Celebrating Inner Strength
With a wealth of resources and encouragement at your disposal, you can focus on helping your patients sustain their journey to better health.
Licensed Mental Health Professional - Chemical DependencyLocation: Littleton, CO Additional Locations:
Job Number: 858157 Date posted: 01/14/2020
- Provides therapeutic intervention for patients referred for addiction and dual disorders.
- Communicates effectively with internal and external stakeholders regarding patient care, treatment planning and referral; may include preparation of clinical reports and/or consultations.
- Provides motivational interviewing, assessment and interventions to move patients through the stages of change, crisis intervention; triages with the medical team to determine level of care and medical necessity for outpatient services, detox, residential treatment and hospitalization; assess patient-s potential for lethality.
- Minimum two (2) years of experience with drug/alcohol counseling.
- Minimum two (2) years of post-graduate experience under appropriate supervision in applied psychotherapy, counseling, marriage, family and child therapy or social work
- Master-s degree
License, Certification, Registration
- Colorado licensure as an LPC, LCSW or LMFT.
- National Provider Identifier (NPI) and Taxonomy code required at time of hire.
- Completion of specialized training in the study of addiction.
- Ability to provide individualized treatment services in a treatment program and facilitate groups.
- Knowledge of community treatment resources and regulations of governing confidentiality of records.
- Highly effective public speaking and interpersonal communication skills.
- Strong computing skills.
- Prefer CACII, III or LAC (Certified Addiction Counselor, or Licensed Addiction Counselor)
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
About Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual Care Careers
Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual Care Careers
Backed by a committed interdisciplinary team of health care professionals, you'll provide high-quality treatment for patients with behavioral health and/or bio-psychological concerns, including those in psychological crisis.
With the strength of our network at your fingertips, you'll be sure your patients receive prompt, appropriate referrals across our organization with no barriers to the continuity of care. Opportunities and specialty settings range from substance abuse to social work and autism to eating disorders.
- Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors
- Case Managers
- Clinical Psychologists
- Clinical Social Workers
- Health Educators
- Marriage and Family Therapists
- Medical Social Workers
- Psychiatric Social Workers
- Addiction Medicine/Chemical Dependency
- Chronic Pain Management
- Eating Disorders
- Employee Assistance
- Help Line/Psychiatric Call Center
- Home Health
- Medical Social Work
- Palliative Care
- Psychiatric Emergency Team (PET)
- Psychiatry (Adult, Adolescent & Child)
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