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.
External Company URL: www.bhgrecovery.com
Street: 8402 Clay Street