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Behavioral Health Group Counselor Supervisor in Westminster, Colorado

Behavioral Health Group (BHG), a leading provider of opioid addiction treatment services. BHG provides medication assisted treatment and counseling services in a conventional outpatient setting.

At BHG, we are committed to the belief that addiction is a brain disease, not a moral failing. We are committed to treatment that embodies Hope, Respect, and Caring.

  • Monitor and assess all services rendered by the clinic’s professional staff

  • Provide direct counseling service to patients as outlined in Counselor’s job description; maintain a caseload at the discretion of the Program Director

  • In planning with the Program Director, assign professional staff to services as needed

  • Attend administrative meetings as needed.

  • Provide information about clinical services for purposes of policy and procedure decision making and development

  • Identify areas of learning for staff development

  • Plan, coordinate and/or conduct staff development programs

  • Promote and teach professional theory and practice in accordance with accepted conceptual modalities

  • Provide supervision and consultation to counseling staff, individually and in group format

  • Regularly review quantitative and qualitative performance of professional staff

  • Provide consultation to staff that are not in a counseling component of the program (i.e., nursing, administrative, financial, etc.) on an as needed basis

  • Evaluate the performance of staff directly responsible to the Counselor Supervisor

  • Complete and sign supervisor evaluation forms

  • Develop a competent and productive professional staff

  • Provide educational and experiential growth opportunities for clinical staff

  • Responsible for providing recommendations regarding hiring, transferring, promoting, demoting and terminating personnel directly under his/her supervision

  • Assure quality service by knowing and enforcing the rules, regulations and legal requirements of the program

  • Evaluate program effectiveness

  • Maintain records necessary for program accountability and outcomes

  • Recommend the development of new services or modifications to existing services, in accordance with changing community needs or newly emerging professional practices

  • Participate in the detailed planning of those services which the organization decides to develop

  • Assist in interviewing and evaluating applicants for professional positions

  • Prepare monthly reports as required

  • Advise Program Director of problems encountered with caseload management and schedules

  • Attend weekly staff meetings or clinical case conferences prepared to discuss individual patient caseload

  • Hold a basic understanding of alcohol/drug abuse and addiction. Additionally, keep updated on current drug abuse and treatment information, specifically current trends in Opioid Maintenance Treatment

  • Provide crisis intervention/support services to patients assigned to other counselors when their primary counselor is unavailable

  • Coordinate care with other community providers if applicable

  • Meet BHG attendance standards and be present and ready for work at the beginning of their established work schedule

  • Report any work-related injury or illness, or workplace hazards or security issues immediately to Chief Operating Officer, Regional Manager, or Human Resources

  • Department as applicable and ensure documentation is completed in a timely manner.

  • Participate and assist in clinical supervision

  • Perform peer file reviews on a monthly basis for the purposes of quality control

  • Assist counselors in training and questions concerning case management, counseling strategies and federal and state regulations

  • Develop work schedule for the counseling department to ensure adequate coverage.

  • Responsible for managing time off requests, schedule adherence, timekeeping, and timecard approval for the counseling department

  • Additional responsibilities and opportunities as they become necessary and/or are assigned by management

  • At least 2-3 years of experience

  • Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and under pressure while handling multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to make decisions and use proper judgment with confidential and sensitive issues

  • Ability to deal appropriately with patient and employees in stressful or other undesirable situations and to seek direction from supervisors when necessary

  • Must be able to react quickly and make effective decisions

  • Ability to demonstrate sufficient knowledge and understanding of human behavior to show potential for rehabilitating drug dependent patients

  • Must have sufficient knowledge of the substance abuse population, treatment planning and the field of human social services to work toward the rehabilitation of the patient community

  • Must comply with federal and state regulations regarding certification, licensure and degree.

  • Minimum license/education required by the state

  • Colorado: Certified Addiction Counselor III (CACIII) OR Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)

GREAT Opportunities -- Our Team Members are motivated self-starter’s who excel in a fast-paced environment and become a valued member of our team.

GREAT People -- Our staff has a passion to be the best, sharing a strong work ethic and dedication to providing world-class support to the teams in the field who serve our patients every day!

GREAT Support -- We recognize that our success, and that of our patients, relies on the quality of our Team Members. Once we have identified and hired a new Team Member, we work diligently to keep their skills and talent engaged by providing the systems, tools and training necessary.



ID: 2020-4320

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Street: 8402 Clay Street