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Substance Abuse Counslor

Mindcare Agency PC Springfield, MA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time

FFS substance abuse counselor : Potential to earn up to $5K a month.

MindCare Agency, PC is a BSAS licensed SUD program. We are is seeking energetic, passionate, and motivated FFS Substance Abuse Clinicians/Therapists for our busy and rapidly growing outpatient counseling centers. MindCare Agency, PC, is a behavioral health care provider working in conjunction with Right Choice Health Group, which is our state-of-the-art MAT program, specializing in Buprenorphine and Naltrexone (Vivitrol) medications to treat opioid and alcohol dependence. We offer a cutting-edge treatment program led by dynamic and dedicated professional staff who are certified and licensed addiction professionals. We currently have looking for for FFS Clinicians in our Springfield location. At MindCare Agency, PC, we have many established patients who are enthusiastically waiting to engage in counseling services as soon as possible.

Addiction is one of the biggest epidemics affecting our communities. Substance abuse costs our society over 480 billion dollars annually due to drug and health-related issues, unemployment, and incarceration. Six Americans are dying every hour from an overdose. You can impact and be a crucial component in assisting our patients on their path to recovery!

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

The clinician works within the agency’s team mission and model, establishing open communication and support within the program. S/he completes biopsychosocial assessments provides individual/family/group counseling, develops effective treatment plans, participates in staff development through training, and develops a discharge plan with the patient that includes recommendations for further services. S/he will maintain a calm, supportive, positive, and encouraging environment for our patients. S/he communicates care with other community providers, participates in team meetings, engages in weekly supervision with an assigned supervisor, and ensures that the clinical infrastructure of the program is strong and effective.

Requirements:

A Master’s Degree WITH a current professional license of LiCSW, LCSW, LMHC, LMFT, and/or LADC-1 are preferred.
A minimum of two years’ experience working in the substance abuse treatment field with an understanding of how mental health issues can impact a substance use disorder
Candidates must have a working knowledge and experience in working within MA Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS) regulations and guidelines
Candidates will have and maintain up to date knowledge of confidentiality statutes (HIPAA, 42CFR Part 2)
Ability to work independently and a willingness to be a part of a highly successful team.
Computer literacy: typing skills, knowledge of EMR (electronic medical record)
Proficiency in clinical documentation (biopsychosocial, treatment planning, progress notes)
Must be committed to compassion for our patient population
Maintain and support the mission and goals of the agency
Ability to work with individuals and groups from diverse populations
Maintain valid professional independent licensure and CAQH profile
At MindCare Agency, PC, we welcome your compassion, enthusiasm, and competence.

We have a very generous fee-for-service program for the individual, family, and group sessions. We offer an hourly fee-for-service average rate of $30 - $32 an hour, based on years of experience for individual/family sessions and a rate of $12 per patient who attends each 60-minute group session. We also have a large array of upcoming growth potential opportunities within our organization.

Come and join our team!!

If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.rightchoicehealthgroup.com and send your contact info via one of the infoboxes. Or directly contact.

Katie Downey, LICSW.

413-271-7136 EXT 119

Chief Clinical Officer

Please email your resume or call us for more information

Job Type: Fee-for-Service

Job Type: FFS

Mindcare Agency PC

Address

Springfield, MA
01103 USA

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