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Alcohol & Drug Counselor 2

Cincinnati, OH 45202
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This position is located in Cincinnati, Ohio

The mission of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) is to provide statewide leadershipof a high-quality mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery system that is effective and valued by all Ohioans.

***Hours of Work:8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday | Some Saturdays required - approx once every six weeks***

Provides alcohol & other drug dependency counseling services & resourcesto substance abuse mentally ill (SAMI) patients: conducts in-depth interview & evaluation of patient's substance abuse problems, counsels patients, screen & refer chemically dependent patients to other available & appropriate treatment modalities & alternative programs, delivers direct patient services (e.g., generates & implements special programming, facilitates group & individual therapy, educates patient on topic related curricula to heighten awareness & provide motivation techniques aimed at continuing treatment, provides overall case management & crisis intervention, develops treatment plans in accordance with principles of therapeutic community & ensures compliance with applicable standards & regulations (e.g., Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals Organization JC, Medicaid/Medicare..).

Monitors treatment: monitor & measure progress of patients in treatment, determines goals & objectives consistent with treatment plans, promotes self help & determines immediate & short term consequences for negative behavior, defines special needs & provides input to treatment team for formulation into treatment plan, attends & participates in treatment team meetings (e.g., prepares case presentations, submits agenda items..), maintains data & supportive materials for clinical case records/files.

Performs related miscellaneous duties & completes related paperwork: complete & maintain documentation (e.g., assessments, treatment plans, crisis interventions..) chart progress notes, writes monthly reports & completes forms as required, consults with RPH personnel on substance abuse/mental illness issues & patients, maintains contact with community groups for referral & educational resources, attends training conferences & staff meetings, operates personal computer to enter, edit & retrieve data to create reports & correspondence.

Position Location:Summit Behavioral Healthcare,1101 Summit Road,Cincinnati, Ohio 45237

Unusual working conditions:May work weekends; may be exposed to communicable diseases and unpredictable patient behavior.

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Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor credential recognized by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board or other Ohio licensing authority with jurisdiction over professionals authorized to provide counseling services (e.g., Medical Board; Psychology Board; Nursing Board; Counselor & Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board); valid driver's license.

Posted: 2021-09-10 Expires: 2021-10-09
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