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Bilingual Substance Abuse Counselor (OTPs)

Samaritan Daytop Village

Description

Are you looking to make a difference? If so, Samaritan Daytop Village offers opportunities for a meaningful and challenging career in the health and human services field. We are looking for proactive, team-oriented employees to join our organization. Come be part of our rapidly growing agency in one of several positions available throughout New York. For more than 50 years, Samaritan Daytop Village has been wholly dedicated to improving the quality of life for New Yorkers facing adversity. Today, Samaritan Daytop Village serves over 28,000 people each year through a network of over 50 facilities in New York City, Long Island and upstate New York. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, and vision; 401k employer match; pension; LTD; life insurance; tuition reimbursement; Flexible Spending Account (FSA); and generous time off.

MAJOR FUNCTIONS:
Samaritan Daytop Village is seeking Bilingual Substance Abuse Counselors with CASAC/CASAC-T for our Outpatient Opioid Treatment (Methadone Maintenance) Clinic in the Bronx to provide case management/addiction counseling/advocacy services to an assigned caseload and participates as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team to facilitate the client recovery/rehabilitation process.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Develops treatment plans in concert with Program Director or Clinical Supervisor that reflect an understanding of specialized Track issues as related to the physical, medical, cognitive and psychosocial needs and specific diagnosis.
•Supervises and manages residents on assigned caseloads in concert with Program Director or assigned supervisor to insure treatment goals and objectives are being met.
•Facilitates individual counseling sessions as requested.
•Keeps clinical files for assigned caseload accurate and current in a timely manner, including Planning and Progress notes.
•Conducts discharge planning as assigned.
•Facilitates crisis intervention as needed.
•Adheres to multidiscipline treatment recommendations that are incorporated into treatment plans.
•Performs other duties as requested.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

•High School Diploma/GED, required.
•Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, preferred.
•Must have CASAC/CASAC-T certification.
•Bilingual-Spanish, preferred.
•Must have prior counseling experience working with clients with substance use disorders and/or mental illness.
•Prior or current experience working in Opioid Treatment Program, preferred.
•Window based environment and Microsoft Office knowledge, preferred.

Salary

TBD

Contact

resumes@samaritanvillage.org

Posted on 05/07/19; CVMHA ID #12796