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Milieu Counselor

Company: ALL POINTS NORTH LODGE
Location: Edwards
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

What makes you say Theres got to be a better way? Do you feel compelled to help others succeed? Are you searching for meaning, purpose, and fulfillment in your work? Consider exploring All Points North Lodge.

We are searching for team members who share our values and passion for bringing high-quality care, hope, opportunity, and restoration to the lives of those we are privileged to serve. All Points North Lodge offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401k. APN also offers paid holidays and vacation time to facilitate a healthy work-life balance.

If you are a team player and feel a call to share your skills, desires, and passion in this honorable mission, we invite you to explore our emerging employment opportunities.

All Points North Lodge is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, creed, gender, age, religion, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, sexual expression, or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions.

OPEN POSITIONS

All Points North Lodge is seeking Milieu Counselors in Edwards, CO!
Full-time, year round employment

Who We Are
All Points North Lodge is a comprehensive behavioral health company just outside of Vail, CO. You can learn more about us at www.apnlodge.com!

We are searching for team members who share our values and passion for bringing high-quality care, hope, opportunity, and restoration to the lives of those working through mental health, addiction, and trauma.

About the Position:
The Milieu Counselor (MC) assists in care coordination and the provision of clinical services. The MC provides milieu management and provides a safe environment for guests. The MC also participates in clinical groups, observing, co-facilitating, and leading clinical groups for clients.

Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The ability to use computer technology and communication devices is a necessary qualification.

Education: This position requires a High School diploma or GED; prefer bachelors degree in human services field.

Experience: 1+ years experience in a mental/behavioral health setting. Prefer 2+ years experience in a mental/behavioral health setting.

Special Skills & Knowledge: Candidates should have the following skills and attributes: strong communication skills, aptitude with conflict resolution, and the ability to de-escalate challenging situations. Must be able to learn, understand, and articulate mental health terminology. Proficiency with technology and electronic mediums, including the ability to learn site-specific specialized systems (Intelity, Kipu, Media Room, Protel, APN Connect, etc.).

Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Routine mobility to include standing, stooping, bending, lifting, walking and running.
Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.

Essential Requirements:
High level of reliability and flexibility
Openness to learning and growth
Appropriate interpersonal boundaries
Ability to pass background, driving, urine drug screen and criminal records tests
Must possess a valid drivers license, clean driving record, appropriate references, and transcript from accredited university if applicable
Position Duties and Responsibilities Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Client and Milieu Management
Create strong relationships and interactions to build a culture of safety and serves as a positive role model and mentor for clients
Promote client adherence to the daily programming schedule and encourage client participation in all activities
Verbally redirect clients to follow program expectations
Enforce adherence to safety protocols and ensure compliance with program rules
Intervenes in client crisis situations and works with treatment team to promote conflict resolution, de-escalation, and emotion regulation
Uses positive reinforcement, non-judgmental attitude, listening skills, gentle redirection, and other tools to manage client behaviors in a positive and supportive way to create a safe environment
Works with the treatment team to intervene with clients seeking to leave treatment early in order to support and redirect AMA situations
Group and Activity Facilitation
Create and lead activities on and off site to engage clients and enhance client experience
Observes and/or co-facilitates groups with clinical and other care coordinator staff
Runs therapeutic groups and group activities for clients to support recovery and wellness
Develops strong group management skills and develops a clinical repertoire for structured groups
Learns psychoeducational, behaviorally-based, and skills-focused group formats and works toward independent facilitation of group sessions
Interdepartmental
Serving as an integral part of the treatment team, conferring with various departments to address client and milieu issues and to promote safety and wellness
Works with Scheduling Coordinator to add client appointments to the schedule and to communicate schedule changes with staff and clients
Administrative
Keep documentation on clients including shift reports and data entry into the electronic medical system and related record keeping and data management systems (Kipu, DACODS, IRs)
Utilize site-specific technology and equipment including Intellity, APN Connect, Media Room equipment, etc.
Training and Development
Participates in ongoing education as a certified addiction tech/specialist (CAT/CAS) and ongoing training in behavior management, de-escalation, trauma-informed care, motivational interviewing, and other developmental opportunities

Benefits:
All Points North Lodge offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401k. APN also offers paid holidays and vacation time to facilitate a healthy work-life balance.

Hourly pay range: $22/hour

All Points North Lodge is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, creed, gender, age, religion, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, sexual expression, or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions.

Keywords: ALL POINTS NORTH LODGE, Vail , Milieu Counselor, Other , Edwards, Colorado

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