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Seafield Center, Inc. Addiction Counselor/Case Manager - Full Time in Riverhead, New York

Title:Addiction Counselor/Case Manager - Full Time

ID:5610-1164E

Department:Outpatient

Location:Riverhead

Description

MAIN FUNCTION:

  • To be responsible for the direct treatment of an assigned caseload of patients who are addicted to alcohol or any other mind/mood altering substances.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide group counseling to an assigned caseload.- Provide individual and family counseling.

  • Completes assessment and admission process.

  • Designs and implements treatment plans and treatment plan reviews (TPR’s).

  • Responsible for documentation of all serviced provided.

  • Maintains contact with referral sources, including EAP’s and Criminal Justice referral sources.

  • Generates and sends Referral Progress Reports.

  • Participates in weekly Case Conference meeting for treatment review of patients.

  • Attends weekly supervision.

  • Participates in staff meetings.

  • Assure that Seafield’s policies and procedures and federal regulations regarding confidentiality of the patient and their records are adhered to.

  • Complete patient Discharge Planning/Transitional Planning, Discharge UR, and referrals.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Assessment & Referral

  • Treatment Planning and Review

  • Group Counseling

  • Individual Counseling

  • Family Counseling

  • Didactic Presentation

  • Documentation

  • Crisis Intervention

  • Age-Specific clinical skills-Adolescents

  • Age-Specific clinical skills-Geriatric

  • Knowledge of Medication Assisted Treatment

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:

CASAC or CASAC eligible, or B/S-B/A with working knowledge of substance abuse disorders.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those functions that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing this job, the employee is required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

  • This is a largely sedentary role and involves sitting most of the time. Walking and standing are required occasionally.

  • The employee must have the ability to use a computer keyboard, mouse, calculator, copier, fax machine, scanner and telephone.

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