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Addictions Counselor - Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

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Job ID: 150601
Category: Behavioral Health/Psychology
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

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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?

The Behavioral Health department at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is seeking an Addictions Counselor.

Position Description:
Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to the following:
Provides a range of alcohol/drug inpatient and/or outpatient clinical treatment services: advanced level treatment planning and implementation, individual, group and family counseling, education seminars, overall case management, utilization reviews with payors, psychosocial assessments and diagnostic and discharge summaries.

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

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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