Substance Abuse Counselor
Facilitates and monitors physical and emotional health status of adult patients being treated for substance use and/or mental health issues. Provides appropriate referral when assessed to need medical, psychiatric, dental evaluation/care.
•Facilitate didactic and therapeutic groups and document for each patient in attendance
•Clinically assess and re-assess patients for appropriate level of care. Document assessment in patient chart
•Provide clinical treatment planning, treatment referral, and continued care/aftercare planning to assigned patients and document same in patient charts
•Maintain assigned patient charts in manner which meets Haymarket Center’s Quality Assurance standards and is clear in its documentation of patient’s progress in treatment
•Monitor patient medication self-administration and document medications dispensed
•Monitor family visits/family sessions and document same in patient chart
•Provide crisis intervention as required and follow-up clinical assessment with patient(s) involved to determine need for appropriate clinical course of action
•Attend patient staffing/interventions and document outcomes in patient chart
•Meet weekly with supervisor or designee for clinical supervision
•Seeks further supervision when appropriate and necessary
•Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
CADC and/or clinical licensure Preferred
Mental Health/Substance Abuse Experience Required
No phone calls please
Haymarket Center is an equal opportunity employer
We maintain a drug free work environment.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, makes it unlawful to discriminate in employment against any qualified individuals with a disabilities. Reasonable accommodations can be made to ensure that an employee is able to complete their essential functions of their job duties.
Job Type: Full-time