Substance Abuse Counselor

TemPositions Health Care Published: March 26, 2020
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
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Description

Manage a client caseload. Perform intakes, referral, placements, bio-psychosocial assessments and crisis intervention. Run substance abuse groups and work with a multidisciplinary team including MD, RN, LPN, CASAC and CSW. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a client caseload.
  • Perform intakes, referral, placements, bio-psychosocial assessments and crisis intervention.
  • Run substance abuse groups and work with a multidisciplinary team including MD, RN, LPN, CASAC and CSW.
  • Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed.
  • Related duties as assigned.


Skills:

  • H.S. diploma/ GED and CASAC or CASAC-T required.
  • Knowledge of OASAS rules and regulations, and ability to maintain accurate and timely clinical documentation.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.
  • Basic computer literacy required.
  • CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.
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