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Substance Abuse Counselor ( CADC, LPC, or LSW )

Company: Gateway Foundation Inc
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

*Why join us?** To deliver high-quality clinical services with a top-notch curriculum and data-proven results* Provide essential services to underserved populations* Enjoy a supportive culture that provides teamwork, diversity, professional growth, and work-life balance* Receive a $1,000 bonus for each successful hire referred* Benefit from Tuition Reimbursement and Advanced Education Assistance Programs (EAP)* Participate in a 403(b) Retirement Plan with company-matching contributions* Work for an employer qualified for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program* *Gateway also assists with covering the cost of obtaining and maintaining credentials for career advancement, including for CEUs!**Substance Abuse Counselors are responsible for:** Conduct assessment and evaluation to determine the scope and type of care needed* Develops comprehensive treatment plans* Participates in multi-disciplinary treatment team meetings* Leads group counseling and education sessions* Engages client in one-on-one individual counseling sessions* Maintain confidential, systematic, accurate and timely documentation of client progress in electronic health record* Uses excellent communication skills to guide clients toward positive choices, especially when in crisis.* Monitors client behavior in a therapeutic milieu* Administers tests of accountability through collection of urine drug screens and breathalyzers.* Makes community referrals for follow-up care*Job Requirements:** Bachelors 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* Related work experience with program-specific populations (adolescent/adult) and residential treatment setting required*Physical Requirements:** Ability to walk and move about the facilities for up to two hours at a time, to monitor and interact with clients* Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.* Ability to use a keyboard and video display terminal to receive, retrieve, and/or audit information and data* Ability to record, proofread, and check documents and files for accuracy* Ability to respond to telephones, and to hear and detect alarms and unusual noises* Must be at least 21 years of age to operate a Gateway vehicle*Substance Abuse Counselors are responsible for:** Conduct assessment and evaluation to determine the scope and type of care needed* Develops comprehensive treatment plans* Participates in multi-disciplinary treatment team meetings* Leads group counseling and education sessions* Engages client in one-on-one individual counseling sessions* Maintain confidential, systematic, accurate, and timely documentation of client progress in electronic health record* Uses excellent communication skills to guide clients toward positive choices, especially when in crisis.* Monitors client behavior in therapeutic milieu* Administers tests of accountability through a collection of urine drug screens and breathalyzers.* Makes community referrals for follow up care*Job Requirements:** Bachelors 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* Related work experience with program-specific populations (adolescent/adult) and residential treatment setting required*Physical Requirements:** Ability to walk and move about the facilities for up to two hours at a time, to monitor and interact with clients* Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.* Ability to use a keyboard and video display terminal to receive, retrieve, and/or audit information and data* Ability to record, proofread and check documents and files for accuracy* Ability to respond to telephones, and to hear and detect alarms and unusual noises* Must be at least 21 years of age to operate a Gateway vehicleJob Type: Full-timePay: $22.40 - $32.28 per hourExpected hours: 37.5 per weekBenefits:* 403(b)* 403(b) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Employee discount* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Life insurance* Loan forgiveness* Paid time off* Professional development assistance* Referral program* Retirement plan* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Addiction MedicineSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Evening shiftApplication Question(s):* Do you have a current CADC, LPC, or LSW? This is a requirement for this role.Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Gateway Foundation Inc, Chicago , Substance Abuse Counselor ( CADC, LPC, or LSW ), Other , Chicago, Illinois

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