Employment Opportunity: FT Licensed Clinician

Organization: 
Summit Behavioral Health
Location: 
Doylestown, PA

Summit Behavioral Health programs are based on the fundamental belief that no single treatment philosophy or approach is best for everyone. Our experienced staff collaboratively creates each client's treatment plan to reflect their unique needs and empower them to succeed.
Summit Behavioral Health offers intensive outpatient, partial care, medical detox and residential programs for substance abuse treatment that is tailored to each individual's needs. By blending some of the best clinical practices and evidence-based strategies available, Summit Behavioral Health's programs treat both addiction and its underlying causes. We strive to provide a solid foundation toward recovery utilizing an integrative treatment approach.

Summit Behavioral Health is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are seeking a Full-Time Licensed Clinician for our outpatient facility in Doylestown, PA.

Deadline: 
9/27/18
Responsibilities: 

The Clinician is responsible for providing confidential addiction counseling, education and support to individuals, families, and the community, and for promoting healthy lifestyles and healthy choices. Under the supervision of a Program Director, the Clinician will provide addiction services including, but not limited to, assessment, group, individual, and family sessions, and other modalities to clients and their families according to demonstrated competence.
DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
• Assessing clients using the ASI, CASI, or other standardized or evidence-based assessment tools and diagnosing clients for substance disorders using the DSM 5
• Obtaining previous records that are relevant to the current treatment episode
• Collaborating with the client in order to develop a written treatment plan that is client-centered and recovery oriented and includes goals and measurable objectives
• Providing the substance abuse counseling services specified in the client treatment plan
• Reviewing clients throughout the treatment episode according to ASAM, to determine the need for continued services or discharge/transfer
• Reviewing and, where necessary, revising the substance abuse counseling portion of the client treatment plan to address emerging problems
• Developing the client discharge/transfer plans to ensure movement to the appropriate levels of care
• Contacting referral sources, providing case consultation and coordination with referral sources (for example: mental health treatment providers, criminal justice agencies, schools, employers, Child Protection Services)
• Participating as a member of a multidisciplinary team for assigned clients
• Providing active case consultation
• Documenting all counseling and education services, assessments, reassessments, referrals and follow-up in the client's clinical record, providing appropriate signatures and dating of such entries, including those made in electronic records
• Positively promotes Summit Behavioral Health to prospective clients and employees.
OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

• Master’s degree in mental health, substance abuse treatment, or related field.
• LCADC, LPC, or other substance abuse or mental health license.
• Licensed clinical professional doing work of an addiction counselor.
• Demonstrated computer proficiency.

Contact Info: 

To apply, please access the Careers tab of the Summit Behavioral Health website at https://www.summitbehavioralhealth.com/

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