Full Time Substance Abuse Counselor – LCAS

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Description

Position at BAART Programs

Compassionate Substance Abuse Counselor Needed!

  • Sign on Bonus offer ends July 31, 2021 **
  • Currently offering a sign on bonus for new employees that sign an offer letter by July 31, 2021**
  • Bonus details will be discussed during the interview process. *

BAART services is dedicated to providing individualized treatment integrating pharmacotherapy, clinical counseling, recovery support and medical services.

BAART, addiction treatment programs deliver medically-supervised services for adults in a variety of modalities and settings. As the largest specialty organization addressing the opioid crisis, we have unlimited opportunities for those looking to make a difference. At BAARTwe believe in delivering a higher level of care to our patients, not just talking about it. We are committed to treating our patients and each other with dignity and respect in a culture that fosters excellence in all that we do.

Title: Full Time Substance Abuse Counselor

Location: Durham, NC

Schedule: M-F 5:30am – 1:30pm (1 hour paid lunch)

Primary Job Function

Substance abuse counselor will be in charge with assisting patients through medically assisting programs and offering techniques for handling opioid use disorder. Counselor conducts group sessions and individual sessions to assist with crisis management and coping strategies. Additionally, counselor will evaluate patients’ progress during therapy. Substance abuse counselors may also need to collaborate with doctors, nurses and therapists for patients’ therapy and treatment for best overall outcome.

Essential Job Functions

  • Conducts individual initial assessment and evaluation interviews for service eligibility determination
  • Completes Bio-psychosocial assessment.
  • Provide individual and group counseling services; direct service hours at regularly scheduled intervals; coordinate all services throughout treatment
  • Involve families and significant others in patient’s recovery process whenever possible
  • Develops and participates in individual or group patient teaching projects
  • Other related duties as determined by supervisor

Qualifications | Education | Certifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Human Science.
  • Full or provisionally licensed in the state of North Carolina, LCAS or LCAS-A required
  • Previous experience working with Medically Assisted Treatment addiction patients for at least one year preferred. Must demonstrate a positive, non-judgmental, and accepting attitude toward our patient population
  • Ideal candidate will be personable, adaptable & coachable. Have the ability to identify with patients’ struggle and has a passion for this career path!
  • Satisfactory criminal background check and drug screen

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401(K)
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Excellent growth and development opportunities through our counselor career path
  • Rewarding opportunity with the ability to impact individuals’ life

What To Expect From Us

BAART a progressive substance abuse treatment organization is committed to the highest quality of patient care in a comfortable outpatient clinic setting. Our ultimate goal is to address the physical, emotional, and mental aspects of opioid use disorder to help each of our patients achieve long-term recovery and an improved quality of life.

BAART is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, natural origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or veteran’s status or any other classification protected by State/Federal laws.

Seniority Level

Associate

Industry

  • Mental Health Care
  • Health, Wellness & Fitness
  • Hospital & Health Care

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

  • Health Care Provider

Estimated pay range

This range is estimated for Full Time Substance Abuse Counselor – LCAS jobs in Durham, NC at similar companies. Actual pay may be different. 

Base pay range

$54,000/yr – $84,000/yr

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