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Licensed Counselor (LICSW/LMHC)

Company: SaVida Health
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Licensed Substance Use Disorder Counselor, Pittsfield & North Adams, MAFull-Time, Weekdays (40 hours per week); Monday - FridayMust be Master-Leveled and Independently Licensed - LICSW or LMHCEOE STATEMENTWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.ABOUT THE ORGANIZATIONSaVida Health is a specialty medical practice providing outpatient opiate and alcohol addiction treatment services. SaVida Health's care model includes medical care, counseling, comprehensive toxicology testing, case management and medical management of psychiatric medications.DESCRIPTIONThe independently licensed clinician is responsible for providing mental health and substance abuse counseling services to clients in an outpatient setting. This individual will complete all relevant paperwork in a timely fashion as required by agency, regulatory bodies and managed care organizations; this includes but is not limited to: intake paperwork, psychosocial assessments and client mental health and substance use disorder treatment history, treatment plans, session notes, discharge and aftercare plans, collaborative forms and assessments, billing forms and insurance authorizations.

  • Provide continuity of quality care as evidenced by documentation/communication with collaborative providers and agencies
  • Provide referrals for alternative levels of care as needed
  • Act as client advocate to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations
  • Document all clinical content per agency requirements
  • Review client progress on a quarterly basis and update treatment plans to reflect changes in treatment plan goalsFULL-TIME, 40 hours per weekLOCATION: Pittsfield and North Adams, MAPOSITION REQUIREMENTSThis position requires some knowledge of substance use disorder and mental health counseling.
    • Master's Degree in counseling, social work or other allied health field and Independent license in good standing.
    • LICSW or LMHC required
    • One year experience working in the substance misuse treatment field
    • One year experience working in the mental health counseling field
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Experience providing individual, couples and/or group counseling, diverse populations
    • Excellent, verbal, written and computer skills; EMRs, MS Word, MS Excel preferred
    • Ability to work with individuals, groups, bilingual/bicultural preferred
    • IND300THIS POSITION IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.

Keywords: SaVida Health, Pittsfield , Licensed Counselor (LICSW/LMHC), Other , Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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