Primary Therapist

Employer
Recovery Centers of America
Location
Earleville, MD
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionRecovery Centers of America has an immediate opening for a Primary Therapist to join our Bracebridge Hall Team in Earleville, MD. We are transforming the treatment of addiction and the capabilities of those in recovery. Our goal is to help 1-million Americans achieve and sustain meaningful, lasting recovery, and to become a leading force for advocacy, public education and the advancement of addiction medicine.If you are a Primary Therapist looking for a new opportunity to work in a fast - paced, high energy environment with a passion for changing peoples lives, then we want to talk to you. We are on a mission to Save 1,000,000 lives - one neighborhood at a time!What Youll Do:Youll work with patients with substance abuse and mental health disorders, plan, direct and coordinate medically-approved programs. Evaluate clients mental and physical health, addiction, or problem behavior and assess their readiness for treatment. Review and recommend treatment options with clients and their families. Inspires and motivates RCA clients and to help them develop tools to work toward recovery using evidence-based and person-centered practices.What Youll Need: Master's degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling required and licensure or certification as an Alcohol & Drug Counselor in the State of Maryland.One to three years of experience in a behavioral healthcare or substance abuse settings serving culturally diverse populations.Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.Proven ability to handle multiple projects under pressure.Must have strong knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).Understanding of diverse cultures and gender specific issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the organization.Understands need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, residents, families, visitors, referral sources and all other contacts.Exhibits excellent customer relation skills as evidenced by supportive and constructive communication with all contacts including coworkers, patients, residents, visitors, families and referral sources.Knowledge of case management for dual diagnosis patient.We hold ourselves to a higher standard of excellence and offer an opportunity for each person to shine. Want to learn more about joining our team? Apply today and a talent specialist will review your resume. If you know someone who would be a good fit for our team, please share with your network. Full-Time, Part -Time and Per Diem positions available. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/DisabledCompany DescriptionRecovery Centers of America is transforming the treatment of addiction and the capabilities of those in recovery. Our goal is to help 1-million Americans achieve and sustain meaningful, lasting recovery, and to become a leading force for advocacy, public education and the advancement of addiction medicine.We make treatment for addiction and mental health disorders as accessible and affordable as any other disease.Close to Recovery, Close to Home.Every neighborhood-based RCA addiction recovery center is designed to keep you close to the people who support and love you. Its been proven when youre connected to, and supported by, family and friends while building other, ongoing support networks, your recovery is proven to be more likely to be successful.Our five-star addiction recovery centers provides comfort to our patients as well as helping erase the stigma and shame of addiction and its treatment. This is an essential component to helping patients enter and maintain a long-term meaningful recovery. Getting well where a patient lives and works allows them and their family to build lasting support networks, connections, and friendships with others on the same path to recovery.