Merakey is currently seeking Intake Counselor to join our Out Patient Program in our Philadelphia, PA location.
Under the supervision of the Intake Supervisor, the Drug and Alcohol (D&A) Intake Counselor will provide comprehensive Intake Assessments for persons in recovery (PIR) look to receive MMT, MAT, and non-MAT services.
*Ability to assess PIRs and recommend appropriate services based on clinical need as well as PIRs ability and willingness to participate based on what stage of change they are in.
*Present comprehensive review of PIRs to medical department and doctors
*Ability to educate and encourage resistant PIRs to participate in therapy service
.*Possess ability to establish rapport while maintaining professional boundaries.
*Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment.
*Other duties as assigned.
Master's Degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services) and other related field.
One (1) year of counseling and/or experience providing Intakes and/or Assessments.
Strong Intake and Assessment skills with ability to provide comprehensive assessments using the ASI, ASAM, and other screening tools. ASAM Certified preferred.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $22.83 per hour
- 401(k) Matching
- Dental Insurance
- Flexible Schedule
- Life Insurance
- Retirement Plan
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Vision Insurance
- 8 Hour Shift
- Day shift