Lead Licensed Addiction Counselor

Company: UHS - Prairie St John ( Learn More )

General Information
Graduate Degree
Not Specified
Job Description Prairie St. John's, a 110-bed psychiatric care facility located in Fargo, North Dakota, has been providing services for children, adolescents and adults to address mental health issues, chemical dependency or addiction and co-occurring disorders since 1997. Prairie offers a full-service psychiatric and addiction Continuum of Care. This Continuum of Care includes inpatient hospitalization, partial hospitalization, residential treatment, intensive outpatient services and clinic services.

Prairie St. John's has a lead licensed addiction counselor opportunity for an individual who has prior experience as an addiction counselor as well as a track record for being a positive role model and team member. The primary responsibility of this individual is to provide direct services to patients through group therapy, individual assessment, support, and education. The position will also be responsible for staff scheduling, assisting with problem resolution, training current and new counselors; and providing feedback on how to improve the quality and timeliness of documentation and services.

Job RequirementsSuccessful candidates for this position have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as an Addiction Counselor; the ability to build strong relationships among staff and communicate clearly and thoroughly in writing and in person

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