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Residence Counselor *American sign language required*

Job ID 2020-16903 Location Paterson, New Jersey Shift Regular Full-Time
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Overview

St. Joseph’s Health is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.

Job Overview

Responsible for assisting senior residence counselors in assuring the provision of psychiatric rehabilitation services to clients residing in varied supervised residential settings.Communicates and documents all observations and discussions using established protocols. Addresses all treatment needs of clients, assuring that they reside in safe and therapeutic environments

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or the equivalent, plus four years of related work or life experienceORBachelor'sdegree from an accredited college or university with a major in a Mental Health or other appropriate Human Services discipline OR licensed as RN in the State of NJ by the State Board of Nursing OR a combination of one or more years of college, plus related work or life experience together equaling four years OR the individual is required to have at least one year of related work experience if the four-year college education does not meet the prior requirements OR a License as a Practical Nurse plus two years of related experience.
  • Must have valid CPR and Basic First Aid certification
    Valid driver's license required
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred
  • American Sign Language (ASL)proficiency required with theability to communicate fiuently in American Sign Language. Familiarity with Deaf Culture knowledgeable about current technology use for individuals with hearing loss

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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