Fairview Health Services Chemical Dependency Counselor in St. Paul, Minnesota
Provides primary case manager for assigned patients. Performs a variety of therapeutic and service assignments concerned with the treatment of alcoholism and other drug dependency in the primary, family and aftercare phases of the program.
Communicates all referrals, external sources to facilitate patient care and progress in treatment
Meets with social workers, county staff, probation officers, employee assistance counselors or other concerned parties as needed, with appropriate consents
Provides day-to-day provision of primary counseling services in accordance with program policies and procedures
Contributes to the development, implementation and evaluation of the patient’s master treatment plan in collaboration with other team members
Documents patient information in EHR and/or other electronic system in accordance with program standards, department policies/procedures
Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards
Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements
Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned
Bachelor's degree must meet one of the Minnesota Department of Human Services qualifications categories for counselor
Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) through MN Board of Behavioral Health & Therapy
First Aid Certification through American Heart Association
CPR through American Red Cross or American Heart Association
1 to 2 years experience in chemical dependency treatment field
Knowledge of application of self-help models (such as Alcoholics Anonymous)
Knowledge of the continuum of care for chemical dependency
May need to have current valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation
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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.
Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.
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Requisition ID 2018-21430
Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
Speciality Behavioral Services
Location St Joseph's Hospital
Hours per 2 weeks 80
Department Addiction - Adult Outpatient