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Substance Abuse Counselor

Company: New Season
Location: Portland
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

Substance Abuse Counselor

For over 30 years, New Season Treatment Centers have been a leading national health care service provider of outpatient treatment centers that specialize in providing safe, quality and best in class care for individuals living with Opioid Use Disorder ("OUD").

Operating in over 70 treatment centers in multiple states, our team members are engaged in medication-assisted treatment, counseling, support, and care management of individuals living with OUD. We treat the whole person and, in so doing, address the underlying causes of OUD in an effort to provide a continuum of care that not only addresses treatment needs but supports the patient on their journey to recovery.

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Job Summary:
  • Colonial Management Group, LP (CMG) operates a number of nationally recognized and accredited methadone treatment centers dedicated to helping individuals with prescription drug abuse and opiate addiction regain control of their lives. We take great pride in treating our patients with dignity and respect in each phase of their treatment experience.

Job Responsibilities (includes but not limited to):

  • Work with patient to complete all intake, admission, discharge and transfer paperwork

  • Document patient progress through counseling and interaction through groups

  • Complete patient psychosocial and individualized treatment plan within the required time frame

  • Identify any clinical / case management needs and work to address those needs

  • Perform individual, group, and family counseling as required

  • Perform at least 20 hours of direct 1-on-1 contact per week through individual or group counseling

  • Report patient abuse, neglect and exploitation as required

  • Report patient grievances as required

  • Educate patient in all aspects of treatment, corresponding health issues

  • Obtain urine drug screens and initial patient photo identification

  • Assist in monitoring all patient activities on center premises

  • Actively participate in community relations and activities as directed and authorized

  • Ensure reading and understanding of the Policy and Procedures Manual

  • Ensure compliance with 42 CFR Part 2 (Rederal Confidentiality Regulations) and 45 CFR, Parts 160 & 164

  • Responsible for obtaining or maintaining proper licensure and/or certification according to specific state requirements

  • Actively participates in preparation for surveys and inspections conducted by CARF, State, DEA, Board of Pharmacy and any other agency site visits as dictated by the state laws or regulations

  • Participates in all staff meetings

  • Ensure compliance with local, State, Federal and Colonial Management Group, LP rules, regulations and policies

  • Always act in the best interest of the program and company; honors, support and protect the proprietary data and rights of the company

Requirements


 

Substance Abuse Counselor

 


 

Job Requirements:

  • Entry level knowledge

  • Minimum of 500 hours of experience in substance abuse

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize

  • Dependability

  • Reliability

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Basic mathematics skills

EOE:

  • Colonial Management Group, LP. is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or veteran's status or any other classification protected by State/Federal laws.

Substance Abuse Counselor


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40 hours per weekPortland Metro Treatment Center

Keywords: New Season, Portland , Substance Abuse Counselor, Other , Portland, Oregon

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