Substance Abuse Counselor - $1,500 Sign On Bonus in Wichita, KS at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 10/18/2018

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Job Description

Overview


**$1,500 Sign On Bonus**

Our passion:

We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to provide the best quality care to our patients and lead the fight against the opioid epidemic. We are prepared to treat the entire problem, not just a piece of it

Your job as a Substance Abuse Counselor

The Substance Abuse Counselor is instrumental in our patients treatment and recovery from opiate addiction. Substance Abuse Counselors provide high quality, compassionate care through various mediums which include both individual and group counseling sessions. The Substance Abuse Counselor will plan, oversee, faciliate and document their patient's recovery. 

Our Team:

Wichita Comprehensive Treatment Center is one of 115 outpatient addiction recovery centers nation wide. Acadia Comprehensive Treatment Centers is the leading provider of medication assisted treatment in the nation, servicing over 50,000 patients. Our counseling team provides compassionate, high quality counseling and therapy to patients that are struggling with opiate use disorder. Our mission is to provide full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications. Our team is the front line of our fight against the opiate epidemic 

Our Benefits: 

Members of our counseling team will enjoy full benefit eligiblity, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k matching, company paid group term life insurance, paid vacation and sick time and an opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry. Our Wichita counselor position is also eligible for a $1,500 sign on bonus. Wichita CTC provides free clinical supervision for canididates seeking licensure.

We have 8 hour, daily shifts that allow our employees to have stable schedules and enjoy quality time away from the facility. Operating hours are Monday & Friday - 5:00 AM - 1:30 PM, Tuesday & Thursdays 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM and as occasional Saturdays 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM.

Responsibilities

Your Responsibilities as a Substance Abuse Counselor

  • Conducts individual counseling sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and documents as required;
  • Conducts group and/or family sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and documents as required;
  • May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions;
  • Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment, for patients;
  • Prepares individual treatment plan for each assigned patients;
  • Ensures all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents are completed timely and in a clear, concise manner;
  • May act as a liaison between referral sources and patients;
  • Provides crisis intervention to patients, as needed;
  • May plan for aftercare for assigned patients;
  • May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested;
  • May provide case management duties for patients, ensuring individualized quality care;
  • Evaluates patient’s needs and determines if referrals to other programs or facilities is needed; and,
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Your skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in social or health services field with 2+ years experience in counseling field; or bachelor's degree in other field with 4+ years experience in the counseling field; or Master's degree in social or health services field with 1 year professional work experience; degree must be from an accredited college or university

Licenses/Certifications: 

  • LAC or higher is preferred, but not required
  • Candidates that have temporary license or are seeking license are eligible; clinical supervision provided

Company Benefits 

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Company paid group term life insurance.

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