March 20, 2023 5:27 pm CDT

Treatment Assistant / Case Manager – Pathways Treatment Center – Full Time

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Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center

*Position Objective:*

This position is responsible for general supervision of residents and their activities, milieu management and with facilitation of group meetings. Additionally, this position serves as a primary counselor for up to two Pathways inpatients at a time providing case management, counseling, collaborative treatment planning and discharge planning to adults with primary substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders

*Essential Functions:*

Provides supervision of resident environment and activities, including setting limits and providing interventions as needed in collaboration with clinical staff.

Orients new patients concerning treatment expectations, patient rights and responsibilities.

Transports patient to and from groups, breaks, meals and appointments as needed.

Under supervision, provides case management, discharge planning and referrals for up to 2 assigned patients, to appropriate level of care/aftercare and to community resources.

Conducts counseling sessions while establishing therapeutic alliance and maintaining effective working relationships with patients. Maintains chart documentation, under supervision according to Joint Commission, COMAR and Pathways’ requirements.

Collaborates with other Pathways Counselors to manage emergent and complex patient issues including cross-coverage of patients assigned to other counselors as needed.

Demonstrates beginning knowledge of ASAM and DSM V criteria relative to the assessment of patient needs throughout the course of treatment. Attends and participates in clinical inpatient team meetings, multidisciplinary clinical staff meetings along with in-service and other assigned trainings.

Facilitate weekly didactic, focus, and/or therapeutic groups as assigned and may be responsible for group coverage due to vacancy or absence.

Under supervision, determine patient strengths through counseling and assessment; integrate patient’s expressed goals into treatment planning including achievable steps with specified target dates and recognizing progress.

Work collaboratively with patient and multi-disciplinary teams, under supervision, to provide care to each patient based on their unique needs, strengths, values and preferences.

*Required Education:*

High school diploma or equivalent required. Some college course working toward AA or BS degree in behavioiral health field. 2 years recovery oriented sobriety may substitute for some college course work in behavioral health.

*Required Experience:*

One year work experience in behavioral health, or 2 years recovery oriented sobriety.

*Required Licensure/Certification:*

Approval as an Alcohol and Drug Trainee from the MD Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists (BOPC) or Certification as a Peer Counselor/Recovery Coach is required within 1 year of hire.

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association within 30 days of hire.

Valid driver’s license and driving record with no more than two points.

*Physical Requirements (minimum physical requirements): *

Very heavy work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects

Blood borne Pathogens Statement (working conditions):

There is a reasonable anticipation that this position will be exposed to blood borne pathogens.

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