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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

First Choice Counseling Center is hiring for the following positions. Please read job descriptions carefully and apply for the position you meet the qualifications.  We hold high expectations from our workers and concentrate on the quality of our work and not the quantity.  If you are interested please write the job title  on the subject line  with your resume.

 

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Work-Life Integration Culture

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  • Hybrid - full time workers

  • 100% remote- part time therapist

  • EAP benefits

  • Flexible scheduling

  • CEU stipend

  • Additional benefits for full time employees

  • Trainings

  • Individual and Group Supervision

  • Performance Bonuses 

  • Staff events

  • Time out hour- movies, games and/or lunches

  • Wellness activities

  • Mental Health Therapist- Telehealth and Office Based
    First Choice Counseling Center is seeking ethical professionals to join our team. Our ideal candidate will show integrity and professional behaviors with the capability to work independently and in a team environment. We are seeking candidates who are intentional about their clinical growth. We believe we help cultivate professional growth with a supportive team, training, guaranteed supervision and low manageable caseload. Duties and Responsibilities · Establish positive and trusting relationships with clients · Implement various treatments and protocols to provide guidance and appropriately address client situations. · Complete all client documentations treatment plans, assessments, progress note, discharge summary etc. · Complete follow ups with referral sources and other community providers · Continually assess client situations and provide the proper ongoing treatments · Educate and involve family members in the treatment process when appropriate · Record and maintain adequate notes in an EMR system · Maintain the strictest confidentiality of each client situation Education Requirements · Current state license as: LCPC, LGPC, LCSW-C, LMSW, PH.D What We Offer: 1. Competitive Salary 2. Guaranteed Supervision 3. Yearly CEU stipend 4. Health Insurance 5. PTO ( full time employee) 6. 401K 7. Paid B-day Full Time -Salaried- range $62,000-$75,000 -Initially 1-2 days in office then can potentially be 100%remote -Manageable caseload Part Time -Fee for service -Paid supervision, trainings, meeting, admin time and no call/no show -100 % remote -Minimum 10 client contact weekly
  • Rehabilitation Specialist- Full Time Position
    First Choice Counseling Center seeking a licensed mental health professional with a minimum of 2 years direct care experience working with emotionally disturbed youth and adults with mental illness. RS will supervise and train PRP coordinators regarding the development and implementation of rehabilitation services that reflect the needs of our clients, Ensuring that the clients are receiving the appropriate services as outlined in their individual rehabilitation plans. RS is responsible to help facilitate group sessions,complete intial and six month individual treatment plan, obtain authorization for services. Reviews notes to ensure medical necessity Ensures intake and assessments are completed thoroughly RS is responsible for ensuring continuing of care and provides these services as needed. Collaborate with therapist and assist with marketing of program. On- call responsibilities, Serious inquires only. This is a full time position, $42,000 -$50,000yearly salary, bonuses with met goals/performance, insurance stipen You must be licensed mental health provider(CPRP, LGSW, LCSW-C, LPC, LGPC, RN). Weekly Clinical Supervision Provided.
  • PRP Coordinator- Adults
    Job Title: Psychiatric Rehabilitation Direct Care Staff/ Direct Care Service Coordinator (adults)Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Anne Arundel County Population Type- Works with adult population Minimum qualifications · Minimum of high school diploma or equivalency diploma · Excellent written and oral communication · Computer literacy · Ability to work independently · Reliable transportation and valid drivers license · Background checks required (reimbursed after 3 months of employment) . At one (1) year of work experience in a supervised mental health setting Positions available- part time, exempt Reports to: Rehabilitation Specialist Position summary: To provide direct support, education, and outreach to a caseload of adult recovering from mental disorders. The primary focus is on meeting with individuals within their natural environments, coordinating community support systems and services, crisis intervention, education, and assisting in removing barriers to improving functions. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Direct Service Coordinators assist clients with working on their individualized rehabilitation plan to reach their goals in the following areas: Self-care skills Social skills Independent living skills-Mobility skills money management, and accessing available entitlements Cultural and spiritual activities Medication management Health promotion and training–nutrition, exercise and dental care 2. Direct Service Coordinators will monitor each individual during in-person visits for a minimum of 6 visits (for adults) per month 3. Direct Service Coordinators will document all contact, interaction and interventions pertaining to the client, including dates, locations, and types of contact, Documentation will be part of clients medical records. 4. Direct Service Coordinators will summarize the client’s progress monthly regarding: (a) Goal achievement (b) Changes in status or situation (c) If applicable, changes in rehabilitation goals or services requested 5. Direct Service Coordinators will work cooperatively with family and other involved professionals to coordinate services with other agencies and programs in the best interest of the individual client. 6. Direct Service Coordinators will research and provide the client with community based resources as needed to meet their needs and help them make progress towards their personal goals. 7.. Direct Service Coordinators will facilitate the client’s participation in the weekly or monthly on-site group meetings to encourage peer socialization and development of coping strategies/techniques. 8. Direct Service Coordinators will transport clients to onsite activities as needed 9. Direct Service Coordinators will attend all supervision, training and monthly staff meetings. 10. Must completef on the job training before initiation of services with clients PRP Counselors are responsible for bringing their clients to office for group activities. We offer gas stipend, and bonuses for our PRP counselors
