1. Facility Management
  2. Full-time
  3. Discovery Mood and Anxiety Program
  4. Dripping Springs

Mental Health Milieu Coordinator

  1. Facility Management
  2. Full-time
  3. Discovery Mood and Anxiety Program
  4. Dripping Springs

Job description

Company Description

Discovery Behavioral Health (DBH) is a national leader in behavioral healthcare and one of the fastest growing companies in the field. DBH offers world-class treatment for those struggling with eating disorders, mental health, and substance use and places a high priority on seeking employees who share our passion for improving the lives we serve.

Since 1997, Discovery Mood and Anxiety Programs, DBH’s Mental Health Disorder Division, has helped thousands of patients discover their path to the full and rewarding lives they deserve with evidence-based and inclusive treatment options.

Compensation Range: $21-27 

Compensation will be dependent upon geographic region, education, and experience 

Our Offer to You!

We are dedicated to empowering our employees with their professional and personal development by providing:

  • 401(k)
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Vacation and sick days
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee discounts to various stores, amusement parks, events, etc.
  • Continuing education (CE) programs and training
  • Weekly training opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities within the organization

Job Description

The Milieu Coordinator is responsible for assuring that the facility and therapeutic milieu run smoothly, supplies are being ordered, concerns are communicated to the corporate office, and research information is communicated to the appropriate department at corporate. Additionally, the Milieu Coordinator has oversight over the intake process and makes sure the program adheres to correct policies and procedures; consults with the Program Director and the corporate office regarding needs/duties to be completed and also works closely with the Program Director when any issues arise. The Milieu Coordinator is also responsible for assuring that all activities are fitting with the Discovery Mission statement.  


  • Assure that the facility is fully stocked, that needed supplies—including groceries—are ordered in advance; manage related expenses to assure that unnecessary spending is not occurring. 
  • Provide feedback to the corporate office regarding any facility issues on a weekly basis by completing the Weekly Walkthrough. Schedule facility maintenance upon obtaining approval from the Program Director and/or corporate office. 
  • Perform/assign safety drills monthly, completing weekly checklists to assure guidelines are met, assure facility is in compliance with licensing standards.
  • Complete temperature logs, safety logs, scale calibration logs, and dishwasher temperature logs regularly.  
  • Participate in treatment team meetings on a weekly basis; keep notes and, when necessary, create the treatment team overview notes for staff review. 
  • Oversee the client intake process, complete related paperwork, review and obtain signatures on all consents at the time of admission, send all necessary information to the corporate office, assign additional duties to staff as necessary.
  • Manage client charts, ensuring new charts are opened when necessary, charts are audited and closed in a timely manner.
  • Run groups when necessary, provide oversight of groups being led by other staff and lend assistance if needed.
  • Manage the milieu and oversee client activities and interactions.

This is a full-time position

For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at discoverymood.com


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Prior experience as a residential counselor in a milieu setting preferred but not required. 

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? Apply anyway! To provide truly innovative care, we need to have a diverse team around us. That’s why Discovery Behavioral Health is committed to creating an inclusive environment. If you find yourself meeting some but not all the above, we’d be happy to consider your application.

Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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