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Methadone Counselor (27913)

Company: River Region Human Services
Location: Carmichael
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title:Counselor - MATFLSA Status:Non - ExemptJob Summary: The MAT Counselor provides individual counseling and ensures individualized treatment is designed for each client. .Essential Duties and Responsibilities:* Must provide 25 hours each week of client contact hours. Provide individual counseling to assigned caseload in accordance with agency and licensing requirements. Ensure individualized treatment is designed for each client.* Conduct 3 assessments as scheduled each week, and ensure paperwork is submitted for review within 24 hours.* Conducts 3 assigned group-counseling sessions each week, and ensure all progress notes are properly completed within 24 hours.* Conduct 10 urinalysis tests on clients each week as prescribed by agency's policies and procedures.* Insure all assigned clinical files are properly maintained, well-documented, and meeting licensing requirements, agency standards, and ensure all treatment plans are reviewed every 60 days.* Properly communicate client's behavior and progress to the appropriate parties as needed.* Facilitate referrals to community resources and ensure proper documentation is provided as required.* Intake newly assigned clients properly and as scheduled. Ensuring admission summaries and psychosocial assessments are properly completed.* Monitor client behavior and provide crisis intervention as needed.* Properly completes all necessary paperwork including notes, evaluation data, and reports as scheduled. Ensure they are completed accurately and completely.* Work in Access Center as needed.* Ensures documentation is submitted accurately and on time for billing.* Must work effectively in an atmosphere of dignity and respect for clients and co-workers.* Participate in RRHS internal training programs.* Participate in RRHS Quality Improvement Program.* Must understand and always adhere to the Organization's Core Values: Civility and Respect; Client Care and Service Excellence; Quality, Efficiency and Effectiveness; Accountability, Integrity and Professionalism; Cooperation and Unity.* Other duties as assigned.The above cited duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that an incumbent may be expected or asked to perform.Education and Experience Requirements:* A Master's Degree in behavioral health, human service or related field.* Acceptable professional certification as an addiction professional preferred.* A valid Florida driver's license and a good driving record are required.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:* Must be eligible for Level 2 DCF Background Screening approval.* Must have the ability to handle confidential information appropriately.* Experience in a social service environment is preferred.* Ability to interact with people from diverse cultural, economic and ethnic backgrounds.* Ability to set appropriate boundaries and limits with clients.* The ability to correctly document and complete services in the RRHS Electronic Health Record according to the standard RRHS timelines of documentation.* Must have CFAR or FAR certification in order to bill for assessment services.Skill Requirements: (X = Required for job)XTyping/computer keyboardXVerbal communicationXUtilize computer software (Methasoft and Millenium)XWritten communicationXRetrieve and compile informationXPublic speaking/group presentationsXMaintain records/logsXResearch, analyze and interpret informationXVerify data and informationXInvestigate, evaluate, recommend actionXOrganize and prioritize information/tasksLeadership and supervisory, managing peopleXOperate office equipmentXBasic mathematical concepts (e.g. add, subtract)XAdvanced mathematical concepts (fractions, decimals, ratios, percentages, graphs)XAbstract mathematical concepts (interpolation, inference, frequency, reliability, formulas, equations, statistics)Physical Requirements: (X = Required for job)XSitting for extended periodsXLifting/carrying up to 15 pounds various itemsXStanding for extended periodsLifting/carrying more than 20 pounds various itemsXExtended periods viewing computer screenXRepetitive MotionsXWalkingXPushing/PullingXReadingXBending/StoopingXSpeakingXReaching/GraspingXHearingXWritingOther (List): Manual DexterityXClimbing stairsHazards: (X = Required for job)XNormal office environmentXExposure to bodily fluidsToxic or caustic chemicalsHousekeeping and/or cleaning agentsFlammable, explosive gasesProximity to moving mechanical parts

Keywords: River Region Human Services, Carmichael , Methadone Counselor (27913), Other , Carmichael, California

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