  • PRP Coordinator- Minor
    Job Title: Psychiatric Rehabilitation Direct Care Staff/ Direct Service Coordinator (children) Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Harford County Population type- works with minors Minimum qualifications · Excellent written and oral communication · Computer literacy · Ability to work independently · Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license · Background checks required (reimbursed after 3 months of employment) Educational requirements At a minimum (i).bachelors degree in health related field; (ii) An associate’s degree in health related field (iii).30 hours or their equivalent of college credit towards a bachelor’s degree in health related field; (iv) At least 1 year of work experience in a supervised mental health setting Specific Job Requirement 1. Responsible for implementing the rehabilitation activities outlined in the minors IRP 2.. Direct Service Coordinators assist clients with working on their individualized rehabilitation plan to reach their goals in the following areas: Self Care Social Skills Independent Living Skills Activities that support individual’s cultural interests Medication Monitoring 3.Direct Service Coordinators will monitor each individual during in-person visits for a minimum of 4 visits (for child & adolescent) and document any changes in the individual’s emotional, psychological, or physical health. 4. Direct Service Coordinators will document all contact, interaction and interventions pertaining to the client, including dates, locations, and types of contact, and compete monthly progress reports 5. Direct Service Coordinators will work cooperatively with therapists and other service providers to coordinate services with other agencies and programs in the best interest of the individual client. 6. Direct Service Coordinators will research and provide the client with community-based resources as needed to meet their needs and help them make progress towards their personal goals. 7. Direct Service Coordinators will facilitate the client’s participation in the weekly on-site group meetings to encourage peer socialization and development of coping strategies/techniques 8. Meet with Rehabilitation specialist for supervision of cases 9 Provide and /or coordinate transportation to individual and group prp activities 10. Assist individual in developing and practicing the skills defined on their psychiatric rehabilitation plans. This may include accompanying individuals to appointments, leisure activities or other activities of interest including religious, educational or vocational to provide support and encouragement. 11. Must complete on the job supervision prior to initiation of services
  • Subtance Abuse Counselor (OP and IOP)
    Knowledge of the disease model of addiction, co-occurring disorders, the recovery process, relapse prevention, and 12 step programs/12 step facilitation are necessary for this position. This position will be responsible for providing intensive, professional counseling services (group and individual) to clients with a primary diagnosis of a substance use disorder, oversees the implementation of individualized treatment plans, has regular contact with referral sources, identifies family issues needing addressed before discharge, and plans treatment services as required. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Responsible for assessing appropriate level of care, documenting necessity for level of care and assigning patient accordingly. Perform individual, group and family counseling Responsible for providing the patients with services outlined in the Core functions of an Alcohol and Drug Counselor in consultation with other professionals. To include: treatment planning, client education, counseling (individual and group), report and record keeping, case management, crisis intervention and referral. Responsible for completing the initial screening Responsible for completing the Comprehensive Substance Abuse Assessment Responsible for completing the Individualized Treatment Plan (ITP) within the first five days of treatment Responsible for updating or creating ITP every 30 days for IOP clients and every 90 days for OP clients. Responsible for administering and/or ordering toxicology tests every week for IOP clients and every other week for OP clients and review the results with clinical team and make the necessary changes to ITP. Responsible for discharging the clients and preparing the comprehensive discharge plan for planned or unplanned discharged clients. Responsible for conducting the individual sessions and document as per company documentation guidelines in the client charts. Responsible for conducting IOP and/or OP group sessions and document as per company documentation guidelines in the client charts. Client education in group settings will show a thorough understanding of basic principles of addiction, various substances, and understanding of disease progression. Responsible for attending all staff meetings and scheduled clinical reviews. Responsible for maintaining certification by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists Responsible for ensuring that all applicable policies and procedures that fall within the scope of job duties are followed and adhered to. Responsible for learning and utilizing the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and other tools for all client documentation. All clinical work reviewed and monitored weekly/monthly/quarterly to ensure that 100% of the patient’s records are completed through chart audits. Participates in all team meetings. License Requirement -Active LCADC (Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor) LGADC (Licensed Graduate Alcohol and Drug Counselor) CAC-AD (Certified Associate Counselor—Alcohol and Drug) CSC-AD (Certified Supervised Counselor). Availability IOP applicants- Morning groups are Monday, Tues and Weds from 9:00am-12:00am Evening groups are 5:30pm-8:30pm.
  • Bilingual Substance Abuse Counselor
    Licensed Addictions Counselor for a Part-time position for our 12 Hour Substance Education Program. This position will conduct group and assessments for clients with substance use disorder, prepare daily progress notes, complete intakes, complete assessments, treatment planning, administer urinalysis and other related functions. Group hours 2 hours are week for 6 weeks. Group days are flexible and generally during evenings starting at 5pm and can conduct Saturday groups as well Submit your availability with resume or cover letter and salary range requirements. CSC-AD, CAC-AD, or CPC-AD from the state of Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists. MUST speak Spanish.
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