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STUDENT LIFE COUNSELOR - $2,000 SIGN ON BONUS - (113076)

Universal Health Services
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
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  • Job Code
    113076

Boulder Creek Academy (BCA) is a premier 50-bed residential therapeutic boarding school nestled in the beautiful Cabinet Mountains of North Idaho. We pride ourselves on developing and implementing individualized academic and emotional programming for students 13-18 years of age while also supporting families with developing and sustaining lifelong strategies for the school and home environment. The BCA mission is to empower students and families to achieve excellence in personal growth, relationships, and lifelong learning

  • Supervise students to ensure that basic needs are met, and that the environment is emotionally and physically safe.
  • Sets and enforces behavior management plans and student limits and provides crisis intervention as required to resolve conflicts and contain inappropriate and/or unsafe behavior, according to company policy.
  • Develop, schedule and supervise daily and special activities of students, such as chores, daily and weekend activities, physical education, special projects, field trips,program trips and excursions.
  • Assist students with academic work assigned outside of the classroom.
  • Participate in all daily activities with students. Instruct students in learning skills necessary for completion of activities and safety practices to ensure adherence to all safety policies and procedures.
  • Supports the integrated team approach between Student Life, Clinical and Academics.
  • Provide counseling/mentoring to students to assist with individual work, peer group processes, and staff relationships.
  • Participates in groups as scheduled.
  • Assists with the development, implementation and modification of studentMaster TreatmentPlan (MTP), under the supervision of the Team Manager and Clinician.
  • Responsible for timely documentation of student progress, incidents and other required paperwork according to program standards.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate communication with peer group, team, and other appropriate staff regarding delivery of service, progress, concerns and recommendations.
  • Responsible for Company and personal Service Excellence Standards
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in psychology or related field from four-year college or university preferred but NOT REQUIRED; and/or equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Minimum per Idaho licensing regulations is a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum two years experience working with youth-at-risk preferred. One year in a residential program preferred.
  • Must be at least nineteen (19) years of age per Idaho licensing regulations.
  • Training and certification in the areas of First Aid, CPR and non-violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) preferred or the ability to become certified within first ninety days.
  • General knowledge of workplace and office safety, including ergonomics, video screen display.
  • While performing the functions of this job, the employee will periodically be required to participate in various physical activities with the students. These activities may include, but not be limited to: work assignments, chores, day hikes, and other sport and recreational activities.
  • The employee will also be regularly required to walk on uneven grounds including but not limited to: rough, rocky, steep, muddy or snowy pathways.
  • The employee frequently is required to use fingers and hands to handle or feel.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
Posted: 2019-11-21 Expires: 2020-04-02

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STUDENT LIFE COUNSELOR - $2,000 SIGN ON BONUS - (113076)

Universal Health Services
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805

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