Substance Abuse Counselor

Employer
Colonial Management Group
Location
Hagerstown, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Substance Abuse Counselor https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1148311&d=ExternalCareerSite&r=5000172746206 Job Summary: Colonial Management Group, LP (CMG) operates a number of nationally recognized and accredited methadone treatment centers dedicated to helping individuals with prescription drug abuse and 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. Job Responsibilities (includes but not limited to): Work with patient to complete all intake, admission, discharge and transfer paperwork Document patient progress through counseling and interaction through groups Complete patient psychosocial and individualized treatment plan within the required time frame Identify any clinical / case management needs and work to address those needs Perform individual, group, and family counseling as required Perform at least 20 hours of direct 1-on-1 contact per week through individual or group counseling Report patient abuse, neglect and exploitation as required Report patient grievances as required Educate patient in all aspects of treatment, corresponding health issues Obtain urine drug screens and initial patient photo identification Assist in monitoring all patient activities on center premises Actively participate in community relations and activities as directed and authorized Ensure reading and understanding of the Policy and Procedures Manual Ensure compliance with 42 CFR Part 2 (Rederal Confidentiality Regulations) and 45 CFR, Parts 160 & 164 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, State, DEA, Board of Pharmacy and any other agency site visits as dictated by the state laws or regulations Participates in all staff meetings Ensure compliance with local, State, Federal and Colonial Management Group, LP rules, regulations and policies Always act in the best interest of the program and company; honors, support and protect the proprietary data and rights of the company Requirements You must be registered with Maryland's DHMH - Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists. Certified or licensed to practice in Substance Abuse Counseling for the state of MD is preferred, but will consider AA in Behavioral Science with approved trainee status. CAC, CFC, CDC certified (preferred) Please indicate on your resume if you are a certified or licensed to practice in Substance Abuse in the state of MD Job Requirements: Entry level knowledge Minimum of 500 hours of experience in substance abuse Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Ability to multitask and prioritize Dependability Reliability Ability to maintain confidentiality Basic mathematics skills EOE: Colonial Management Group, LP. is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or veteran's status or any other classification protected by State/Federal laws. substance abuse counselor, substance abuse, counselor, addiction, social work, case manager, healthcare, counseling Company Description: New Season is a leading provider of specialized quality care for opioid drug use management and recovery, operating since 1986 with more than 68 treatment centers in 20 states nationwide. We support the education and understanding of addiction as a disease, so that more patients and communities can find the care they need to focus on and overcome the current national opioid epidemic. Addictive illness is a chronic brain disease that can be addressed with treatment and treatment works. Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) programs and the medications used today have been studied and proven to be highly successful in recovery over years of research. At New Season, our programs use the latest science to create a comprehensive plan for patients that include MAT, counseling and medical services. Programs are customized to the patients' needs and services are delivered in a way that respects the dignity, value and self-worth of every individual. We are committed to each of our patients' success stories. To learn more about how you can be a difference maker in your community, apply for immediate consideration.