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Residential Counselor

Department: 632 - Tippett House
Location: Rockville, MD

The Rock Creek Foundation, which is a part of the Affiliated Santé Group, provides community-based treatment of individuals with both psychiatric needs and developmental disabilities, employing values-based management services. RCF’s commitment to serving all populations led the organization to secure Medicaid funding for such services, a new use of Medicaid funds at the time. We aim toward an ideal of enlightened communities, which will demand the rights of all our clients’ life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness! 

We are currently in search for Residential Counselors to work with courageous, high functioning individuals with severe mental challenges in our Great Mills and Lexington Park, MD residential homes.

Commitments

  • Assists in planning recreational activities.
  • Counsels residents in identifying and resolving social or other problems.
  • Compiles records of daily activities of residents. Writes and submits incident reports as needed.
  • Supervises group-sponsored trips and social functions.
  • Ascertains need for and secures services of physician.
  • Answers telephone and sorts and distributes mail.
  • Escorts individuals on trips outside establishment for shopping or to obtain medical or dental services.
  • Plans menus.
  • Comply with COMAR, MHP and company regulations.
  • Implement resident rehabilitation plans and record appropriate data.
  • Record and submit all necessary documentation for billing.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma (or equivalent).
  • Three (3) years’ experience in the Mental Health field.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with less than two (2) points as well as current automobile insurance.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to move/lift up to 50lbs.
  • Availability to work nights and weekends.
  • MHA experience preferred.
  • CMT preferred.
  • Drivers Licenses, personal vehicle, and current automobile insurance.
  • Two of fewer MVR points

Benefits

  • These aren’t desk jobs. Meet people where they are, in the community, and work with them and provide mental health based services that are seriously effecting their lives. Go home every day knowing that you made a true impact
  • Training, supervision, and assistance with CEUs and licensing costs
  • Proven internal growth and opportunity for career assistance. Work-life balance - we value family, flexibility, and vacation time.

Our Mission is to create and support opportunities that empower individuals to choose, obtain and maintain socially-valued roles in our community.

Our Vision is to foster a premiere community-based system that promotes individual change and personal achievement while providing a national model for service innovation.

Our Values are believing in the individual spirit as the most powerful catalyst for change.  We believe in the power of renewal to create opportunities for growth within an existing way of life.  We are committed to invention, empowering new life management skills to facilitate personal, social, and professional opportunities.

Rock Creek Foundation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Rock Creek Foundation participates in E-Verify.

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