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Counselor Aide - Full Time CD

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of thenation's largest and most respected health care managementcompanies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals,behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide.Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase healthcare properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strongfranchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control.Our success comes from a responsive management style and a servicephilosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion. Roxbury Treatment Center is a private 112-bed sub-acutedetoxification/rehabilitation and psychiatric center located at thefoothills of the scenic Blue Mountains. In our 50-bed chemicaldependency unit, detoxification is conducted under close medicalsupervision. The team of physicians and our around-the-clock nursingstaff provide the needed assessment and care. The Recovery Programoffers a professional approach to the treatment of chemicaldependencies. Our treatment team includes Certified AddictionsCounselors, Masters and Bachelors level clinicians, and nurses. Our Military Initiative Program opened in June 2010 to treatactive military personnel dealing with chemical dependency and mentalhealth issues. The co-occurring program developed by our TreatmentTeam is a dynamic and multifaceted approach for this specializedtreatment program. Roxbury also has an acute psychiatricunit treating individuals with mental illnesses who need short-termhospitalization. This program specializes in treating adult patientswho are suffering from co-occurring disorders; mental illness andsubstance use/abuse issues. Staffed with mental health techs andnurses around the clock, our Chief Medical Officer and psychiatristsoversee this cutting edge psychiatric treatment program. A new acute psychiatric unit treating adolescents between the agesof 13 - 17 recently opened at Roxbury. Staffed with mental healthtechs and nurses around the clock, our Chief Medical Officer andpsychiatrists oversee this cutting edge psychiatric treatment programhelping teens deal with mental illness and co-occurring disorders.While employees of Roxbury Treatment Center may be hired towork on a specific shift or a specific unit, please be advised thatall employees are required to work on any shift and any unit asrequired by the business needs at any given time. This simply meansthat Roxbury will assign staff to work when and where the facilitymay have a need for their skills. Roxbury is currently recruiting a Full Time Counselor Aide on theChemical Dependency Unit. While employees of Roxbury Treatment Centermay be hired to work on a specific shift or a specific unit, pleasebe advised that all employees are required to work on any shift andany unit as required by the business needs at any given time. Thissimply means that Roxbury will assign staff to work when and wherethe facility may have a need for their skills. UHS is notaccepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for thisemployment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumessubmitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, theInternet or in any form and/or method without a valid written searchagreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole propertyof UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired byUHS as a result of the referral or through other means.The Counselor Aide provides direct patient care under thesupervision of the Clinical Coordinator. Primary responsibilitiesinclude the provision of a safe and therapeutic milieu, crisisintervention and activities of daily living.
Job Requirements
High School diploma required. Bachelor's degreeandexperience in human services or behavioral healthcare preferred.Must possess knowledge therapeuti



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