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Addictions Counselor - Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

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Job ID: 146818
Category: Behavioral Health/Psychology
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Days 40 hours per week

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center has an OutPatient Addictions Counselor opportunity.

Position Description:
Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:
Providing clinical substance use services to individual and group counseling
Providing case management services to assigned patient caseload
Providing 3-hour IOP group services 3 days/week to assigned caseload
Providing weekly, bi-weekly and monthly individual counseling services to patients
Conducting intakes, assessment and utilization review services
Ensuring all clinical care guidelines, standards and regulations are upheld in the delivery of care to patients for which they are assigned
Adhering to program, organization, state and federal standards and guidelines

Minimum Requirements:
Please apply if you possess these qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree or higher level degree in Psychology, Social Work, Social/Human Services or related field required
Master's degree in Counseling preferred.
Minimum of 1 year providing direct counseling services to Substance Use population. required
CADC (Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor) Preferred
CAADC (Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor) preferred
Experience in providing individual and group therapy to substance use population required
Ability to clearly and succinctly document clinical interactions and sessions in DAP notes required
Experience and training in utilization of ASAM Criteria for care for assessment, treatment planning and delivery of clinical services preferred
Clinical assessment of substance use population experience required
Experience and knowledge in administering and reading instant substance use urinalyses results required
Experience in non-profit clinical setting preferred
Experience running 3-hour Substance Use IOP groups 3 days/week required
Experience with case management needs and services for specific Philadelphia local population preferred
Experience and knowledge working with medication assisted (MAT) treatment preferred
Experience and knowledge in working with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approach in therapy preferred
Experience and knowledge in working with Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques in therapeutic work preferred

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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