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Counselor, Flex

Universal Health Services

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Counselor, Flex

Job Code:  196600
Facility: Boulder Creek Academy
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level:  Entry Level
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: .01
Position Summary:
Supervise students to ensure a physically and emotionally safe environment and that basic needs are met in accordance with company policies and procedures and all licensing and certification requirements. Set and enforces behavior management plans and student limits and provide crisis intervention as required to resolve conflicts and contain inappropriate and/or unsafe behavior, according to company policy. Supervise daily and special activities of students, such as chores, ACW activities, physical education, special projects, field trips, wilderness expeditions, program trips and excursions, as assigned. Assists students with follow-up on academic work as assigned. Participate in activities with students. Instruct students in learning skills necessary for completion of activities and safety practices to ensure adherence to all safety policies and procedures. Supports the personal growth program. Provide counseling to students to assist with individual work, peer group processes, and staff relationships. Participates in groups and workshops as scheduled. Assists with the development, implementation and modification of student Individual Program Plan (IPP), under the supervision of the Team Manager. Responsible for timely documentation of student progress, incidents and other required paperwork according to program standards. Responsible for timely and accurate communication with peer group, team, and other appropriate staff regarding delivery of service, progress, concerns and recommendations. Responsible for Company and personal Service Excellence Standards.
Bachelor's degree in psychology or related field from four-year college or university preferred; and/or equivalent combination of experience and training. Minimum per Idaho licensing regulations is a high school diploma or equivalent.  Training and certification in the areas of First Aid, CPR and non-violent Crisis Intervention or the ability to obtain within 90 days.  

EXPERIENCE: Minimum two year’s experience working with youth-at-risk - one year in a residential program.

AGE: Must be at least nineteen (19) years of age per Idaho licensing regulations.

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS: General knowledge of workplace and office safety, including ergonomics, video screen display.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the functions of this job, the employee will periodically be required to participate in various physical activities with the students. These activities may include, but not be limited to: work assignments, wood chopping, day hikes, and other sport and recreational activities. The employee will also be regularly required to walk on uneven grounds including but not limited to: rough, rocky, steep, muddy or snowy pathways. The employee frequently is required to use fingers and hands to handle or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Blood Borne Disease Exposure Category: II

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