Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)

Location
Winchester, Virginia
Posted
Jun 01, 2018
Closes
Jul 06, 2018
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time

Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)

Crossroads Treatment Centers is seeking a full-time Certified Substance Abuse Counselor for our Winchester location. Applicants MUST hold a CSAC in Virginia.

Responsibilities:

  • Completing assessments, ITP's, progress notes and other necessary paperwork associated with managing a caseload of 50 patients.
  • Providing individual and group counseling using Evidence Based Practices.
  • Assisting patients with defining and achieving realistic goals.
  • Conducting monthly drug screenings.
  • Providing crisis interventions as needed.
  • Assisting in peer-to-peer record audits.
  • Ensuring patient confidentiality.
  • Providing supportive counseling in conjunction with Medical and Nursing Services.
  • Contributing to the ongoing assessment and treatment planning process through participation in daily reports, case reviews, and treatment team meetings.

The most qualified candidates will possess a minimum of a Bachelors' degree in social sciences and hold a CSAC in Virginia, or a recognized substance abuse certification from a National Board. Company will provide assistance to candidates who are eligible for certification so they may obtain certification while employed with Crossroads.

This candidate will also have good problem solving and analytical abilities, as well as be proficient in verbal and written communication and have excellent customer service, organizational and interpersonal skills. Experience treating opiate-addicted patients is a plus.

 

a licensed clinical psychologist; (iv) a licensed clinical social worker; (v) a licensed professional counselor; (vi) a licensed psychiatric clinical nurse specialist; (vii) a licensed psychiatric nurse practitioner; (viii) a licensed marriage and family therapist; (ix) a licensed substance abuse treatment practitioner; (x) residents under supervision of a licensed professional counselor, licensed marriage and family therapist, or licensed substance abuse treatment and in a residency approved by the Virginia Board of Counseling; (xi) residents in psychology under supervision of a licensed clinical psychologist and in a residency approved by the Virginia Board of Psychology; (xii) supervisees in social work under the supervision of a licensed clinical social worker approved by the Virginia Board of Social Work; or (xiii) an individual with certification as a substance abuse counselor (CSAC) or certification as a substance abuse counseling-assistant (CSAC-A) under supervision of licensed provider and within his scope of practice, as described in §§ 54.1-3507.1 and 54.1-3507.2 of the Code of Virginia. 

Candidate must be willing to start early in the morning, as work hours start at 5am. No legal impediments to serving in a licensed opiate treatment program. Must have a valid driver's license.