Substance Abuse Counselor (LADC/PLADC)

  • CAPWN
  • Aug 24, 2021
Full time Licensed Professional Licensed Substance Abuse Professional

Job Description

Site Location-Gering, Nebraska

Full time position working 40 hours per week

shift varies- 8:00am to 8:30pm 

Monday through Friday

Job Title: Substance Abuse Counselor (LADC/PLADC)

Reports to: Co-Occurring Program Manager               

 

Areas of Responsibility: The primary role of the counselor will be to facilitate groups, enter appropriate documentation, and work with the individual patients in developing goals, treatment plans, and helping patient complete their goals.

Major Duties:

  1. Provision of counseling services to patients.
  2. Conducts chemical dependency assessments and treatments in accordance with agency policies and procedures along with the State of Nebraska regulations.
  3. Documents assessment, treatment, progress and interventions for each client in accordance with agency policies and the State of Nebraska regulations for chemical dependency treatment.
  4. Conducts case management, as needed, and referral services for identified client needs.
  5. Timely completion of patient paperwork.
  6.  Maintain up to date and accurate patient records.
  7. Maintain state required certifications.
  8. Attend required training for keeping abreast of new knowledge and techniques related to the practice of social work and new substance abuse treatment modalities.
  9. Performs quality management/assurances activities, as applicable.
  10. Maintain confidentiality of patient information and provide a supportive and understanding environment for all patient interactions.
  11. Participate in Clinical Behavioral Health on-call coverage schedule
  12. As a CAPWN team member, dedicate your energy to providing high quality, value-added customer service and care to our clients.  Embrace the CAPWN Code of Conduct, practicing integrity, strong communication and respect for leaders and peers.  Engage with the team and commit to improving and nurturing the health and well-being of the Western Nebraska Communities we serve.  
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.

 Working Conditions:

  • Office 70%, 30% training, meetings, and community interaction
  • Work must be completed with minimal supervision and requires self-motivated individual.

 Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to bend, stoop, squat, crouch and pull file drawers
  • Fine manipulation of hands with repetitive action
  • Operate office machines
  • Occasional lifting and carrying of up to ten pounds
  • Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability

 Minimum Qualifications:

 Grade 13:

  1. Nebraska Provisional Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor
  2. Microsoft Office and Internet-based navigation computer experience in a work setting.
  3. Proficient in verbal communication and in maintaining written documentation.
  4. Age 18 or above.
  5. Valid driver’s license with good driving record and insured vehicle available at all times.

 Grade: 14

  1. Meet the minimum qualifications above;
  2. Bachelor’s degree in a Behavioral Science field
  3. 3 years’ experience in a nonprofit facility

 

Job Requirements

Site Location-Gering, Nebraska

Full time position working 40 hours per week

shift varies- 8:00am to 8:30pm 

Monday through Friday

Areas of Responsibility: The primary role of the counselor will be to facilitate groups, enter appropriate documentation, and work with the individual patients in developing goals, treatment plans, and helping patient complete their goals.

Major Duties:

  1. Provision of counseling services to patients.
  2. Conducts chemical dependency assessments and treatments in accordance with agency policies and procedures along with the State of Nebraska regulations.
  3. Documents assessment, treatment, progress and interventions for each client in accordance with agency policies and the State of Nebraska regulations for chemical dependency treatment.
  4. Conducts case management, as needed, and referral services for identified client needs.
  5. Timely completion of patient paperwork.
  6.  Maintain up to date and accurate patient records.
  7. Maintain state required certifications.
  8. Attend required training for keeping abreast of new knowledge and techniques related to the practice of social work and new substance abuse treatment modalities.
  9. Performs quality management/assurances activities, as applicable.
  10. Maintain confidentiality of patient information and provide a supportive and understanding environment for all patient interactions.
  11. Participate in Clinical Behavioral Health on-call coverage schedule
  12. As a CAPWN team member, dedicate your energy to providing high quality, value-added customer service and care to our clients.  Embrace the CAPWN Code of Conduct, practicing integrity, strong communication and respect for leaders and peers.  Engage with the team and commit to improving and nurturing the health and well-being of the Western Nebraska Communities we serve.  
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.

Loan Forgiveness?

No