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Metro Treatment Of Colorado Sr Substance Abuse Counselor in Grand Junction, Colorado

A leading nationalhealth care service provider of outpatient treatment centers that specializein providing safe, quality and best in class care for individuals livingwith Opioid Use Disorder ("OUD"). Operating in over 70 treatment centers in multiple states, our teammembers are engaged in medication-assisted treatment, counseling,support, and care management of individuals living with OUD. We treat thewhole person and, in so doing, address the underlying causes of OUD in aneffort to provide a continuum of care that not only addresses treatment needsbut supports the patient on their journey to recovery. Job Summary: * Provides individual, group, and family counseling to patients asrequired. Works with multidisciplinary treatment team consisting of MedicalDirector, Program Director, Counselors and Nurses to identify and meet theclinical needs of the patient and to assist in their overall well-being. * Provides clinical supervision to clinical staff, audits patientrecords, and helps train counselors when necessary. Senior Counselor rolesare designed for clinics with less than 350 patients. Essential Functions: * Carries a patient caseload with a minimum of 40 patients. * Ensure compliance with all Local, State, Federal and rules, andregulations and to do so within theallocated budget for the clinic * Keep informed, through the ProgramDirector or Regional Director, of any significant treatment events whichoccur in their respective area and make prudent recommendations to address the * Provide or assist with quarterly quality assurance program reviews. * Assist in achieving and maintaining three-year accreditation statusthrough recognized accrediting bodies. * Provide reports as requested. * Provide clinical supervision to clinical staff as required. * Reviews, signs and dates all appropriate documentation required. * Documents patient progress through counseling and interaction throughgroups. * Reports patient abuse, neglect and exploitation as required. * Assists in monitoring all patient activities on center premises. * Actively participates in community relations activities as directedand authorized. * Ensures the reading and understanding of the Policy and ProceduresManual. * Ensures compliance with 42 CFR Part 2 (Federal ConfidentialityRegulations) and 45 CFR, Parts 160 .and. 164 (HIPAA) * Is responsible for obtaining or maintaining proper licensure and/orcertification according to specific state requirements. * Actively participates in preparation for surveys and inspectionsconducted by CARF, the State, DEA, Board of Pharmacy and any otheragency site visits as dictated by the state laws or regulations. * Participates in all staff meetings * Ensures compliance with local, State, Federal, LP rules,regulations and policies. * Always acts in the best interests of the program and company;honors, supports, and protects the propriety data and rights of the company. * Performs other tasks as assigned by clinic, region or corporateleadership. Supervisory Responsibilities: (Scope of the person's authority, including a list of jobs thatreport to this job). * Clinical Supervision only Essential Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able toperform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below arerepresentative of the competencies (minimum knowledge, skill, andability) required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enableindividuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions). * Education/Licensure/Certification: * Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a Human Services related field * Colorado LAC, OR * Colorado CAC III with LPC * Required Knowledge: * Knowledge of Methadone, general counseling practices, FederalConfidentiality Law, HIPAA .and. ethics. * Must be computer literate and have basic knowled