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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Mental Health Therapist ( Office Based and Community Based)


We are currently seeking LMSW, LCSW-C, LGPC,LPC PhD or CRNP) professionals to provide therapy in office and/or in the community. Therapist provides individual, family and/or couples counseling. Must complete documentation in timely manner (evaluation, treatment plan, progress notes). Seeking therapists with various specializations and background. Community based workers needed to provide in home services in Baltimore County, City and Harford County. We have 1099 independent contractor, part time and full time positions available. Supervision Provided Please indicated if you are applying for office or community based position.




Rehabilitation Specialist- Full Time Position


First Choice Counseling Center seeking a dynamic professional to provide effective leadership for our PRP program. Applicant must be licensed mental health professional with a minimum of 2 years direct care experience working with emotionally disturbed youth and adults with mental illness. The RS must be able to: Educate, monitor, supervise and support direct care staff in the Child OR Adult PRP. RS will supervise and train PRP coordinators regarding the development and implementation of rehabilitation services that reflect the needs of our clients, Ensures that the clients are receiving the appropriate services as outlined in their individual rehabilitation plans. Responsible for developing initial treatment plans and discharge summaries. Complete quality assurance on client case records. Ensures monthly activites are available to client and facilitates one group monthly. Obtain initial and concurren authorization for services. Reviews documents to ensure medically necessity services. Assists in the development and implementation of new programs Cultivating an environment where staff members respect and adhere to company standards of integrity, ethics, and cultural awareness. The employee demonstrates the ability to express themselves well through writing, interpersonal and oral communication skills. She/he will demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity to serving culturally diverse and/or special needs population while maintaining client confidentially. Must be able to reinforce company policies; JTC Standards and COMAR regulatory requirements. This position has on-call responsibilities . Must be able to work some evenings. You must be licensed mental health provider(LMSW, LCSW-C, LCPC, LGPC, RN, PHD or CPRP SUPERVISION PROVIDED AND GUARANTEED BY BOARD APPROVED SUPERVISOR Serious Inquiries Only Job Type: Full-time




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.




Clinical Administrator


Under direction of CEO, the Clinical Administrator has the responsibility to plan, supervise, review and evaluate the work of staff assigned to the program; As a licensed clinician the administrator will be the main point of contact for patients or clients who receive mental health care and SUD services. Facilitate partnership strategies with the community. Assist CEO with program development and contract management; and to perform related work as assigned. DUTIES: Plans, assigns, supervises, reviews and evaluates the work of staff and interns assigned to program Obtains and maintains authorization for mental health and substance use clients. Assists in selection, training and evaluation of staff and interns Meets with and provided supervision of individual staff on a regular basis to review assignments, progress, case records and problem areas and makes recommendations regarding methods of treatment and meeting client needs, documenting in supervision notes Conducts supervision and documents in supervision notes Conducts client chart reviews on a monthly basis. Ensures that a minimum of charts are included in each review and that a final review is completed on all closed charts chart per staff, per month are reviewed and documented on review tool and summary provided on findings Ensures new employees receive orientation training on documentation, program and agency information, and the EMR system Conducts agency and program trainings and in services Participates in developing instructional material and assists in developing program goals; assists management in evaluating program needs Provides consultation services to the community and related agencies; meets with community organizations, private individuals, agency administrators and professional staff to gain cooperation in achieving program goals and serves as liaison to community organizations Assists in planning and conducting staff meetings Adhere to agency safety protocols Provides direct services on an as needed basis Must be a board approved supervisor for social workers, counselors and addictions counselor





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Pikesville, MD 21208

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