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Drug/Alcohol Counselor/Therapist

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Drug/Alcohol Counselor/Therapist in Los Angeles County

  • Dedicato Treatment Center
  • Full time
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  • Los Angeles County
  • 26/12/2018
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  • Audits documentation in clinical section of each client’s electronic health record and quality assurance for deficiencies.
  • Attends and participates in clinical team meetings.
  • Completes clinical assessment and treatment plan for assigned clients.
  • Initiates discharge planning upon admission for assigned clients, and updates discharge plan weekly.
  • Conducts thorough concurrent reviews and utilization reviews
  • Facilitates comprehensive evaluation and diagnostic summary for assigned clients.
  • Facilitates multi-disciplinary treatment planning and updates for assigned clients (ensures inclusion of all treatment modalities/ disciplines).
  • Individual sessions for all assigned clients (at least weekly).
  • Provides group counseling, education, and meetings per program schedule.
  • Documents all client’s information using EMR (KIPU Systems)
  • Maintains ongoing communication with client’s family/support system throughout duration of client’s treatment.
  • Family counseling and education as specified in individual client’s treatment plans.
  • Coordinates treatment objectives for assigned clients with pertinent staff.
  • Coordination of all treatment services needed for assigned client caseload.
  • Provides daily clinical progress note in client’s electronic health record.
  • Participates in in-service training, individual/group supervision meetings, and counselor/residential staff interface meeting.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the clinical supervisor or CEO.
  • Documents CIWAS,COWS,and Bed checks as needed
  • Monitors and documents medications as per policy and procedures
  • Answers phones and conducts phone screenings for potential intake and admissions (form and script provided)

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

$18.50-$22.00/hourly



Dedicato Treatment Center

Our mission is to provide responsible substance abuse treatment that will enhance our client/patient's ability to achieve optimal mental health and recovery from chemical dependency.