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3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
2/19/2020
Job Category:
Social Service
Residential Counselor PRN - On Call
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Merakey | Philadelphia, PA
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Job Description

Merakey is currently seeking Mental Health Worker to join our Adult Behavioral Health Division in our Philadelphia, PA location.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Ensures all interactions are within the framework of the Recovery and Sanctuary Models

* Implements program policy and procedure according to program regulations and guidelines
* Provides counseling to individual clients
* Implements and monitors treatment of clients
* Leads or co-leads recreational groups
* Assists, teaches and monitors client's daily living activities, including but not limited to personal hygiene, bathing, shaving, grooming dressing, laundry and room care
* Accompanies and monitors clients on community trip
* Engages clients in social and leisure activities
* Assures the health and safety of the clients
* Engages clients in social and leisure activities.
* Document resident progress with recovery goals through completion of weekly DAP notes and all relevant paperwork
* Monitors compliance with site expectations set by the residents.
* Reports to administrator on call any immediate or unusual situations(s) and mediate problematic issues between clients in a timely manner Attends and participates in all trainings and meetings

MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS

* Work/Life Balance
* Competitive Compensation Plans
* Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
* Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
* Flexible Spending Accounts
* Short/Long Term Disability Coverage
* Life Insurance
* 403B Retirement Plan (with company matching)
* Marketplace Savings Program
* Employee Assistance Program
* Wellness Programs
* 24-Hour Nurse Hotline
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Generous Paid Time Off (for qualifying positions)
* Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human services

ABOUT MERAKEY'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION

Merakey offers a continuum of care in behavioral health (includes mental health and addictive diseases), integrating services in both community and site-based settings. These services provide a wide range of recovery focused treatment, services, and supports for children and adults.

Site/Clinic Based Services

* The Center for Hope
* Outpatient
* Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
* Parents and Children Together (PACT)
* Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
* Psychiatric/Socialization Rehabilitation for Hope
* Residential Services for Children and Adults

Community Based Services

* Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT)
* Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS)
* Case Management / Recovery Coaching
* Community Health Liaison (CHL)
* Community and School Based Behavioral Health (CSBBH)
* Crisis Intervention
* Substance Use Disorder Services
* Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (DDTT)
* Family Based Mental Health Services
* Therapeutic Family Care
* Foster Care Plus
* Peer Support
* Student Assistance Program (SAP)
* Supported Employment
* Supports for Permanency (SFP)

For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-behavioral-health.html

ABOUT MERAKEY

Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.

We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.

We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.

With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee.

Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer

APPLY TODAY

In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at sabina.tobak@merakey.org.

* Minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience working with individuals with mental health diagnoses in a residential setting.
* A valid driver's license is required for this position.
* Must have a High school Diploma/GED.