Licensed Therapist (Outpatient)
Employment Type: Full-Time
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Please Note that This is a FT position
Monday - Friday; 8:00AM - 5:00PM
LPC or LCSW
If you are searching for a fulfilling place to develop your career and an opportunity to make a difference in helping others, then keep reading on. Here at AAC, we have a progressive culture; we listen to your ideas, value a work/life balance, invest in education, and we foster trust and respect for all individuals. Our exceptional comp and strong benefits include company matching 401K, employee stock purchase program, 6-week paid maternity, paternity leave, medical, dental, vision and life insurance. We are looking for our future leaders, who are not only going to fill the qualifications for this job description, but who are going to exceed expectations. Be a part of a team whose mission is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.
Job Duties: Carrying out tasks in the therapeutic care. Treatment and rehabilitation of chemically dependent persons and/or mental health problems. Providing, facilitating in, and supervising individual and group counseling. Working with other social agencies and managed care organizations, hospitals, clinics, courts, prisons and gatekeepers in planning to meet the needs of clients and assist them in utilizing these resources Preparing treatment plans, histories, writing letters, making reports and keeping records per licensure regulations. Recommending educational and occupational training and/or possibilities for placement. Provides regular individual, group, and lecture counseling sessions for all clients as required by regulatory agencies and mandated direct service time standards. Responsible for submitting timely reports, Initial ASAM, continuum of stays and discharges where appropriate. Responsible for writing and submitting clinical summaries for UR one day prior to the review. Responsible for completing the master problem list, master treatment plan, master treatment plan reviews, aftercare recommendations, and discharge summaries in a timely manner. Provide crisis intervention and referrals for clients in cooperation with the medical department and established agency guidelines. Attend, participate, and when necessary, facilitate case consultations, special events, such as seminars, lectures, retreats, trips, workshops, etc. Initiates “discharge summaries' & 'aftercare plan' during the preliminary sessions with clients and closes client charts completing all required documentation. Responsible for special reports and/or projects which may involve case consultation with other counseling and direct care staff. Responsible for maintaining a valid appropriate professional certificates and credentials. Attend all staff meetings.
Job Requirements: Master’s Degree preferred or Bachelor’s degree with at least 1-3 years of experience in Drug and Alcohol Treatment field. Professional license: LPC, LCSW, LMHC, or LMSW. Ideally 1 year of Chemical Dependency and dual diagnosis experience. Able to utilize Substance abuse, addictions, mental health, cognitive behavior treatment and motivational interviewing therapies. Ability to read and interpret written information; write clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; and participates in meetings. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Must be able to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and flexible hours. If in personal recovery, a minimum of 2 years clean and sober.
AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.
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