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Substance Abuse Counselor (LA, Southeast)

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Substance Abuse Counselor (LA, Southeast) in Los Angeles County

  • Baymark Health Services
  • Full time
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  • Los Angeles County
  • 09/09/2019
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 Compassionate and Dedicated Substance Abuse Counselor Needed! 

BAART services is dedicated to providing individualized treatment integrating pharmacotherapy, clinical counseling, recovery support and medical services.

BAART, 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 BAARTwe 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.

Title: FT Substance Abuse Counselor
Location: Los Angelse, CA (Southeast)
Schedule: M-F 6a-2p (1 hour paid lunch)

Primary Job Function:

Substance abuse counselor will be in charge with assisting patients through medically assisting treatments and offering techniques for handling opioid addiction. Counselor conducts individual sessions and group sessions to assist with crisis management and coping strategies. Counselor will evaluate patients’ progress during counseling and collaborate with doctors, nurses and other counselors to assist the patients’ achieving overall outcome.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide individual and group counseling services; direct service hours at regularly scheduled intervals; coordinate all services throughout treatment
  • Respond, as needed, to patient grievances and complaints
  • Facilitates, establishes and reviews with each patient the initial treatment plan
  • Ensure efficient and effective delivery of counseling services to all patients
  • Other related duties as determined by supervisor

Qualifications | Education | Certifications:

  • Registered for substance abuse counseling in the state of CA. Certified preferred.
  • Must have passion for the field and desire to assist others in need
  • Previous experience working with chemically dependent individuals a plus. Must demonstrate a positive, non-judgmental, Choose an item. and accepting attitude toward our patient population

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401(K)
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Free CEUs offered
  • Excellent growth and development opportunities through our counselor career path
  • Rewarding opportunity with the ability to impact individuals’ life
  • Birthday PTO

What to expect from us:

BAART 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.  

BAART 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.

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Baymark Health Services

In response to the growing opioid use crisis in the United States, BayMark is focused on offering comprehensive medication-assisted treatment in a variety of settings.

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