SUD Counselor (LCADC) - BMS @ Pine Heights

Baltimore Medical System, Inc. - Baltimore, MD3.0

Full-timeEstimated: $44,000 - $63,000 a year
The Substance Use Disorder Counselor is responsible for providing a wide range of confidential addiction and mental health services, education, and support to individuals in the communities we serve. The counselor coordinates effort with internal team members, and external substance use / mental health agencies.

Essential functions:
Provide direct care in determining patient’s status and issues by interviewing them, obtaining personal information and examining any previous treatment record, to assess program readiness and the most appropriate treatment program to help clients access the right level of care to best meet their treatment needs (i.e., IOP, in patient, and more).

Work closely with other healthcare professionals to treat problems requiring a multi-disciplinary approach.

Design and manage a personalized recovery plan for each patient. Provides, at each visit, updated, detailed goals and treatment plans targeted to specific substance abuse issues.

Update treatment plans based on information gathered during individual or group therapy.

Become familiar with services and resources in the community, and to work closely with them to facilitate referrals when needed.

Coordinate care with community based organizations and agencies, appropriate to restoring patient to productive roles.

Perform clinical and administrative practices in a manner that complies with confidentiality requirements and staff and federal regulations.

A minimum of 2 years of experience as a Substance Abuse Counselor

Bachelors Degree in Social Work. Master's Degree preferred.

LCADC or CPC-AD required. LCSW preferred.

Exciting opportunity to work within the community health setting treating patients with substance use disorder.