Job Title: Senior TherapistLocation: US-DC-Washington Overview:Out client is one of the leading organizations, providing substance use and mental illness treatment to thousands of impacted individuals on an annual basis! We understand the complexities and that the impact that addiction has on individuals, families and our communities and that is why we need you! We realize the importance of delivering quality services to those impacted by substance use disorders; services that are individualized and specialized to meet the needs of our clients. We are an employer of choice in the field of treatment for substance use disorders, and welcome new ideas and capabilities-that is where you come in! Are you someone looking for a rewarding, life changing and fulfilling career? Here at Gaudenzia, we are committed to improving the quality of our client's lives by equipping them with the skills they need to reach and sustain recovery. We value our employees and create an atmosphere where innovation, respect, equality and professional growth and development are valued. As our organization continue to grow, we continue to need talent to help us meet the needs of our clients and our communities. We are seeking talent for a number of positions. Join us and become a valuable contributor to our team! Mission Our mission is to help individuals and families affected by drug and alcohol dependency, mental illness, and related conditions to achieve a better quality of life and become accountable individuals. Meet Our Team As a key contributor to our clinical team, you will work closely with our clients by providing evidence-based, addiction treatment services to our clients at one of our treatment facilities. You will work alongside other clinicians and peers, and will report to the Clinical Director at your respective facility. The clinical team is responsible for delivering recovery based clinical services to individuals, maintain a caseload of clients, maintain and submit accurate and timely clinical records within our Electronic Heath Records system, create, in collaboration with the clinical team, an individualized treatment plan that focuses on recovery and relapse prevention, and will have significant to advance understanding of how the therapeutic behavioral health programs operation and how clients progress through the treatment system and full continuum of care. Work is performed in accordance with established regulations, and policies and procedures; however, employees are expected to exercise significant initiative and independent judgment in discharging duties. Work is reviewed by the Clinical Director through an evaluation of the completion of assignments through individual and/ or group supervision. Who You Are You are an Addictions Counselor who is passionate about helping individuals suffering from substance use disorders and/or mental health illnesses? You are someone who realize that the disease of addiction doesn't discriminate and can therefore work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. You have the ability to treat those in treatment with respect and dignity, by providing quality services. You are trust worthy, empathetic, adaptable, compassionate and a great listener. You are a problem solver and is not afraid to have difficult conversations. You have the ability to positively influence the vulnerable. You have good interpersonal and collaboration skills, with the ability to work successfully with people at all levels. You want to join an experienced, supportive team who is also passionate about helping individuals suffering from addiction and mental illness, achieve a better quality of life, sobriety, and abstinence from substance use/abuse. You understand that while the industry is demanding, your role is significant to helping our clients reach and sustain sobriety, thus you are willing to work at least 1 evening shift per week, and a rotating weekend shift as needed (if working in a residential environment). If this sounds like you, continue reading! If not, please contact a member on our talent team to discuss other potential opportunities that may be of interest. Responsibilities:. Be responsible for a caseload of clients, as identified by program requirements and in accordance with state regulations.. Complete required evaluations and assessments, including screening, intake, clinical assessments, ASAM and biopsychosocial histories.. Compete individual treatment plans upon clients' admission.. Document all clinical services and interventions performed within the clients 'electronic record and complete monthly treatment reports.. Maintain accurate electronic records on each client and ensure the timely completion of tasks, within 24 hours of service deliver, no later than 72 hours of service delivery.. Attend court hearings with clients, if necessary.. Conduct individual and group sessions based on clients' treatment plan goals and level of care.. Participating in funding source reviews and make recommendations for treatment and lengths of stay.. Monitor client progress and adjust treatment plans as needed.. Coordinate with agency and community resources to ensure a through treatment plan.. Assist clients with developing a discharge/continuing care plan and connecting to resources needed to reach personal goals both during the course of treatment and in advance to their discharge.. Follow up with clients after discharge based on regulatory guidelines until they have been established with other case management/social services.. Display significant to advanced knowledge of facility and/or levels, their primary functions, and an understanding of the importance of a continuum of care for clients. What We Offers You:. An organization who's committed to diversity, equity and inclusion as such efforts remain at the core of our companies' values. We believe to be engaged, you must feel included and valued. Our diversity and inclusion committees meet frequently to ensure differences are valued and all employee's voices are heard.. Opportunity to work with professionals who effect lives daily, impactful projects and initiatives. A rewarding career that does life saving work on a daily basis. Competitive salary offering. Strong support network. Opportunities for growth and advancement within the clinical arena with a clearly defined career path. Casual and innovative work environment with a career path for upward mobility. Access to 100's of trainings in a virtual environment by way of Relias learning. Generous benefits package with some "free" and low-cost benefits for benefit eligible employees: Benefits & Perks:Medical, Dental (Free), Short-Term Disability Insurance (Free), Life Insurance (Free), Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance (Free), Vision Insurance, Various Supplemental Benefits (Aflac, Legal, Identity Theft & FSA), Generous Paid Time Off Accruals at 80 hours minimally during your 1st year of employment, Generous Vacation Accruals at 80 hours minimally during your 1st year of employment, Paid Holidays per calendar Year "10 annually", Paid Bereavement Leave, Education Assistance Benefit (Tuition Reimbursement) in the amount of $5,450 annually, Full reimbursement for the cost of professional license/certification renewals, 403(b) Retirement Plan with 5% Employer Match and Employee Assistance Program (24 hours/day, 7 days/week). Qualifications:Washington DC Education/ Licensure Requirements:. Must have, at minimum, a CAC counseling credential or independently licensed as an LICSW or LPC in the District of Columbia.