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Residential Counselor - Sign on Bonus!!!

Company: Acadia Healthcare
Location: Henryville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

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:

+ Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work or related field, plus a minimum of two years' experience required. Master's Degree with a minimum of 2 years' experience preferred.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

+ CPR and de-escalation (training available upon hire and offered by facility).

Qualifications

Skills

Required

+ Problem Solving: Expert

+ Communication: Expert

+ Customer Focus: Expert

+ Planning & Organizing: Intermediate

+ Safety Minded: Advanced

Behaviors

Required

+ Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject

+ Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

+ Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

+ Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Required

+ Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work

+ Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

+ Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education

Required

+ Masters or better in Counseling

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

+ Cert Addictions Cnslr

+ Cert Alc Drug Counselor I

Experience

Required

+ 2 years: Experience in counseling field

Preferred

+ Ability to self-motivate and initiate work independently. Willingness to engage with clients

+ Knowledge implementation of individual training plans, and documentation of care preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The 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: Acadia Healthcare, Scranton , Residential Counselor - Sign on Bonus!!!, Other , Henryville, Pennsylvania

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