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Licensed/Associate Counselor

Company: Wellpath
Location: Yuba City
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Full Time and/or Part-Time Positions available at the new Wellpath Community Care Center in Yuba City and Roseville. The Licensed Counselor is a counseling professional who provides treatment and support to assist patients in their recovery from addiction and mental health, assists with modifying problem behaviors; maintains standards of professional counseling practice in accordance with center policies and procedures; participates as an interdisciplinary team member to facilitate the best patient experience and positive clinical outcome.Education for Nurse Practitioners:Graduation from an accredited college or university.Master's Degree in social or health services field.Experience for Nurse Practitioner:Master's Degree with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a counseling field, one year of which working directly with behavioral health or addiction recovery population.Licenses/Certifications for Nurse Practitioner:Licensure or Clinical Certification as required by the state in which the clinic operates.Responsibilities;Conducts individual, group, and/ or family counseling sessions and documents as required.May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions.Maintains a patient caseload of no more than 65 individuals.Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow-up assessments, for patients.Prepares an individual treatment plan for each assigned patient.May act as a liaison between referral sources and patients.May plan for aftercare for patients.May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested.May provide case management duties for patients, insuring individualized quality care.Evaluates patient's needs and determines if referrals to other programs or facilities is needed.Ensures all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents are completed timely and in a clear, concise manner.Complies with organizational policies, procedures and performance improvement initiatives.Responsible for ensuring that medical records for patients are in full compliance with company or clinic policies, federal and state laws and regulations at all times.Communicate clearly and effectively to patients and their family members, guests and other members of the health care team.Exhibits therapeutic rapport with patients maintaining professional boundaries, being respectful of personal space, giving patients direct attention and while maintaining rational detachment.Develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintains them over time.Assists in the assessment of patient interest in and appropriateness for the MAT program; assists with managing MAT patient registries to promote patient care plan adherence, follow up and appointment scheduling.Attends MAT collaborative meetings and team meetings.

Keywords: Wellpath, Yuba City , Licensed/Associate Counselor, Other , Yuba City, California

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