Substance Use Disorder Counselor – Huron

JOB TITLE: Substance Use Disorder Counselor
LOCATION:  Madison
REPORTS TO: CLINICAL SUPERVISOR
FLSA STATUS: NONEXEMPT
DEVELOPED: 2/2022

SUMMARY

The Community Counseling Services Addictions Program is an intensive and comprehensive, individualized system of care that delivers addiction services to members of our community. These services shall be provided to these individuals within the least restrictive, most normative environment that is clinically appropriate, and in a manner that is sensitive and responsive to their cultural differences and special needs. These individuals will be full participants in all aspects of the evaluation, planning, and delivery of services, which shall be integrated with all involved service agencies and programs. The Counselor will access and coordinate services on behalf of those clients they are working with.

EXPECTATIONS

Community Counseling Services expects employees to be welcoming to consumers, including those with co-occurring disorders, and engaging them at their current stage of recovery. Services provided will be in accordance with the plans and guidelines as established by Community Counseling Services and the State Division of Behavioral Health. Portray and encourage civility to all clients, customers, employees, community partners and vendors.

 QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Addictions Studies, or Master’s level is preferred

 Certificates, licenses, registrations

  • LAC, CAC
  • Driver’s license
  • Must not be excluded from participating in Medicare, Medicaid, and any Federal health care program, as provided by the OIG, USDHHS.

 Other qualifications

  • Skills, knowledge, and/or experience that demonstrates an ability to deal appropriately and in a caring manner with individuals with co-occurring issues
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • A strong commitment to working as an integral part of a team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/CRITICAL JOB ELEMENTS

Client Care

  1. Conduct client intake, assessments and diagnostic interviews.
  2. Individual and group counseling with clients and family members.
  3. Develop and update treatment plans in a timely manner.
  4. Documentation of all clients related contacts reflecting individual treatment plan.
  5. Complete progress reports and discharge summaries in a timely manner.
  6. Referral to appropriate services to meet client needs.
  7. Participate in and utilize treatment teams concepts.
  8. Case management and liaison services with family and referral sources.
  9. Participate in staff meetings.
  10. Provide on-call crisis intervention on a rotating schedule to include evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  11. Complete outcome tool as directed by Clinical Supervisor.
  12. Other duties as assigned.
  13. A full time provider will work 40 hours a week.
  14. Due to the nature of the position, the provider will be expected to work a minimum of one evening per week if needed.

Licensure & Credentialing

  1. Maintain professional licensure or certification.
  2. Participate with credentialing staff to establish and maintain billing/admitting/service credentials.
  3. If eligible, gain QMHP status.

Download an CCS application and email it to Community Counseling Services, Human Resources mehofer@ccs-sd.org.

MELISSA HOFER COMMUNITY COUNSELING SERVICES 357 KANSAS AVE SE HURON, SD  57350