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Substance Abuse Counselor, #6394, Per Diem

Company: Steward Health Care System
Location: Methuen
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Job Description:

Department: OutPatient Substance- Per-Diem - Varied Schedule- See job requirements for other shift informationSummary:-- ---------------------- *-- Performs individual counseling, group counseling, psycheducational groups, and case---------------------------- management.---------------------- *-- Provides mentoring and clinical supervision to counseling staff and interns.---------------------- *-- Provides support to clients/families via family sessions and brief counseling, education,---------------------------- and coordination of comprehensive aftercare plans.---------------------- *-- Assures that a client's substance abuse disorder is assessed in an integrated------------------------------ Bio-Psycho-Social-Cultural-Spiritual-Environmental context.II. --Job Relationships:------------------------ *-- Supervised and/or reportable to the Executive Director and Clinical Coordinator.---------------------- *-- Collaborates with the following staff effectively:------------------------------ - Medical Director------------------------------ - Nurses------------------------------ - Staff Counselors------------------------------ - Residents------ -Social Workers------------------------------ - Psychiatrists------------------------------ - Counseling Interns------------------------------ - Community Treaters in a variety of aftercare settings---------------------- *-- Must be able to collaborate and communicate with referring agencies, such as EAP---------------------------- professionals, private practitioners, probation officers, halfway house staff, primary care---------------------------- doctors, community mental health agencies, etc ...III.--Authority:--*-- Provide weekly supervision to counseling interns and counseling staff when assigned by director if specified criteria is met.-------------------- *-- Responsible for providing comprehensive psychosocial assessments, formulating a---------------------------- treatment plan and following through on patient or client care until discharge.-------------------- *-- Make case management and clinical decisions in the Interdisciplinary Team Meetings.-------------------- *-- Consult with other disciplines throughout the hospital regarding clinical issues.-------------------- *-- Evaluate and update curriculum and design of programs as needed in collaboration with---------------------------- the Director.-------------------- *-- Communicate with patients/clients and their concerned others.-------------------- *-- Notify the referring professional or agency of patient/client's participation and progress in-------------------------------- treatment.IV.--A. Responsibilities/Essential Functions:--1.) "Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers,and patients as referenced in the Service Excellence Standards."--Clinical Practice2.)---- Complete biopsychosocial assessments of individuals and families.3.)---- Utilizing patient/client, family, and significant others and formulation of DSM-IV diagnosis,------------ develops an individualized treatment plan.4.)---- Implements treatment plans, accessing appropriate services within the hospital and-------------- community resources.5.)---- Competently engages in therapeutic interventions, including individual counseling, family------------ work, group work, and psychoeducation.6.)---- Provides support for patient/client advocacy.7.)---- Provides crisis intervention when necessary.8.)---- Independently makes clinical assessment of patients/clients regarding dangerousness to self------------ and or others by reason of mental status/substance abuse severity and intervenes to secure------------ required level of care.9.)---- Provides family psychoeducation and referrals to self-help groups and/or individual/couple-------------- family therapy as needed.10.) Provides ongoing revision of treatment plans to reflect patient/client's changing needs.11.) Able to make clinical assessments and interventions autonomously.12.) Completes appropriate referrals.13.) Formulates expected behavioral outcomes as part of the patient/client's treatment plan.14.) Continually monitors and evaluates achievement of behavioral goals set in the treatment------------ plan.15.) Provides case management services to assigned patients/clients.Qualifications:--Minimum Education:------------------------ - A Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or equivalent thereof.--Minimum Experience:---------------------- - At least 2 years of training and/or clinical experience in substance abuse and/or mental------------------------ health counseling.--Minimum skills/abilities:-------------------- - Knowledge of addiction, chemical dependency, dual diagnosis, mental health, psychiatric------------------------ diagnosis and the recovery process.-------------------- - Competence in practice of clinical skills.-------------------- - Familiarity and working knowledge of the DSM-IV Diagnostic System.--Certification/Licensure:---------------------- - Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or related field.-------------------- - Prefer LMHC/LADC/ LICSW---------------------- - Prefer CADAC/CAS/CAC/CRC.--Training:---------------------- - Ongoing training in addiction, chemical dependency, and the recovery process.-------------------- - Ongoing training in addictive disease and treatment methods.-------------------- - Ongoing education on psychiatric disorders, i.e. depression/anxiety/PTSD and their-------------------------- impact on addictions.--Special Qualifications:------------------------ - Expected to acquire and deliver specialization components within the CBM Treatment-------------------------- Program.---------------------- - Specialized cognitive-behavioral knowledge, training, experience preferred.---------------------- - Experience with or knowledge of dual-diagnosis preferred.

Keywords: Steward Health Care System, Methuen , Substance Abuse Counselor, #6394, Per Diem, Other , Methuen, Massachusetts

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