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Substance Use Clinician (CSAC/CSAC-A)

Civitas Health Services Henrico, VA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Civitas Health Services, Inc. is seeking to hire a highly skilled and motivated Substance Use Clinician or Substance Use Clinician Assistant to be a valuable member of our Intensive Outpatient (IOP) team. The candidate we're seeking must be a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) or Certified Substance Abuse Counselor Assistant (CSAC - A). This position provides a unique career opportunity for any CSAC or CSAC-A who's looking to excel in a professional clinical environment, where your leadership skills and creativity can be the focus of your practice. Civitas Health Services is a progressive, innovative, and growing company, that strives to provide the highest quality of person-centered therapeutic services and medication-assisted treatment services to children, adolescents, and adults throughout the State of Virginia, and we are looking for the best clinically trained leaders and professionals, to continue to expand our vision.

About Civitas Health Services

Civitas Health Services, Inc. isa Joint Commission Nationally AccreditedSubstance Abuse, Mental and Behavioral Healthcare provider serving in the Greater Richmond and Hampton Roads Area. Our team of professionals is invaluable to our organization. They embody our commitment to excellence and service to the community while providing quality care and customer service. We match their commitment by providing our team with competitive compensation and professional growth opportunities.

Salary: $36,250 - $57,658 commensurate with experience


  • Completes initial assessments at the point of entry, diagnosing individuals based on presenting symptoms and related behaviors, and triaging individuals to the appropriate departments within the agency for ongoing services and treatment that in every case utilizes the least restrictive means possible to meet client needs and/or medical necessity (based of credentials)
  • Ability to accurately diagnose and treat psychiatric/mental health, substance abuse, and physical disorders (based on credentials)
  • Complete (30) day, continued stays, re-authorizations, and/or crisis assessment intervention services that in every case utilizes the least restrictive means possible to meet client needs and/or medical necessity (based on credentials)
  • As a member of a clinical team, be available if needed to work a schedule as assigned by the Program Director in accordance with client needs
  • Participate in mandatory clinical supervision as clinical staffing of cases
  • Maintain a 100% chart compliance rating on Quality Assurance reviews by maintaining records for areas of responsibility in accordance with departmental, state, and federal regulations, laws, policies, and procedures; processes daily paperwork including but not limited to client progress notes, authorization forms, and daily timesheets
  • Complete clinical documentation and assure that all filing of clinical information and submission of billing information is done accurately and within the time frame required
  • Accept and complete assignments outside of clinical duties that may include serving on committees, leading teams, developing projects, providing public education on specific topics, or other related administrative assignments
  • Collaborate and/or coordinate with other case-involved service providers and professionals such as the Department of Social Services, attorneys, psychiatrists, psychologists, probation and/or parole officers, etc.
  • Provide program supervision as requested by your Clinical Director
  • Attend court hearings pertaining to the client and/or provide a written or oral report to the court and other officials deemed eligible or the report
  • Provides individual, group, and family counseling, psychotherapy, and/or crisis intervention to individuals who have been diagnosed with MH, SA, ID, and/or DD diagnoses
  • Collaborate regarding diagnostic & ASAM multi-dimensional assessments to review MH/SA diagnoses and develop individualized plans of care utilizing a wrap-around services philosophy
  • Provides appropriate clinical documentation and assures that assessments and correspondence to outside contacts are clinically appropriate and completed thoroughly and promptly
  • Develops and implements person-centered, individualized treatment plans; makes referrals for other care providers as needed, documents accordingly
  • Completes required annual compliance training, participate actively and constructively in program and professional development

Job Qualifications

  • Requires State of Virginia licensure as a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor - Assistant
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree insocial work, psychology, counseling, or other related degrees as approved by the Virginia Department of Health Professions
  • Working knowledge of the American Society of Addictions Medicine (ASAM) criteria
  • Working knowledge of the DSM-5
  • Working knowledge of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), trauma-informed care, and motivational interviewing questioning techniques
  • Working knowledge of government regulations, payer guidelines, and community medical resources
  • Working knowledge of DMAS Psychiatric & ARTS regulations, co-occurring SA/MH disorder treatment
  • 1 year of direct experience providing services to individuals with substance use or co-occurring disorder.
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Professional demeanor and attitude
  • Knowledge of acceptable social, work, and interpersonal behavior

Company Benefits

  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Performance and promotion raises
  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Life/Long-term Disability/Short-term disability insurances
  • Paid time off and holiday
  • 401k Plan
  • CEUs offered
  • Staff Training

Civitas Health Services


Henrico, VA
23231 USA
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