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Job Title Chemical Dependency Counselor Location Waverly, PA Job Category Wellbeing Services Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Marworth Counseling Team Date posted 03/27/2023 Job ID R-39457

Job Summary

Functions as primary care manager at all levels of counseling careas needed, providing chemical dependency services to patients and their families in accordance with established policies and professional standards.

Job Duties

  • Responsible for carrying out all relevant charting requirements.
  • Facilitating group therapy, individual and family therapy.
  • Presents educational lectures to patients and family members.
  • Coordinates case management responsibilities with outside agencies and coordinate discharge planning.
  • Observes all applicable facility policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates treatment planning process through the multidisciplinary team.
  • Participates in department quality improvement activities.


Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Education

Bachelor's Degree-Social Sciences (Required), Master's Degree-Social Sciences (Preferred)

Experience

Minimum of 1 year-Clinical (Required)

Skills

Time Management; Teamwork; Patients Rights; Assessment And Diagnosis

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.

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