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Counselor, Residential Services (Monday-Friday)

Company: Signature Health
Location: Mentor
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Counselor, Residential Services
** Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm **
Are you looking for an organization where you can grow while making a positive impact on people's lives? At Signature Health, our purpose is to provide integrated healthcare for our community specializing in patients with mental illness and/or addiction because we want people to realize their highest potential. - -
Our core values are the foundation of who we are: -

  • People First -mindset where we honor our colleagues and patients -
  • Striving for Excellence -in our work each day -
  • Can Do -approach where we roll up our sleeves in response to opportunities and challenges -
    In addition to a rewarding career, as a full-time employee, you will have access to the following employer/employee paid benefits: -
    Full Time: -
    • Medical, Dental, Vision -
    • Robust earned paid time off program (PTO) -
    • 401k match -
    • Various Life Insurance Options -
    • Short- and Long-Term Disability (Not applicable for school-based employees) -
    • Federal Loan Forgiveness Program (available on eligible on roles) -
    • HealthJoy - no cost medical and mental health online resources available Day 1 (coverage extends to family members living in the same household) -
    • Tuition & Professional Development Assistance -
      If you value the people around you, strive to be the best version of yourself and have a can do mindset, then Signature Health could be the best place for your next career. Read below on how you can make a difference in our community and apply today! -
      SCOPE OF ROLE
      Reporting to the Manager, Residential Services, the Counselor, Residential Services, is responsible for assessing the treatment needs of patients in residential SUD treatment, implementing an appropriate treatment plan, and evaluation of patient behavior and outcomes. This includes ongoing monitoring of both SUD and MH disorders, ensuring appropriate level/type of treatment services are provided at the residential facility. You will provide assessment services, individual, family and group counseling services, case management activities, discharge planning, and crisis intervention, while working in close collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team.
      HOW YOU'LL SUCCEED:
      • Conduct exceptional assessment and provide SUD focused treatment services for patients, with strong consideration of co-occurring disorders.
      • Demonstrate strong engagement skills, with knowledge of and ability to utilize Motivational Interviewing/Stages, utilizing a harm reduction framework.
      • Provide individual counseling, focusing on both SUD and MH issues presented by the patient.
      • Demonstrate strong skills in group/ IOP facilitation.
      • Actively solicits family involvement in patient treatment and care coordination.
      • Provides appropriate linkage and referrals for patients to ensure successful discharge plan.
      • Participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings, demonstrating strong teamwork, communication, and care coordination skills. -
      • Maintain client charting in accordance with Medicaid, JCAHO, ODADAS, ODMH, CARF and professional standards.
      • Active engagement in ongoing supervision, consultation with supervisor to act upon ethical and legal aspects of the organization.
      • Acts to understand and safeguard the welfare of clients.
      • Comply with all agency policies and procedures, including appropriate attendance and punctuality. - - -
      • Maintain all aspects of HIPAA, promoting patient confidentiality and right to privacy.
      • May be required to perform telehealth services as determined by Signature Health.
      • Adherence and completion of compliance training provided by Signature Health.
      • Responsible for and completes all productivity/documentation requirements.
      • Participate in all assigned staff meetings and staff development programs.
      • Other duties as assigned.
        KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:
        • Bachelor's Degree required. Master's Degree Preferred.
        • Valid unencumbered LSW, LISW, LPC, or LPCC License in the State of Ohio required.
        • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
        • Previous work experience working with clients with co-occurring mental health/substance abuse diagnoses in a residential treatment facility preferred.
        • Possess a working knowledge of the disease concept of chemical dependency, chemical dependency treatment, 12-step methodology, and group dynamics, integrating a harm reduction framework.
        • Experience collaborating with other team members to optimize outcomes for clients.
        • Familiarity of state and federal healthcare regulations.
        • Awareness of community and state support resources for the population served.
          WORKING CONDITIONS:
          • Work is normally performed in a residential treatment facility environment.
          • While hours of operation are generally standard, flexibility to work evenings and extended hours may be required.
          • Requires periods of sitting, standing, telephone, and computer work. -
          • Hearing: adequate to hear clients or patients in person, over the telephone or through telehealth technology.
          • Speaking: adequate to speak to clients or patients in person, over the telephone or through telehealth technology.
          • Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens.
          • Physical effort required: occasional lifting and carrying items weighing up to 15 pounds, unassisted.
          • Possible exposure to blood borne pathogens while performing job duties.
          • Frequent bending, reaching, and repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular workday.
          • Sufficient dexterity to operate a PC and other office equipment.

            This Success Profile is not an exhaustive list of all functions or requirements that you may be required to perform; you may be required to perform other job-related assignments as requested by your supervisor or the company. -You must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily; however, if requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable you to perform the essential functions of this job, absent undue hardship. -Signature Health may revise this Success Profile at any time, with or without advanced notice. -
            All employees of Signature Health are required to comply with the Signature Health Annual Influenza Vaccination Policy. This policy requires employees to obtain an annual flu vaccination. A medical and/or religious exemption may be submitted for review by the Signature Health Review Committee. Exemption requests are not guaranteed to be approved. Signature Health is a drug-free workplace. - After receiving a conditional job offer, all applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen. - 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Signature Health, Mentor , Counselor, Residential Services (Monday-Friday), Other , Mentor, Ohio

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