Required skills & experience:
1. Master’s degree required; LADAC II, or LPC
2. Previous experience working with individuals diagnosed with substance use disorders and, specifically, opioid use disorder preferred.
3. Must demonstrate a positive, non-judgmental, and accepting attitude toward our patient population, recognizing the difference between therapeutic and punitive approaches to care.
4. Knowledge of local community drug trends, the effects on the body and cognitive functioning of drugs of abuse, signs and symptoms of opioid overdose, psychosocial implications of substance use disorders, the process of addiction and treatment, social service, economic, legal, and medical systems, HIV transmission-health, behavioral, and emotional implications of opioid use and other co-occurring substance use disorders.
5. Knowledge and espousement of Harm Reduction as an evidence-based practice is critical to succeed in this job role.
What you need to know
1. This is a full-time opportunity.
2. Expected to go back to the treatment center in a few months.
3. Competitive salary, benefits package and free CEUs offered.
Primary Job Function:
-Conducts evaluation interviews for service eligibility determination & facilitates the initial comprehensive assessment;
-Ensures the efficient and effective delivery of counseling services to all patients;
-Facilitates, establishes, and reviews with each patient the initial treatment plan
-Develops aftercare plans and discharge plans;
-Responds, as needed, to patient grievances and complaints in conjunction with the -Corporate Director of Clinical Services and the corporate Director of Quality & Compliance;
-Completes Bio-psychosocial assessment and re-assessments, including the ASAM patient placement and continued stay criteria, and;
-Other related duties as determined by the Clinical Services Department.