Full Time Substance Use Counselor/Clinician

Counseling Newport, VT


Description

Compassionate Substance Abuse Counselor/Therapist Needed! 

Substance abuse counselor will be in charge with assisting patients through medically assisting treatments and offering techniques for handling opioid addiction. Counselor conducts individual sessions and group sessions to assist with crisis management and coping strategies. Counselor will evaluate patients’ progress during counseling and collaborate with doctors, nurses and other counselors to assist the patients’ achieving overall outcome.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide individual and group counseling services; direct service hours at regularly scheduled intervals; coordinate all services throughout treatment
  • Acts as patients' liaison with entire program
  • Other related duties as determined by supervisor

 

Qualifications | Education | Certifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a behavioral science field with 2 years of counseling experience or Master’s Degree in a behavioral science field with 1 year of experience.
  • Previous experience working with chemically dependent individuals.
  • Must demonstrate a positive, non-judgmental, and accepting attitude toward our patient population 
  • Understanding of an EMR system (electronic medical records)
  • Satisfactory drug screen and criminal background check.

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401(K)
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Excellent growth and development opportunities through our counselor career path
  • Rewarding opportunity with the ability to impact individuals’ life

 

COVID-19 considerations:

  • Everyone will be asked to be in compliance with the most recent COVID guidelines from CDC, State, County and City. 

 

 

What to expect from us:

BAART Programs a progressive substance abuse treatment organization is committed to the highest quality of patient care in a comfortable outpatient clinic setting.  Our ultimate goal is to address the physical, emotional, and mental aspects of opioid use disorder to help each of our patients achieve long-term recovery and an improved quality of life.  

BAART Programs is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, natural origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or veteran’s status or any other classification protected by State/Federal laws.