PCA – Behavioral Health Counselor – PRN Nights

at Eating Recovery Center
Location Plano
Date Posted February 17, 2019
Category Therapist/Counselor
Job Type Full-time

Description

We are looking for a PCA - Behavioral Health Counselor who will provide constant and comprehensive patient supervision and support, facilitate psycho-educational groups and contribute to overall implementation of therapeutic programming including experiential therapy, meal-time and bathroom support. The Behavioral Health Counselor will ensure a safe and therapeutic environment.

To Better Understand Our Mission, Watch The Video Below

https://youtu.be/c_AZRH24wEk

We are seeking skilled individuals who want to join our team:

  • In saving, strengthening and supporting patients and their families
  • In believing that it is not about the eating disorder, it is about lasting recovery
  • In practicing the belief that quality care is driven by quality people
  • In helping restore healthy lives

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Assist patients with emotional regulation
  • Ongoing assessment and monitoring of physical/mental status
  • Perform checks on the unit to ensure environmental safety and patient location
  • Facilitate meals with patients consistent with Policy and Procedure
  • Maintain daily program structure
  • Assist in the AM/PM routine
  • Facilitate groups within realm of individual training and expertise
  • Contribute clinical information and observations about patients in documentation
  • Accompany patients on fresh air breaks and planned outings
  • Be creative in therapeutic interventions in order to maintain a safe, supportive, clinically
  • sound milieu
  • Provide 1:1 outreach to patient if necessary
  • Support task oriented psycho education groups under the supervision of the Program Manager
  • Demonstrate ability to consult with treatment teams and peers

Education And/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university with emphasis on Nursing, Sociology, Business or Psychology
  • At least one year of related experience and/or training

Required License Or Certification

  • Driver's license is required with safe driving record
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