BayMark Health Services Chicopee, MA, USA
Nov 12, 2019Full time
Compassionate Substance Abuse Counselor Needed! HCRC (Health Care Resource Centers) services is dedicated to providing individualized treatment integrating pharmacotherapy, clinical counseling, recovery support and medical services. HCRC (Health Care Resource Centers), addiction treatment programs deliver medically-supervised services for adults in a variety of modalities and settings. As the largest specialty organization addressing the opioid crisis, we have unlimited opportunities for those looking to make a difference . At HCRC (Health Care Resource Centers), we believe in delivering a higher level of care to our patients, not just talking about it. We are committed to treating our patients and each other with dignity and respect in a culture that fosters excellence in all that we do. Title: FT Substance Abuse Counselor Location: Chicopee, MA Schedule: M-F 5:30am - 2pm or 6am - 2:30pm Primary Job Function: Substance abuse counselor will be in charge with assisting patients through medically assisting programs and offering techniques for handling opioid addiction. Counselor conducts group sessions and individual sessions to assist with crisis management and coping strategies. Additionally, counselor will evaluate patients' progress during counselling sessions. Substance abuse counselors may also need to collaborate with doctors, nurses and therapists for patients' counselling sessions and treatment for best overall outcome. Essential Job Functions: Conducts individual initial assessment and evaluation interviews for service eligibility determination. Facilitates, establishes and reviews with each patient the initial treatment plan. Completes Bio-psychosocial assessment. Provide individual and group counseling services; direct service hours at regularly scheduled intervals; coordinate all services throughout treatment. Involve families and significant others in patient's recovery process whenever possible. Develops and participates in individual or group patient teaching projects. Respond, as needed, to patient grievances and complaints. Develop aftercare plans and discharge plans. Completes all discharge paperwork. Other related duties as determined by supervisor Qualifications | Education | Certifications: Bachelor's Degree required with a minimum of 2+ years of individual counseling experience or a Master's Degree in Behavioral Science. Previous experience working with chemically dependent individuals a plus. Must demonstrate a positive, non-judgmental, and accepting attitude toward our patient population Spanish speaking and licensed (LMHC, LADC1, or LICSW) preferred (LMHC, LICSW, or LADC1) Benefits: Competitive salary Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401(K) Generous paid time off and paid holidays Excellent growth and development opportunities through our counselor career path Rewarding opportunity with the ability to impact individuals' life What to expect from us: HCRC (Health Care Resource Centers) a progressive substance abuse treatment organization is committed to the highest quality of patient care in a comfortable outpatient clinic setting. Our ultimate goal is to address the physical, emotional, and mental aspects of opioid use disorder to help each of our patients achieve long-term recovery and an improved quality of life. HCRC (Health Care Resource Centers) is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, natural origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or veteran's status or any other classification protected by State/Federal laws.