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COUNSELOR II OP - COMM - Gurnee $5,000 Sign-on-bonus

Company: Gateway Foundation Inc Careers
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values? - -At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives. -Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine-including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses-deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway's proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission. -If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around - GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU! - -Outpatient (CADC, LPC or LSW) Substance Use Counselors are responsible for:

  • Completing comprehensive assessments of clients' substance abuse history and treatment requirements and preparing individualized, developmentally appropriate treatment plans
  • Providing individual and group counseling and educational programs in accordance with treatment plans
  • Documenting treatment and discharge plans and clients' progress and responses to treatment, as well as maintaining related records and charts
  • Performing case management and contributing to client care monitoring
  • Caseload typically includes some complex cases requiring more intensive services
  • Other duties as assignedJob Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent education and life experience, with a minimum of 100 hours of documented clinical training in counseling theory and practice required
    • Current certification as a substance abuse counselor (CADC) or higher licensure (LPC, LSW) in state of hire required
    • Minimum 2 years of previous experience in substance abuse or mental health counseling required
    • Related work experience with program specific population (adolescent/adult) and outpatient treatment setting requiredPhysical Requirements:
      • Ability to speak with others in order to exchange information and provide counseling.
      • Ability to record and proofread information on forms and charts.
      • Ability to respond to telephones and pages, and hear speech.
      • Ability to use a keyboard and video display terminal to receive, retrieve, and/or audit information and data on a regular basis.Competitive Compensation and Benefits: - -Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:
        • Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
        • Dental & Vision Insurance
        • Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
        • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Saving Account
        • Commuter Accounts
        • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match -
        • Life and AD&D Insurance
        • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD)
        • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
        • Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • Training & Development Programs -Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP .

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