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Outpatient Substance Abuse Counselor

Company: Recovery Centers of America
Location: Devon
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Nucleus Healthcare is looking for compassionate, dedicated Outpatient Substance Abuse Counselors -to guide our client's patients to a life free from addiction, and into lasting, meaningful recovery.As an -Outpatient Substance Abuse Counselor, you will inspire, teach, and motivate patients suffering from the disease of addiction to achieve meaningful recovery by leading technology-enabled group and individual therapy and psychoeducation sessions (PHP, IOP, GOP) in our Intensive Outpatient Program. Utilizing evidence-based, trauma informed and person-centered practices, and helping clients access appropriate ancillary support services, the -Outpatient Substance Abuse Counselor -help patients develop and sustain coping skills that support their recovery journey.

  • Completes intake Biopsychosocial Assessments, including all electronic forms required by RCA, MDPH, and/or third-party payors.
  • Evaluates clients' mental and physical health, addiction severity, and/or problem behavior and assess their readiness for treatment. Articulates clinical rationale for recommended level of care.
  • Works with clients to develop realistic treatment goals. Completes treatment plans within the required timeframe within PHP, IOP and GOP levels of care.
  • Utilizes recognized therapeutic modalities, such as CBT, DBT, 12-Step, psychoanalytic, motivational interviewing, and stages of change.
  • Performs individual, group, couples and family therapy and education sessions.
  • Works with clients to identify behaviors or situations that interfere with their recovery.
  • Is familiar with Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and can objectively discuss options with clients.
  • Documents all work in the RCA Electronic Health Record, Avatar.Licensure:
    • Strong preference for therapists with clinical license (LPC, LCSW, LCPC or LCADC).Education & Experience:
      • Master's degree in social work, marital and family therapy, or a counseling-related field.
      • Strong preference for candidates who have a clinical license (LPC, LCSW, LCPC or LCADC).
      • Proficient in using web-collaboration tools like Webex, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, as well as familiarity with other Microsoft Office products.
      • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) preferred.Benefits
        • Competitive pay
        • Medical, dental & vision coverage
        • Matched 401(k)
        • PTO/holidays -
        • Continuing education support
        • Tuition reimbursement
        • Employee assistance program
        • Identity theft insurance
        • Pet insurance
        • Much more! -#appcastHPPowered by JazzHR

Keywords: Recovery Centers of America, Philadelphia , Outpatient Substance Abuse Counselor, Other , Devon, Pennsylvania

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