Substance Abuse Counselor
Success-Counseling Services
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Post Date: Jun 24, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Immediately
Salary: $45,000- $50,000
Location: US - New York - Bronx
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Description
Primary responsibility for this front-line position is the development, implementation and documentation of client treatment. The counselor must at all times follow OASAS guidelines and Success Counseling Services, Inc. policy.
•        Must possess CASAC-T certification or present special experience subject to approval by Clinical Director
•        Progress toward/maintenance of CASAC credential is expected
•        College degree or credits toward a degree in related field is desired
•        Maintain client caseload as assigned by the Clinical Director
•        Maintain client charts in a manner consistent with policies of OASAS and Success Counseling Services, Inc.
•        Maintain and report all client schedules for Master Counselor Scheduling Grid
•        Prepare for and facilitate group counseling sessions as assigned
•        Prepare for and conduct individual counseling sessions as scheduled
•        Participate as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team
•        Seek and participate in training opportunities to improve skills and knowledge
•        Conduct screening and all related consent, notices and admission information
•        Conduct client interviews sufficient to prepare psychosocial documentation
•        Prepare initial and treatment plan reviews within timeframe and guidelines
•        Prepare amended treatment plans as required by client situations
•        Communicate with outside agencies with appropriate documented oral and written communication
•        Ensure client appointments and follow-up is completed for insurance coverage
•        Ensure Medical Assessments are scheduled and completed within guidelines
•        Submit all billing and related supporting documentation by the end of the day that service is provided
•        Obtain random urine samples from clients
•        Ensure client charts are maintained in central file location
•        Prepare discharge documentation according to discharge procedures
•        Review client attendance and perform outreach to absent clients on a daily basis
•        Report client circumstances where appropriate to Supervisor and/or IDT
•        Assist other staff members where requested or needed during business hours


Skills
Knowledge of OASAS Regulations governing Part 822 CD MS-OP Programs, Ability to facilitate effective diverse group counseling sessions using Evidence Based Practices, Possess communication skills required to engage clients to further treatment using EBP and other clinical approaches, Ability to write required documentation in logical and concise manner, Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and co-workers, Ability to utilize computer skills

Notes
Spanish speaking is a plus!


Contact Details
Name: Sarah Wiederman
Address: 1015 Ogden Avenue
City: Bronx
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10452
Country: United States
Ph: 7185386112
Email: swiederman@success-counseling.com