• Adventure Based Counselor (LCSW or LPC)

    Job Locations US-TX-Ennis
    Job ID
    2018-1122
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Niznik Behavioral Health (NBH) is a provider of behavioral health services for adolescents and adults. We are dedicated to serving those in need by clearing pathways to gain access to life changing addiction recovery services. At NBH we are committed to providing the highest standard of care for our clients. All NBH facilities are fully accredited by the Joint Commission and collectively offer the full continuum of care for our clients. NBH is privately owned and operated and headquartered in Miami, Florida. We are opening rehabilitation facilities nationwide and searching for positive, hardworking individuals to join our growing company, and who want to make a difference in people’s lives.

     

    We are currently seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) OR Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) to join our team at our Dallas area facility.  This full-time position serves as a lead facilitator for the Adventure Based Clinical Track. Responsible for program development including curricula for adventure-based groups and clinical track in conjunction with the Clinical Director.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the clinical monitoring, coordinating, and implementing of the mental health program in accordance with state and JCAHO Standards
    • Maintain individual caseload - provides individual, group, and family.

    • Serves as the mental health liaison between clinical unit and facility staff

    • Provides on-to-one intervention and follow-up of patients who suffer from substance abuse
    • Provides input to facility administration regarding treatment response and progress reports of patients on a regularly scheduled basis
    • Monitors all psychiatric/psychological clinical services provided
    • Monitors and documents treatment responses of patients and documents
    • Ensure complete, accurate, and timely entries are made for each patient contact Performs Biopsychosocial assessments, evaluates mental health status of patients, and performs follow-ups in a timely manner
    • Monitors that standards of care are in accordance with NCCHC/ACA and accepted psychiatric/psychological standards
    • Application of standards form the basis for Quality Assurance criteria
    • Is a member of the Quality Assurance Committee and sub-committees
    • Assists in the establishment of Quality Assurance standards and audit criteria
    • Serves as a member of various committees within the medical unit and facility as necessary
    • Develops and conducts in-service education programs according to annual in-service calendar
    • Prepares monthly reports which reflect performance
    • Submits copy of monthly reports to the Health Services Administrator
    • Actively assists with the detection and prevention of patient suicide
    • Additional duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Education Desired:

    Master's level clinician with LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) and/or LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)
    Certification and/or credential in Adventure/Wilderness counseling or specialization in Experiential Therapy (dance/movement), recreation/outdoor

    • 1+ years experience working in a mental health field preferred
    • Must be currently licensed in the state of Texas
    • Experience working in a substance abuse/detox facility a plus
    • Flexibility in work arrangements; you may be asked to perform the same task for an extended period of time or to perform different tasks on the same day
    • Strong communication skills among patients and within all necessary departments
    • Ability to work alone when taking calls or covering evening and/or night shifts
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software
    • Bilingual is preferred

    Compensation: DOE + Health, Dental, Vision, PTO, and etc.  

     

     

     

     

     

    *Please, no phone calls.  To be considered for this position, click apply and follow the steps.   

    *To all recruitment agencies: NBH does NOT accept agency resumes.  NBH is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

     

     

     

     

     

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