Substance Use Counselor
Compass Health Network


Job Info


Compensation: 16.00-19.00


POSITION PURPOSE:

Provide individual and group counseling to consumers with substance use disorders and their codependents with the goal of helping them to improve functioning and reduce substance use, thereby enhancing their quality of life. Assess, treat, counsel, refer consumers of the organization. Provide crisis intervention services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC:

• Perform the twelve core functions as set down by the Missouri Substance Abuse Professional Credentialing Board: screening, intake, orientation, assessment, education, referral, record keeping, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis intervention and consultation
• Participate in treatment meetings and staffing
• Maintain an adequate caseload size to meeting productivity expectations
• Complete required paper and electronic documentation within required timeframes
• Update documentation as required by standards
• Respond to general chart audits and contract compliance visits
• Although driving is not an essential function of the position, a valid license and agency established minimum automobile coverage are required in the event the employee drives during employment
• Abide by ethical standards as set forth by the MSAPCB and the agency
• Other duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES – COMPANY WIDE:

• Regularly attends work except for approved absences
• Attends all training as required
• Maintain professional, “champion” behavior
• Provides quality customer service
• Provides services with a commitment to service excellence
• Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence
• Team oriented and values diversity

WORKING CONDITIONS & EXPOSURE RISK:

No identified risks of exposure

 




EDUCATION:

• Bachelor’s degree required
• Master’s degree preferred

WORK EXPERIENCE:

At least two (2) years’ experience preferred

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

Counselling certification required

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.



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