Are you a professional, detailed, multi-tasker who is wonderful with patients? Crossroads Treatment Centers is seeking a full-time Substance Abuse Counselor for Winchester. Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of a Bachelors' degree in social sciences and hold a LCSW, LPC, CSAC, ADC or LSATP in Virginia
Provides individual and group counseling to patients assigned to caseload
Provides patient education relating to the illness of chemical dependency and the process of recovery.
Directs training groups and seminars and provide therapeutic leadership in group counseling sessions.
Functions as a liaison with other community based agencies and law enforcement agencies to insure continuity of treatment (referrals) and compliance to legal obligations
Completes individual chemical dependency assessment of new patients. This includes not only the psychosocial but also all required forms that require the new patients signature. The counselor is responsible for the accuracy and completeness (all blanks filled) of the assessment process.
Develops the Individual treatment plan (ITP) for the new patient within established time frame of patients admission.
Updates new patient charts within established time frames.
Work with the medical staff in securing urine samples for monthly urinalysis. Document results in the patients chart.
Provides necessary forms to the Medical Director when the patient has special request for take-out medications, dose changes, phase changes, MSW schedule and medication changes.
Ensures that patient confidentially is protected by properly completing release of information to ALL outside referrals and contacts (i.e. Medical co-ordination, information from other facilities.)
Ensures confidentiality and compliance of patients files.
Discharges patient from program within thirty (30) days from the date of discharge and completes discharge form.
Contributes to the ongoing assessment and treatment planning process through participation in daily reports, case reviews, and treatment teams.
Provides supportive counseling or crisis intervention services in conjunction with medical and nursing service, as circumstances deem necessary.
Provides education and public information services to the general public and the professional community regarding opioid treatment programs.
Participates in a program of professional development including both external and facility required number of internal in-service programs and events; works toward and or maintains professional credentials as a Certified Addictions Counselor.
Participates in the Continuing Quality Improvement and collects and reports on assigned CQI monitors.
The most qualified candidates will possess a minimum of a Bachelors' degree in social sciences and hold a LCSW, LPC, CSAC, ADC or LSATP in Virginia. Company will provide assistance to candidates who are eligible for certification so they may obtain certification while employed with Crossroads.
This candidate will also have good problem solving and analytical abilities, as well as be proficient in verbal and written communication and have excellent customer service, organizational and interpersonal skills. Experience treating opiate-addicted patients is a plus.
Candidate must be willing to start early in the morning, as work hours start at 5am. No legal impediments to serving in a licensed opiate treatment program. Must have a valid driver's license.
For more information, please visit www.crossroadstreatmentcenters.com
Crossroads offers a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees that includes PTO, paid Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, Short Term Disability, Employer paid and Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance, and 401k with company match.
No phone calls, please - due to the number of applicants, we can only contact those selected for interviews.
Crossroads is an EOE.