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Co-Occurring Counselor OP - Sign on bonus!

Company: Meridian Behavioral Health
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Co-Occurring CounselorLocation: New Beginnings - Outpatient Saint Paul, MNSchedule: Full-time Monday - Friday, minimally 2 evenings per week 1:00pm - 9:30pm (flexible), but other days can be daytime hours.Meridian Behavioral Health LLC is a leader in behavioral health care and addiction recovery services, with a network of addiction treatment centers throughout Minnesota. Our large outpatient program in the St. Anthony Park area is looking for a Co-Occurring Counselor.As part of the interdisciplinary treatment team, the Co-Occurring Counselor works in a dual capacity that provides chemical health education and therapeutic interventions to assist in patient's recovery related to chemical health while also providing one-on-one and group therapy specifically designed for individuals with an identified mental health diagnosis. .Job Duties:

  • Assist primary health care providers in recognizing and treating mental disorders and psychosocial problems.
  • Assess the clinical status of patients referred by primary care providers through brief consultative contacts.
  • Work with primary care team to treat and manage patients with chronic emotional and/or health problems efficiently and effectively.
  • Assist in the detection of at-risk patients and development of plans to prevent further psychological or physical deterioration.
  • Evaluate patient care plans with primary care team.
  • Teach patients, families and staff about care, prevention and treatment enhancement techniques.
  • Skilled in performing the 12 core functions
  • Knowledge of MN Matrix Six Dimension
  • Monitor the site's behavioral health program, identifying problems related to patient services and making recommendations for improvement.
  • Attend and participate in meetings and quality improvement activities as required.
  • Serve as a member of committees as requested.
  • Participate in evaluation of peers and support staff.Job Requirements:
    • Current state licensure as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor
    • Master's degree in Behavioral Sciences or related program
    • Current state licensure as a Psychiatric Nurse, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Licensed Psychologist (LP), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
    • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) under supervision
    • Licensed Independent Social Worker under supervisionBenefits Include:
      • 20 days of paid-time-off
      • Health, dental, and vision insurance
      • 401(k)
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Passionate co-workers
      • 12-month onboarding program
      • A job with a sense of purpose as you help people on their path to recoveryWe owe our success to the passion, commitment and expertise of our staff. Our licensed and experienced staff takes the role of coach/teacher, providing support and encouragement from the heart.Come join us and see the difference you'll make!Meridian Behavioral Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Meridian Behavioral Health, St. Paul , Co-Occurring Counselor OP - Sign on bonus!, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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