Residential Counselor PRN

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University of Maryland Medical System
Published
December 23, 2021
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Job Type
PRN  

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Residential Counselor PRN

Job ID: 82790

Area of Interest: Allied Health

Location: Baltimore,MD US

Hours of Work: rotating

Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center

Employment Type: Supplemental/Per Diem

Shift: ROTATING

What You Will Do:

General Summary

Under general supervision, responsible for the overall, daily operations of the residence.  Based on a strengths model and using identified counseling and communication skills, engages members to develop and maintain a supportive, therapeutic, safe, home-like atmosphere which is sensitive to individual cultural and functional differences.

Principal Responsibilities and Tasks


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

 

  1. Trains members on daily independent living skills by developing effective rapport as reflected in their Individual Rehabilitation Plan (IRP).
  2. Provides input and makes recommendations to the team on needs, skills, and preferences of members to ensure the Rehab process is to be successful.
  3. Identifies social, environmental and health care needs and meets these needs by helping members develop daily living skills, and monitors Health Homes Goals as established in the Health Home Plan.
  4. Instructs, supervises and participates in performing daily living skills/tasks with members, such as, cleaning, self-care/grooming, preparing meals, planning household budgets, food shopping, interpersonal relationships and clothing purchases.  Supports members in daily routines and teaches relationship development and leisure skills.
  5. Conducts and documents regular safety drills.  Instructs and assists members to perform routine household maintenance.
  6. Holds regularly scheduled house meetings and counseling groups with members.  Communicates household activities to the team.
  7. Liaison to the neighborhood for members.  Develops individualized natural supports and resources.
  8. Completes daily billing sheets, house logs, maintenance request forms, medication documentation, progress towards IRP/, and incident reports as they occur.
  9. Provides transportation to and from scheduled appointments as needed while training members in independent travel as appropriate, at HarborCity only.
  10. Provides crisis intervention and oversees the resolution of crisis for members in the residence.

 

What You Need to Be Successful:

Education and Experience

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) is required.  Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services related field is preferred. Bachelor’s degree may substitute for the experience requirement on a year for year basis.
  2. Minimum of one (1) year experience in mental health services, or equivalent health services experience, is required.
  3. A current, valid, MD state driver’s license is required.  Not more than two points on the driving record per year permitted.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

What brings you joy in your role?
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Working with staff to understand the clinical environment and how patients respond to illness brings me joy to my life. It has helped to enrich my professional career, and hopefully I have helped to enrich the professional lives of others.

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Working with staff to understand the clinical environment and how patients respond to illness brings me joy to my life. It has helped to enrich my professional career, and hopefully I have helped to enrich the professional lives of others.

 

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