Methadone Counselor CSC-AD; CAC-AD; or provisional Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center

Wexford Health Baltimore, MD
Description

Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality. For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.

At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

_______________EXPERIENCE YOU GAIN ONLY IN CORRECTIONS________________

Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a

Methadone Counselor

to join our team of healthcare professionals at

Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center in Baltimore, MD

_____________Every Day is Different and Every Day You Can Make a Difference_____________

We're proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:

* Annual review with performance increase

* Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave

* Paid holidays

* Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield

* Dental and Vision insurance

* 401(k) retirement saving plans

* Company-paid short-term disability

* Healthcare and dependent care spending account

POSITION SUMMARY

To assess all incoming inmates in a designated institution for substance abuse problems and provide counseling, intervention, intense treatment and rehabilitation services to those inmates with substance abuse disorder(s) which may also include inmates that are dually diagnosed.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

* Perform screening as needed on inmates entering the institution utilizing the TCU Drug Screen II.

* Score the instrument and complete the Screening and Assessment Result form documenting the results and provide the form to case management.

* Maintain original testing instrument in treatment files.

* Assess inmates as needed using the ASI to identify inmates needing substance abuse treatment services.

* Score and add the results of the ASI to the Screening Assessment Result form and provide to case management.

* Develop inmate files to maintain original testing instruments.

* Provide intensive substance abuse treatment on an individual basis twice monthly and two group sessions a week for two groups with approximately 15 members in each group.

* Documentation of all group and individual notes to include treatment plans and discharge summaries in inmate files.

* Maintain contact with internal and external resources such as community based addiction providers in support of providing Aftercare services.

* Participation in continued professional development through educational training.

* Completion of monthly statistics on substance abuse treatment activities.

The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Standard medical setting in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel. Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning.

Minimum Requirements

LICENSING: CSC-AD; CAC-AD; or provisional

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification

EOE/M/F/D/V