Overnight Counselor

Boston, MA 02101

Posted: 08/15/2019 Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Job Number: 106607 Pay Rate: $18.00


Our client is seeking an overnight counselor for their Stabilization program, which is a 50-bed, post-detox men’ s substance abuse treatment program.   This is a long term contract and the schedule is Monday-Friday, 10:45PM-7:15AM OR 11PM-7AM.  

 

Responsibilities:

• Provides quality services to staff, clients, and visitors

• Ensures safety and security of the floor and that program operations are in compliance with policies and procedures.

• Communicates client issues to management team, clinical staff, and operational staff using shift review, the program communications log, email, and incident reports as required

• Monitor and assess the integrity of the programs therapeutic milieu; empower clients to act in accordance with the guidelines of the program.

• Provide supportive counseling/active listening and communicate client issues and behaviors to clinical staff in a timely manner.

• Monitor medications and documents appropriately in medication log book; conducts controlled medication counts.

• Review and record all relevant information in the log in a clear, legible, concise manner to include any even/interaction with clients and staff.

• Complete detailed/factual incident reports to document significant events and e-mail (within shift) to administrative staff which includes Clinical Director/Clinical Supervisor/Operations Coordinator.

• Report any major safety issues to Operations Coordinator.

• Monitor Client activity on the floor by completing rounds/walk-throughs in the men’ s dorm to announce group/meal/med times and redirect clients.

• Responsible for completing regular rounds, including but not limited to: dormitories, café, group room, offices, bathroom, and outside picnic area

 

Candidates should have some shift lead or supervisory experience, and need to be comfortable working in an environment with male patients with a history of trauma, mental illness, and substance abuse.  

Ability and willingness to administer First Aid/CPR and Narcan are non-negotiable.  

Must pass a CORI

 

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