Counselor

Medical/Healthcare Hopkinsville, KY


Description

Summary:

Coordinate all treatment aspects of a client’s drug and alcohol treatment program. Serves as a professional staff member and/or team leader of an interdisciplinary team and is responsible directly to the Clinical Service Supervisor for the coordination and continuity of care from admission through discharge and follow-up of the residents. Serves as an assistant to the Clinical Service Supervisor.

Essential Duties:

  • Ensures completion of client databases, treatment plans, progress notes, discharge summaries, and other essential documentation as required by state, federal, and accreditation standards
  • Maintains a caseload of forty (40) clients.
  • Provide clients with orientation regarding objectives of the program, phase system requirements, rules and regulations, sanctions, hours of services, client rights, and additional information to help client adjust to program.
  • Assures that clients are assessed and placed in appropriate phases of treatment according to state and federal guidelines.
  • Keeps all client files updated and organized for agency use.
  • Counsel clients and addresses specifics needs of the persons served.
  • Arranges referrals and community information to clients as appropriate.
  • Develop knowledge in regard to state, federal and agency regulations regarding confidentiality, methadone treatment, and substance abuse service counseling certification.
  • Assures all documentation is collected from patient as required by state and federal standards.
  • Submit required statistical and other data as required by supervisor.
  • Provide and for obtain the following therapeutic services as determined by the Treatment Team and specified in the client’s Individual Treatment Plan: individual counseling, family counseling, group counseling, community activities, Facility visits, vocational training, and follow-up care.
  • Report to the Clinical Service Supervisor any and all relevant developments and information affecting the clients and facility operation
  • Provide staff duty coverage as scheduled.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Clinical Service Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in human services field
  • Willingness to obtain a CADC credential
  • Ability to complete 20 hours of annual training in alcohol and drug services
  • Compliance with company treatment methods

 

We offer:

  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • 401K with 3% company match
  • Supplemental life insurance, short-term, long-term disability
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible work schedule (in most facilities)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.