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Primary Counselor- Per Diem
ARLINGTON VA 22204
Category: Health Care Industry
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-86752636

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Phoenix House

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  Job posted:   Thu Mar 22, 2018
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Primary Counselor- Per Diem

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person--and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As 'One Phoenix House' we believe in having fun along the way - embracing 'progress not perfection' as our journey continues.

The Primary Counselor is responsible for case management of clients, ages 18+ to break the cycle of addiction and return to their families and communities from a place of strength. Responsibilities of the Primary Counselor include the completion of intake after pre-assessment, developing individualized services plans and treatment plans, presenting clients in staffing, maintaining contact with appropriate individuals, discharge and referral development and planning. The Primary Counselor will conduct education lectures, client groups and activities. This position is full time and the hours of the position vary and may include weekends and holidays.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

oBachelor's degree in human services field or equivalent years working in addiction treatment

oMinimum license required: CAC-AD, LGADC, LCADC, LGPC, LCPC, LGSW, LCSW-C

oCertification in CPR and First Aid

oMust possess valid driver's license and safe driving record

EXPERIENCE:

oMinimum of one year experience working in a human service/substance abuse treatment setting

oFamiliarity with 12-step recovery programs

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

oExperience with an electronic medial record system, Welligent is preferred

TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume and application to: PHMAjobs@phoenixhouse.org with "Primary Counselor" in the subject line.

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