Addiction Counselor needed in Joppa CIty, MD
joppa city, MD 21085
We are hiring for an Addictions Counselor to join our new residential substance use disorder treatment facility in Joppa City.
Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday. Shift is flexible!
Specific Responsibilities of the Job:
- Coordinates/networks with others on needs of clients both internally as well as with other community organizations/partners as needed.
- Provides crisis intervention services as needed.
- Attends and actively participates in trainings and team meetings following established procedures for case assignment and review.
- Provides hotline and crisis coverage/outreach coverage as assigned.
- Provides internal & external outreach services to include but not limited to staffing coverage, crisis intervention, and training as scheduled & needed.
- Cooperates with work team/agency on accomplishment of strategic objectives and activities as needed.
- Manage client’ s concerns.
- Adheres to all policies, procedures & regulations.
- Other duties as assigned.
Major Areas of Responsibility:
- Provides individual and group education/treatment services in accordance with licensing, certification, & productivity standards.
- Maintains documentation per agency quality assurance procedures and established clinical performance standards.
- Acts in a professional role within the program to promote the mission, ethics & brand promise of the Walden agency.
Licensure, Education, & Experience:
- Bachelor’ s degree in related field required; Master’ s degree in related field preferred. AA degree plus 2 years direct Addictions Counseling experience in lieu of Bachelor’ s degree. HS diploma plus addiction certification above Trainee status in lieu of Bachelor’ s degree.
- Trainee status with the MD Board of Professional Counselors & Therapists, CSC-AD, CAC-AD or higher certification required upon hire.
- Previous experience preferred.
- Obtained specialized training in: CBT, motivational interviewing, trauma informed care, collaborative documentation desired