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Sr. Substance Abuse Counselor - Hagerstown

Location: Hagerstown, Maryland
Job # 8442848
Date Posted: 11-22-2016
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.
Colonial Management Group, LP, is currently searching for a Full-Time Sr. Counselor.  Candidates must be able to work early morning hours and available to work some weekends.  Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug screening.
The Sr Substance Abuse Counselor will provides individual, group, and family counseling to patients as required. Works with multidisciplinary treatment team consisting of Medical Director, Program Director, Counselors and Nurses to identify and meet the clinical needs of the patient and to assist in their overall well-being. Provides clinical supervision to clinical staff, audits patient records, and helps train counselors when necessary.
Essential Functions:
  • Carries a patient caseload with a minimum of 40 patients.
  • Ensure compliance with all Local, State, Federal and Colonial Management Group, LP rules, and regulations and to do so within the allocated budget for the clinic
  • Provide or assist with quarterly quality assurance program reviews.
  • Assist in achieving and maintaining three-year accreditation status through recognized accrediting bodies.
  • Provide clinical supervision to clinical staff as required.
  • Documents patient progress through counseling and interaction through groups.
  • Reports patient abuse, neglect and exploitation as required.
  • Actively participates in community relations activities as directed and authorized.
  • Ensures the reading and understanding of the Policy and Procedures Manual.
  • Ensures compliance with 42 CFR Part 2 (Federal Confidentiality Regulations) and 45 CFR, Parts 160 & 164 (HIPAA)
  • Is responsible for obtaining or maintaining proper licensure and/or certification according to specific state requirements.
  • 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.
  • Ensures compliance with local, State, Federal and Colonial Management Group, LP rules, regulations and policies.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by clinic, region or corporate leadership.
Must be registered with Maryland's DHMH - Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists.
Must have a CSC-AD License to be considered
Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug screening.
  • 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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