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Substance Use Counselor in Bronx at Services for the UnderServed

Date Posted: 9/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Overview


The Substance Use Counselor will provide group, individual counseling and case management to chemically dependent clients. Complete all related documentation, including progress notes and treatment plans. Communicate with other staff members as needed and participate in case conference and meetings.
 
 KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Group and individual counseling, assessment, family counseling
  • Case management and referral
  • Urine tracking and monitoring
  • All required documentation including progress notes, treatment plans discharge summaries
  • Participate in staff meetings, case conferences, utilization review, change teams, staff development, clinical supervision and trainings
  • Meet billing targets and maintain compliance with requirements of Medicaid billing          
AADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE:
  • Other duties as requested
 Benefits Overview:
We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays
 


Qualifications


 
EEDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED:
  • CASAC-T with a minimum of 2 years of chemical dependency experience
  • BA required, Masters preferred
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE
  • Knowledge of chemical dependency as a primary diagnosis and related counseling skills for group and individual counseling.
  • Ability to work within in team.
  • Awareness of mental health issues.
  • Assessment and case management skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills


Company Overview


Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island.