Substance Abuse Counselor (Certified Addiction Specialist cert needed)
Company: New Season
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: May 16, 2022
COUNSELOR-3 JOB DESCRIPTION
For over thirty years, New Season Treatment Centers have been a
leading national health care service provider of outpatient
treatment centers that specialize in providing safe, quality and
best in class care for individuals living with Opioid Use Disorder
Operating in over seventy treatment centers in multiple states, our
team members are engaged in medication-assisted treatment,
counseling, support, and care management of individuals living with
OUD. We treat the whole person and, in so doing, address the
underlying causes of OUD in an effort to provide a continuum of
care that not only addresses treatment needs but supports the
patient on their journey to recovery.
New Season operates a number of nationally recognized and
accredited methadone treatment centers dedicated to helping
individuals with prescription drug abuse and/or opiate addiction
regain control of their lives.
We take great pride in treating our patients with dignity and
respect in each phase of their treatment experience
Works with patients to complete all intakes, admissions,
discharges, and transfer paperwork.
Documents patient progress through counseling and interaction
Completes patient psychosocial and an individualized treatment plan
within the required time frame.
Identifies any clinical/case management needs and works to address
Performs individual, group, and family counseling as required.
Performs at least twenty hours of direct one-on-one patient contact
per week through individual or group counseling.
Reports patient abuse, neglect and exploitation as required.
Reports patient grievances as required.
Educates patient in all aspects of treatment, corresponding health
issues and steps to recovery.
Obtains Urine Drug Screens and initial patient photo
Assists in monitoring all patient activities on center
Actively participates in community relations activities as directed
Ensures the reading and understanding of the Policy and Procedures
Ensures compliance with 42 CFR Part 2 (Federal Confidentiality
Regulations) and 45 CFR, Parts 160 & 164 (HIPAA)
Is responsible for obtaining or maintaining proper licensure and/or
certification according to specific state requirements.
Actively participates in preparation for surveys and inspections
conducted by CARF, the State, DEA, Board of Pharmacy and any other
agency site visits as dictated by the state laws or
Participates in all staff meetings
Ensures compliance with local, State, Federal and Colonial
Management Group, LP rules, regulations and policies.
Always acts in the best interests of the program and company;
honors, supports, and protects the proprietary data and rights of
Performs other tasks as assigned by clinic, region or corporate
Experience in substance abuse field is not required, but
Qualified candidates will have a Colorado license in CAS -
Certified Addiction Specialist with at least 1 year experience
Bachelor's degree is preferred but not required
Minimum of five hundred hours of experience in substance abuse is
Skill and Ability:
Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to multitask, prioritize, and be dependable and
Basic mathematics skills
$2,500 Sign on Bonus
3 weeks of PTO
Excellent Medical (EPO & PPO plans), Dental, and Vision
FSA's and Teladoc services
Short/Long Term Disability
401k with up to 3% matching
Leadership Development Academy
Colonial Management Group, LP./New Season Is committed to Equal
Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal,
State, and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on
the basis of race, color, age, national origin, ethnicity,
religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation,
citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or veteran's status or
any other classification protected by State/Federal laws
40Grand Junction Metro Treatment Center
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