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Heartland Center for Behavioral Change Licensed Substance Use Disorder Counselor (LC) in Springfield, Missouri

less thanp>less thanstrong>TITLE: Licensed Substance Use Disorder Counselor (LC)less than/strong>less thanbr>less thanstrong>CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exemptless than/strong>less than/p>less thanp>less thanstrong>GENERAL DESCRIPTIONless than/strong>less thanbr>The Licensed Counselor (LC) is part of a multi-disciplinary team rendering care and services to persons receiving substance use disorder treatment. The LC conducts assessments of persons who are seeking services and provides a multi-axis diagnosis or diagnostic impression as part of the assessment report. S/he identifies needs and goals for the person in the assessment process and indicates the most appropriate level of care for the person. The LC may also provide direct service to consumers, crisis assistance, and/or refer consumers for appropriate mental health services. All services are provided in compliance with the requirements of the Department of Mental Health. Work is performed under the administrative supervision of the Program Manager and reviewed through direct observation, reports, and staff conferences.less than/p>less thanp>less thanstrong>ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSless than/strong>less thanbr>Work may include, but is not limited to, the following examples:less than/p>less thanol>less thanli>Conducts intake diagnostic assessments for referred clients and documents findings.less than/li>less thanli>Attends periodic meetings with designated team members to assist in the development of the individual's rehabilitation plan, as appropriate and Cosigns plan.less than/li>less thanli>May provide direct services, including individual counseling, group counseling, group education, family education/therapy.less than/li>less thanli>Maintains timely, clear, concise and well-organized information in the electronic health record of services provided. Enters into Care Logic, the EHR, and the results of assessments and prepares treatment plans, treatment plan updates, transition plans, discharge summary reports, progress notes, and other consumer related data.less than/li>less thanli>Makes referrals for necessary services.less than/li>less thanli>Responds appropriately to consumer crisis, including as applicable, making arrangements for 96 hour holds.less than/li>less thanli>Assesses, monitors, evaluates and records consumer participation, progress, and adjustment against measurable recorded treatment goals in a timely manner.less than/li>less thanli>Complies with all requirements of HIPAA Privacy and Security Act. Complies with regulations pertaining to the confidentiality of consumer protected health information.less than/li>less thanli>Performs other related work, as assigned.less than/li>less than/ol>less thanp>less thanstrong>EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESless than/strong>less thanbr>Thorough knowledge of social work, behavioral sciences and allied disciplines involved in the evaluation, care and rehabilitation of persons suffering from mental illness or emotional disturbanceless than/p>less thanp>Knowledge of individual, group and family psycho dynamics as they relate to addictionless than/p>less thanp>Considerable knowledge of the social bases of behavior, such as the psychology of interpersonal relationships, group processes, and organizational and systems theoryless than/p>less thanp>Considerable knowledge of individual differences, such as personality theory, human development, and abnormal psychologyless thanbr>Thorough knowledge of diagnostic criteria and application of the DSM IV-Rless than/p>less thanp>Knowledge of community resources used in the provision of servicesless than/p>less thanp>Knowledge of State regulatory requirements as it relates to practice of social work and substance use disorderless than/p>less thanp>Skill in resolving conflicts and negotiating with othersless than/p>less thanp>Ability to collect and analyze information in making diagnostic decisions concerning a consumer's treatmentless than/p>less thanp>Ability to act decisively when ne