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Estimated Pay $23 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Prestonsburg, Kentucky

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Job Description

ADDICTION RECOVERY CARE, LLC (ARC) and affiliated entities

POSITION DESCRIPTION
 

POSITION:                                               Clinical Counselor  

EMPLOYEE CLASSIFICATION:               Exempt 

REPORTS TO:                                          Clinical Director & Clinical Manager  

APPROVAL DATE: 

POSITION SUMMARY: The Clinical Counselor is a vital component in the rehabilitation process. They are responsible for monitoring the safety and well-being of clients. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

The following is a summary of the major essential functions of this position. The position may require other duties, both major and minor, that are not mentioned below, and specific functions may change from time to time. 

  • Conducts direct clinical services such as groups, individual and or family therapy with clients on the importance of continued  absence from all mood-altering substances 
  • Participant of interdisciplinary team
  • Responsible for the construction of individualized treatment plans for all clients
  • Meet a minimum requirement of twenty six hours of direct client care.
  • Maintain a respectful relationship with clients 
  • Always maintain confidentiality displaying a professional disposition towards fellow staff
  • Complete all documentation by end of business day 
  • Meet all billing requirements 
  • Participate in staff and state regulatory training as required 
  • Adhere to program policies and procedures while maintaining a professional code of ethics
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license 
  • The Clinical Counselor is expected to protect the privacy of all client information in accordance with Addiction Recovery Care, LLC/ Odyssey, Inc.’s privacy policies, procedures, and practices, as required by federal and state law, and in accordance with the general principle of professionalism as a healthcare provider.  

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION: 

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree 
  • Master’s Degree in Counseling or Social Work preferred 
  • Licensed and/or Credentialed Counselor  
  • Experience delivering lectures on addiction and conducting group sessions. 
  • Substance abuse experience preferred. 
  • Appropriate State and Federal Clearances 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: 

  • Knowledge and understanding of recovery principles and recovery driven service system 
  • Knowledge of community health resources that support life improvement in physical,  emotional, mental, and spiritual health, economic security, employment, positive social and  family interdependence, and positive cultural identity 
  • Knowledge of 12-Step Recovery Program  
  • Knowledge of the physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual impact of alcohol and other  drugs on the individual and family  
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and Municipal laws and/or regulations that regulate the treatment  of alcoholism and drug addiction 
  • Knowledge and competency in problem-solving, stress management, ethics, and team building 
  • Knowledge of ASAM dimensions
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle crisis situations in a calm and supportive manner
  • Ability to interact with a multidisciplinary team to assist in facets of the recovery program  relating to physical health 
  • Ability to coordinate and manage multiple tasks with attention to detail  
  • Ability to prioritize work- and work-related responsibilities 
  • Ability to exhibit professional and courteous behavior, consistent with the ARC mission  statement, when interacting with persons of varying backgrounds and education levels to create  a safe and healthy relationship with clients served 

WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT AND ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 

• Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time 

• Ability to read detailed health records 

• Ability to lift and carry up to 10 lbs. 

• Ability to operate a computer and other equipment in the office 

• Must have sufficient mobility to move around the office and the community 

DISCLAIMER: 

The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within the job.  It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job.  Addiction Recovery Care, LLC (ARC) and its affiliated entities have the sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.  The job description is not an employment agreement or contract.

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