SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR, BACHELOR’S DEGREE

at New Season (view profile)
Location KISSIMMEE, Florida
Date Posted May 21, 2020
Category Counselor
Job Type Full Time

Description

Work Schedule
Working Monday thru Friday with alternative weekends 5am to 1:30pm

New Season

Job Summary:

New Season operates a number of nationally recognized and accredited methadone treatment centers dedicated to helping individuals with prescription drug abuse and/or opiate addiction regain control of their lives.
We take great pride in treating our patients with dignity and respect in each phase of their treatment experience.
Essential Functions:

Works with patients to complete all intakes, admissions, discharges, and transfer paperwork.
Documents patient progress through counseling and interaction through groups.
Completes patient psychosocial and an individualized treatment plan within the required time frame.
Identifies any clinical/case management needs and works to address those needs.
Performs individual, group, and family counseling as required.
Performs at least 20 hours of direct one-on-one patient contact per week through individual or group counseling.
Reports patient abuse, neglect and exploitation as required.
Reports patient grievances as required.
Educates patient in all aspects of treatment, corresponding health issues and steps to recovery.
Obtains Urine Drug Screens and initial patient photo identification.
Assists in monitoring all patient activities on center premises.
Actively participates in community relations activities as directed and authorized.
Ensures the reading and understanding of the Policy and Procedures Manual.
Ensures compliance with 42 CFR Part 2 (Federal Confidentiality Regulations) and 45 CFR, Parts 160 & 164 (HIPAA)
Is responsible for obtaining or maintaining proper licensure and/or certification according to specific state requirements.
Actively participates in preparation for surveys and inspections conducted by CARF, the State, DEA, Board of Pharmacy and any other agency site visits as dictated by the state laws or regulations.
Participates in all staff meetings
Ensures compliance with local, State, Federal and Colonial Management Group, LP rules, regulations and policies.
Always acts in the best interests of the program and company; honors, supports, and protects the proprietary data and rights of the company.
Performs other tasks as assigned by clinic, region or corporate leadership.
Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Licensure/Certification:
Experience in substance abuse field is not required, but preferred
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in a Human Services related field
Experience Required:
Minimum of 500 hours of experience in substance abuse is preferred
Skill and Ability:
Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to multitask, prioritize, and be dependable and reliable
Basic mathematics skills
Benefits:

Competitive Pay
3 weeks of PTO
Excellent Medical (EPO & PPO plans), Dental, and Vision Insurance
FSA's and Teladoc services
Life Insurance
Short/Long Term Disability
401k
Leadership Development Academy

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