed state licensed and Joint Commission accredited specialty rehabilitation hospital, is located on 98 acres of riverfront land between Richmond and Williamsburg, Virginia in New Kent County.  We provide specialized care for young people whose disabilities, injuries or lifelong illnesses are compounded by emotional and/or behavioral problems.  We currently have Full-Time (Night Shift) Behavioral Counselor / Mental Health Tech positions available.  The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:   

1)    Assists in direct care and management of children and adolescents who have chronic illnesses, neurobehavioral issues or brain injuries.

2)    Plan, implement and evaluate group activities.

3)    Provide supervision, safety and crisis management for patients.

4)    Completes documentation and assists the multi-disciplinary team in the implementation of prescribed treatment regimens.

5)    Foster and create positive relationships and communication with team members, patients, their families and visitors.

6)    Participates in therapeutic interactions, guidance, support and role modeling while monitoring behavior according to program guidelines.

7)    Acts as an advocate in providing safe delivery of care to promote wellness.

8)    Maintain compliance with HIPPA regulations, ADA and Joint Commission policies and procedures.

 
Requirements

Job Requirements:

The following are the job requirements for the Behavioral Counselor / Mental Health Tech position:

    

1.    Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or Human Services field REQUIRED. Applicants with CNA license will be considered.
2.    Previous experience with emotionally disturbed, intellectually disabled or physically disabled persons preferred.
3.    Good verbal and written skills, ability to rotate shifts and units as necessary, and ability to maintain patient confidentiality are required.
4.    Knowledge of principles of psychology and child growth and development are useful.
5.  Certified Nursing Aides or Assistants are welcome to apply.
6.    Current Virginia driver’s license with a good driving record required.


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