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Counselor - LCDC required - Amarillo, TX

Cenikor Foundation Amarillo, TX
  • Expired: September 05, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Cenikor is a non-profit organization and one of the largest substance abuse treatment centers in the nation. We are currently seeking a full-time Counselor (LCDC Required) for our facility in Amarillo, Texas.

JOB SUMMARY:
The Counselor is responsible for providing substance abuse treatment and services to ensure that each client develops the skills necessary to live a life free from substance dependence.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Work with clients to develop and implement an individualized, written treatment plan within three (3) service days of admission.
  • Develop individualized treatment plan based on comprehensive assessment.
  • Conduct regularly scheduled treatment plan reviews every week.
  • Provide individual and group counseling services to each client as indicated by the therapeutic schedule and treatment plan.
  • Responsible for providing daily interactions with all detox clients as appropriate.
  • Conducts self as a rational authority and role model.
  • Work in conjunction with all facility staff to facilitate a safe environment for client recovery.
  • Complete client discharge summary within two (2) working days of discharge from the program.
  • Complete required referral reports accurately and submit as needed.
  • Monitor length of authorization by reviewing in Welligent and communication with Insurance/Billing and create/update treatment plan accordingly
  • Ensure documentation is complete and accurate and meets the criteria for appropriate level of care according to clinical, funding and billing
  • Ensure documentation in the clinical record is legible and complies with documentation standards.
  • Work closely with management team to uphold the core principles of Cenikor?s culture and create a positive working environment for all team members.
  • Maintain compliance with federal and state regulatory standards as well as Cenikor policies and procedures.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality on all client and foundation matters and refer questionable issues to your supervisor.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned and consistent with the exempt functions as assigned in this job description.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Possesses strong clinical documentation skills.
  • Experienced and/or knowledgeable in providing education and therapeutic counseling for individuals and for groups.
  • Experienced and capable of identifying appropriate resources for client development and providing substance abuse counseling.
  • Capable of discerning facts from opinions and remaining objective when listening to conflicting opinions.
  • Experienced in working with diverse population.
  • Possesses good time management skills needed to meet aggressive deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Patience, perseverance, and resilience in a challenging environment.
  • Presents a professional, positive image.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software required, including MS Outlook calendar.
  • Ability to consistently uphold the Core Principles of Cenikor?s Culture with all team members:
  • Demonstrate mission of service to our clients
  • Positive, respectful communication with both staff and clients
  • Demonstrate self-motivation and perseverance to achieve goals
  • Role model appropriate, professional behaviors including appropriate client boundaries
  • Work effectively as part of a team, helping to set up others for success

Education:
  • Associates required.
Experience:
  • Two (2) years of substance abuse treatment experience preferred.
  • Experience with electronic health record system preferred.
Licensure Required:
  • LCDC
IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
  • DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

Cenikor Foundation

Address

Amarillo, TX
79102 USA