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Substance Abuse Counselor

Bronx, NY

Posted: 03/19/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 37344 Compensation: 22.00

Job Description

Role Overview:
Our client is seeking a dedicated Substance Abuse Counselor to provide comprehensive assessments, counseling, and referrals for clients with substance abuse challenges. The Counselor will collaborate with clients and staff to develop service plans, monitor program attendance, and document all services provided.

Compensation: Temp: $22.00 / HR | Perm: $35,169.49 - $40,162.49
Location: Bronx, New York
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

Responsibilities:
•    Conduct initial and annual substance abuse assessments
•    Collaborate on the development of comprehensive service plans and revisions
•    Provide individual and group substance abuse counseling
•    Make referrals to community-based substance abuse programs
•    Document all services in a timely and accurate manner
•    Participate in trainings, workshops, case conferences and meetings
•    Arrange for in-patient substance abuse treatment as needed
•    Educate clients and staff on harm reduction principles
•    Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
•    CASAC, CASAC-T, or LCSW certification required
•    3-5 years of substance abuse counseling experience
•    Experience working with individuals with HIV/AIDS, mental illness, and/or chemical dependence preferred
•    Extensive knowledge of substance abuse principles, practices, and community resources
•    Knowledge of HRA Desk Guide procedures
•    Excellent communication, organization, and problem-solving skills
•    Ability to work effectively in a team and manage multiple assignments
•    Cultural sensitivity to diverse populations served
•    Bilingual in Spanish a plus

Benefits:
Some of the common benefits offered by the health institutes we represent include:
•    Healthcare Benefits
•    Retirement Plans
•    Paid Time Off (PTO)
•    Professional Development
•    Bonuses and Incentives

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Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within two business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, TAG MedStaffing will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.
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