License Chemical Dependency Counselor, Full-Time Days - Behavioral Health

Rockville, MD
Sep 09, 2021
Oct 03, 2021
Full Time
AHC seeks to hire an experienced Chemical Dependency Therapist who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a CD therapist, you will:
•Provide quality therapeutic care to clients that are assigned to the specific unit/department.
•Conduct Chemical Dependency assessments, conduct individual, group and family therapy sessions, participate in the interdisciplinary treatment and transition and discharge process.
•Show competency in ASAM criteria and levels of care for chemical dependency patients.
•Initiate and implement complete, comprehensive psycho-social assessments.
•Participate with an interdisciplinary treatment team to propose and develop strategies and interventions that would promote excellent therapeutic outcomes.
•Assess and intervene in cases of suspected/disclosed child/adult neglect/abuse issues.
•Document services provided and disseminate information/reports to community referral sources and agencies, i.e., DJJ, DSS, HHS, APS, CPS, LCC, etc.

Qualification Include:
•Minimum CAC-AD required or LGPC/LMSW or LCPC/LCSW-C preferred
•Ability to Maintain Self-Control in Volatile/Hostile Situations, e.g., When Being Verbally and/or Physically Confronted by a Client or Family Member
•Ability to Set Therapeutic Limits and Maintain Therapeutic Distance with Clients
•Clinical license and/or certification are in good standing with the Board of MD

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
•Work life balance through non-rotating shifts
•Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
•Free Employee parking
•Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3-year vesting)
•100% Coverage for inpatient hospitalization and outpatient procedures - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
•100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - zero copay

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference. Join the Adventist Healthcare team today! Apply now to be considered.

Work Schedule:

Wednesday and Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 11:30am-8:00pm (rotating) When fully staffed, employees will only work one evening shift per week

Option for remote work

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug 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 and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive 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. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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