Provides individual, group, and family counseling to patients as required. Works with multidisciplinary treatment team consisting of Medical Director, Program Director, Treatment Services Coordinator, Counselors and Nurses to identify and meet the clinical needs of the patient and to assist in their overall well-being. Provides clinical supervision to clinical staff, audits patient records, and helps train counselors when necessary.
Ensure compliance with all Local, State, Federal and Colonial Management Group, LP rules, and regulations and to do so within the allocated budget for the clinic
Keep Colonial Management Group, LP informed, through the Program Director or Regional Director, of any significant treatment events which occur in their respective area and make prudent recommendations to address the same.
Provide or assist with quarterly quality assurance program reviews.
Assist in achieving and maintaining three-year accreditation status through recognized accrediting bodies.
Provide reports as requested.
Provide clinical supervision to clinical staff as required.
Reviews, signs and dates all appropriate documentation required.
Documents patient progress through counseling and interaction through groups.
Reports patient abuse, neglect and exploitation as required.
Assists in monitoring all patient activities on center premises.
Actively participates in community relations activities as directed and authorized.
Ensures the reading and understanding of the Policy and Procedures Manual.
Ensures compliance with 42 CFR Part 2 (Federal Confidentiality Regulations) and 45 CFR, Parts 160 & 164 (HIPAA)
Is responsible for obtaining or maintaining proper licensure and/or certification according to specific state requirements.
Actively participates in preparation for surveys and inspections conducted by CARF, the State, DEA, Board of Pharmacy and any other agency site visits as dictated by the state laws or regulations.
Participates in all staff meetings
Ensures compliance with local, State, Federal and Colonial Management Group, LP rules, regulations and policies.
Always acts in the best interests of the program and company; honors, supports, and protects the propriety data and rights of the company.
Performs other tasks as assigned by clinic, region or corporate leadership.
Minnesota Staff Only: Responsible for completing Freedom From Chemical Use Form
Supervisory Responsibilities: (Scope of the person's authority, including a list of jobs that report to this job).
Essential Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the competencies (minimum knowledge, skill, and ability) required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
Education/Licensure/Certification: Bachelor's or Master's Degree in related field and licensure or certification needed per individual state requirements. LCDC -- Texas; LADC -- Minnesota; CSAC or LSW -- North or South Carolina; CADC or LADC -- Maine.
NH- MLADC or LADC with LCS
Required Knowledge: Knowledge of Methadone, general counseling practices, Federal Confidentiality Law, HIPAA & ethics. Must be computer literate and have basic knowledge of all Microsoft products.
Experience Required: Minimum of five (5) years.
Skill and Ability: Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be able to multitask, prioritize, must be dependable and reliable.
Physical Demands/Work Environment: (The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Finger Dexterity: Use primarily for writing, operating calculator, telephone, keyboard and other office equipment.
Talking: Ability to communicate with patients and fellow employees.
Hearing: Ability to hear normal conversations and receive ordinary information.
Vision: Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to observe patients and work on computer. Clear vision at 20 inches or less and distant vision at 20 feet or more.
Physical Strength: Sedentary work; sitting much of the time. Ability to lift up to 10 pounds. Movement such as standing, walking and occasional bending or reaching is required. Exerts up to 10 pounds of force occasionally.
(The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Ability to operate in an open work area with moderate everyday noise.
Ability to perform other duties as required.
Mental Activities: (The mental activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Reasoning Ability: Ability to resolve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Mathematics Ability: Basic mathematics skills required.
Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, patients and the general public.