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AOD Counselor BHI - PT

Requisition R129563 Market Franklin, Virginia Department Med/Surg (unit/floor 1) - Southampton - Franklin Shift All Schedule Part-time

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Provides counseling for individuals seeking medically monitored inpatient withdrawal services for substance uses disorders as identified in the Diagnostic and Statically Manual of Mental Disorders DSM 5 TR. Comprehensive services are provided in an inpatient hospital setting which involves the assessment and evaluation of incoming patients, individual, group and family counseling, educational sessions and discharge/aftercare planning for clients with substance use disorder problems. Duties include intake assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, record keeping, drug education, and discharge planning, referrals to appropriate level of care at discharge, individual/group counseling, family conference educational sessions, and liaison duties between other substance use disorder treatment agencies.

Essential Functions (7-10) Statements - List the essential functions of the job. Essential functions are the reasons a job exists.

Case management of clients to included assessment, treatment planning, case review, discharge planning and  crisis intervention

Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of therapeutic counseling including the practice of process and topic group counseling in a substance use disorder inpatient setting.

Thorough knowledge of specific treatment techniques for the chemically dependent clients.

Skilled at developing individualized, behaviorally specific, time limited and measurable treatment plans and behavioral contracts.

Utilization review of assigned clients

Ability to make substance use disorder diagnoses using the DSM 5 TR

Maintain patient safety standards, departmental policies and procedures, and performance improvement standards

Thorough knowledge of substance use disorder and it's physiological and psychological effects.

Skilled in the development and implementation of drug education curriculum.

Good knowledge of community services and resources.

Excellent oral/written communications skills.

Ability to establish effective working relations with clients, program, staff and the community.

Ability to keep accurate and up to date clinical records and reports.

Ability to deal with stressful situations and individuals.

Excellent interpersonal skills required.

Good knowledge of the laws, guidelines, and legal procedures relating to mental health care or substance abuse treatment to include HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2.

Licensing/ Certification - If registration, certification or licensure is required, include the name of the accrediting or licensing body.

Licensure/Certification Required:

Virginia Certification as a Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)

Must be registered with the Board of Counseling to practice as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP-A).

Licensure/Certification Preferred:

 Virginia Certification as a Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Years and Type of Experience:

1 to 2 years previous experience in the treatment of chemical dependency

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Prior knowledge and experience with service line, computer, electronic medical records

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

24

Work Shift:

All

Department:

Med/Surg (unit/floor 1) - Southampton - Franklin

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
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