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Residential Counselor - Adult Residential Facility

Company: Comprehensive Mental Health Center
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:


  • $500 Sign On Bonus
  • We Offer - Medical, Dental, and Vision - 100% paid premiums for Full-Time employees
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 403(b)-retirement planOur Vision is to provide a full continuum of excellent, accessible behavioral health services in Pierce County and to serve as a valued partner in alliances that promote whole health and enhance the well-being of people in our communityPark Place is a 90-bed adult mental health residential treatment facility (RTF). We provide residents who experience serious and persistent mental health challenges a higher quality of life in a safe and therapeutic environment. Staff partner with residents to develop an individualized treatment plan based not just on mental health needs, but also their hopes and dreams for the future.Daily Duties:Residential Counselors (RCs) aid residents in daily activities that enhance their self-care skills, independence, social skills and self-reliance. This can be anything from doing laundry with a resident to leading group discussions. RCs are responsible for completing daily rounds to ensure that residents are safe and accounted for. Since RCs continuously interact with the residents, they work in conjunction with the clinical team to ensure all residents get the support they need. RCs use an electronic record program to chart daily activities throughout the facility.Expectations:Residential Counselors must maintain ethical and professional standards of practice at all times, i.e. maintaining proper boundaries with residents and ensuring that HIPAA standards are met. Staff should exhibit an understanding of mental health issues and demonstrate empathy, hopefulness, and resourcefulness in interaction with residents. RCs must ensure that daily progress notes, which reflect observations of residents' clinical and behavioral care, are submitted and completed correctly in a timely manner.Qualifications:
    • All new hires will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination
    • High school graduate, GED or equivalent experience.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with mentally ill individuals.

      CLR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women, ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, Vietnam Era Veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Comprehensive Mental Health Center, Tacoma , Residential Counselor - Adult Residential Facility, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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