Substance Abuse / Mental Health Counselor (Non-Profit)
Integrity House
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Post Date: Aug 10, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New Jersey - Secaucus
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Since 1968, Integrity House has provided comprehensive and successful rehabilitation services for individuals with substance use disorders. In addition to CARF accreditation, we are recognized statewide as a leader in addiction services. We provide inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment, recovery houses, and sober living for individuals with substance use and other co-occurring mental health diagnoses that get them on a path of sustainable recovery.

Integrity House is hiring residential addiction treatment counselors to provide counseling addictions services, education and support to clients in Secaucus, NJ. Work schedules will be reflected during time of on-boarding. The work schedule will include evenings and weekend hours based on business needs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Assess client’s needs using evidence-based validated assessment tools (i.e. ASI, CASI, etc.), diagnose clients for substance disorders using the DSM, and determine appropriate level of care based on ASAM criteria in order to provide individual and group therapy, psycho-education, case management, and crisis intervention to clients.
Counselor should obtain previous records that are relevant the current treatment episode and collaborate with clients to develop a written treatment plan that is client-centered; recovery oriented and includes goals with measurable objectives.
Provide substance abuse counseling services specified in the client treatment plan, when and where necessary, throughout treatment according to ASAM criteria to determine the need for continued services, transfer or discharge.
Conduct CSR for SAI, LOCI/Extension Requests for Drug Court clients and Utilization Review for Private Insurance clients; process and monitor results of urine analysis and escort clients using company vehicle (if approved) to medical, legal, or recreational appointments and be available for on call crisis where applicable.
Provide active case consultations and maintain ongoing communication (direct & in-direct) with supervisor, Director, coworkers, families (if consent is given) and referral sources; participate in weekly Multidisciplinary Treatment Team meetings for assigned clients, clinical supervision, trainings, workshops, and etc. – as assigned by Director.
Keep accurate records and clinical documentation, in accordance with Annex A requirements; complete clinical documentation for all counseling, education services, assessments, reassessments, referrals, and follow-up in the paper and/or electronic records while maintaining quality assurance standards are met.
Document complete and detailed facility incident reports for Director and any other persons stipulated to receive them, including referral source per contractual agreement and emergency contact when appropriate.
Develop client’s transfer and/or discharge plans to ensure movement to appropriate levels of care; contact referral source (s), provide case consultation and coordinate with referral sources (i.e., criminal justice agencies, schools, employers, DCP&P, and/or mental health treatment providers).
Perform additional functions supportive of the program as assigned by the respective Program Director.
Adhere to all safety and security protocol of the worksite.
Collect drug screens and observe the self-administration of medication, where applicable.
Accompany clients to outside appointments, where applicable (residential)
Complete weekly optimized billing.

Bachelor’s degree in Human Services field, *Counselor II, III, IV, will require a master’s degree
Three (3) years’ experience in human services fieldwork preferred
Experience in substance abuse program management, delivery, and evaluation preferred
Credentials (e.g., CADC)
Master’s level licensure (e.g., LSW, LAC, LCADC) for Counselor III, IV positions only
Clinical Licensure (e.g., LPC, LCSW)

Full-time employees receive an excellent benefits package that includes paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal days; medical, dental and vision benefits; short and long-term disability, life insurance; 403(b) retirement and profit sharing plan with a dollar-for-dollar match up to 3% of your maximum compensation.

Contact Details
Name: Eman Gibson
Address: 103 Lincoln Park
City: Newark, NJ
State/Province: New Jersey
Zipcode: 07101
Country: United States
Ph: (201) 617-2760
FAX: (973) 623-1862