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Universal Health Services
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Foundations Recovery Network (FRN) is the premier provider of integrated treatment for co-occurring addiction and mental health concerns, offering residential and outpatient services nationwide. At each facility, we focus on patient-centered care and an individualized approach, upholding a high standard of innovative treatment and compassionate attention to each patients needs. We are committed to providing and promoting evidence-based treatment for individuals with co-occurring disorders through clinical services, education, and research. Our purpose is to create lifetime relationships for long-term recovery. Everything we do is designed to support recovery in a comprehensive way, addressing the needs of the whole personphysically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. We provide the foundation; you build the life.

Michaels House Treatment Center is a refuge of healing and recovery nestled at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains in Palm Springs, California. For many years, our warm, welcoming atmosphere has provided individuals with the support, compassion, and education designed to treat their specific recovery needs. With a wealth of expertise, our caring treatment team members empower you to reach your recovery goals and find the healthy, wholesome, and fulfilling life that you deserve.

FRN is currently seeking a Residential Counselor, to assist in maintaining a warm, welcoming environment and providing client-centered care. The ideal candidate will have the ability to inspire our clients confidence in both our staff and the FRN Model of Treatment by exhibiting a high level of both knowledge and compassion. 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 desire to help people, through facilitating life-changing recovery? Do you get excited about the chance to make a difference by serving as a Brand Ambassador to FRN? If so, then you could be the perfect addition to our team! This position will be located at Foundations Recovery Networks facility, Michaels House, located in Palm Springs, California.


Job Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for reviewing pass down information obtained from clinical staff
  • Conducts psycho-educational groups
  • Participates in milieu related meetings (i.e., level change, house meetings, etc.)
  • Performs case management duties as directed
  • Answers all calls and directs accordingly
  • Responsible for appropriately charting significant events that occur regarding client treatment during assigned shift
  • Ensures that all doors are locked and secure throughout the assigned shift
  • Responsible for assigning transportation services as needed and/or directed
  • Responsible for conducting room searches and communicating the need for urine drug screenings to outside medical services as necessary
  • Escalates issues and/or concerns regarding residents to Lead Resident Counselor
  • Monitors resident computer and telephone usage
  • Assists with the admissions process
  • Performs ground checks every 30 minutes throughout shift
  • Performs all other duties as required or assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to inspire client confidence in the FRN Staff and the FRN Model of Treatment
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate, through conduct and communications, the stability required to effectively assist clients and their family members through the FRN Model of Treatment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills, as this position continually requires demonstrated professionalism, tact, and diplomacy
  • Must have general knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing and spreadsheets (MS Word, Excel)
  • Understanding of diverse cultures and gender specific issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the organization
  • Understands need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with clients, residents, families, visitors, referral sources, and all other contacts
  • Must possess a current, valid drivers license and have the ability to obtain a Class B license
  • Must possess current CPR/First Aid certification


  • High School diploma or GED required; 2 years college preferred
  • Licensed or certified as a chemical dependency counselor required and/or registered to become license or certified also required
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in healthcare field

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background and experience with us by applying online. FRN offers competitive compensation, commensurate with experience, and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance, and 401K.

FRN is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at FRN via email, the Internet, or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of FRN. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by FRN as a result of the referral or through other means.



Posted: 2020-02-14 Expires: 2020-04-02

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