Substance Abuse Counselor

  • MaineHealth
  • Rockport, ME, USA
  • Jul 14, 2021

Job Description

Summary

This is a per diem – as needed position.

 

The Substance Abuse Counselor provides assessment, consultation, and care planning to Pen Bay Medical Center inpatients.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):

    1. License/Certifications: Active Maine Licensure for Substance Abuse Counseling or LCPC/LCSW/CADC/LADC and approved substance abuse CEUs.
    2. Experience: Preferred recent experience in an acute Behavioral Health Care Setting.
    3. Successful completion of MANDT course within 6 months of hire.
    4. Demonstrates knowledge of the pathophysiology of addictions and substance abuse, as well as a strong understanding of medical and psychiatric terminology.
    5. Articulates and demonstrates an understanding of appropriate approaches with individuals experiencing significant addictions and /or psychological illness.