• Counselor

    Posted on November 3, 2017 by in
    Family Guidance Centers, Inc
    Published
    November 3, 2017
    Location
    Job Type
    Full-time
    Certifications
    CADC
    Street
    120 N. Eleventh St

    Description

    Family Guidance Centers, Inc. (FGC), a not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization, treats and prevents substance abuse, as well as an array of other related problems. Since 1969, FGC's comprehensive programming has educated and guided individuals toward their full potential as productive members within their own families and our society.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for providing patient financial assessments, DUI evaluations, DUI updates, Investigative Reports and the facilitation of Driver’s Remedial Education groups. Serve as primary counselor to patients admitted to the OMT program. Will carry a small OMT caseload in addition to DUI responsibilities. Supports the Mission, Values, and Vision of Family Guidance Centers and the facility.

    Discern and assess the patient’s needs in order to determine the type of evaluation needed.

    Complete financial assessment of the patient.

    Administer the Driver’s Risk Inventory (DRI) questionnaire to patient.

    Input the DRI data into the computer and generate the DRI results.

    Prepares and submits required reports.

    Review DRI results with the patient for discrepancies.

    Complete the clinical interview.

    Refer patient for urine toxicology test.

    Complete a computer generated report summarizing the DRI results, the clinical interview and UA results within specified time frame.

    Obtain all signatures as required.

    Disseminate reports as required.

    Participate in treatment team staffing as needed.

    Document in the medical record per DASA and FGC regulations.

    Obtain needed and appropriate referrals to ancillary agencies.

    Facilitate Driver’s Remedial Education classes per DASA regulations.

    Documents in medical record and maintains patient confidentiality in accordance with regulations.

    Complete an individualized treatment plan for each patient on caseload, addressing all needs identified in the psychosocial assessment.

    Provide group and individual sessions to patients in accordance with their treatment plan problems, goals, and objectives. In order to accommodate our patients’ needs, some evening hours are required on a rotational basis.

    Properly document all services provided in individualized progress notes per DASA, Joint Commission, CARF, and FGC regulations, standards, and policies, summarizing the patient’s status and ongoing treatment needs.

    Number of Open Positions: 1

    Schedule: Monday thru Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Start Date: As soon as possible

    Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or a closely related curriculum, from an accredited institution preferred. DUI experience preferred.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: A minimum IAODAPCA Certification at the CADC or CARS level is required. Required to attend one complete DUI orientation training session offered or approved by DHS/DASA.

    Benefits:

    Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interested in behavioral health. Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401k pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with ten paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package. 

    Salary Range: $34,000 annually

    To be considered please submit an application online at www.fgcinc.org

     

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