Part Time Substance Abuse Counselor
BayMark Health Services
 Oxford, AL

Compassionate Substance Abuse Counselor Needed!

MedMark services is dedicated to providing individualized treatment integrating pharmacotherapy, clinical counseling, recovery support and medical services.

MedMark, addiction treatment programs deliver medically-supervised services for adults in a variety of modalities and settings. As the largest specialty organization addressing the opioid crisis, we have unlimited opportunities for those looking to make a difference. At MedMark, we believe in delivering a higher level of care to our patients, not just talking about it. We are committed to treating our patients and each other with dignity and respect in a culture that fosters excellence in all that we do.

Title: PT Substance Abuse Counselor
Location: Oxford, AL
Schedule: Sunday 5a-11a, Tuesday 5a-12:30p, Thursday 5a-12:30pm

Primary Job Function:

Substance abuse counselor will be in charge with assisting patients through medically assisting treatments and offering techniques for handling opioid addiction. Counselor conducts individual sessions and group sessions to assist with crisis management and coping strategies. Counselor will evaluate patients’ progress during counseling and collaborate with doctors, nurses and other counselors to assist the patients’ achieving overall outcome.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Completes Bio-psychosocial assessment
  • Provide individual and group counseling services; direct service hours at regularly scheduled intervals; coordinate all services throughout treatment
  • Ensures accurate and current clinical records are maintained in accordance with Federal and State Regulations governing NTP clinics
  • Facilitates, establishes and reviews with each patient the treatment plan
  • Identify other physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs for assigned patients
  • Provide treatment and casework services to patient as directed by the supervisor in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and with BayMark’s policies and procedures.
  • Provide timely documentation of patient services based on plan of care. Identify other physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs for assigned patients.
  • Develop recovery/treatment plans and discharge plans
  • Other related duties as determined by supervisor

Qualifications | Education | Certifications:

  • Alabama Licensure required: ADC, CADC or LPC Certified
    • Must have either an Bachelors degree with ADC or a Masters degree in the process of obtaining certification/license (30 months to complete).
  • Maintain State Certification / Licensure or be in the process of obtaining Certification / License
  • Previous experience working with chemically dependent individuals a plus. Must demonstrate a positive, non-judgmental, and accepting attitude toward our patient population.

What to expect from us:

MedMark a progressive substance abuse treatment organization is committed to the highest quality of patient care in a comfortable outpatient clinic setting. Our ultimate goal is to address the physical, emotional, and mental aspects of opioid use disorder to help each of our patients achieve long-term recovery and an improved quality of life.

MedMark is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, natural origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or veteran’s status or any other classification protected by State/Federal laws.