Residential Counselor, Relocation offered Gooding, ID

Website The Walker Center

JOB TITLE: CounselorREPORTS TO: Clinical Supervisor/ Treatment SupervisorJOB SUMMARY: Assumes responsibility as counselor for Substance Use Disorder and Co-occurring clients per The Walker Center policies and procedures.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:**Completes client evaluation based on assessment of their needs and complete diagnosis based on DSM 5 criteria and level of care placement based on ASAM Criteria.Completes individualized treatment planning with clients including initial, on-going, continuing care and discharge plan.Completes referral and discharge planning with client and family, or oversees referral completion with the Discharge Planner, if available.Completes timely utilization reviews and insurance reviews (or communicates needs to supervisor or treatment team).Completes individual, group, and family counseling sessions which address the individual needs of the client, including relapse prevention.Prepares and completes all necessary documentation and record keeping.Prepares individualized daily notes, showing accurate and personalized documentation regarding the client’s progress and / or lack of progress.Prepares and conducts lectures on substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders.Maintains knowledge of and adheres to The Walker Center’s policies and procedures.Participates as an effective and contributing member of the counseling team, communicates well and role model’s positive attitudes.Demonstrates knowledge and competency related to confidentiality and ethical standards of the counseling profession.Attends continuing education classes and applies knowledge learned to work at The Walker Center. Shares knowledge with co-workers.Trains, mentors and guides entry level / training counselors as assigned.Works within a team setting- works effectively with a treatment team format, knows how to work with supervision.Obtains Insurance authorizations as needed, provides requested information in a timely manner; tracks, documents, and notifies appropriate departments as required.REQUIREMENTS: Must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, the ability to learn how to use and maintain Electronic Medical Records, and have proficient computer skills. Able to type average of 60 words per minute. CADC certification/ACADC, QP per IDAPA certification or equivalent. Two years’ experience treating chemically-dependent individuals using individual and group counseling techniques. Physical and emotional health adequate to perform duties. Self-identified person in recovery from a Substance Use Disorder must have a minimum of five years of sobriety from substances of abuse. Must pass pre-hire requirements including a criminal background check, UA, and TB test.WORK ENVIRONMENT: Works with substance use and mental health disorders. Employees work under typical office conditions.DISCLAIMER: This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.______________________________________________ __________________________Signature DateJob Type: Full-timeBenefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceDisability insuranceHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offVision insuranceMedical Specialty:Addiction MedicineSchedule:8 hour shiftDay shiftCOVID-19 considerations:Masks are worn by staff and clients, social distancing, PPELicense/Certification:CADC certification/ACADC, QP per IDAPA certification (Preferred)Work Location:One locationThis Job Is:A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or moreCompany’s website:thewalkercenter.orgBenefit Conditions:Waiting period may applyOnly full-time employees eligibleWork Remotely:NoCOVID-19 Precaution(s):Personal protective equipment provided or requiredTemperature screeningsSocial distancing guidelines in placeSanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in placeShow more

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