Full Time Substance Abuse Counselor

Counseling Elyria, Ohio


Description

Position at AppleGate Recovery

Compassionate Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor Needed-Elyria, Ohio!

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

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

Applegate services is dedicated to providing individualized treatment integrating pharmacotherapy, clinical counseling, recovery support and medical services.

Applegate, addiction treatment programs 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 Applegatewe 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.

 Title: Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor

Primary Job Function:
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
  • Facilitates, establishes and reviews with each patient the initial treatment plan
  • Completes Bio-psychosocial assessment.
  • Develop aftercare plans and discharge plans
  • Ensure efficient and effective delivery of counseling services to all patients in trauma informed manner
  • Other related duties as determined by supervisor

Qualifications | Education | Certifications:

  • LISW, LPCC, LISW-S or LICDC required 
  • Masters Degree
  • Previous experience working with chemically dependent individuals a plus. Must demonstrate a positive, non-judgmental, and accepting attitude toward our patient population 
  • Understanding of an EMR system (electronic medical records)
  • Satisfactory criminal background check and drug screen

COVID-19 considerations:

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

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

What to expect from us:

Applegate Recovery is a progressive substance abuse treatment program that 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.  

Applegate Recovery 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.

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