One of the nationâ€™s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the Worldâ€™s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americaâ€™s Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
La Paloma Treatment Center:
What we are looking for:
La Paloma Treatment Center is currently seeking a Residential Counselor, to monitor, support, and provide outstanding care for our clients. The ideal candidate will have the ability to inspire our clientâ€™s confidence in both our staff, and the FRN Model of Treatment. The Residential Counselor will be a key role in providing daily encouragement to our clients, while also serving as a listening ear and a safe place, as they work through the difficult steps of breaking free from addiction.
Do you have a passion for working with patients with co-occurring disorders and chemical dependence? Do you want to be part of a team of highly skilled individuals, driven by the goal of helping others through life-changing recovery? Do you have the desire to serve as a Brand Ambassador to FRN? IF so, then this could be the opportunity youâ€™ve been searching for! This position is located at Foundations Recovery Networkâ€™s residential treatment facility, The Oaks at La Paloma, in Memphis, Tennessee.
Key Responsibilities include:
Ensures program schedule is maintained
Observes patient behavior and documents using Patient Status Notes/Observation Log
Utilizes TIER and enters notes
Utilizes motivational interviewing and patient-centered techniques when assisting patients
Provides empathetic, supportive approach to all client interactions by acting as a sounding board for the individual
Conducts orientation of new patients
Monitors resident computer and telephone usage
Conducts psycho-educational groups, upon completing proper training
Employs de-escalation techniques, as confrontation is not used
Utilizes local crisis response team in case of emergency psychiatric emergency (i.e. suicidal/homicidal ideation or threats)Â
Conducts safety drills according to FRN Safety Standards
Participates in training and meets FRN and licensure expectations related to training