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Addiction Counselor

Job Description
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

1. Responsible for a caseload of clients, as identified by program requirements and in accordance with state regulations.

2. Complete required evaluations and assessments, including screening, intake, clinical assessments, ASAM and biopsychosocial histories.

3. Compete individual treatment plans upon client's admission.

4. Document all clinical services and interventions performed within the client's electronic health record and complete monthly treatment reports.

5. Maintain accurate electronic health records on each client and ensure the timely completion of tasks, within 24 hours of service deliver, no later than 72 hours of service delivery.

6. Conduct individual and group sessions based on client's treatment plan goals and level of care.

7. Participating in funding source reviews and make recommendations for treatment and lengths of stay.

7. Monitor client progress and adjust treatment plans as needed.

8. Coordinate with agency and community resources to ensure a through treatment plan.

9. Assist clients with developing a discharge/continuing care plan and connecting to resources needed to reach personal goals both during the course of treatment and in advance to their discharge.

10. Follow up with clients after discharge based on regulatory guidelines until they have been established with other case management/social services.

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Other Information/Requirements: 

At minimum, an Associate’s Degree with two “2” years’ clinical experience “OR” a Bachelor’s degree with at least one “1” year of clinical experience.

Acceptable degrees include (but are not limited to): Social Work, Psychology, Addiction, Counseling, Human Services, Criminal Justice, and more. Pennsylvania Licensure Requirements: All applicants must hold a professional license through DOC or be credentialed through PCB at the time of hire “OR” being working toward licensure or certification.

How to Apply: 

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You may email Patrisha Williams, Director of Talent Management at if you have any questions.

Contact Information
Organization Name: 
Gaudenzia, Inc
106 W Main St
Norristown, PA
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