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Chemical Dependency Counselor

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TITLE: Chemical Dependency Counselor
Location: Columbus, OH

Now is your chance to join a Forbes magazine top 100 hospital where career growth and opportunity await you.
They are committed to building healthcare teams whose care exceeds the expectations of their patients and community and are looking for quality talent who share the same values.
They’re nestled in a beautiful rural setting but close enough to the big city to enjoy that too!
If that sounds like the change you are looking for, please read on…

What they’re looking for:
•Must be licensed by the Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.
•Must have a LSW or a LPC.
•Also be currently licensed by the Chemical Dependency Professionals Board as a CDCA, LCDC II, III, or LICDC. Higher than a CDCA strongly preferred.
Hours and compensation potential:
• The position is full-time day shift. May occasionally conduct an evening group as the back up if a staff member is on vacation.
• The range is between for $46K-$63K depending on experience.
• Full benefits package offered as well.
What you’ll be doing:
•Provides therapeutic counseling to chemically dependent people using a bio-psychosocial approach.
•Educates patients and families regarding the disease process for chemical dependency.
•Leads group discussions, Works 1:1 with patients on chemical dependency issues, and assigns group activities for Mental Health Technicians.
•Assess the patient needs and recommends appropriate groups.
•Completes billing charges/sheets daily
•Utilizes historic and current data in assessing patient needs.
•Utilizes effecting interviewing skills and supportive counseling skills.
•Provides individual and group crisis intervention, and family clinical interventions with chemical dependency clients.
•Acts as client advocate, mediator, and facilitator.
Additional info:
•Position reports to one of the best managers. Very professional, empathetic and holds high expectations of staff.
•Great group of people to work with.

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