Certified or Licensed Addiction Counselor - Full-Time Day

Job
22-120366
Facility
Wicomico County Detention Center
Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day 8 hour
Recruiter
Julie Mandeville
Recruiter : Email
JMandeville@Wellpath.us

Why Wellpath

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”


 

 

 

About this role

The Certified/Licensed Addiction Counselor provides direct service care to meet the needs of patients suffering from mental, emotional and substance use issues. The position works with the treatment team to fulfill the interdisciplinary treatment process needed for patients with a dual diagnosis; works with treatment team to fulfill substance use disorder treatment within the standards of the company. The Certified/Licensed Addiction Counselor is responsible for: 1) screening and assessment of patients; 2) developing, organizing, and conducting program activities to provide education and treatment for issues related to substance use; 3) developing and implementing individualized treatment plans; 4) providing group and individualized sessions for patients using evidence based curricula; 5) completing discharge summaries after completion of treatment.

What you bring to the table

Education:

  • Minimum education required for state certification or licensure.  

Experience:

  • Relevant experience in provision of addiction counseling services

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified or licensed in an addiction counseling specialty, Psychology, or Social Work
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain CPR and First Aid certification

What you will do

  • Substance use treatment (SUD), education, activity development, and implementation:
  • Develops and conducts group and individual SUD activities for identified patients using evidence-based materials.
  • Initial and comprehensive assessments (and reassessments): Assessment and evaluation of patients to determine need for urgent services and level of care.
  • Completes necessary records, reports, etc. in a timely manner (same day as patient encounter).
  • Continues professional development through in-service education, workshops, conferences and self-study necessary to maintain correct knowledge relevant to the position.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Our investment in you

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
  • Time off & leave benefits
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental benefits
  • Perks and discounts
  • And more available here https://wellpathcareers.com/

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