Assessment Clinician / Addiction Counselor

The Lcada Way Elyria , OH 44035

Posted 2 months ago

The LCADA Way is currently recruiting for an Assessment Clinician/Addiction Counselor to work with customers in our Lorain County locations. Join our team of dedicated professionals providing Leadership, Compassion, Awareness, Dedication & Advocacy to the communities we serve.

Summary:

The Assessment Clinician/Addiction Counselor is responsible for routine duties of an Addiction Counselor, including, but not limited to, screening, assessment, treatment planning, education, referral, and documentation. The Assessment Clinician/Addiction Counselor also provides coverage for IOP group services as needed based on staffing schedules.

Essential Functions:

Delivery of clinical services including individual counseling, group counseling, family counseling, intensive outpatient services, requesting urinalysis, non-medical community residential services, consultation, referral and information, intervention, hotline, training, outreach, crisis intervention, case management and adjunctive alcohol and drug services. Assessment and treatment planning including assessment of client's strengths and weaknesses, developing treatment plans to prioritize and address identified problems, examining alternative solutions and developing plans of action.

Oversight of each case assigned to caseload. Orienting the client to the program, clinical reviews and clinical staffing, discharge planning and completion of daily progress notes. Engaging the family of each client in the family treatment program. Delivery of program components as assigned. Weekly contact with referral sources for clients assigned to caseload. Completion of all CQI data collection and implementation of all CQI corrective actions as assigned. Monthly participation in the Utilization Review and Peer Review programs. Other duties as assigned.

General Requirements:

Must adhere to the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board's Chemical Dependency Code of Ethics, demonstrate an understanding of addiction as an illness, and have three years of treatment or recovery experience. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Good computer skills required. Must have the ability to effectively work with agency employees, outside contacts, and a diverse client population.

Educational Requirements:

Associate Degree or substantial progress towards Associate Degree with emphasis on Addictions Treatment and Prevention or equivalent required. Bachelor's Degree or higher preferred.

Certification Requirements:

CDCA required. LCDCII, LPC, LSW or higher credential preferred.

If applicant holds a CDCA, must be pursuing and able to obtain higher licensure with specified time period.

Amount of Travel: Minimal to moderate, mostly confined to local travel.

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week. Some evenings required.

Salary Range: Salary commensurate with licensure and experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug Free Workplace.

Benefits Package for Full-Time Employees Includes:

  • SummaCare PPO Medical Insurance with Prescription Benefits

  • Guardian Dental Insurance

  • Davis Vision Insurance

  • Company sponsored Wellness Programs

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) with Debit Cards

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

  • $40,000 Term Life Insurance

  • Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Supplemental Life Insurance available

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Jury Duty Reimbursement

  • Paid Vacation Leave (15 days per year to start, accrued bi-weekly)

  • Paid Sick Leave (12 days per year, accrued bi-weekly)

  • Paid Personal Leave (3 days per year)

  • Paid Holidays (10 days per year)

  • Paid Emergency/Bereavement Leave (3 days per year)

  • Professional Development Program, including free online trainings/CEUs (and up to 5 days per year paid for clinical staff)

ABOUT THE LCADA WAY

Leadership-Compassion-Awareness-Dedication-Advocacy

As a leader in recovery solutions since 1981, The LCADA Way is a private, non-profit organization delivering innovative, outcome-driven programs with an individualized approach to addiction and mental health treatment, education, prevention and recovery support services for residents in Lorain and Medina counties and surrounding areas. Our unique approach centered around Leadership, Compassion, Awareness, Dedication & Advocacy is tailored to be gender and culturally appropriate based on individual client needs.

We are committed to:

Empathy & Respect.

We approach each individual in our program with compassion, care and understanding. This foundation of empathy and respect is at the heart of everything we do.

Innovation & Results.

Success is vital to our mission and to the people we serve. Every day we bring new ideas, energy and knowledge to strengthen our program and organization so that we continually make a difference in the communities we serve.

Family & Community.

Central to The LCADA Way is the belief in family and community. Every individual touches and is touched by the people around us. These relationships strengthen and enhance our lives every day.

Proven Results. Healthy Lives.

It's simple. Our programs work. We guide our clients through a process of recovery and create more healthy lives for themselves and their families

Support. Education. Recovery.

Our comprehensive, results-oriented programming focuses on the individual and strengthens families and communities.

Leading the way.

We are leaders in our field. You can trust our results that tomorrow can hold the promise of a better future.


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