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Substance Use Therapist/Counselor - Licensed in Columbia, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 11/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $26.29-33.29 contingent on licensure

POSITION PURPOSE

The Therapist ITCS is part of the person-centered integrated team and provides direct and indirect services to persons served as part of the ICTS program in Boone County. The Therapist provides clinical oversight, recommendations and support to the team based on identified strengths, needs, abilities and preferences of individuals served.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC

Core Responsibilities:
• Assesses the individual strengths, needs, abilities and preferences of individuals served.
• Develops, updates and reviews Wellness Plan within required time frames to guide and direct treatment.
• Provides individual, group, and family psychotherapy/education.
• Provides triage services to persons who present during open access hours, as needed
• Serves as a team coordinator for referrals, maintaining program census, and care of consumers receiving services.
• Attends all ICTS team meetings to provide clinical input and recommendations.
• Coordinates with ICTS staff/team members (including P&P, DBH and DOC) to support consumers in achieving/maintaining sobriety and addressing needs to support personal recovery.
• Assumes responsibility for clinical oversight of ICTS treatment records to ensure compliance with DMH and Medicaid requirements.

Other Responsibilities:
• Assessing appropriateness/readiness of referrals for counseling
• Function as part of a multi-disciplinary team
• Maintain client records, following agency and state regulations; ensuring timely documentation of services rendered per Compass Health policy.
• Knowledge of utilization management criteria.
• Maintain agreed upon level of customer care requirements
• Will provide culturally competent services to meet the unique cultural needs of each agency consumer and family member
• Be knowledgeable of other human/social services for purposes of referral if the agency is unable to provide a particular service and maintain documentation of such referrals
• Interface with other human/social services to provide holistic services to persons served.
• Provide emergency services for crisis calls/walk-ins per the daytime crisis protocol
• Provide licensure supervision, if applicable
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor

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

 

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATION(S): DESIRED DEMONSTRATED KEY COMPETENCIES

• Analytical Thinking
• Change Readiness
• Collaborative Relationships
• Conflict Resolution
• Creative Thinking
• Communication – Oral
• Communication – Written
• Decision Making
• Empowers Others
• Flexible Thinking
• Forward Thinking
• Multitasking/Planning
• Organizational/Time Management
• Problem Solving
• Risk Management/ Assessment
• Strategic Thinking
• Teamwork
• Technical Expertise

QUALIFICATION(S): EDUCATION

• High School/GED required
o Must also be licensed (see eligible licenses below)
• Master’s degree in counseling, social work or psychology preferred

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

Working knowledge of DSM-5 required

QUALIFICATION(S): LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Must have (at least) one of the following:

PLPC

P-MFT

LMSW

LPC

LMFT

LCSW

 

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