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PRO.A / JOBS Genesis House, Inc. – Harrisburg; Substance Abuse Counselor

Genesis House, Inc. – Harrisburg; Substance Abuse Counselor

Post Date: 08/07/17
Type of Position: Clinical
Title:ツSubstance Abuse Counselor
Qualifications:ツBachelor窶冱 degree in an approved human service related field (with a clinical specialty in human services) and two years of clinical experience as a counselor. Full certification as an addictions counselor preferred.
Description:ツThis is a complex clinical position involving the engagement of clientele in a therapeutic relationship with the goal of fostering cognitive and behavioral change to improve overall client functioning.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct psychosocial assessments and make appropriate treatment recommendations; including but not limited to referrals to inpatient, scheduling inpatient, and scheduling group.
  • Conduct individual, group, and family therapy sessions.
  • Participate in clinical staffing on clientele with treatment team on a weekly basis.
  • Coordinate clinical treatment with referral sources.
  • Complete all requirement case management on a timely basis.
  • Complete insurance checks prior to each client session and on a weekly basis.
  • Conduct intake screening/assessment; facilitate communications between facilities intake screening/assessment, billing, and clinical department as related to obtaining and maintaining client funding for clinical services
  • Complete authorizations (PCPC) and other authorizations per funding source.
  • Represent agency in the community in a professional manner.
  • Perform community outreach as required.
  • Facilitate communications between facilities intake screening/assessment, billing, and clinical department as related to obtaining and maintaining client funding for clinical services
  • Provide support to new staff through observing intake, assessment group, individual, and family counseling.
  • Collect co-pay, deductibles, and co-insurance payments. Responsible for keeping track of each client窶冱 balance.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Must be able to operate a computer, fax machine, telephone system, and video equipment.

Contact Information:ツHERE.