Counselor – Mays Landing

ARS Treatment Centers
Published
October 1, 2021
Location
Mays Landing
Job Type
Career level
1-3 years
Certificate Needed:
CADC

Description

ARS Treatment Centers specialize in outpatient treatment for those suffering from opioid use disorder. Our clinic is one of ten locations in the mid-Atlantic region that provides specialized outpatient medication-assisted treatment.

Are you an experienced Counselor who enjoys patient interaction through case management and counseling people who are recovering from substance disorder? We invite you to apply to our Counselor position! 

Respect, Empowerment, Professionalism, and Excellence are operationalized at all levels of the organization. We welcome input and ideas from patients and staff at all levels and incorporate them into our daily activities, interactions and strategic plan.

 

BENEFITS AND PERKS WE OFFER:

ARS rewards it’s employees for their hard work and dedication to providing the best care possible, with a wide-range of benefits and perks to show we care.

Benefits

  • Competitive Wages
  • We offer flexible scheduling to accommodate your work/life balance whether you are looking for full-time, part-time or PRN employment options
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement and Personal Growth
  • Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits for You & Your Family
  • 401k Retirement With Company Match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) & Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA)
  • Paid Time Off - Vacation, Personal, Sick Days & Paid Holidays
  • Short-term Disability and Maternity Leave Options, Personal and Family Medical Leave
  • Company provided Life and Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Unlimited Referral Bonuses and More!

Employee Perks Program

  • Tickets At Work for Discounted Entertainment Tickets!
  • Free and Discounted Employee Meals
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Weekly Pay Option
  • In Facility Training/Inservice Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free Will/Estate Preparation Services
  • Optional Legal & Identity Protection Services
  • Verizon Wireless Discount
  • Costco Membership Discount (DE only)
  • Annual $35 Non-Slip Shoe Replacement (DE only)
  • Purchasing Power (retail purchasing program)

Position Description:

The Counselor provides direct counseling and case management services to patients, consisting of individual, and group services, including assessment, individualized treatment plans, counseling and aftercare services. The Counselor will adhere to the vision and mission of the Company.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain caseload per State Regulations
  • Assures incoming patients have psychosocial assessment and a interpretive summary according to the timeline in the ARS Policies and Procedure Manual
  • Completes, with patient participation, a Preliminary Treatment Plan according to the timeline in the ARS Policies and Procedure Manual.
  • Completes a Treatment Plan Review and update for each patient after completion of the Comprehensive Treatment Plan according to the timeline in the ARS Policies and Procedure Manual
  • Prepares an aftercare transition plan for all patients at the earliest possible time and to review prior to discharge
  • Completes all required patient documentation
  • Be proficient with State Licensure Standards, CARF Standards, 42 CFR and HIPAA standards and Company policies
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Clinical Supervisor

Qualifications:  

Each counselor shall meet at least one of the following groups of qualifications:

  • (1) Current licensure in this Commonwealth as a physician.
  • (2) A Master's Degree or above from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services) or other related field which includes a practicum in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. If the practicum did not take place in a drug and alcohol setting, the individual's written training plan shall specifically address a plan to achieve counseling competency in chemical dependency issues.
  • (3) A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services) or other related field and 1 year of clinical experience (a minimum of 1,820 hours) in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. If a person's experience did not take place in a drug and alcohol setting, the individual's written training plan shall specifically address a plan to achieve counseling competency in chemical dependency issues.
  • (4) An Associate Degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services) or other related field and 2 years of clinical experience (a minimum of 3,640 hours) in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. If a person's experience was not in a drug and alcohol setting, the individual's written training plan shall specifically address a plan to achieve counseling competency in chemical dependency issues.
  • (5) Current licensure in this Commonwealth as a registered nurse and a degree from an accredited school of nursing and 1 year of counseling experience (a minimum of 1,820 hours) in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. If a person's experience was not in a drug and alcohol setting, the individual's written training plan shall specifically address a plan to achieve counseling competency in chemical dependency issues.
  • (6) Full certification as an addictions counselor by a statewide certification body which is a member of a National certification body or certification by another state government's substance abuse counseling certification board.
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