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Substance Abuse Counselor - CRADC -***$2,000 SIGN ON BONUS**** St. Joseph, MO (STJO-5606)

New Season

Last Updated: 3/01/21

Job Description

Are you looking for a change? Would you like to make a positive impact in the community? New Season is looking for dedicated professionals passionate about the opioid and heroin epidemic.

My name is Saadya Rivera and I am with the Recruiting Team for New Season. New Season uses proven methods, the most innovative techniques and an approach that focuses on the patient’s whole well-being with patients with Opioid Use Disorder ("OUD"). Services are comprehensive and include: a range of counseling options, medication-assisted treatment, and medical exams. Each clinic team is devoted to rebuilding lives, positively impacting patients and the communities where we serve.

I currently have a great opportunity for a Substance Abuse Counselor with CRADC or CADC License with our St. Joseph Metro Treatment Center in St. Joseph, MO. Our clinics must be remain open to help our patients.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 4:30am to 1:00pm Saturday - 4:45am to 8:30am alternating Saturdays Holidays - - 4:45am to 8:30am alternating Holidays Sundays - Closed


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Job Summary:
  • Colonial Management Group, LP (CMG) operates a number of nationally recognized and accredited methadone treatment centers dedicated to helping individuals with prescription drug abuse and opiate addiction regain control of their lives. We take great pride in treating our patients with dignity and respect in each phase of their treatment experience.

Job Responsibilities (includes but not limited to):

  • Work with patient to complete all intake, admission, discharge and transfer paperwork

  • Document patient progress through counseling and interaction through groups

  • Complete patient psychosocial and individualized treatment plan within the required time frame

  • Identify any clinical / case management needs and work to address those needs

  • Perform individual, group, and family counseling as required

  • Perform at least 20 hours of direct 1-on-1 contact per week through individual or group counseling

  • Report patient abuse, neglect and exploitation as required

  • Report patient grievances as required

  • Educate patient in all aspects of treatment, corresponding health issues

  • Obtain urine drug screens and initial patient photo identification

  • Assist in monitoring all patient activities on center premises

  • Actively participate in community relations and activities as directed and authorized

  • Ensure reading and understanding of the Policy and Procedures Manual

  • Ensure compliance with 42 CFR Part 2 (Rederal Confidentiality Regulations) and 45 CFR, Parts 160 & 164

  • 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, State, DEA, Board of Pharmacy and any other agency site visits as dictated by the state laws or regulations

  • Participates in all staff meetings

  • Ensure compliance with local, State, Federal and Colonial Management Group, LP rules, regulations and policies

  • Always act in the best interest of the program and company; honors, support and protect the proprietary data and rights of the company

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Missouri CRADC or CADC required

  • Entry level knowledge

  • Minimum of 500 hours of experience in substance abuse

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize

  • Dependability

  • Reliability

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Basic mathematics skills


  • Colonial Management Group, LP. 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, national 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.

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Company Details

New Season

Maitland, Florida, United States

New Season is a leading provider of specialized quality care for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), operating since 1986 with more than 70 addiction treatment centers in 22 states nationwide. We support the education and understanding of opioid addiction as a disease so that communities will support those affected by the disease to seek the help they need. In order to combat the opioid epidemic, we must...