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Substance Abuse Counselor-Lee County

Location: Lehigh Acres, Florida
Job # 8463248
Date Posted: 11-27-2016
Colonial Management Group, LP operates a number of nationally recognized and accredited methadone treatment centers dedicated to helping these individuals and their families 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 Substance Abuse Counselor.  Candidates must be able to work early morning hours and available to work some weekends.  Candidates must be able to pass a credit check, background check and drug screening.
 
Requirements
  • Candidate will provide direct care in determining patient’s status and issues by interviewing them, obtaining personal information and medical history. 
  • Designs treatment and rehabilitation program by using their knowledge of alcohol and drug dependency and counseling, while tailoring the process based on patient’s needs. 
  • Modifies treatments by maintaining case history and progress notes while observing their patients. 
  • Restores patients to productive roles by educating them about available community based organizations, and social and employment services.
  • Experience in substance abuse field is not required, but preferred.  Qualified candidates will either have a degree, be certified or have experience in the substance abuse field
  • CAP certification preferred
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