Due to rapid expansion in our service areas, we are offering immediate SIGN-ON BONUSES for nurses, licensed therapists/certified counselors, qualified mental health professionals, community support specialists, dental hygienists and direct care technicians. If you are interested in joining a progressive company whose mission focuses on the wellbeing of our customers and team members, apply today!

Counselor in Higginsville at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 8/30/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $24.37/hr

Due to critical service need of the communities we serve, we are offering a $4,000 sign-on bonus.* We are eager to continue to provide quality and compassionate care in our service areas and need you to make this happen!

The counselor will provide individual and group counseling to consumers with substance use disorders and their codependents with the goal of helping them to improve functioning and reduce substance use, thereby enhancing their quality of life. Assess, treat, counsel, refer consumers of the organization. Provide crisis intervention services.

Full-Time; Benefit-Eligible

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC:

• Perform the twelve core functions as set down by the Missouri Credentialing Board: screening, intake, orientation, assessment, education, referral, record keeping, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis intervention and consultation
• Participate in treatment meetings and staffing
• Maintain an adequate caseload size to meeting productivity expectations
• Complete required paper and electronic documentation within required timeframes
• Update documentation as required by standards
• Respond to general chart audits and contract compliance visits
• Although driving is not an essential function of the position, a valid license and agency established minimum automobile coverage are required in the event the employee drives during employment
• Abide by ethical standards as set forth by the MCB and the agency
• Other duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES – COMPANY WIDE:

• Regularly attends work except for approved absences
• Attends all training as required
• Maintain professional, “champion” behavior
• Provides quality customer service
• Provides services with a commitment to service excellence
• Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence
• Team oriented and values diversity

WORKING CONDITIONS & EXPOSURE RISK:

No identified risks of exposure

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATION(S): EDUCATION

• High School/GED required
• Bachelor’s degree preferred*
*experience in lieu of education is accepted for the requirements with Bachelor’s degree preferred

QUALIFICATION(S): WORK EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

At least two (2) years’ experience preferred

QUALIFICATION(S): LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

MO Substance Use credential required

Compass Health Network is a nonprofit health care organization offering accessible, comprehensive, & compassionate behavioral health, substance use treatment, family medicine and dental services throughout Missouri. Our network of care includes Royal Oaks Hospital and Adapt of Missouri. We are both a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC). Operating only from the highest ethical and professional standards, we provide access to innovative care designed to meet the health needs of the communities we serve. Our mission is “Inspire Hope. Promote Wellness.”

Why join us?

We believe some of the most passionate people in the world work here. Our dedicated and talented staff are our most valuable asset. We strive to provide a work environment and services that are inclusive for our patients and our employees.

At Compass Health Network, these are just a few of the benefits that we offer as an organization:

  • Advancement opportunities
  • Professional development
  • Licensure supervision
  • Mentor opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Scholarship program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Headspace Access
  • Paid time off & Paid Holidays
  • NHSC Loan Repayment Participant

We welcome inquiries from qualified individuals who want to be part of a team of hardworking, dedicated and compassionate employees whose work helps us aspire to our vision of full, healthy, productive lives for everyone. We look forward to meeting you!

*Signing bonuses paid as per bonus policy; exclusions may apply.

                                 
Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.