Merrimack/Health Care Resource Centers, a progressive substance abuse treatment organization committed to the highest quality of patient care, is seeking a Full Time Substance Abuse Counselor at our Hudson, NH location.
Currently offering a sign on bonus from April 1, 2018 – June 1, 2018. Must be fully on-boarded and have a start date on or before June 1, 2018. Licensed Counselors: $3,500 to be paid out as $1,750 after 90 days and $1,750 after 6 months. Non-Licensed Counselors: $2,500 to be paid out as $1,250 after 90 days and $1,250 after 6 months
The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing individual and group counseling, education and case management services to chemically dependent patients. The quality of work, performance expectations and responsibilities will be conducted in a manner that is consistent with current standards of practice and, is consistent with the organization’s mission statement, goals, and objectives.
Conducts individual initial assessment and evaluation interviews for service eligibility determination.
Facilitates, establishes and reviews with each patient the initial treatment plan.
Completes Bio-psychosocial assessment.
Provide individual and group counseling services; direct service hours at regularly scheduled intervals; coordinate all services throughout treatment.
Involve families and significant others in patient’s recovery process whenever possible.
Develops and participates in individual or group patient teaching projects.
Respond, as needed, to patient grievances and complaints.
Develop aftercare plans and discharge plans.
Completes all discharge paperwork.
Other related duties as determined by supervisor.
Master’s Degree in behavioral science required
MLADC or LADC eligible required
Must have previous work experience in a similar field; working with chemically dependent individuals
Must demonstrate a positive non-judgmental, and accepting attitude towards chemically dependent individuals.
For more information or to apply please contact:
Susan Latham, MAC, MLADC, LCMHC, CCFC
Health Care Resource Centers
Treatment Center Director
323 Derry Road, Hudson, NH 03051
Main office: 603 595-3399
Direct line: 603 689-1354
Fax: 603 579-2734