CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY COUNSELOR- Columbus
Community Medical Services
 Columbus, OH

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY COUNSELOR JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for managing assigned caseload in compliance with the Substance Abuse Treatment Program, under the supervision of the Program Director and/or the Director of Medical Services. Responsible for providing substance abuse rehabilitation, support, and education services to assigned patients in compliance with the Substance Abuse Treatment Program and Philosophy established by the program committee.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Includes the following; other duties may be assigned)

  • Maintain in-person productivity with clients and providing counseling
  • Manage assigned caseload under the supervision of the Clinic Manager and Clinical Coordinator,
  • Provide substance use disorder counseling, support, and education services to assigned clients,
  • Keep organized and detailed documentation such as treatment plans, intake assessments and annual behavioral health assessments,
  • Be passionate about medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder, and about working in the field of substance use counseling

COMPETENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • MATS and/or LIDIC certification preferred
  • Substance Abuse experience/ training and certification required
  • 1-2 years of experience in Human Services related field
  • Must have superior documentation skills and be committed to excellence
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Duties include client assessment, individual / group counseling and treatment planning

Location:1380 Dublin Rd Ste 100, Columbus, Ohio 43215

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Community Medical Services is a CARF–accredited substance use disorder treatment programproviding services in the form of outpatient medication-assisted treatment and privateone–on–one and group counseling, and Intensive Out-Patient therapy (IOP) to those seekinghelp with their substance use disorders. Community Medical Services began providing OpioidTreatment Program Services in Phoenix, Arizona in 1983. CMS is intent on meeting thechallenges presented by the growing opioid epidemic in cities where treatment is lacking. Webelieve that access to treatment should not be hindered by lack of education, lack ofcompassion, or by local hostilities. We have therefore made it our mission to work withcommunities on providing educational assistance on the importance of effectively treating theopioid epidemic and finding meaningful solutions to the consequences that are resultant fromsubstance use disorder.