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Licensed Counselor

Company: SaVida Health
Location: Abingdon
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Licensed Counselor - LICSW, LCSW, LPC, or CSAC
Abingdon, VA
Full-Time, Part-Time, only Weekdays

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

SaVida 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. SaVida provides compassionate and individualized treatment programs to support those with substance use disorder.

DESCRIPTION

The 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 goals

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

This position requires some knowledge of substance use disorder and mental health counseling.

Master's Degree in counseling, social work or other allied health field
Virginia LICSW, LCSW, LPC or CSAC license in good standing.
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

EOE STATEMENT

We 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.

Keywords: SaVida Health, Asheville , Licensed Counselor, Other , Abingdon, North Carolina

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