Addictions Counselor II

Less than 5 years experience  •  Patient Care

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/09/17
Less than 5 years experience
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/09/17

Center for Addictions

Status

Full Time

Shift

Evening Shift

Hours

10:30AM-9:00PM

Job Details

Job Summary

  • Professional position responsible for direct patient care including patient assessment, development of a plan of care, and organizing and instituting such plan within a multi-disciplinary team approach for adult patients with an identified substance use disorder.
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  • CoxHealth's Center for Addictions is looking for an LCSW or LPC to come and be a part of our amazing team!  This is an excellent opportunity to work with a highly experienced team of addiction professionals, including: counselors; social workers; nurses; and physicians.  Addiction medicine is a rapidly growing and exciting field with professional growth potential.  Additionally, this new counselor will have the opportunity to work in an outpatient setting working 10:30AM-9:00PM, Monday through Thursday - NO WEEKENDS OR MAJOR HOLIDAYS.  PLPC and LMSW candidates are welcome to apply!
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Job Requirements

  • Education
    • Required: Master's Degree in Social Work, psychology, counseling, or related behavioral health field
  • Experience
    • Required: One year previous experience in clinical setting working with substance use disorders patients
  • Skills
    • Fundamental knowledge of addictions, community support systems, and varying treatment philosophies, combined with ability to teach and impart knowledge to others.
    • Exceptional communication, and patient advocacy skills and approach.
  • Licensure/Certification/Registration
    • Required: Current Licensure as a Social Worker [LCSW], Licensed Professional Counselor [LPC], Psychologist [PHD] or provisional license with completed degree requirements of the previous.
    • Preferred: Certification with State of Missouri as an Addictions Counselor.
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