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Addiction Therapist

Landmark Recovery Louisville ,KY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Addiction Therapist

REPORTS TO: Clinical Director

DEPARTMENT: Clinical

FLSA STATUS: Exempt

EMPLOYEE LEVEL: 4A

 

OVERVIEW: The Addiction Therapist serves to analyze patients, develop their treatment plans, provide individual and group therapy to patients consistent with their treatment plans, and prepare patients for discharge.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Develops Master Treatment Plans for all assigned patients

· Reviews and edits Master Treatment Plans at least weekly, and more often as clinically necessary

· Attends Treatment Team meetings for all assigned patients

· Using clinical judgment, selects appropriate treatment modality and carries out the modality during individual therapy sessions with each patient

· Leads group therapy sessions as assigned by Clinical Director

· Develops or improves materials and topics for group therapy sessions based on clinical expertise and experience

· Leads lectures and therapy sessions for patient family members as assigned by Clinical Director

· Stays abreast of local options for discharge and coordinates discharge process for patient, ensuring adequate follow up care

· Follows all facility policies and procedures, including those related to licensure, continuing education, patient confidentiality, and documentation standards

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

· This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

COMPETENCIES - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

Intellectual

· Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.

· Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.

Interpersonal

· Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

 

Leadership

· Ability to develop and execute quality treatment services for assigned caseload

· Self-starter and positive attitude

 

Organization

· Ability to maintain an effective schedule to carry out all tasks, including therapeutic services and documentation

 

Self-Management

· Ability to manage caseload effectively, including circumstantial patient needs

 

Language, Math and Reasoning

· Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

· Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and TRAINING:

· Active license in LCSW, LMFT, LCADC, or equivalent licensure. If no licensure is established, must be under active supervision and able to submit documentation

· Master’s Degree or higher in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or equivalent field

· Five years’ experience in a clinical role within Chemical Dependency field preferred

· Must be committed to drug-free lifestyle and responsible alcohol use

· Personal passion or interest in substance abuse issues strongly preferred

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

· Active license in LCSW, LMFT, LCADC, or equivalent licensure. If no licensure is established, must be under active supervision and able to submit documentation

 

COMPUTER SKILLS:

· Competency with Microsoft Office Suite. Comfortable working with electronic health records.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

· The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 25 pounds.

· While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; talk; hear.

· While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.

· While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

 

VISION REQUIREMENTS

 

· There are no special vision requirements.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

· This position works in an environment with moderate noise level. (Examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic.)

 

Note: Nothing in this job specification restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Critical features of this job are described under various headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. The above statements are strictly intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position.

Company Description
We’re looking for people who are excited to join our passionate, authentic and courageous team. We’re uncompromising in the pursuit of excellence: our core values are more than just words on a page - we live and breathe them. To work at Landmark Recovery is to make a promise to help our patients achieve their wildest dreams. Our mission is to unlock human potential and save a million lives over the next hundred years.

Landmark Recovery operates Residential Treatment Programs for individuals with Substance Abuse Disorder. We seek not merely to restore sobriety, but to transform our patients’ worlds from a state of everlasting darkness to vibrant technicolor. We believe that treatment is local, individualized, holistic and relational. We’re currently in several states and are rapidly growing nationally. Learn more at https://landmarkrecovery.com/.

Landmark Recovery

We’re looking for people who are excited to join our passionate, authentic and courageous team. We’re uncompromising in the pursuit of excellence: our core values are more than just words on a page - we live and breathe them. To work at Landmark Recovery is to make a promise to help our patients achieve their wildest dreams. Our mission is to unlock human potential and save a million lives over the next hundred years. Landmark Recovery operates Residential Treatment Programs for individuals with Substance Abuse Disorder. We seek not merely to restore sobriety, but to transform our patients’ worlds from a state of everlasting darkness to vibrant technicolor. We believe that treatment is local, individualized, holistic and relational. We’re currently in several states and are rapidly growing nationally. Learn more at https://landmarkrecovery.com/.

Address

4112 Fern Valley Road
Louisville, KY
40219 USA

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