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Adolescent Outpatient Program Counselor

Acadia Healthcare

This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted May 10, 2022.

Description SHIFT DETAILS: 11:30a-7:30p Tuesday-Friday 8a-4p Saturday PURPOSE STATEMENT: Provide treatment and support to assist patients in their recovery from addictions, such as alcoholism, drug addiction, eating disorders or other behavioral problems.

COMPANY MISSION: Our Mission is to improve the quality of life of our patients and their family members.

TrustPoint is a state of the art hospital offering two specialty service lines; Acute Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services and Behavioral Health Services for Adult and Seniors.

At TrustPoint Rehabilitation Hospital, our aim is simple: to help people recovering from illness or injury attain the highest possible quality of life.

Our goal is to help you meet and exceed your recovery goals while providing a shorter length of stay than skilled nursing facilities.

Behavioral Health at TrustPoint Hospital, we believe each patient is unique.

That’s why we focus on treating the whole person not just the illness.

Offering acute inpatient behavioral health services for adults and seniors.

ClearPath also offers intensive outpatient behavioral health services for adults.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Conduct individual, group or family counseling sessions as scheduled and document as required.

Facilitate assigned group or family sessions and assist with modifying problem behaviors.

Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment for patient.

Prepare individual treatment plan for each assigned patient.

Evaluate the needs of the patient and determine if referrals to other programs or facilities is needed.

Ensure all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents are completed timely and in a clear concise manner.

Provide crisis intervention to patient as needed.

Plan for aftercare for assigned patient.

Act as a liaison with insurance carriers as requested.

Provide case management duties for patient, ensuring individualized quality care.

May assist in the training of new clinical staff and interns, providing direction and clinical guidance.

Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always.

When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints.

Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.

Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in social or health services field required and four or more years experience in counseling field required OR; Bachelor’s degree in other field required and six or more years experience in the counseling field required OR; Master’s degree in social or health services field required and two or more years experience in the counseling field.

Degree must be from an accredited college or university.

Two or more years of behavioral health in an adolescent setting preferred.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS: Licensure or certification for counseling, as required by the state in which the facility operates.

CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).

First aid may be required based on state or facility.

BENEFITS: Competitive benefits package offered including: Medical insurance Dental insurance Disability insurance Life insurance Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan Qualifications Education Required Masters or better in Human Services Bachelors or better in Human Services Licenses & Certifications Preferred Lic Mental Health Cnslr Experience Preferred 2 years: Behavioral health in an adolescent setting Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information.

41 CFR 60-1.35(c)