We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to provide the best quality care to our patients and lead the fight against the opioid epidemic. We are prepared to treat the entire disease, not just a piece of it.
Jackson CTC, located in Jackson, MS , is one of 127 outpatient addiction recovery centers nationwide. Acadia Comprehensive Treatment Centers is the leading provider of medication assisted treatment in the nation, servicing over 62,000 patients per day. Our counseling team provides compassionate, high quality counseling and therapy to patients that are seeking recovery from Opioid Use Disorder. Our mission is to provide full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications. Our team is the front line of our fight against the opiate epidemic.
Your Job as a Substance Abuse Counselor:
The Substance Abuse Counselor is instrumental in our patient’s treatment and recovery from opioid use disorder. Substance Abuse Counselors provide high quality, compassionate care through various mediums which include both individual and group counseling sessions. The Substance Abuse Counselor will plan, oversee, facilitate and document their patient's recovery as well as provide leadership and guidance for the activities of other personnel.
This is a PRN, as needed position. Schedule varies based on need of the facility
Your Responsibilities as a Substance Abuse Counselor:
Conduct individual counseling sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and documents as required;
Conduct group and/or family sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and documents as required;
May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions;
Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment, for patients;
Prepare an individual treatment plans for each assigned patient;
Ensure all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents is completed timely and in a clear, concise manner;
May act as a liaison between referral sources and patients;
Provide crisis intervention to patients, as needed;
May plan for aftercare for assigned patients;
May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested;
May provide case management duties for patients, ensuring individualized quality care;
Evaluate patient’ needs and determines if referrals to other programs or facilities are needed; and,
Perform other duties as assigned.
Your Skills and Qualifications as a Substance Abuse Counselor:
Master's degree in social or health services field with 4+ years experience in counseling field; degree must be from an accredited college or university
Previous experience providing guidance and direction to others
LPC, LCSW, LMSW or DMH Credential.