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Rochester Regional Health Addiction Therapist in Rochester, New York

Addiction Therapist

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Job IDREQ_146457 FACILITYChemical Dependency - Evelyn Brandon Health Center LOCATIONRochester, New York


The Addiction Therapist provides addiction diagnostic assessment, treatment planning, case management, and individual/group counselingfor clients with chemical dependency. Treatment is provided in the context of a clinical team, supervised by the staff psychiatrist.


STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Evelyn Brandon Health Center

DEPARTMENT: Chemical Dependency - Behavioral Health


Key Responsibilities:• Serves as a primary therapist providing Substance Use Disorder treatment through individual and group counseling.• Responsible for the timely completion of progress summaries and all patient documentation• Conducts quality audits of patient records and processes• Provides initial and ongoing assessment for clients in order to determine diagnosis and appropriate level of care.• Provides individual, family and group counseling, which engages and motivates clients throughout treatment.• Develops treatment plans that are individualized and culturally sensitive.• Communicates with other care providers and referral sources to increase understanding of client problems and assets.• Participates in professional supervision and education that supports continuous improvement of client care.• Completes required medical record documentation in a timely and comprehensive manner and in compliance with regulatory standards.• Meets productivity requirements by utilizing various techniques to engage clients and minimize failed appointments.• Participates as a contributing member of an interdisciplinary team in coordination and delivery of patient care.• For Evaluator Team only: off-site and in-home delivery of services to clients and families.*CASAC 2 additionally responsible for administrative supervision

Minimum Qualifications:Associates, Bachelors, or Master’s Degree in Human service field requiredRequired Licensure/Certification Skills:If hired on or after 8/30/2021, CASAC or OASAS QHP required


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSS - Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONSQHP - Qualified Health Professional - NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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