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Substance Use Counselor

Company: ARS Treatment Centers
Location: Mays Landing
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

ARS Treatment Centers specialize in outpatient treatment for those suffering from opioid use disorder. Our clinic is one of ten locations in the mid-Atlantic region that provides specialized outpatient medication-assisted treatment..
Respect, Empowerment, Professionalism, and Excellence are operationalized at all levels of the organization. We welcome input and ideas from patients and staff at all levels and incorporate them into our daily activities, interactions and strategic plan. We are currently seeking a Substance Use Counselor to join our team!
ARS rewards it's employees for their hard work and dedication to providing the best care possible, with a wide-range of benefits and perks to show we care.
SCHEDULE:
Monday to Friday 5am - 1pm; Rotating Saturday
BENEFITS AND PERKS WE OFFER:
Benefits
Competitive Wages
We offer flexible scheduling to accommodate your work/life balance whether you are looking for full-time, part-time or PRN employment options
Opportunities for Career Advancement and Personal Growth
Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits for You & Your Family
401k Retirement With Company Match
Company Paid Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) & Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA)
Paid Time Off - Vacation, Personal, Sick Days & Paid Holidays
Short-term Disability and Maternity Leave Options, Personal and Family Medical Leave
Company provided Life and Long Term Disability Coverage
And More!
Employee Perks Program
Tickets At Work for Discounted Entertainment Tickets
Tuition Reimbursement
In Facility Training/In-service Programs
Employee Assistance Program
Free Will/Estate Preparation Services
Optional Legal & Identity Protection Services
Verizon Wireless Discount
Position Description:
The Counselor provides direct counseling and case management services to patients, consisting of individual, and group services, including assessment, individualized treatment plans, counseling and aftercare services. The Counselor will adhere to the vision and mission of the Company.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain caseload per State Regulations
Assures incoming patients have psychosocial assessment and a interpretive summary according to the timeline in the ARS Policies and Procedure Manual
Completes, with patient participation, a Preliminary Treatment Plan according to the timeline in the ARS Policies and Procedure Manual.
Completes a Treatment Plan Review and update for each patient after completion of the Comprehensive Treatment Plan according to the timeline in the ARS Policies and Procedure Manual
Prepares an aftercare transition plan for all patients at the earliest possible time and to review prior to discharge
Be proficient with State Licensure Standards, CARF Standards, 42 CFR and HIPAA standards and Company policies
Qualifications:
Each counselor shall meet at least one of the following groups of qualifications:
Current licensure in this Commonwealth as a physician.
A Master's Degree or above from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services) or other related field which includes a practicum in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. If the practicum did not take place in a drug and alcohol setting, the individual's written training plan shall specifically address a plan to achieve counseling competency in chemical dependency issues.
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services) or other related field and 1 year of clinical experience (a minimum of 1,820 hours) in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. If a person's experience did not take place in a drug and alcohol setting, the individual's written training plan shall specifically address a plan to achieve counseling competency in chemical dependency issues.
An Associate Degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services) or other related field and 2 years of clinical experience (a minimum of 3,640 hours) in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. If a person's experience was not in a drug and alcohol setting, the individual's written training plan shall specifically address a plan to achieve counseling competency in chemical dependency issues.
Current licensure in this Commonwealth as a registered nurse and a degree from an accredited school of nursing and 1 year of counseling experience (a minimum of 1,820 hours) in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. If a person's experience was not in a drug and alcohol setting, the individual's written training plan shall specifically address a plan to achieve counseling competency in chemical dependency issues.
Full certification as an addictions counselor by a statewide certification body which is a member of a National certification body or certification by another state government's substance abuse counseling certification board.

Keywords: ARS Treatment Centers, Camden , Substance Use Counselor, IT / Software / Systems , Mays Landing, New Jersey

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