Float Counselor - Full Time - LADC License
New Season

Burnsville, Minnesota

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Travel Counselor

Job Description

New Season

Reports to: Program Director

Job Code: TC51

Department: Clinic

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Direct Reports: 0

For over 30 years, New Season Treatment Centers have been a leading national health care service provider of outpatient treatment centers that specialize in providing safe, quality and best in class care for individuals living with Opioid Use Disorder ("OUD").

Operating in over 70 treatment centers in multiple states, our team members are engaged in medication-assisted treatment, counseling, support, and care management of individuals living with OUD. We treat the whole person and, in so doing, address the underlying causes of OUD in an effort to provide a continuum of care that not only addresses treatment needs but supports the patient on their journey to recovery.

Job Summary:


Provides individual, group, and family counseling to patients as required. Works with a multidisciplinary treatment team consisting of the Medical Director, Program Director, Treatment Services Coordinator, Counselors, and Nurses to identify and meet the clinical needs of the patient and to assist in their overall well-being.


Essential Functions:


  • Works with patients to complete all intake, admission, discharge, and transfer paperwork.
  • Documents patient progress through counseling and interaction through groups.
  • Completes patient psychosocial and an individualized treatment plan within the required time frame.
  • Identifies any clinical/case management needs and works to address those needs.
  • Performs individual, group, and family counseling as required.
  • Performs at least 20 hours of direct one-on-one patient contact per week through individual or group counseling.
  • Reports patient abuse, neglect, and exploitation as required.
  • Reports patient grievances as required.
  • Educates patients in all aspects of treatment, corresponding health issues, and steps to recovery.
  • Obtains Urine Drug Screens and initial patient photo identification.
  • Assists in monitoring all patient activities on center premises.
  • Actively participates in community relations activities as directed and authorized.
  • Ensures the reading and understanding of the Policy and Procedures Manual.
  • Ensures compliance with 42 CFR Part 2 (Federal Confidentiality Regulations) and 45 CFR, Parts 160 & 164 (HIPAA)
  • Is responsible for obtaining or maintaining proper licensure and/or certification according to specific state requirements.
  • Actively participates in preparation for surveys and inspections conducted by CARF, the State, DEA, Board of Pharmacy, and any other agency site visits as dictated by the state laws or regulations.
  • Participates in all staff meetings
  • Ensures compliance with local, State, Federal, and company rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Always acts in the best interests of the program and company; honors, supports, and protects the proprietary data and rights of the company.
  • Must provide counselor services for multiple clinical locations as assigned and needed.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned

Other Responsibilities:


  • Minnesota Staff Only: Responsible for completing Freedom From Chemical Use Form

Supervisory Responsibilities:

(Scope of the person's authority, including a list of jobs that report to this job).


None


Minimum Qualifications:

(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the competencies (minimum knowledge, skill, and ability) required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).

Education/Licensure/Certification: Bachelor's degree in a related field and Minnesota LADC, ADC-T, LSW, LPC, LPCC, or LMFT.


Required Knowledge: Master-level knowledge.


Experience Required: Minimum of 500 hours of experience in substance abuse is preferred.


Skill and Ability: Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be able to multitask, prioritize, be dependable and reliable.


Physical Demands/Work Environment:

(The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)


Finger Dexterity: Use primarily for writing, operating calculator, telephone, keyboard and other office equipment.


Talking: Ability to communicate with patients and fellow employees.


Hearing: Ability to hear normal conversations and receive ordinary information.


Vision: Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to observe patients and work on computer. Clear vision at 20 inches or less and distant vision at 20 feet or more.



Physical Strength: Sedentary work; sitting much of the time. Ability to lift up to 10 pounds. Movement such as standing, walking and occasional bending or reaching is required. Exerts up to 10 pounds of force occasionally.


Working Conditions:

(The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)


  • Ability to operate in an open work area with moderate everyday noise.
  • Ability to travel up to 75% with limited notice, including overnight and multiple days.

Mental Activities:

(The mental activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Reasoning Ability: Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to maintain confidentiality.


Mathematics Ability: Basic math skills required.


Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general healthcare journals, professional journals and technical procedures. Ability to write reports and medical correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from staff and outside agencies.

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