Substance Abuse Counselor
Mental Health Providers of Western Queens

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Post Date: Oct 07, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - Woodside
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Job Description:

An Outpatient Substance Abuse 822 Clinic in Queens, licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), is seeking to hire a highly motivated and dedicated CASAC, CASAC-T, MSW and/or MHC to join its multidisciplinary clinical team. Candidates must be able to ensure compliance with OASAS 822 regulations and meet deadlines for all documentation. Candidates will conduct individual and group counseling, intake interview and assessments, develop individualized treatment plans, provide information and referral services, maintain linkages with other treatment facilities as appropriate to patients’ needs, maintain records in compliance with regulations, completeness, accuracy, legibility, and issues relating to confidentiality. Candidates MUST have good communication and interpersonal skills. Prior entry level experience: working with chemically dependent persons and significant others, with the ability and experience to motivate and engage the adolescent population.

This position will require someone who has a thirst for knowledge and developing skills of anger management, relapse prevention and family systems.

This position is an opportunity for someone newly credentialed and is at the beginning stages of wanting to build a strong foundation in the counseling field. Clinical supervision and clinical hours towards licensing are available.
Job opening offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

Bilingual—Spanish speaking—is a MUST.

Agency is located around various forms of public transportation (Nearby buses: Q60, Q32, Q53, Q18, Trains: 7 line and LIRR).

Experience: Entry Level
Start Date: Immediate

LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATION IS NECESSARY FOR THIS JOB.ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE A CURRENT LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATION.

Job Type: Full-time