Licensed Drug/Alcohol Counselor
Licensed Drug/Alcohol Counselor (LADC or CADC required)
Fuller Hospital is seeking a full time Drug/Alcohol Counselor to join our team!
As a Drug/Alcohol Counselor, you will:
- Perform initial activity therapy assessment to identify problem areas and develop appropriate treatment goals
- Facilitate 3-4 groups a day
- Complete group documentation and communicate with other members of the treatment team via treatment planning, team meetings or other means
- Providing education to Mental Health Specialists through both formal and informal means to ensure that therapeutic group facilitation is effective in teaching positive coping skills and is appropriate in its delivery
- Responsible for maintaining accurate and timely documentation
Benefits for a Licensed Drug/Alcohol Counselor include:
- Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
- Tuition reimbursement
- Challenging and rewarding work environment
- Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
- 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
- Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries
What do our current employees value at Fuller Hospital & UHS?
An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a MHS is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Supportive and responsive leadership. You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer nurses and nursing leaders that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for skills diversification and career advancement with UHS.
One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $10.77 billion in 2018. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2019, ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 87,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 327 behavioral health facilities, 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.
All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.
At UHS and all subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and experience with the best possible career at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail etc. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449
- Education: Bachelors and/or Masters Degree in area of behavioral sciences and LADAC or CADAC certification.
- Experience: Two years related experience preferred. CPR certified.
- Technical Skills: Ability to communicate effectively through spoken word and in writing.
- Age and Disability: Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to interact compassionately and appropriately with patients and their families on a regular basis.
- Other: The Activities Therapist must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status, interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit’s/area’s/department’s policies and procedures. Required to work weekends, as well as weekdays and some holidays.