Social Services | Full Time | Onsite | West Des Moines
Co-Occurring Counselors assist patients in achieving goals through counseling services. Provides personalized approach to substance use and mental health treatment, and recovery to patients.
As part of UCS Healthcare, team members will follow all laws and regulations, including those at the Federal, State, and Local level. They will also adhere to all UCS policies and procedures, including patient confidentiality, HIPAA/ 42CFR part 2, and all CARF requirements. All team members will operate in alignment with UCS Healthcare's core values, work effectively in a team environment, provide or support patient-centered services, and strive to assist UCS Healthcare in delivering the highest level of care.
Deadline to Apply 11/28/24
1300 Woodland Ave
Essential Job Functions
Assesses clients referred for substance abuse and mental health evaluations and makes appropriate treatment recommendations.
Provides individual and group counseling to patients.
Maintain a client caseload in accordance with assigned duties. With each case, the counselor will provide for detailed records which reflects a comprehensive treatment plan, treatment progress, aftercare, referral, and patient management as set forth by UCS Healthcare policies and State Licensure Requirements.
Performs case management functions such as maintaining case records and coordinating additional services as necessary.
Participate in quality assurance meetings and counselor staffing's.
Maintain credential to supervise licensed interns that are working at the agency and assigned for your supervision of the intern.
Attend approved conferences and meetings to secure and maintain credentials.
Apprise supervisor of problems encountered in case loads
Monitor and provide coverage for agency crisis line.
Additional duties as assigned.
Implement any curriculums identified as appropriate by management.
Interpret referral paperwork to determine appropriate level of care.
Master's Degree in social work, mental health or related field.
Other Formal Training
Licensed in Iowa as an independent clinician (LMFT, LMSW, or LISW) or be working on independent licensing within one year of hire. At minimum, must have a temporary license (tLMHC, LMHC, tLMFT).
Certified or working towards CADC certification within one year of hire.
Experienced in both the disease of addiction and mental health diagnosis and treatment
Licensed as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), Licensed master social worker(LMSW), or Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW)
Current Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) with Iowa Board of Certification
Experience with group facilitation, understanding of substance use disorders and comprehension of counseling theories.
About the Company
As a healthcare non-profit, we put people first. We pay for a vast majority of your health insurance premium as part of our robust benefits package. We provide real opportunities for advancement and growth while doing work that makes a difference in our communities. We are inclusive and firmly believe that bringing your authentic self to work improves teams and helps our clients thrive.
If you're seeking a workplace that aligns with your values, where your contributions are appreciated, and where you can make a tangible impact, consider joining our team. Rather than waiting for others to catch up with UCS Healthcare, apply with us. Our team members tell us that they are grateful they did. Join us in our mission to create hope for healing and lifelong well-being.
UCS Healthcare has earned the Best Place for Working Parents® Designation three years running (2021-2023) in recognition of our commitment to supporting working parents through our family-friendly policies and practices.