Full Time Substance Abuse Counselor

Counseling Oxford, Alabama


Description

Position at MedMark Treatment Centers

Compassionate Substance Abuse Counselor/Therapist Needed!

Do you want to make a Difference? Apply Today!

** Generous sign on bonus offered for eligible applicants and offered for a limited time.** 

**Details to be discussed during the interview process.**

MedMark Treatment Center, an addiction treatment program, deliver medically-supervised services for adults in a variety of modalities and settings. As the largest specialty organization addressing the opioid crisis, we have unlimited opportunities for those looking to make a difference. At MedMark, we believe in delivering a higher level of care to our patients, not just talking about it. We are committed to treating our patients and each other with dignity and respect in a culture that fosters excellence in all that we do.

The 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Completes Bio-psychosocial assessment
  • Provide individual and group counseling services; direct service hours at regularly scheduled intervals; coordinate all services throughout treatment
  • Ensures accurate and current clinical records are maintained in accordance with Federal and State Regulations governing NTP clinics
  • Facilitates, establishes and reviews with each patient the treatment plan
  • Identify other physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs for assigned patients
  • Provide treatment and casework services to patient as directed by the supervisor in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and with BayMark’s policies and procedures.
  • Provide timely documentation of patient services based on plan of care. Identify other physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs for assigned patients.
  • Develop recovery/treatment plans and discharge plans
  • Other related duties as determined by supervisor

Qualifications | Education | Certifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s with an LBSW or ADC certification; OR Master’s degree and willing to obtain certification/license within 30 months of hire.
  • Previous experience working with chemically dependent individuals.
  • Must demonstrate a positive, non-judgmental, and accepting attitude toward our patient population.
  • Satisfactory criminal background check and drug screen

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and 401(K)
  • Generous paid time off
  • Excellent growth and development opportunities
  • Satisfying and rewarding work striving to overcome the opioid epidemic

 
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:

MedMark Treatment Center, a progressive substance abuse treatment program, 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.  

MedMark Treatment Center is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) and to follow compliance guidelines 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.