NJ Employer COUNSELOR, OPERATIONS in Newark, New Jersey

SummaryThis position maintains an orderly environment within the assigned unit or area of the facility and performs standard operating procedures in accordance with facility policies and procedures as required by Company and the client's contractual requirement. This position follows daily schedules and performs the duties of this position in an exemplary manner at all times.Primary Duties and Responsibilities* Supervises all resident movement within the assigned unit or area.* Reports resident accidents or injuries to supervisor.* Provides orientation to new residents and discharges others* Performs scheduled resident headcounts and completes written count reports.* Conducts daily inspections and searches of resident sleeping quarters and body searches as necessary.* When assigned, monitors eye drug testing.* Reports all resident behavioral problem i ncidents in writing to supervisor and conducts appropriate crisis intervention.* Collects urine samples for random and routine substance abuse screenings of residents.* Transports residents by company vehicle to out-of-facility appointments.* Monitors security cameras to maintain safe and secure orderly environment for residents.* Enforces the facility's rules of conduct with the residents.* Supervises resident visitations.Minimum Requirements* High school diploma or equivalent and one (1) year general work experience.* Ability to serves as a model for resident behavior.* Good interpersonal skills.* Knowledge of the field of addictions or mental health counseling preferred.* Required skills include: time management and organizational skills.* Ability to adhere to strict deadlines.* Good written and oral communication skills.* Ability to work overtime as requested by management.* Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.Equal Opportunity Employer