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Substance Abuse Counselor

Crossroads Treatment Centers Suwanee, GA
  • Posted: September 01, 2019
  • Full-Time
DESCRIPTION

Crossroads Treatment Centerswas founded on May 5, 2005 to serve a patient population with opioid addiction. Since its founding in 2005, the company has grown rapidly and now includes 80+ treatment centers in 10 states. Each member of the Crossroads team specializes in an area that supports the recovery of over 20,000 patients. Crossroads' clinical staff includes physicians, pharmacists, counselors, nurses, and other service coordinators. Along with medication management, our staff works closely with each patient to create an individualized treatment plan aimed at building recovery and relapse prevention skills.

We are seeking a compassionate and strong Substance Abuse Counselor at our center located in Suwanee, Georgia. Suwanee, Georgia is about 50 minutes from Atlanta, Georgia. Our Substance Abuse Counselors are responsible for gathering data, documenting problems and establishing course of treatment. Provides direct addiction treatment services to adult patients and family members.

**Supervision for substance abuse certification is offered on site at no additional cost to our employees.**

Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following and other duties that are assigned:

  • Completing assessments, ITP's, progress notes and other necessary paperwork associated with managing a caseload of 50 patients.
  • Providing individual and group counseling using Evidence Based Practices.
  • Assisting patients with defining and achieving realistic goals.
  • Conducting monthly urinalysis screenings.
  • Providing crisis interventions as needed.
  • Assisting in peer-to-peer record audits.
  • Ensuring patient confidentiality.
  • Providing supportive counseling in conjunction with Medical and Nursing Services.
  • Contributing to the ongoing assessment and treatment planning process through participation in daily reports, case reviews, and treatment team meetings.
REQUIREMENTS

The most qualified candidates will possess the following:

  • Degree Required: Bachelor's Degree
  • Licensed in the state of Georgia with one of the following license(s):
    • CADC I
    • CADC II
    • LPC
    • LMSW
    • CAADC
  • Experience treating opiate-addicted patients is not a requirement but is preferred.
  • Candidate must be willing to start early in the morning, as work hours start at 5:00 AM.
  • No legal impediments to serving in a licensed opiate treatment program.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • If recovering, three years of continuous verifiable abstinence is required.

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Crossroads Treatment Centers

Address

Suwanee, GA
30024 USA

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