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Licensed Therapist

Company: Pinnacle Treatment Centers
Location: Mount Pocono
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Overview: We offer competitive salary, full benefits package, Paid Time Off, and opportunities for professional growth. Pinnacle Treatment Centers is a growing leader in addiction treatment services. We provide care across the nation touching the lives of more than 30,000 patients daily. Our mission is to remove all barriers to recovery and transform individuals, families, and communities with treatment that works. Our employees believe we are creating a better world where lives and communities are made whole again through comprehensive treatment. As a Counselor, you will oversee all aspects of a patient's treatment. Responsible for the coordination and continuity of care from admission through discharge and follow-up of the patients. Your role also promotes performance improvement and service delivery by providing comprehensive psychological therapy directed towards addressing the causes and effects of the patient's addiction by providing substance abuse counseling for assigned patients including family and group therapy. Benefits: 18 days PTO (Paid Time Off) 401k with company match Company sponsored ongoing training and certification opportunities. Full comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability and accident insurance. Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP) Discounted tuition and scholarships through Capella University Requirements: Master's Degree or above from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services) or another related field which includes a practicum in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. If the practicum did not take place in a drug and alcohol setting, the individual's written training plan shall specifically address a plan to achieve counseling competency in chemical dependency issues. OR Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services) or other related field and 1 year of clinical experience; OR Associate's degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services) or other related field and 2 years of clinical experience. Substance abuse counselors in training who are not CADC shall be enrolled in courses leading to certification as a CADC in addiction to in-service training and become credentialed within three years of the date of hire by the facility; in addition to a semiannual review of progress while employed at the facility. Responsibilities: Ensure the completion of patient databases, treatment plans, progress notes, discharge summaries, and other essential documentation in accordance with applicable federal and state standards and agency policies and procedures. Provide patients with orientation regarding objectives of the program, phase system requirements, rules and regulations, sanctions, hours of services, patient rights, and additional information to help patients adjust to the program. Assure each patient is assessed and placed according to the treatment phases in accordance with Federal and State standards and agency policies. Assure all clinical documentation and patient charts updated in accordance with established policies and procedures. Counsel patients who have refused to comply with specific program requirements to increase patient awareness of consequences of noncompliance. Arrange referrals to other agencies and resources in the community when appropriate. Perform treatment plan reviews. Participate in case conferences and case reviews in accordance with established policies and procedures. Develop and increase knowledge of federal, state, and agency regulations regarding confidentiality, methadone treatment, and substance abuse counseling certification. Submit all internal and external correspondence to supervisor for review and approval. Complete intakes, facilitate group counseling sessions. Collection and testing of urine/swab drug screening following proper chain of custody. Secure necessary documentation from patients, when appropriate, to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures. Submit monthly and quarterly statistical reports to supervisor. Attend team meetings and complete all training courses timely as required. Other duties as assigned. Join our team. Join our mission. IND1 Experience Required 1 year(s): Minimum of one year of counseling experience required. Education Required Bachelors or better in Human Services or related field Pinnacle Treatment Centers is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit and other legitimate business considerations. We want to have the best available persons in every job. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, traits historically associated with race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), parental leave, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic characteristics or information, political affiliation, non-merit based factors or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

Keywords: Pinnacle Treatment Centers, Scranton , Licensed Therapist, Healthcare , Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania

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