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PRO.A / JOBS Counselor, Alliance Medical Services -Johnstown

Counselor, Alliance Medical Services -Johnstown

Post Date: 1/8/18
Type of Position: Clinical
Title: Counselor
Qualifications:

Minimum Education:ツMaster窶冱 Degree or above from an accredited college with a major in chemicalツdependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinicalツspecialty in the human services) or other related field;

Or, ツBachelor窶冱 Degree from an accreditedツcollege with a major in chemicalツdependency, psychology, social work,ツcounseling, nursing (with a clinicalツspecialty in the human services) orツother related field and 1 year of clinical counseling experience;

Or,ツAn Associates Degree from an accredited college with a major in chemicalツdependency, psychology, social work, counseling,nursing(with a clinicalツspecialty in the human services) or other related field and 2 years of clinical experience;

Description:ツPinnacle Treatment Centers is a leading comprehensive provider of substance abuse treatment services to individuals that are addicted to drugs and / or alcohol. Founded in 2006, the Company has grown into an organization that operates over 30 substance abuse treatment facilities in five states (Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia) with additional sites under development in Ohio, Indiana, and Minnesota.

Pinnacle treats over 10,000 people daily and provides a full continuum of care, including detoxification, residential, outpatient, and transitional living programs. Treatment includes treating the individual窶冱 physical, spiritual, emotional, and psychological selves. Pinnacle is CARF accredited and all locations include physicians, nurses, clinicians, administrative, and support staff.

We are currently seeking experiencedツCounselorsツto join our team at our Alliance Medical Services location in Johnstown, PA.

Schedule Available: ツ5am to 1:30pm

Summary:ツThe primary purpose of this position isツto offer comprehensive psycho-social therapy directed towards addressing theツcauses and effects of addiction in all aspects of patient lives.

Responsibilities:

-Assess needs of the patient for counseling and level of care.

-Facilitate individual, group, and/or family therapy as determined by patient needs and in accordance with state regulations.

窶 Conduct intakes on new patients, which include obtaining previous records that are relevant to the current treatment episode.

窶 Maintain accurate and up-to-date case files on each patient per Federal, State, and PTC requirements, which includes documenting all counseling and education services, assessments, reassessments, referrals and follow-up in the client窶冱 clinical record.

窶 Coordinate care between treatment providers, including physicians and MH agencies, and any other relevant treatment provider as needed. Provide coordination of support and referral services for the patient/family and document in the clinical record.

窶 Prepare individualized treatment plans on each patient. Develop patient discharge/aftercare/continuum of care plans.

Contact Information: To apply for this position, please clickツhere.