Masters Degree in Behavioral Health or related field*, Illinois Certification in Substance Abuse; and two years of experience in Behavioral Health including both SUD and MHD. Must also have CODP I or II certification or demonstrate successful completion of either graduate co-occurring disorders course work totaling 3 or more semester hours or seminar/workshops dealing with co-occurring disorders totaling 6 or more hours. Must also have a thorough knowledge of the disease model of alcoholism/addiction as well as mental health disorders and their application to patient care. Must have valid driver's license and minimal auto insurance.
Physical and Mental Requirements
Good organizational skills, ability to use logical thinking to solve problems. Good short-term memory, verbal communication skills, ability to provide and follow effective written and verbal instructions. Ability to effectively monitor and develop subordinates when applicable. Ability to successfully complete training and perform C.P.R. Ability to perform light physical work exerting up to ten (10) pounds of force on an occasional basis. Sitting, standing and walking short distances are activities that the Senior Addiction Counselor-Residential must perform.
Essential Job Duties:
The Senior Addition Counselor-Residential primarily focus on the provision of Clinical Core services to patients and are also responsible for SUPR 2060 regulatory compliant ECR documentation. Core Clinical services include: Group Counseling, Individual Counseling, Continued Stay Reviews, Orientation (Intake), Treatment Planning, Discharge Planning and Clinical Staffings. In addition, the Senior Addiction Counselor-Residential will act as the Primary Counselor for the assigned patients and will be responsible for identifying and enforcing behavior modification techniques as needed. Based on the needs of the unit, as determined by the Supervisor/Director, the Senior Addiction Counselor-Residential will also perform ancillary services as assigned.
Excellent Benefits, 401k, medical,dental,vision, vacation days,etc. Our organization prides itself on making a connection with our employees and providing the most suitable benefits to ease the worries of adequate coverage. We also believe in productive employee engagement activites, servicing our community and developing our employees at the highest levels in order to proficiently carryout the much needed services we provide. If you are looking for a place to call your work home, that engages its employees, believes in the community, services the needs of our clients, then look no further, you've found it. The Council is the right fit for the right candidate.
Employment Type: Full Time
Years Experience: 1 - 3 years