Substance Use Counselor in Windsor at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 9/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: 16.00

POSITION PURPOSE

Provides direct patient care to preadolescents, adolescents, and adult patients in an acute psychiatric setting including individual and group counseling. Directs all addiction services including delivery of substance abuse counseling and chemical dependency evaluations. The Counselor also ensures that substance abuse services are complaint with regulatory organizations (i.e., Department of Mental Health, TJC, Center for Medicaid & Medicare Services).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC

• Provide therapeutic services and education about substance use and addiction
• Provide initial evaluation and assessment interview within 72 hours of patient admission
• Develop appropriate treatment plan goals to provide service during hospitalization and aftercare recommendations
• Conduct individual, group, family/couples therapy and chemical dependency consultations with recommendations
• Maintain appropriate documentation within time frames stated in policies
• Work with interdisciplinary treatment team members
• Abide by HIPAA laws
• Remain current on organizational standards such as, but not limited to, CALM, CPR and Essential learning
• Abide by all professional and corporate ethical standards
• Other duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – 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

• Regular exposure to blood and/or body fluids
• Regular exposure to biohazard waste materials

 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION

• High School/GED required
• Associates/Bachelor’s/Master’s degree preferred

WORK EXPERIENCE

At least five years experience as a substance abuse treatment provider required

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Certified Substance Abuse Counselor-II

 

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