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Outpatient Therapist

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Recovery Centers of America
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South Amboy, NJ

Recovery Centers of America


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Published 28 days ago

October 26, 2020
October 21, 2020

Shift Times - 8:30am -5pm or 1pm - 9pm

As an Outpatient Primary Therapist, you'll be a part of our exciting mission of helping millions of people jumpstart their recovery. Your medical expertise will aid in patient recovery, as you support and implement evidence-based techniques while making a difference in the lives of patients, their families, and communities. You'll pave the way in various therapy settings, teach patients to overcome the past, and provide the skills and strategies needed to overcome addiction.

If you're looking for a fulfilling, life-changing job, Recovery Centers of America is the right place for you. And you're the right candidate for us!

Position Overview: The Therapist plans, directs and coordinates medically-approved programs for patients in hospitals, substance abuse facilities, or other institutions. Inspires and motivates RCA clients and to help them develop tools to work toward recovery using evidence-based and person-centered practices.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate clients' mental and physical health, addiction, or problem behavior and assess their readiness for treatment
  • Help clients develop treatment goals and plans
  • Review and recommend treatment options with clients and their families
  • Help clients develop skills and behaviors necessary to recover from their addiction or modify their behavior
  • Work with clients to identify behaviors or situations that interfere with their recovery
  • Teach families about addiction or behavior disorders and help them develop strategies to cope with those problems
  • Refer clients to other resources and services, such as job placement services and support groups
  • Conduct outreach programs to help people identify the signs of addiction and other destructive behavior, as well as steps to take to avoid such behavior

Education and Experience:

  • Master's degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling required and licensure as a MHC, LCADC OR LPC preferred.
  • One to three years of experience in a behavioral healthcare or substance abuse settings serving culturally diverse populations.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects under pressure.
  • Understanding of diverse cultures and gender-specific issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the organization.
  • Understands need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, residents, families, visitors, referral sources and all other contacts.
  • Knowledge of case management for dual diagnosis patient.

Shift Times - 8:30am -5pm or 1pm - 9pm

As an Outpatient Primary Therapist, you'll be a part of our exciting mission of helping millions of people jumpstart their recovery. Your medical expertise will aid in patient recovery, as you support and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • PTO
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • PTO
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement

Level of Language Proficiency

English as first language

English as first language

Location

South Amboy, NJ

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