Part Time Substance Abuse Counselor - LCSW

Counseling Nashville, Tennessee


Description

Position at AppleGate Recovery

Compassionate Substance Abuse Counselor 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:

  • Conducts individual initial assessment and evaluation interviews for service eligibility determination
  • Ensure efficient and effective delivery of counseling services to all patients
  • Facilitates, establishes and reviews with each patient the initial treatment plan
  • Develop aftercare plans and discharge plans
  • Respond, as needed, to patient grievances and complaints
  • Completes Bio-psychosocial assessment.
  • Other related duties as determined by supervisor

Qualifications | Education | Certifications:

  • License required LCSW
  • Previous experience working with chemically dependent individuals a plus.
  • Must demonstrate a positive, non-judgmental, and accepting attitude toward our patient population.
  • 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. 

What to expect from us:

AppleGate 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 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.