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Counselor Supervisor

Behavioral Health Group Albany ,GA
  • Expired: July 15, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Behavioral Health Group (BHG), a leading provider of opioid addiction treatment services. BHG provides medication assisted treatment and counseling services in a conventional outpatient setting.


At BHG, we are committed to the belief that addiction is a brain disease, not a moral failing.  We are committed to treatment that embodies Hope, Respect, and Caring.

  • Monitor and assess all services rendered by the clinic’s professional staff
  • Provide direct counseling service to patients as outlined in Counselor’s job description; maintain a caseload at the discretion of the Program Director
  • In planning with the Program Director, assign professional staff to services as needed
  • Attend administrative meetings as needed.
  • Provide information about clinical services for purposes of policy and procedure decision making and development
  • Identify areas of learning for staff development
  • Plan, coordinate and/or conduct staff development programs
  • Promote and teach professional theory and practice in accordance with accepted conceptual modalities
  • Provide supervision and consultation to counseling staff, individually and in group format
  • Regularly review quantitative and qualitative performance of professional staff
  • Provide consultation to staff that are not in a counseling component of the program (i.e., nursing, administrative, financial, etc.) on an as needed basis
  • Evaluate the performance of staff directly responsible to the Counselor Supervisor
  • Complete and sign supervisor evaluation forms
  • Develop a competent and productive professional staff
  • Provide educational and experiential growth opportunities for clinical staff
  • Responsible for providing recommendations regarding hiring, transferring, promoting, demoting and terminating personnel directly under his/her supervision
  • Assure quality service by knowing and enforcing the rules, regulations and legal requirements of the program
  • Evaluate program effectiveness
  • Maintain records necessary for program accountability and outcomes
  • Recommend the development of new services or modifications to existing services, in accordance with changing community needs or newly emerging professional practices
  • Participate in the detailed planning of those services which the organization decides to develop
  • Assist in interviewing and evaluating applicants for professional positions
  • Prepare monthly reports as required
  • Advise Program Director of problems encountered with caseload management and schedules
  • Attend weekly staff meetings or clinical case conferences prepared to discuss individual patient caseload
  • Hold a basic understanding of alcohol/drug abuse and addiction.  Additionally, keep updated on current drug abuse and treatment information, specifically current trends in Opioid Maintenance Treatment
  • Provide crisis intervention/support services to patients assigned to other counselors when their primary counselor is unavailable
  • Coordinate care with other community providers if applicable
  • Meet BHG attendance standards and be present and ready for work at the beginning of their established work schedule
  • Report any work-related injury or illness, or workplace hazards or security issues immediately to Chief Operating Officer, Regional Manager, or Human Resources
  • Department as applicable and ensure documentation is completed in a timely manner.
  • Participate and assist in clinical supervision
  • Perform peer file reviews on a monthly basis for the purposes of quality control
  • Assist counselors in training and questions concerning case management, counseling strategies and federal and state regulations
  • Develop work schedule for the counseling department to ensure adequate coverage.
  • Responsible for managing time off requests, schedule adherence, timekeeping, and timecard approval for the counseling department
  • Provide state approved Counseling hours to TCADC (KY locations)
  • Additional responsibilities and opportunities as they become necessary and/or are assigned by management

  • At least 2-3 years of experience
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a behavioral science field or a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADAC) or other licensed mental health care professional who meets the qualification of an alcohol and drug abuse counselor.



GREAT Opportunities -- Our Team Members are motivated self-starter’s who excel in a fast-paced environment and become a valued member of our team.


GREAT People -- Our staff has a passion to be the best, sharing a strong work ethic and dedication to providing world-class support to the teams in the field who serve our patients every day!


GREAT Support -- We recognize that our success, and that of our patients, relies on the quality of our Team Members. Once we have identified and hired a new Team Member, we work diligently to keep their skills and talent engaged by providing the systems, tools and training necessary.




Behavioral Health Group


Albany, GA