Senior Counselor

Gosnold, Inc.
 Falmouth, MA

Informational Interviews / Every Wednesday 10AM-12PM

Gosnold Human Resources (348 Gifford St; Falmouth)

508.540.6550

OVERVIEW:

Gosnold, Inc. is a nationally accredited non-profit leader in the prevention, treatment and recovery of mental health and substance use disorders. We offer a full, end-to-end continuum of care offering a wide range of treatment options. Highly regarded for innovation, we offer a comprehensive patient centered continuum of care tailored to fit the needs of each individual. Gosnold welcomes like-minded individuals who are passionate about our mission to support people and families affected by these disorders, and to promote lasting recovery.

SUMMARY:

The Senior Counselor will conduct patient assessments, including level of care appropriateness, risks, and strengths. This role requires demonstrated knowledge of the disease of addiction, twelve-step recovery principles, addiction and/or mental health treatment, and other evidence-based practices in related clinical issues. The Counselor will promote recovery through role-modeling and respectful interactions with patients and colleagues.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in the development, implementation, and modification of treatment plans and continuing care plans.
  • Complete required documentation in accordance with Gosnold policy and regulatory standards.
  • Provide individual and group counseling and psycho-educational sessions.
  • Participate in the coordination of care with other professionals and/or family.
  • Abide by Gosnold professional code of ethics including those applicable to confidentiality, dual relationships, and professional stature as a Gosnold representative.
  • Participate in continuing education necessary for certification requirements.
  • Acquire documentation, assessment, case management, and treatment planning skills.
  • Display an understanding of appropriate patient-staff boundaries.
  • Work under and respond to supervision.
  • Interact with patients in a professional manner.
  • As directed under supervision, interact with the financial and utilization management staff for reimbursement.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, Experience, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the job.

  • Education: Completion of an addiction certificate program and be within one (1) calendar year of eligibility to sit for the certification examination; Bachelor’s Degree or Master's Degree in a related discipline or substantial experience working in the human service or social service field.
  • Experience: Experience working in a team treatment approach in a multi-disciplinary clinical setting for at least 3 years.
  • Skills: Excellent customer service, verbal, and written communication skills. Computer literacy and working familiarity with technology.
  • BENEFITS (based on full-time employment):
    • Health & Dental Insurance
    • Generous Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holiday Time
    • 403b Retirement Plan with employer match
    • Short-Term Disability and Life & Supplemental Life Insurance
    • Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tuition Assistance
    • Payroll Deductions for Home & Automobile Insurance
    • Critical Illness & Accident Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Gosnold is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    COVID-19 Statement:
    In accordance with CDC guidelines, Gosnold maintains strict standards when it comes to protecting our staff, patients, and residents, and offers a variety of personal protective equipment to ensure a safe and stress-free workplace.
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