Addiction Counselor/Case Manager - Full Time

Description : Addiction Counselor/Case Manager - Full Time. Company : Seafield Center, Inc. Location : Amityville, NY

MAIN FUNCTION:
  • To be responsible for the direct treatment of an assigned caseload of patients who are addicted to alcohol or any other mind/mood altering substances.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide group counseling to an assigned caseload.
  • Provide individual and family counseling.
  • Completes assessment and admission process.
  • Designs and implements treatment plans and treatment plan reviews (TPR's).
  • Responsible for documentation of all serviced provided.
  • Maintains contact with referral sources, including EAP's and Criminal Justice referral sources.
  • Generates and sends Referral Progress Reports.
  • Participates in weekly Case Conference meeting for treatment review of patients.
  • Attends weekly supervision.
  • Participates in staff meetings.
  • Assure that Seafield's policies and procedures and federal regulations regarding confidentiality of the patient and their records are adhered to.
  • Complete patient Discharge Planning/Transitional Planning, Discharge UR, and referrals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Assessment & Referral
  • Treatment Planning and Review
  • Group Counseling
  • Individual Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Didactic Presentation
  • Documentation
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Age-Specific clinical skills-Adolescents
  • Age-Specific clinical skills-Geriatric
  • Knowledge of Medication Assisted Treatment
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
CASAC or CASAC eligible, or B/S-B/A with working knowledge of substance abuse disorders.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those functions that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing this job, the employee is required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • This is a largely sedentary role and involves sitting most of the time. Walking and standing are required occasionally.
  • The employee must have the ability to use a computer keyboard, mouse, calculator, copier, fax machine, scanner and telephone.