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Substance Abuse Counselor- Walls, MS

Location: Walls, MS
Job # 8302572
Date Posted: 10-21-2016
POSITION: Full Time Substance Abuse Counselor


LOCATION: Walls, MS


DESCRIPTION:   Colonial Management Group, LP (CMG) operates a number of nationally recognized and accredited methadone treatment centers dedicated to helping individuals with prescription drug abuse and opiate addiction regain control of their lives.
We take great pride in treating our patients with dignity and respect in each phase of their treatment experience.  

 
SCHEDULE:  (General Office Hours) 4am-2pm (Shift will be determined once location opens up.‚Äč

RESPONSIBILITIES:  
  • Design treatment and rehabilitation programs by using knowledge of alcohol and drug dependency and counseling, while tailoring the process based on patient’s needs.
  • Modify treatments by maintaining case history and progress notes while observing their patients.
  • Restore patients to productive roles by educating them about available community based organizations, social, and employment services.  
  • Provide direct care in determining patient's status and issues by interviewing them, obtaining personal information and medical history.
  • Actively participates in preparation for surveys and inspections conducted by CARF, the State, DEA, Board of Pharmacy and any other agency site visits as dictated by the state laws or regulations.  
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related field highly preferred AND
  • Must be licensed in the state of Mississippi with one of the following licenses/certifications: Licensed psychologist, licensed professional counselor, licensed certified social worker or DMH credentialed addictions therapist
  • At least 2 years of experience in the substance abuse field preferred.
  • Must be able to pass background check and drug screen.

EEO:
  • Colonial Management Group, LP is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and Local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability, or veteran's status or any other classification protected by State/Federal laws.   
 
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