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AOD Counselor-Merced in Merced County

  • Aegis Treatment Centers
  • Full time
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  • Merced County
  • 14/11/2018
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Aegis Treatment Centers, LLC, is one of the leading networks of outpatient Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) in the United States. We employ over 700 people and are growing rapidly. Our goal is to support the successful recovery of our patients and improve the quality of their lives. We provide evidence-based comprehensive treatment services incorporating multidisciplinary modalities. We promote the highest standard of patient care in the treatment of substance use disorder and related medical, psychological and socio-economic conditions. We pursue excellence, integrity & commitment to the provision of effective patient care.

Job Description

  • Provide professional individual and case management services to patients

  • Complete initial needs assessment and individualized treatment plans to effectively help patients to improve the quality of their lives

  • Maintain patient charts and document all counseling services according to local, state and federal regulations

  • Follow supervision of Clinic Management

  • Facilitate group therapy sessions to ensure participation from each patient

  • Refer patients to outside community supportive services when necessary

  • Conduct intakes, discharge planning, initial needs assessments, and treatment plans in a professional manner

Position Requirements

  • A certificate in alcohol and/or drug studies from an approved counselor certifying organization is required or an AA, BA degree in Behavioral Sciences, Counseling, Clinical Psychology or related field is required at hire when an applicant has not yet earned a certificate

OR

Registered MFT, ASW and PsyD interns, and licensed MFT, LCSW and PsyDs are exempt from the above requirement.

  • The ability to develop comprehensive treatment plans and chart accurately
  • Substance abuse counseling experience and an advanced degree are preferred
  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong Attention to detail

  • Ability to work with a variety of personalities

  • Good follow up skills in regards to documenting and keeping track of patients’ progress and upcoming appointments

  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply

To apply please click on the following link https://easyapply.co/a/7e3826b4-6d2c-4294-a004-d3738a73948c

Competitive



Aegis Treatment Centers

■ Aegis’ goal is to support the successful recovery of its patients and improve the quality of their lives. ■ Aegis is committed to providing evidence-based comprehensive treatment services incorporating multidisciplinary modalities. ■ Aegis promotes the highest standard of patient c...

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