Counselor Assistant

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Founded in 1972, Gateway Rehab has become a leader in drug & alcohol treatment in Western Pennsylvania. Our mission is to help all affected by addictive diseases to be healthy in mind, body and spirit. We strive to provide effective long-term treatment for addictive disease by offering a continuum of clinical practices, recovery support, education and research.

Gateway has an opening for a Full Time Counselor Assistant at CeCe’s Place- an all female Extended Care house located in Braddock, PA. The work schedule is primarily Tuesday-Saturday, mid-shift and daylight hours. Flexibility needed. Please note, the schedule is subject to change dependent on program needs.

SIGN ON BONUS — $2000

Benefits for Qualified Positions Include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer matching and more!

Essential Functions:

  • Completes biopsychosocial history interviews.
  • Completes initial assessments for patients.
  • Completes other related paperwork including clinical needs, record of service, PCPC, ASAM, LOCUS, treatment plans, and mental status exam.
  • Conducts individual sessions.
  • Conducts psychoeducational groups and lectures.
  • Meets with family members of patients during family sessions as needed.
  • Intervenes appropriately in crisis situations.
  • Conducts searches and urine screens as necessary.
  • Conducts suicide assessments when necessary and intervenes appropriately.
  • Transport patients as needed.

Qualifying Education, Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • Completion of GRC or college internship preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Degree must be in field that meets PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Program’s staffing qualification regulations.
  • Appropriate certification from the Pennsylvania Certification Board required in addition to bachelor’s degree if degree held does not meet Department of Health staffing qualification regulations.

This is a brief summary of duties not intended to be inclusive and subject to change.

Compliance with all applicable licensing/accreditation bodies required.

Gateway Rehab proudly offers competitive wages and benefit packages, along with career advancement opportunities. Join us today!

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