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Counselor

Company: Pocono Mountain Recovery Center
Location: Henryville
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Provide treatment, guidance and support to patients with emotional, mental health and dependency disorders while promoting patient wellbeing. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain client caseload and manage individual treatment processes from a cultural, co-occurring and trauma-informed perspective in conjunction with other clinical team members.
  • Utilize screening and assessment tools, monitor patient appropriateness for levels of care and make referrals as needed to meet patients--- treatment goals.
  • Conduct clinical assessment and other assessments to gather appropriate demographic information and develop treatment plans in conjunction with patients including short and long-term goals that are measurable and time bound. Review treatment plans and update as required.
  • Document treatment plans, treatment plan updates, group notes, individual session notes, progress notes, clinical staffing notes, incident reports, and any other required documents in a timely manner and ensure each note is dated and signed.
  • Able to identify signs of impending client emotional distress or crisis, is knowledgeable of co-occurring disorders, and can conduct appropriate interventions or make appropriate referrals as situations arise.
  • Conduct group and individual sessions, including but not limited to, therapeutic sessions, processing groups, educational groups, etc.
  • Works with Clinical Team and Clinical Director to conduct reviews of case management, provides clinical presentation during staff meetings of caseload with report outs on each client---s treatment plan updates or engagement (or lack thereof).
  • Communicates with local and national referral sources to develop extensive referral network for Summit Estate.
  • May act as a liaison with insurance carriers as requested.
  • May assist in the training of new clinical staff and interns, providing direction and clinical guidance.--OTHER FUNCTIONS:
    • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.----EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
      • Master's degree in social or health services field, with two plus years--- experience in counseling field. Degree must be from an accredited college or university.LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:
        • Licensure or certification for counseling, as required by the state in which the facility operates.
        • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
        • First aid may be required based on state or facility.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor---s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Pocono Mountain Recovery Center, Scranton , Counselor, Other , Henryville, Pennsylvania

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