• ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR II

    Posted on June 12, 2020 by in
    Published
    June 12, 2020
    Location
    Springfield
    Job Type
    Full-Time
    Certification Type
    CADC
    Company Name
    Gateway Foundation

    Description

    Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values?

    At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.

    Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine—including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses—deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway’s proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission.

    If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around – GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!

    Admissions Counselors II (CADC, LPC, LSW) are responsible for:

    Coordinating admission into treatment program by conducting interviews of clients or their representatives to obtain relevant information, completing comprehensive assessment, and preparing initial treatment plan

    Determining eligibility for insurance coverage or medical assistance

    Completing admission forms and obtaining necessary consent signatures

    Responding to inquiries regarding treatment program and available services

    In residential centers, completing census counts and maintaining waiting lists

    Other duties as assigned

    Job Requirements:

    Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent education and life experience, with a minimum of 100 hours of documented clinical training in counseling theory and practice required

    Current certification as a substance abuse counselor (CADC) or higher licensure (LPC, LSW) in state of hire required

    Minimum 2 years of previous experience in substance abuse or mental health counseling required

    Ability to work full-time, some weekends, days or evenings

    Physical Requirements:

    Ability to speak with others in order to exchange information, conduct assessments and provide counseling.

    Ability to record and proofread information on forms and in the electronic health record.

    Ability to respond to telephones and pages and hear speech.

    Ability to use a keyboard and display to receive, retrieve, and/or audit information and enter data into the electronic health record on a regular basis.

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