Senior Counselor at New Season in Hagerstown, Maryland

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Job Description:

For over 30 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 ("OUD").

Operating in over 70 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.

Job Summary:

Provides individual, group, and family counseling to patients as required. Works with multidisciplinary treatment team consisting of Medical Director, Program Director, Counselors and Nurses to identify and meet the clinical needs of the patient and to assist in their overall well-being. Provides clinical supervision to clinical staff, audits patient records, and helps train counselors when necessary. Senior Counselor roles are designed for clinics with less than 350 patients.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure compliance with all Local, State, Federal and Colonial Management Group, LP rules, and regulations and to do so within the allocated budget for the clinic

  • Keep Colonial Management Group, LP informed, through the Program Director or Regional Director, of any significant treatment events which occur in their respective area and make prudent recommendations to address the same.

  • Will provide patient care to a patient caseload as determined by the center's needs.

  • Provide or assist with quarterly quality assurance program reviews.

  • Assist in achieving and maintaining three-year accreditation status through recognized accrediting bodies.

  • Provide reports as requested.

  • Provide clinical supervision to clinical staff as required.

  • Reviews, signs and dates all appropriate documentation required.

  • Documents patient progress through counseling and interaction through groups.

  • Reports patient abuse, neglect and exploitation as required.

  • Assists in monitoring all patient activities on center premises.

  • Actively participates in community relations activities as directed and authorized.

  • Ensures the reading and understanding of the Policy and Procedures Manual.

  • 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 regulations.

  • Participates in all staff meetings

Essential Qualifications:

  • Education/Licensure/Certification: Bachelor's or Master's Degree in related field and licensure or certification needed per individual state requirements. LCDC -- Texas; LADC -- Minnesota; CSAC or LSW -- North or South Carolina; CADC or LADC -- Maine or Intermediate Clinical Supervision license - Wisconsin.

  • Required Knowledge: Knowledge of Methadone, general counseling practices, Federal Confidentiality Law, HIPAA & ethics. Must be computer literate and have basic knowledge of all Microsoft products.

  • Experience Required: Minimum of three (3) years.

New Season provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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