Addictions Counselor (Medication Assisted Treatment) - Full-Time Day!

Job
22-123848
Facility
Essex MAT
Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day 8 hour
Recruiter
Tamica Whittaker
Recruiter : Email
TWhittaker@Wellpath.us

Why Wellpath

Wellpath is the premier provider of localized, high-quality, compassionate care to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. We deliver medical and behavioral healthcare through a family of local and state providers in correctional facilities, inpatient and residential treatment facilities, forensic treatment facilities, civil commitment centers and community care centers. Wellpath employs nearly 15,000 professionals at over 500 facilities in 34 states across America and Australia, and cares for more than 300,000 patients each day.

 

NOW is your moment to make a difference! Join our Wellpath family and make a difference everyday providing care to society’s most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Our team has the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those of you whose calling it is to serve others, we get it, it is ours too. This is your moment not only to advance your career, but to join a mission that aligns with your own. We are Wellpath. We are the right people, striving to do the right thing. We will continue to create healthier communities — wherever we go, wherever we grow — one patient at a time.


About this role

Provides treatment and support to assist patients in their recovery from addiction.  Assists’ with modifying problem behaviors.  Maintains standards of professional counseling practice in accordance with clinic policies and procedures.  Participates as an interdisciplinary team member to facilitate the best patient experience and positive clinical outcome.

What you bring to the table

Education:

  • Graduate from an accredited College or University
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social or health services field, Master’s preferred

Experience:

  • Two years of experience in a counseling field
  • Experience working directly with behavioral health or addiction recovery population preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensure or Clinical Certification as required by state in which employed

What you will do

  • Collects various forms of data pertaining to Medical, Mental Health and MAT services.
  • Keeps record of information obtained during research. May include a database of information, hard files, etc.
  • Assists with MAT grant tracking, including data entry to track MAT program accomplishments, outcomes, patient volume, revenue, etc.
  • Conducts analyses of data. Interprets, draws conclusions, and discusses with administration staff.
  • Prepares various reports containing descriptive, analytical, and evaluative content that may be required.
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.
  • May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions.
  • Maintain a patient caseload under direct supervision based on state requirements.
  • Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment, for patients.
  • Acts as a liaison between referral sources and patients.
  • Plan for aftercare for patients.
  • Acts as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested.
  • Provides case management duties for patients; as needed.
  • Complies with organizational policies, procedures and performance improvement initiatives.
  • Responsible for ensuring records for patients are in full compliance with company or clinic policies, federal and state laws and regulations at all times.
  • Develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintains them over time;
  • Attends MAT collaborative meetings and team meetings.
  • Continues professional development through in-service education, workshops, conferences and self-study necessary to maintain current knowledge applicable to the position; complies with Human Resource requirements.
  • Communicates and collaborates with providers and all members of the multi-disciplinary health care team as needed to facilitate MAT patient registries and community outreach activities.
  • Works in partnership with addiction facilities, mental health and primary care agencies toward goals of collaborated care for patients
  • Ability to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
  • Ability to apply sound judgement beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
  • Ability to remain alert at all times; pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
  • Ability to be organized and data driven.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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/

Compensation Range

$35 - $43 / hour

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