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Addiction Therapist

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Job ID REQ_160753 FACILITY United Memorial Medical Center - Jerome Center LOCATION Batavia, New York

SUMMARY

The Addiction Therapist provides addiction diagnostic assessment, treatment planning, case management, and individual/group counseling for clients with chemical dependency. Treatment is provided in the context of a clinical team, supervised by the staff psychiatrist.

STATUS: Full Time           

LOCATION: UMMC - Jerome Center       

DEPARTMENT: Chemical Dependency- Behavioral Health

ATTRIBUTES

  • Associates, Bachelors, or Master’s Degree in Human service field required

  • Required Licensure/Certification Skills: If hired on or after 11/30/2021, CASAC or OASAS QHP is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Counseling. Screening of clients presenting for admission to substance use disorder programs. Intake and orientation. Case management, referrals, care coordination and connection to community providers and services

  • Support. Provides basic crisis responses and client support pre and post admission. Group facilitation as permitted under the required OASAS Scope of Practice supervision and oversight.

  • Administration. Responsible for reporting and record keeping required for programs and outside stakeholders (OASAS, legal, county, grants etc.). Makes collateral calls, obtaining consents. Engaging clients during intake and pre-admission via telephonic, video and in person methods.

EDUCATION BS (Required)
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS S - Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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