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Milieu Counselor I

Kaiser Permanente
Clackamas, OR 97015
To provide high quality patient care within an adult residential treatment milieu for patients with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders.

Essential Functions:
- PATIENT CONTACT:Actively participates therapeutically in the community in order to engage patients in treatment. Provides physical, emotional, and protective care for patients consistent with treatment planning in both structured and unstructured patient activities/settings. Demonstrate an attitude of acceptance of diversity with staff and patients. Attend, participates, and communicates with treatment team and other team meetings regarding patient interactions, observations, and changes in patient status. Facilitates, assists and provides support with assigned patient supports/activities (e.g. patient admissions/discharges, group facilitation, collection of urine drug screens, safety checks, patient orientations, admissions, transfers, discharge, meals, laundry, nursing care, mail distribution, meetings on the unit, etc.). Greets and monitors patient visitors to the unit. Escorts patients to off site meetings or appointments as needed.
- DOCUMENTATION:Assures appropriate documentation in patient record for important behavioral observations/interactions related to successful progress in treatment. Documents in patient log significant issues for smooth transition between shifts. Informs staff of missing and/or needed documentation in patient record.
- TEAM MEMBER:Acts as an active team member providing and supporting patient care. Contributes and carries out individualized treatment plans. Attends and participates in unit meetings. Provides coverage for the unit as scheduled and as needed for uninterrupted patient care. Actively participates and involves self with supervision. Works collaboratively with staff with minimal conflict. Able to resolve conflicts with patients and staff. Able to use effective communication skills with team and patients/families. Assist nursing staff as needed. Perform other unit duties as assigned.


Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-01-03

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Milieu Counselor I

Kaiser Permanente
Clackamas, OR 97015

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