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Full Time Substance Abuse Counselor

Company: BayMark Health Services
Location: Champaign
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Compassionate Full Time Substance Abuse Counselor Needed! Do you want to make a Difference? Apply Today!
** Sign on bonus offered for eligible applicants and offered for a limited time**
**Details to be discussed during the interview process.** MedMark Treatment Centers is dedicated to providing individualized treatment integrating pharmacotherapy, clinical counseling, recovery support and medical services. MedMark addiction treatment programs deliver medically-supervised services for adults in a variety of modalities and settings. As the largest specialty organization addressing the opioid crisis, we have unlimited opportunities for those looking to make a difference . At MedMark , we believe in delivering a higher level of care to our patients, not just talking about it. We are committed to treating our patients and each other with dignity and respect in a culture that fosters excellence in all that we do. The Counselor will be responsible for offering support and assistance to patients enrolled in Medication Assisted Treatment for opioid use disorder. Utilizing evidence-based practices and a trauma-informed approach, the counselor will help patients develop individualized coping techniques and symptom management skills that enable then to experience improved quality of life. Through collaboration with doctors, nurses and a multidisciplinary team, the counselor will play a vital role in evaluating patient progress and developing an individualized plan of care.
Responsibilities:

  • Individual will conduct individual and group counseling sessions.
  • Coordinate care of assigned patients and present patient status and concerns with treatment team accordingly.
  • Conduct comprehensive patient assessments and the development and implementation of patient treatment plans according to State regulatory requirements
  • Provide clinical services and patient care and education and opiate addiction counseling services to patients
  • Excellent documentation and computer skills required
  • Other related duties as determined by supervisor
    Qualifications - Education - Certifications:
    • CADC or 2 years to obtain certification working while supervised.
    • Previous experience working with chemically dependent individuals;
    • Must demonstrate a positive, non-judgmental, and accepting attitude toward our patient population
    • Understanding of an EMR system (electronic medical records)
    • Satisfactory drug screen and criminal background check.
      Benefits:
      • Competitive salary
      • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401(K)
      • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
      • Excellent growth and development opportunities through our counselor career path
      • Rewarding opportunity with the ability to impact individuals' life

        COVID-19 considerations: Everyone will be asked to be in compliance with the most recent COVID guidelines from CDC, State, County and City. What to expect from us: MedMark a progressive substance abuse treatment organization is committed to the highest quality of patient care in a comfortable outpatient clinic setting. Our ultimate goal is to address the physical, emotional, and mental aspects of opioid use disorder to help each of our patients achieve long-term recovery and an improved quality of life. MedMark 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, natural 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. EA22 PI186707061

Keywords: BayMark Health Services, Champaign , Full Time Substance Abuse Counselor, Other , Champaign, Illinois

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