MOTIR Services, Inc. is an established performance-based provider of a broad range of contract services to federal, state, municipal and commercial clients in the U.S. and abroad.Headquartered in Washington, DC. MOTIR Medical Staffing Services specializes in temporary and permanent placements for multi-specialty medical staffing, offering a wide range of flexible medical staffing arrangements.
We are looking for a full-time Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor (Jail Based):
Scope of Services:
This is full performance professional work, providing services and assistance to client populations seeking substance abuse or related treatment services in the Department of Corrections. The work is performed under the general supervision of a high level supervisor. Work performance is evaluated in terms of quality, timeliness and quantity of production by a Supervisor in conjunction with or on behalf of the Health Department and Department of Corrections with established departmental rules, policies, and procedures.
- Pass a criminal background check and security investigation to obtain clearance for the Department of Corrections.
- Completes Universal enrollment form and screening/assessment tools for participants in the Baltimore County Jail Based Substance Abuse Treatment (JBSAT) Program.
- Accurately inputs enrollment, screening, and assessment data into the Effons to Outcome (ETO) database within 48 hours of encounter.
- Assesses client needs for drug treatment, mental health, vocational, social, and other services.
- Follows all requirements and protocols for utilizing ETO.
- Meets with supervisor to review assessment and discuss recommended care plan.
- Develops client care plan within 5 business days of enrollment assessment. Care plans must be individualized with measureable goals that specifically meet the particular needs of each client.
- Makes appropriate referrals based upon screening and assessment and ongoing evaluations.
- Facilitate effective group services to clients.
- Conduct clinical assessments on clients.
- Input clinical assessment information in medical record (ETO / Patagonia)
- Works with clients to overcome barriers that interfere with their ability to keep appointments.
- After reviewed by supervisor, submits accurate and thorough client status reports as required to Problem Solving Courts in a timely manner.
- Completes all clinical documentation while adhering to professional standards and in accordance with the Behavioral Health Services Division's requirements.
- Ensures that all documentation contains accurate spelling and good grammar.
- Willingly and cooperatively perform tasks and duties which may not be specifically outlined in the position description but are within the general occupational scope and responsibilities associated with the employee's class of work.
- Attends and participates in regularly scheduled supervision and administrative meetings as required,
- Facilitates evidenced based substance abuse groups for participants in the JBSAT Program.
- Attend and participate in mandatory trainings and events.
- Maintain training and knowledge, and other occupational requirements up-to-date and in accordance with Federal, State, County and departmental policies and regulations.
- Provide weekly and monthly outcome reports
- Ensure clients participate in assigned treatment plans;
- Screen and/or refer individuals in need of behavioral health treatment/services; Manage crises and recommend appropriate resolutions;
- Represent the Health Department at community, other agencies, and County/Federal meetings;
- Ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and regulations issued by the County, State, or Federal programs; and,
- Perform other tasks and duties assigned, which may not be specifically listed in the position description; however, are within the general occupational category and responsibility level typically associated with the employee's class of work.
Minimum Qualifications for this position include:
1 . Active clinical license in the State of Maryland (i.e. LCPC, LCSW, LGPC, LGSW, CAC-AD or CSC-AD)
2. One (1) year of demonstrated professional experience, which involves counseling and assisting client populations with substance abuse, emotional, behavioral, or related disorders.
3. Knowledge of drug abuse prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation.
4. Knowledge of counseling and interviewing skills and techniques.
5. Knowledge of existing referral agencies and community resources.
6. Ability to evaluate the severity of a client's substance abuse and/or mental health problem and implement counseling efforts to alleviate the problem(s).
7. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
8. Ability to establish rapport with clients and other concerned persons and to maintain effective working relationships.