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Behavioral Health Counselor

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Akron, OH
$45,000.00 - $65,000.00 Salary/year
Day

Description

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COUNSELOR 

 

Are you a dedicated and experienced Counselor with a passion for assisting individuals on their journey towards recovery? We're looking for a proactive and compassionate Counselor to contribute to our treatment team. If you excel in a dynamic counseling environment, possess a profound understanding of addiction therapy, and are committed to delivering quality care, your role will be crucial in shaping the future of our therapeutic programs. Join us in making a meaningful impact on the lives of those seeking recovery. Apply now and become a key contributor to our mission of supporting individuals on their path to wellness! 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • CLINICAL CARE: 
    • Plan and conduct group therapy sessions and patient intake assessments based on clinic needs and best-practice guidelines. 
    • Provide crisis and de-escalation techniques. 
    • Conduct individual counselor sessions as appropriate to competency level. 
  • TREATMENT PLANNING AND PROGRESS MONITORING: 
    • Assist with treatment planning. 
    • Review progress towards treatment plan goals. 
  • COORDINATION AND COMMUNICATION: 
    • Coordinate patient care with the onsite multidisciplinary team. 
    • Ensure timely care delivery, meeting performance standards, and ensuring a high-quality patient experience. 
    • Attend required meetings, including on-site staff meetings and multidisciplinary team meetings. 
    • Carry and effectively manage a caseload of patients. 

 

  • DOCUMENTATION AND COMPLIANCE: 
    • Timely and comprehensively document all necessary treatment data into the electronic patient health record. 
    • Follow adherence to all necessary regulatory and company compliance requirements. 
    • Attend required meetings, including individual and group supervision, and quarterly in-service. 

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS, AND ABILITIES 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Highly empathetic and compassionate to effectively support the recovery journey of BrightView’s patients 
  • Competent at working with a diverse population of colleagues and patients 
  • Natural problem solver, looks for solutions to best meet patient needs with a sense of urgency 
  • Team-player, able to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary healthcare environment 
  • Adaptable and agile within a dynamic work environment 
  • Technologically capable, comfortable operating in multiple systems for communication and documentation purposes. Familiarity with MS Office software (Outlook, Teams, Word, etc) preferred 
  • Embraces BrightView’s culture of compliance - operates with a high degree of integrity and compliance to work standards and regulatory requirements 
  • Familiarity with HIPAA and 42-CFR Part 2 desired 
  • Prior experience with harm reduction a plus 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • EXPERIENCE
    • Required: 1 year of experience in a relevant field
    • Preferred: 2 years of experience in a relevant field
  • EDUCATION:
    • Required: Consistent with state-level regulation and requirements
    • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • REQUIRED: Active entry-level clinical certification or licensure consistent with state-level regulatory requirements, at minimum e.g. TCADC

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Immediately vested and eligible in 401k program with employer match.
  • Company sponsored ongoing training and certification opportunities.
  • Full comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability and accident insurance.
  • Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 1 year in related field

We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and a supportive work environment dedicated to your professional growth and development.

Ready to shape our future by bringing in top talent? Apply now and be a key player in our success!

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