Chemical Dependency Counselor (CD), FT Mid Shift - Behavioral Health

Rockville, MD
Aug 21, 2019
Sep 14, 2019
Full Time
Under the direction and supervision of the CD Program Manager the Chemical Dependency (CD) counselor at Adventist Behavior Health and Wellness Services (ABHWS) is responsible for providing quality therapeutic services to patients to better cope with their cycle of addiction. CD counselor provides educational groups, 1:1 counseling, family education and assists patients with developing a recovery management plan for long-term abstinence.

Clinical license and/or certification are in good standing with the Board of MD
Attend in-service trainings as required
Facilitate educational groups inpatient and outpatient programs
Knowledge of motivational interviewing approach and transtheoretical model
Record accurate documentation in Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
Represent ABHWS at meetings or committees as required by manager

BS in Human Service Field with CAC/CSC Certification
MA/MS in Counseling/Social Work with License
Minimum CAC-AD required, LGPC/LMSW or LCPC/LCSW-C preferred.

Work Schedule:

Potential staff should be familiar with applying the ASAM criteria during an assessment to determine the appropriate level of care.

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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