Counselor - Bachelor Degree - Evening Shift Job at Progressions, Malvern, PA

  • Progressions
  • Malvern, PA

Job Description

Job Details Level Entry Job Location King Road - Malvern, PA Position Type Full Time Education Level 4 Year Degree Travel Percentage None Job Shift Day Job Category Health Care Description Malvern Treatment Centers located in Malvern, PA is currently seeking an entry level Counselor position to work Monday - Friday, evening shift. This Counselor position is a wonderful opportunity for a candidate with a Bachelors degree looking to work as a Counselor in a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center! This position is full time offering a comprehensive benefits package including Health Insurance, Paid Time Off and a 401K with a company match! Position Summary : Counsels patients regarding all aspects of their addiction; to be an active member of the treatment team in the formulation of assessments, treatment plans, diagnostic summary, progress notes and continuing care planning. Promotes the safety/wellness and well-being of patients. Summary of Essential Position Functions: Administers assessments, establishes and revises individualized treatment goals and participates in formulation of diagnostic summaries. Documents patient progress in electronic medical record which facilitates UM and corresponds to goals and objectives in treatment plan. Completes case conference documentation in a timely manner. Addresses problematic behaviors in patients. Improves delivery of treatment and participates in ongoing educational process. Keeps referral sources informed of patient progress in a timely manner. Maintains communication with patients families and facilitates participation in treatment. Keeps personal issues separate from therapeutic process and relationships. Assumes responsibilities for case management, lectures, group therapy as required and asked. Maintains and sets up aftercare for all patients in a timely manner in case of AMA. Completes treatment plans and transition summaries on time and in a comprehensive manner. Performs evaluations for potential admissions and refers patients to appropriate level of care and determines appropriate length of stay based on ASAM criteria Involves patients in the treatment planning process. Facilitates transition process in an appropriate manner. Must complete 25 hours of training per year. Other functions as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities: May give direction and provide feedback on the performance of student interns. Benefits This position is a full time, benefit eligible position. Benefits offered include, but not limited to: Medical Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Life Insurance Paid Time Off 401K plan with company match Qualifications Qualifications: To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. This position requires individuals that are client focused; team oriented; great interpersonal and communication skills; flexible to sudden changes in workload, emergency or staffing; dependable; problem solving skills; focused on compliance and performance quality. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: A Masters Degree (no job experience required), Bachelors Degree (1 year experience required) or Associates Degree (2 years experience required) from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services) or other related field which includes a practicum in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. If the practicum did not take place in a drug and alcohol setting, the individuals written training plan shall specifically address a plan to achieve counseling competency in chemical dependency issues, or Current licensure in this Commonwealth as a registered nurse and a degree from an accredited school of nursing and 1 year of counseling experience (minimum of 1820 hours) in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. If a persons experience did not take place in a drug and alcohol setting, the individuals written training plan shall specifically address a plan to achieve counseling competency in chemical dependency issues, or Full certification as an addictions counselor. Technical/Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Proficient. Work Environment and Hazards: No hazardous conditions. Protected from weather conditions. Physical Requirements: Sedentary work lifting 10lbs maximum *Malvern Health, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.*

Job Tags

Full time, Local area, Flexible hours, Shift work, Afternoon shift, Monday to Friday,

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