Job Title:
Counselor - Medical Center
Job ID:
444908
Location:
East Hospital
Department:
Talbot Hall Outpatient
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Shift:
Day
FTE %:
100
Salary Range Min:
$22.84
Salary Range Max:
$34.25

Position summary

Counselor - Medical Center (Job Opening 444908) - Scope of Position 
The Counselor is a direct patient care position addressing all aspects of Substance Dependence/Mental Health treatment.  The majority of work tasks are complex, independent judgment and skills are required.  Supervision is required for some decisions in the day-to-day decision making related to patient care.

Crisis Intervention
Case Management
Assessment
Individual counseling
Group counseling
Couples/Family counseling
Outpatient services
Urine drug screen sample collection
Consultation
Referral and information
Intervention
Training
Utilization review
Treatment planning
Psycho-education
Discharge planning

Position Summary
The Counselor is responsible for facilitation of the patient's initial telephone assessment. This position will also be responsible at times for the implementation of the treatment plan. The position requires special knowledge, skills, and competencies relating to chemical dependency/mental health education, treatment, and rehabilitation. This position will focus on Utilization Review and Productivity Performance metrics for the outpatient levels of care.

Education and experience

Bachelor's Degree in relevant field - AND - 3 yrs (FTE adjusted) experience in relevant field OR - Master's Degree in relevant field AND 1 yr (FTE adjusted) experience in relevant field. Minimum Credentialing as a Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant (CDCA), Social Work Trainee (SWT), Counselor Trainee (CT), or equivalent.