This is a complex clinical position involving the engagement of clientele in a therapeutic relationship with the goal of fostering cognitive and behavioral change to improve overall client functioning.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Conduct psycho-social assessments and make appropriate diagnosis and treatment recommendations; including but not limited to referrals to scheduling individual and group therapy.
- Conduct individual, group, and family therapy sessions. Assist client with establishing an individual treatment plan for appropriate services.
- Coordinate clinical treatment with referral sources.
- Complete all paperwork and assessments in a timely manner, in accordance with agencies policy and procedures.
- Arrange clinical, intervention, or prevention appointments based on the needs of those the agency serves.
- Will be a participating member of the agency’s Quality Improvement Team and attend all clinical staff meetings, unless excused.
- Perform community outreach as required.
- Participate in clinical staffing on clientele with treatment team on a weekly basis.
- Must adhere to confidentiality laws, regulations, and policies as related to all client information, including HIPAA and 42 C.F.R.
- Must keep all licensures current, and continuously upgrade professional skills.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
- Must possess, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in social work or related field, Masters in social work preferred. Will accept clinical counselor if willing to pursue Master’s Degree
- Must possess knowledge on substance use disorders and mental health theories as related to job
- Proficiency in, or willingness to learn, Qualifacts CareLogic Electronic Health Records System
- LSW, LPC, LPCC, LISW, LCDC II or LCDC III is required.
- Must have strong interpersonal relationship and communication skills, able to relate to people of varying ages and backgrounds
- Must possess time management skills and be able to work independently
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Outlook
- Strong belief in family centered practice and ability to provide services or refer to services that assist/enrich people in recovery and their family members. Ability to work with diverse populations and cultural backgrounds
- Ability to focus on and reinforce positive strengths and behaviors
- Some evening hours are required
- This position answers to the Chief Clinical Officer.
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements
Works in an office environment. Uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and fax machines. Individual may be required to bend, reach, push and pull file drawers to access records and reports. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Vision abilities required include up close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Muskingum Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact us.
Chemical Dependency Counseling: 1 year
Required Education / Licensure:
LSW, LPC, LPCC, LISW, LCDC II or LCDC III required.