Substance Abuse Counselor

Location: Gratiot, OH

Title: Chemical Dependency Counselor / LSW / LPC

Location: Gratiot, OH

Join our team at one of Forbes magazine's top 100 hospitals and make a difference in the lives of those grappling with substance abuse. We are committed to surpassing patient expectations and fostering a healthcare team that shares our principles. Nestled in a peaceful rural environment yet conveniently close to the buzz of the city, this opportunity offers the perfect equilibrium. If you are enthusiastic about aiding others and seeking professional advancement, continue reading to find out more.

Why You Should Apply:

  • Join a renowned hospital acknowledged by Forbes magazine for its excellence.
  • Experience opportunities for career growth and development in a supportive setting.
  • Enjoy the beauty of a rural location with access to urban conveniences.

Hours and Compensation Potential:

  • Full-time day shift position, occasional evening group coverage.
  • Compensation ranges from $46K to $63K depending on experience.
  • Full benefits package offered.

What We're Looking For:

  • Must hold a license from the Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.
  • LSW or LPC required.
  • Current licensure by the Chemical Dependency Professionals Board as a CDCA, LCDC II, III, or LICDC. Higher than CDCA preferred.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Provide therapeutic counseling to individuals struggling with substance abuse using a bio-psychosocial approach.
  • Educate patients and families about the disease process of substance abuse.
  • Lead group discussions, work one-on-one with patients, and assign group activities for Mental Health Technicians.
  • Assess patient needs and recommend appropriate groups.
  • Complete billing charges/sheets daily.
  • Utilize historic and current data to assess patient needs and provide effective counseling.
  • Provide individual and group crisis intervention, as well as family clinical interventions.
  • Act as a client advocate, mediator, and facilitator.

Additional Info:

  • Position reports to a highly professional and empathetic manager who holds high expectations for staff.
  • Join a great team of individuals dedicated to helping those struggling with substance abuse and providing exceptional care to our community in east central Ohio.
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