Gosnold, Inc. is a nationally accredited non-profit leader in the prevention, treatment and recovery of mental health and substance use disorders. We offer a full, end-to-end continuum of care offering a wide range of treatment options. Highly regarded for innovation, we offer a comprehensive patient centered continuum of care tailored to fit the needs of each individual. Gosnold welcomes like-minded individuals who are passionate about our mission to support men, women, and families affected by these disorders, and to promote lasting recovery.
The Senior Counselor will conduct initial evaluation and patient intake interviews and assessments, assess patient’s presenting problems and formulate diagnoses, make recommendations regarding appropriate treatment. The Senior Counselor must have demonstrated knowledge of the disease of addiction, twelve-step recovery principles, addiction and/or mental health treatment, and other evidence based practices in related clinical issues. This position requires experience working in a team treatment approach in a multi-disciplinary clinical setting.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Conduct assessments, group counseling, psycho-education, individual counseling, treatment planning, and aftercare planning.
- Develop, implement and modify, as necessary, treatment plans and continuing care plans.
- Provide individual, group, family, marital, child and/or adjunctive therapies as needed and within area of expertise and limits of credentials.
- Conduct case management services and prepare discharge summaries.
- Interact with referral sources and other external providers to ensure coordination of patient services
- Participate in continuing education activities and in-service training programs to remain knowledgeable in area(s) of expertise and to meet credentialing and privileging requirements.
- Attend meetings as directed and meet with supervisor to receive supervision and participate in clinical reviews.
- Monitor caseload to ensure compliance with third-party payers, including chart reviews, completing pre-certification requests, initial and continuing reviews and authorizations.
- Document inpatient records in accordance with Gosnold standards, regulatory, and payer requirements utilizing electronic formats as required.
- Abide by the professional staff code of ethics and maintain a high level of ethical conduct regarding confidentiality, dual-relationships and professional stature.
- Perform all other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the job
- Master’s Degree in a counseling or related discipline and documentation of 1000 hours of supervised counseling experience OR Certification as an Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counselor (CAC/CADC/LADC I).
- Documentation of 2000 hours (including intern or practicum hours) of supervised counseling experience may be substituted for the academic requirement if working in a behavioral health program/treatment facility for at least two (2) years.
- Work familiarity and/or direct experience in the use of relevant technology (EMRs, telehealth, etc.).
Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:
- Certification as an Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counselor (CAC/CADC/LADC I) preferred
BENEFITS (based on full-time employment):
- Health & Dental Insurance
- Generous Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holiday Time
- 403b Retirement Plan with employer match
- Short-Term Disability and Life & Supplemental Life Insurance
- Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Payroll Deductions for Home & Automobile Insurance
- Critical Illness & Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program.
Gosnold is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In accordance with CDC guidelines, Gosnold maintains strict standards when it comes to protecting our staff, patients, and residents, and offers a variety of personal protective equipment to ensure a safe and stress-free workplace.