• Inpatient
  • PRN

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N00176 – Recovery Counselor

PRN Position



Position Overview: The Counselor provides support to enhance the quality of patient care by working directly with the patients in a treatment setting and collaboratively as a member of the program’s multi-disciplinary team. He/She is responsible for assisting with direct clinical patient care, as well as clinically involved administrative tasks as assigned. Working in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team, she/he will help provide a safe and therapeutic treatment experience for the patients served.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct support to patients by providing 1-to-1 support sessions and/or facilitates groups as scheduled/assigned
  • Aids to the transition of patients from Acute Treatment Services to Clinical Stabilization Services by supporting both patients through engagement and by triaging internal transition bed management
  • Engages patients by creating, planning, and facilitating recovery-oriented activities
  • Supports patients by facilitating and completing required employment documentation to help alleviate treatment barriers
  • Facilitates patient engagement and re-engagement sessions as needed
  • Completes clinical administrative tasks under the direction of the Clinical Director which may include but is not limited to: registering all admitted patients to the appropriate group assignment, assigning patients to the clinical team in the absence of the Clinical Supervisor/Director and conducting audits to ensure patient records are in good standing as assigned
  • Provides group facilitation training to all onboarding staff who will be conducting group sessions, as well as any other staff assigned by the Clinical Supervisor as needing group facilitation support
  • Collaborates with Clinical Director and the multi-disciplinary team to provide support and care to identified high risk patients
  • Supports the clinical/case management team as directed by the Clinical Director
  • Appropriately documents all patient interaction into the record for continuity of care
  • Assists in providing support in family engagement with patients, including but not limited to: supporting or facilitating family orientation and/or seminars, supporting or supervising patient family visits, and contacting families with consent during treatment to help support and engage patients
  • All other duties as assigned


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, human services, or other related field or;
  • A recognized certification or licensure including 4,000 supervised clinical hours of counseling individuals with substance use disorders with a minimum of 220 hours of documented supervision
  • Minimum of High School diploma/GED required
  • Two years’ clinical experience in a health/human service agency
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize workload


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