Assessment Counselor

Pyramid Healthcare Duncansville , PA 16635

Posted 5 days ago

Deliverables/Principal Results Expected:

  • Conducts screenings and level of care assessments, using clinical knowledge and skill level.
  • Facilitates appropriate admissions to all levels of care based on ASAM criteria.
  • Makes appropriate referrals to community resources and outside referral opportunities in the best interest of the client.
  • Completes assessment, admission and other paperwork for clients to start treatment in a timely manner.
  • Manage admission pre-certification with funding sources.
  • Work effectively with facility staff to ensure consistent implementation of programs.
  • May be expected to provide coverage for other evaluation counselors in the region when requested by Supervisor.
  • Clinician will also be responsible for a small caseload of clients to complete group therapy with weekly.
  • Duties may also include providing assessment services to referral sources such as county juvenile justice centers, county jails, and other forensic and/or mental health settings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Technical Competencies:

Helps to maintain strong clinical program. Staff is able to work together to meet the needs of the clients. Interact with referral sources to facilitate prompt, effective services for the client. Interact cooperatively with professional liaisons, supporting the ongoing marketing and referral communications efforts. Complete required training and mandatory training hours.

Pyramid CORE Values:

We are committed and proud to live our CORE values and use them to inspire those around us. Our employees are expected to align with these values, behaviors and standards. We are held accountable for upholding these CORE Values: INTEGRITY is key when dealing with clients, staff and the community. It is always honest, transparent, and ethical. Sincere DEDICATION from our staff with an unwavering commitment to always provide exceptional care and support to those we serve is needed daily. COLLABORATION from a steadfast, team-focused environment will achieve excellence. Genuine PASSION from compelling and relentless staff who deeply desire to improve lives and support Pyramid Healthcares mission.

Requirements

Education, Experience:

1) A Masters Degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, or other related field. 2) Preferred LCAS and LPC or LCSW 3) Require LCASA, LPCA or LCSWA. Experience in MH/SA services and level of care assessments preferred.

Job-related Behavioral Characteristics:

Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to problem solve by gathering and analyzing information, working well in an individual/group problem solving situation, and showing initiative in problem solving. Maintains professionalism, flexibility and adaptability. Ability to make decisions in an objective and ethical manner. Ability to sustain a team environment. Calm and decisive in crisis situations.

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurances
  • Paid days off
  • 401k with company match
  • and more!!
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Assessment Counselor

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