WellSpan Health After School Activities Counselor - Philhaven - Dauphin After School - FT Evenings in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

After School Activities Counselor - Philhaven - Dauphin After School - FT Evenings

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Job Description

General Summary:

Serves as activities counselor for children and adolescents participating in the After-School program. Provides leadership for recreational, educational, vocational, and therapeutic activities

This position may be eligible for incentives. Please click here to Learn more about WellSpan’s new-hire incentives program.

About WellSpan:

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multi-specialty medical group of more than 850 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 160 patient care locations. The region's only accredited Level 1 Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center with an endovascular neurosurgery program. WellSpan is consistently recognized by IMS Health as one of the Top 100 Integrated Health Networks in the United States and has been recognized by Health Imaging and IT as one of the nation's "Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities." IMS Health is the leading provider of information services and technology for the healthcare industry.

The Community:

WellSpan Health facilities are located in multiple counties across south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland, all offering an ideal living environment to match the quality of work-life balance you’re seeking. The area offers abundant outdoor and cultural activities, including restaurants, theatre, golf courses, hiking trails, water sports and historic tours. Additionally, our communities are a short drive from several, large metropolitan areas including the Baltimore/DC metro area and Philadelphia.

If you value a strong sense of community, the more palatable pace of rural living, and the convenience of a workplace close to home, you’ll realize the advantages of considering WellSpan Health as part of your future.

Required Skills

A bachelor’s degree in behavioral health services field with training and experience in crisis management OR child/behavioral health care specialist in behavioral health services field with high school diploma, training, and experience in crisis management, minimum of one year’s experience is preferred, and supervised by child/adolescent specialist with a master’s degree in MH/related field with a minimum of one year’s experience in services.

Analytical skills for assessment of psychosocial data and aftercare planning.

Must have valid driver’s license and qualify for WellSpan Philhaven driving privileges. Must obtain PA drivers’ license in accordance with PA laws if license upon hire is out-of-state.

Knowledge of and ability in the care and handling of children and adolescents required, including consideration of the special needs and behaviors of this group

Interpersonal verbal and listening skills necessary to establish therapeutic interactions with clients

Job Location

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States

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Additional Scheduling Info

Monday-Friday, 1-9pm Summer hours shift to day shift

Additional Requirements

PA Act73 – Child Abuse Clearance Required