Sep 09, 2019
Merakey is looking for a Drug and Alcohol Counselor/Therapist to join our Coal Township, PA Team
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology.
At least 1 year of paid experience in the delivery of Psychological services,
Prefer experience in addictions counseling
Note: internship experience does not count towards qualifying experience total.
Must have valid PA Driver's License and reliable insured motor vehicle during working hours.
Provide intake services by evaluating incoming referrals to determine the appropriate treatment intervention.
Prepare diagnostic assessments, case histories and other related correspondence as per Merakey, DPW and DOH policies and regulations.
Develop Treatment Plans; develop a preliminary treatment plan based on client's presenting problem. The preliminary treatment plan is to be completed by the end of the second counseling session. A Master Treatment is to be developed by the end of the fourth counseling.
The Counselor and client will identify individualized treatment issues, long and short term goals, and the type and frequency of services to meet those goals. Counselors will review and revise treatment plans with the client every 60 days. The Master Treatment plan and subsequent Treatment plan updates are to be reviewed and signed by the client, counselors, clinical supervisor and psychiatrist or supervisory physician.
Provide ongoing therapy and supportive counseling services to assigned caseload. Conduct and complete client case consults with supervisor and/or clinical staff as often as needed by at least once every 90 days for D&A clients.
Schedule a one-hour supervision session with site or counseling supervisor each week.
Monitor client progress in treatment and recommend treatment plan revisions and/or other appropriate disposition.
Maintain accurate and professional case records, documenting each case activity. Complete paperwork in a timely fashion. This includes, but not limited to, client vouchers, progress notes, treatment plans, aftercare plans, case consults, discharge summaries, assessments, letters and other client related correspondence.
Accept responsibility in solving problems and improving delivery of services to clients and the community. Accept and perform related work as required by immediate supervisor and the Program Supervisor.
Develop and individualized training plan with supervisor on an annual basis.
Maintains proper medical record documentation in accordance with Merakey, DPW, DOH regulations and policies.
MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS
Competitive Compensation Plans
Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
Flexible Spending Accounts
Short/Long Term Disability Coverage
403B Retirement Plan (with company matching)
Marketplace Savings Program
Employee Assistance Program
24-Hour Nurse Hotline
Generous Paid Time Off (for qualifying positions)
Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human services
ABOUT MERAKEY'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION
Merakey offers a continuum of care in behavioral health (includes mental health and addictive diseases), integrating services in both community and site-based settings. These services provide a wide range of recovery focused treatment, services, and supports for children and adults.
Site/Clinic Based Services
The Center for Hope
Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Parents and Children Together (PACT)
Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
Psychiatric/Socialization Rehabilitation for Hope
Residential Services for Children and Adults
Community Based Services
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT)
Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS)
Case Management / Recovery Coaching
Community Health Liaison (CHL)
Community and School Based Behavioral Health (CSBBH)
Substance Use Disorder Services
Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (DDTT)
Family Based Mental Health Services
Therapeutic Family Care
Foster Care Plus
Student Assistance Program (SAP)
Supports for Permanency (SFP)
For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-behavioral-health.html
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.
We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.
We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Virginia, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee.
Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
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PA-148, Pennsylvania, USA