Licensed Addiction Counselor

Tiptonville, Tennessee

Category: Allied

Travel

Job ID: 787265

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $2834 / Week

Posted Date: 5/24/2024

Tiptonville, Tennessee

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $2834 / Week

Job ID: 787265

Posted Date: 5/24/2024

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The Licensed Addiction Counselor provides one on one drugand alcohol consultation to patients/clients; along with individual and grouptherapy in a variety of settings including inpatient and outpatient programs.The Licensed Addiction Counselor also provides crisis intervention and assistswith behavioral health needs and issues including mental illness, developmentaland learning disabilities, substance use, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides addiction-related health and psychosocialassessments
  • Assists with analyzing of patient/client health needs andestablishes applicable treatment programs
  • Provides individual and group treatment/therapy
  • Consults unit staff in regard to diagnosis and treatmentplanning when appropriate
  • Provides crisis intervention to align with clinicalstandards and programming
  • Assigns patients/clients to special programs /or placementsto meet health needs and/or legal requirements
  • Provides proper clinical documentation per facilitypolicy 
  • Communicates to advise, clinical staff on treatment planningand patient/client goals
  • Helps family members understand their role in the recoveryprocess and assists with coping and family-related issues
  • Modifies treatment programs as necessary based offobservations
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, social work orpublic health required
  • Current license or certificate in addictions/substance abusecounseling in the state of assignment required
  • Experience in behavioral health guidelines, to includebehavioral health assessments, individual and group therapy, clinicalmanagement of patients with mental illness and / or substance abuse issuespreferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency programwhen applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age  

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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