Contract / Full-Time
LPCC - S
You will be responsible assessing and treating individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities may include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education. They also counsel clients in individual or group sessions to assist them in dealing with substance abuse, mental or physical illness, poverty, unemployment, or physical abuse.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, these include but are not limited to the following. Other functions may be assigned, and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Provide and document individual and group supervision for all clinical team members. Conduct yearly staff evaluations.
Ensure quality and timeliness of clinical documentation.
Ensure documentation compliance.
Manage productivity standards of clinical team.
Work closely with the Director to support needs of clients and facility.
Facilitate initial procedures for admission, including completion of required intake forms and releases.
Complete assessments on all client/families applying eligibility and diagnostic criteria to determine client appropriateness for treatment in various modalities.
Facilitate individual, group and family counseling, facilitates client and family groups and programs, and facilitates other groups as assigned.
Provide crisis intervention and risk assessments as needed.
Collaborate and maintain positive working relationships.
Develop specific treatment goals in collaboration with client, client’s guardian, and client’s treatment providers.
Identify and evaluate client’s strengths, limitations, problems and needs and includes these in client ISP (individual service plan).
Collaborate with treatment team to develop, implement and modify the ISP (individual service plan) as required.
Participate in treatment team to provide updates on client progress in group, individual and family counseling.
Complete treatment plans and all required documentation; submit as required.
Provide case management/community psychiatric supportive treatment (CPST).
Meet productivity requirements.
Provide a variety of counseling services to address the specific needs of population served. Skilled in working with client with multiple issues: trauma, addiction, mental health, grief and loss, etc.
Utilize evidence-based treatment to ensure effective service delivery based on client’s clinical issues/needs.
Provide information and guidance on utilization of community resources, initiates and follows up on referrals as needed.
Chart results of assessment and treatment planning; writes reports, progress notes, discharge summaries and other client-related information in support of client’s progress in treatment in a timely manner.
Participate actively in supervision process to ensure comprehensive, quality care for clients.
Comply with all federal, state and funding regulatory requirements.
Performing other related activities as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Master’s Degree in Counseling with at least 1-year supervisory experience.
A Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor – (LPCC) At least two years of full-time experience in outpatient mental health counseling preferred.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals in a diverse community, both internally and externally
Strong organizational skills, with the ability to meet deadlines
Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
Must have and exercise good personal and professional boundaries at all times
Strong decision-making skills, demonstrating sound judgment
Computer Skills: Basic phone, computer, electron skills (email, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Internet, Fax, Copier, etc.)
Certifications and/or Licenses:
Must possess current licensure as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
Must be able to meet and maintain current credentialing and privileging requirements.
Valid Driver’s License
Current LPCC licensure.
Experience in assessment, crisis intervention, conducting long and short-term therapy and counseling or other experience in the treatment of mental health/chemical abuse.
Must have strong oral and written skills.
Must be highly skilled at behavioral health screening/assessment and counseling in both chemical abuse and mental illness, making appropriate referral, and working effectively under pressure.
Prolonged sitting at a desk and working on a computer
Frequent use of fine motor skills to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls and ability to reach with hands and arms on a regular basis
Intermittently required to lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds
Consistently required to talk, hear, and/or speak
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus along with the ability to read, analyze, and interpret procedures and/or instructions
Some assignments may require ability to have or arrange for dependable means of transportation to other clinic locations, meetings, or community events
Work is performed primarily in office, individual owned and insured vehicles, and outdoor settings, in all weather conditions, including temperature extremes, during day and night shifts. Work is often performed in emergency and stressful situations. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet in office settings and moderate in other situations.