Counselor - Outpatient
Job Details
GRAND Addiction Recovery Center - Tulsa, OK
Full Time

All Counselors

  1. Responsible for maintaining current and accurate client records, including protection of client confidentiality and privacy
  2. Responsible for establishing and maintaining therapeutic relationships with patients
  3. Responsible for chart management of all assigned clients according to state and federal regulations
  4. Makes referrals to other agencies as appropriate
  5. Documents all required and necessary information in client’s chart
  6. Assesses individual clients for risk and performs crisis interventions and assessments as necessary
  7. Provides psycho-educational, individual, and group counseling
  8. Attends treatment team meetings with multi-disciplinary treatment team
  9. Attends seminars and conferences to obtain current education regarding substance use and co-occurring disorders and treatment
  10. Maintains good standing with Licensure and licensure board(s)
  11. Participates in quality improvement monitoring/peer reviews
  12. Participates in “on-call” rotation as requested
  13. Fills in for all other counselors (Admissions, Residential Treatment, Transitional Living, Outpatient) when necessary, temporarily or permanently
  14. Assists in orienting and training of new staff
  15. Performs other duties as assigned

 

Outpatient Counselors

  1. Completes and/or reviews client screening and assessment data (ASI, MAST, DAST, Suicidality Questionnaire, Trauma Screening, etc.), defines problem areas, and determines treatment needs with involvement of the client and multi-disciplinary team
  2. Completes ASI assessment on commercial insurance clients prior to admission.
  3. Responsible for formulating treatment plans with involvement of client and multi-disciplinary team according to state and federal regulations
  4. Consults with other staff members in reviewing client progress
  5. Develops long term recovery plan for each client
  6. Writes discharge summary and coordinates all necessary and appropriate referrals with the multi-disciplinary team
  7. Determine appropriate level of care through face to face meeting utilizing ASAM criteria and personal interview.
  8. With appropriate consent, prepares documentation regarding assessment and/or progress in treatment
  9. Verify payer source requirements for all new clients before they enter the Outpatient program.
  10. Completes daily ODASLs and all necessary paperwork involved, and enters clients on the state waiting list

Education and Experience: 

Master’s degree in behavioral health or addiction-specific required.  Licensure or under supervision for license for a LBHP required. ASAM training required. ASI certified required. A minimum of two years’ experience in Chemical Dependency treatment field is essential. Dual diagnosis treatment experience is beneficial.

 

Knowledge and Skills: 

Knowledge of cultural sensitivity; the principles and techniques of psychiatric counseling and addiction counseling; issues specific to the dually diagnosed and the effects of psychotropic medications; community mental health resources; social, economic, and health problems related to the dually diagnosed; the dynamics of co-occurring disorders.

 

Skill in interviewing, conducting individual and group counseling, documentation, establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others, effective oral and written communication, following oral and written instructions, and public speaking.     

 

Access to Confidential Information: 

This position will have full access to confidential client information as needed.

 

Physical Requirements: 

Light lifting, able to negotiate stairs.

 

NOTE:  This position is classified as “Safety Sensitive”.  Safety Sensitive positions include tasks or duties that could affect the health and safety of the employee performing tasks or others.  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the needs of the organization

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