Lake Martin Community Hospital is looking to hire a full-time Chemical Dependency Counselor (level 2) for our new Chemical Dependency Unit. Pay is determined based on experience.
To act as therapist and liaison to the multidisciplinary treatment team.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Completes all required forms and paperwork within regulated time period.
Adolescent Psychosocial Assessments
Case Notations (Group & individual notes)
Initiates and completes Treatment Plans
Individual Treatment Plan
Conducts individual session with patients: implement individual treatment plan, review problems identified on assessment, discuss aftercare alternatives, and notify of counselor availability as needed.
Conducts group therapy. (Must be knowledgeable about all therapy groups).
Attempts to establish extended treatment alternatives for follow-up care, and makes referrals as appropriate.
Ability to effectively manage manipulative and potentially volatile clients.
Explains the program content and structure to patients and families.
Reviews policies and procedures with patient and regarding visitor privileges.
Attends education and training programs to maintain current competency.
Maintains competency in all areas of the unit and performs other duties as assigned.
Communicates effectively with staff, patients, families and other agencies.
Conducts self in a professional manner, representing the facility both on and off duty.
Attends at least 80% of department meetings.
Performs other duties and task as assigned by the clinical Administrator
Minimum of a Masters Degree
Current CPR Certification
Must be able to read and write in English.
Must be proficient with computer applications, word processing and spreadsheets.
Must be in accordance with the standards of the applicable contracting, certifying, and/or regulatory entities.
COMPLEXITY OF DUTIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Moderate to heavy physical exertion and lifting, a minimum of 25 pounds.
Extensive sitting and walking.
Normal, or corrected vision and hearing.
Ability to remain calm under stress.
Exposure to chemicals and to contagious disease.