Counselor Aide I Or II

Harbor Corporation Bowling Green , OH 43403

Posted 4 days ago

Harbor is seeking a full time Counselor Aide I/II. Counselor Aide's are responsible for providing direct care to resident daily activities, overseeing household operations, and maintaining clinical records regarding each resident's behavior and treatment planning goals. Also, Maintains a high standard of care for all residential clients that is consistent with program rules. Reviews staff progress notes for accuracy and documents daily shift activities as required by program policies. Understands and provides care that is trauma-informed and culturally appropriate. Position is full time on 2nd shift and candidates must be flexible to work weekends and holidays.

Job Duties:

  • Assist with monitoring and maintaining client's daily household assignments, schedules, and activities, including but not limited to; counseling sessions, and social interaction skills.

  • Knowledgeable of the individualized care plan for residents and provide support to the resident according to the care plan. Contribute to the care planning process by providing the clinical team with specific information and observations of the residents' needs and preferences.

  • Ensures and monitors client involvement in 12-step programming through in-house meetings and community based meetings.

  • Maintain accurate, complete and appropriate clinical records in a timely manner.

  • Perform all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves where indicated, and proper disposal of soiled materials.

  • Transport clients to appointments, social activities etc.

  • Responsible for the completion of all scheduled tasks, care of residents and the facility (including maintenance and cleaning).

  • Participates in training and development programs to enhance knowledge, skills and personal service network.

  • Complete household duties and work orders as outlined on the duty list for each shift.

Requirements

Counselor Aide I:

  • Medical Assistant Certification or Bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology or human service related field preferred.

  • One to two years' experience working with persons having chemical dependency/mental health issues preferred.

  • Chemical Dependency/Counseling/Social Work Licensure required.

  • Must be at least 23 years of age, have valid Driver's license, acceptable driving record, and be deemed insurable through Harbor's vehicle insurance carrier. Must remain up-to-date on annual Defensive Driving for 15-Passenger Vans training requirement.

  • CPR/First Aid and NCI/CPI Certifications required.

Counselor Aide II:

  • High School Diploma or GED required. Medical Assistant Certification or Bachelor degree in human service field preferred.

  • Experience working with and/or training in delivery of behavioral health services preferred.

  • Must be at least 23 years of age, have a valid driver's license ,acceptable driving record, and be deemed insurable through Harbor's vehicle insurance carrier for first and second shift employees. Third shift employees will not be required to drive. Must remain up-to-date on annual Defensive Driving for 15-Passenger Vans training requirement.

  • CPR/First Aid and NCI/CPI Certifications required.

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