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

40M-F 5:00 am to 1:30 pm and alternating Sat.For over 30 years, Treatment Centers have been 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 team membersare engaged in medication-assisted treatment, counseling, support, andcare management of individuals living with OUD. We treat the whole personand, in so doing, address the underlying causes of OUD in an effort toprovide a continuum of care that not only addresses treatment needs butsupports the patient on their journey to recovery.Job Summary:Provides individual, group, and family counseling to patients as required.Works with multidisciplinary treatment team consisting of Medical Director,Program Director, Treatment Services Coordinator, Counselors and Nurses toidentify and meet the clinical needs of the patient and to assist in theiroverall well-being.Essential Functions: Works with patients to complete all intake, admission, discharge andtransfer paperwork. Documents patient progress through counseling and interaction through groups. Completes patient psychosocial and an individualized treatment plan withinthe required time frame. Identifies any clinical/case management needs and works to address thoseneeds. Performs individual, group, and family counseling as required. Performs at least 20 hours of direct one-on-one patient contact per weekthrough individual or group counseling. Reports patient abuse, neglect and exploitation as required. Reports patient grievances as required. Educates patient in all aspects of treatment, corresponding health issuesand steps to recovery. Obtains Urine Drug Screens and initial patient photo identification. Assists in monitoring all patient activities on center premises. Actively participates in community relations activities as directed andauthorized. Ensures the reading and understanding of the Policy and Procedures Manual. Ensures compliance with 42 CFR Part 2 (Federal ConfidentialityRegulations) and 45 CFR, Parts 160 and 164 (HIPAA) Actively participates in preparation for surveys and inspections conducted byCARF, the State, DEA, Board of Pharmacy and any other agency site visitsas dictated by the state laws or regulations. Participates in all staff meetings Ensures compliance with local, State, Federal and Colonial ManagementGroup, LP rules, regulations and policies. Always acts in the best interests of the program and company;honors,supports, and protects the proprietary data and rights of the company. Performs other tasks as assigned by clinic, region or corporate leadership.Essential Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to performeach 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: Qualified candidates will have aBachelor's degree in a related field. Colorado LAC or CAC III is alsorequired.Required Knowledge: Mid-level knowledge related to the field, obtainedthrough practicum experience, or education/training. Entry-level knowledgeof computer.Experience Required: Minimum of 300 hours of experience or training insubstance abuse. Must complete training in the 12-Core Functions within 90days of hireSkill and Ability: Must possess excellent interpersonal and communicationskills, be able to multitask, prioritize, be dependable and reliable.Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the policies andprocedures.EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/DisabledCounselorsEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled