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Addictions Counselor- MAT

Job: 75037

Location: Concord, MA

Facility: MCI Concord, MA DOC

Type: Full-Time

Shift: Day 8 hour

Recruiter: Nathan Suhaysik

Email: NSuhaysik@Wellpath.us

Overview

The Addictions Counselor (MAT) is a counseling professional who provides treatment and support to assist patients in their recovery from addiction, assists with modifying problem behaviors; maintains standards of professional counseling practice in accordance with clinic policies and procedures; participates as an interdisciplinary team member to facilitate the best patient experience and positive clinical outcome.

 

Qualifications

Education:          

  • Graduate from an accredited college or university
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social or health services field, Master’s preferred.

Experience:       

  • Two years of experience in a counseling field.
  • Experience working directly with behavioral health or addiction recovery population preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensure or Clinical Certification as required by state in which employed

Responsibilities

  1. Collects various forms of data pertaining to Medical, Mental Health and MAT services.
  2. Keeps record of information obtained during research. May include a database of information, hard files, etc.
  3. Assists with MAT grant tracking, including data entry to track MAT program accomplishments, outcomes, patient volume, revenue, etc.
  4. Conducts analyses of data. Interprets, draws conclusions, and discusses with administration staff.
  5. Prepares various reports containing descriptive, analytical, and evaluative content that may be required by DPH.
  6. Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.
  7. May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions;
  8. May maintain a patient caseload under direct supervision of LICSW/LMHC;
  9. May be responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment, for patients;
  10. May act as a liaison between referral sources and patients;
  11. May plan for aftercare for patients;
  12. May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested;
  13. May provide case management duties for patients;
  14. Complies with organizational policies, procedures and performance improvement initiatives;
  15. Responsible for ensuring that medical records for patients are in full compliance with company or clinic policies, federal and state laws and regulations at all times;
  16. Develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintains them over time;
  17. Attends MAT collaborative meetings and team meetings;
  18. Continues professional development through in-service education, workshops, conferences and self-study necessary to maintain current knowledge applicable to the position; complies with Human Resource requirements;
  19. Communicates and collaborates with providers and all members of the multi-disciplinary health care team as needed to facilitate MAT patient registries, care delivery appointments and community outreach activities;
  20. Works in partnership with addiction facilities, mental health and primary care agencies toward goals of collaborated care for patients.
  21. Perform other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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