The Counselor's responsibilities include, but are not limited, the following:
Provide comfort care and counseling to patients.
Provide patient education and observance of induction medication timing.
Ensure accountability of treatment program and patient compliance.
Conduct initial and ongoing patient information collection.
Assist patients in creating realistic goals toward achieving freedom from addiction.
Act as a clinic resource and assure compliance with HIPPA and CFR42 Part 2 regulations.
Successful candidates are candidates who have excellent verbal and written communication skills, possess an ability to use independent judgement, have the ability to assist patients in the change process while developing therapeutic relationships with patients, and have the ability to compassionately work with individuals from all backgrounds in a nondiscriminatory manner.
Required Education, Licensure, Certification:
Bachelor's Degree in a human services field (psychology, sociology, social work, family studies, human services, counseling, nursing, or another human service degree program related to working with individuals with substance use disorders.)
Minimum of 1 year of full-time employment working in a human services setting OR Master's Degree in behavioral science, as defined above.
REQUIRED:Kentucky- Licensure or certification in medical health or social services field including but not limited to CSW, LCSW, LPCC, LPCA, LMFT.
Typical shifts are 8-12 hours. Flexibility for weekday, weekend, holiday, and evening hours is required. Some travel may be required.
Interested candidates should submit an application including a resume and short cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications for the position by visiting Sperohealth.com