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Admissions LADC - up to $10,000 Hiring Incentive -

Company: NUWAY
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Overview for Admissions LADCThe Admissions Counselor plays an important role in the delivery of treatment services to the clients ensuring both funding and clinical appropriateness. This position is responsible for assisting new clients through the admissions process ensuring that all clients receive services mandated by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS). The Admissions Counselor is responsible for completing the intake, orientation and assessment for all incoming clients. This role also ensures that clients are able to obtain appropriate funding in order to complete recommended treatment services. Admissions Counselors must be able to maintain client confidentiality in accordance with state and federal guidelines and HIPAA requirements.Responsibilities of Admissions LADCWork with the Admissions Coordinator to ensure all treatment inquiries and new clients are successfully enrolled in treatment servicesUpdate Rule 25's, complete competency assessments, and coordinate with funding sources in order to ensure client is successfully enrolled into services. Understand treatment admissions barriers and work with client to successfully enroll in programming, demonstrate and respond to clients and referrals request for treatment and tend to details related to various admission circumstances with which a client may presentIn cooperation with the Program Director, evaluate and modify program design for the purpose of meeting licensure requirements and needs of clientsMaintain membership and participation in other related professional organizationsUnder direction of the Admissions Supervisor, Program Director and Program Manager(s), deliver services meeting licensure requirements and individual client needs as a member of the multi-disciplinary team in residential or outpatient settingsProvide individual case management/file documentation for assigned caseload, noting all treatment related activities and services in an accurate, professional, and timely manner, creating and monitoring individualized treatment plans, providing group therapy and individual counseling services to individuals with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health issuesProvide culturally sensitive and relevant services to diverse clients and their familiesResponsible for complying with federal and state confidentiality statutes following the approved lines of authority set by the Program Director, upholding ethical standards established and implied by the profession, and DHS rules, and maintenance of all required licenses including but not limited to:Providing the appropriate current license(s) for their employee fileProviding documentation for 8 credit hours of annual mental health trainingFamiliarity with MN 245G and the said company's House Policies and Procedures Manual as they relate to client services, client records and personnelManaging and communicating details around client fundingPerform data entry/updates for assigned clients into Minnesota Department of Human Services on DAANESAttend in-service training sessions sufficient to meet professional requirementsKeep abreast of rules and changes in substance use disorder (SUD) treatment fieldBe available to represent the organization outside the facility as neededConduct oneself in a manner that presents a positive reflection on professionalism as an asset to the image of the organizationIntroduce/transport clients to program site as neededSome responsibilities may expand beyond normal core business hours, including the weekend (for Residential)Other duties as assigned or requiredRequired Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Experience for Admissions LADC:Current LADC LicenseMinimum of AA degree in related fieldAge 18 or olderDemonstrated working knowledge in the field of substance use disorder and/or mental health, in an addiction treatment facilityHigh degree of computer literacy including experience using an electronic health records (EHR) systemExcellent written, communication, customer service, and case management skillsAble to pass Minnesota DHS background studyMust be free of problematic substance use for at least two years immediately preceding employment and must sign a statement attesting to that factPossess maturity, patience, understanding and empathy with recovering individuals and work with a multidisciplinary teamAbility to relate to people from diverse backgroundsPhysical Demands: Sitting for extended periods of time. Daily use of general office equipment. Lifting (max 10 pounds), minimal reaching, bending and stooping. Ability to effectively navigate program or office environment such as ascending and descending steps, passing through doorways and entrances, and accessing program/office facilities.Preferred:ADDITIONAL LICENSES: LP, LICSW, LMFT, LPCCBachelor or Master degree in related field4-6 years of related experienceSkilled consultant and facilitatorStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsStrong facilitation, negotiation, investigation and mediation skillsNUWAY is an equal opportunity employer#IND123

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