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Mending Hearts

Counselor

Mending Hearts

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Job Summary

The Counselor provides psycho-education and structured group and individual counseling and/or therapy to patients and/or families impacted by substance use disorders.  This position identifies problems and solutions and develops a foundation for the recovery process through counseling.  This position coordinates with assigned Case Manager to develop treatment plans.

Job Responsibilities

 

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include some or all of the following:

  1. Maintains caseload of patients and coordinates their care.
  2. Diagnoses substance use disorders and/or other co-occurring psychiatric disorders within scope of practice defined by licensure and clinical privileges
  3. Facilitates individual, group and family counseling and/or therapy sessions, within scope of practice defined by licensure and clinical privileges
  4. Assesses clinical problems and develops treatment plan, in conjunction with the patient.
  5. Documents clinical activities in patient record according to established policies and procedures.
  6. Participates in daily and weekly team meetings and treatment plan review.
  7. Provides educational components relative to addiction and recovery to patients and families.
  8. Communicates regularly with family members, Employee Assistance Professionals, physicians, referrals, judges, probation officers, etc. regarding treatment progress and continuing care needs.
  9. In conjunction with clinical team, assists in monitoring and managing patient community as a therapeutic milieu.
  10. Intervenes in crises to deescalate situation and resolve crises, using events as entries into therapeutic process for patient.
  11. Performs CPR and First Aid as needed
  12. Represents Mending Hearts Inc. at outside professional meetings as needed, including presentations and marketing/development activities.
  13. Documents pertinent clinical information into the electronic patient record.
  14. Ensures that a welcoming, safe and healing environment is maintained for each patient and family throughout the continuum of care.
  15. Recommends ways to improve the quality and delivery of services.
  16. Maintains confidentiality of company and patient information.
  17. Reacts productively to change.
  18. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Master’s Degree or LADAC required; LCSW, LPC, MHSP, or equivalency preferred. Three years experience involving addictions related treatment with a minimum of one (1) year experience involving age/population specific addiction treatment; and/or equivalent experience in job related activities 

             

Additional Information

Benefits

Paid PTO and vaction time

insurance

401K

How to Apply

Send resumes to tstone@mendingheartsinc.org or Yolanda@mendingheartsinc.org

Details

  • Date Posted: December 6, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 01/10/2022
  • Salary Range: $40,000.00 ANNUAL
  • Working Hours: 40 hours wk M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm