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.

We are currently looking for a PRN, casual as needed Counselor in our Adult Inpatient programming (Abe’s Place) or long term Adult REST program (Ramsey Hall) located in Aliquippa, Pa (Center Twp), that would work with both male and female population. This position requires the ability to complete and obtain certification/licensure in an appropriate timeframe as per regulatory bodies. This position would work a combination of day and evening shifts, including potential weekends and holidays. Please note, the schedule is subject to change dependent on program needs.

Essential Functions:

  • Completes assessments and all related paperwork.
  • Completes initial assessments for patients.
  • Assists the therapists in the documentation.
  • Conducts individual sessions.
  • Coordinates treatment in collaboration with the Therapist with referrals, family members, and other Gateway departments.
  • Conducts psychoeducational groups and lectures.
  • Assists therapist with aftercare planning.
  • Intervenes appropriately in crisis situations.
  • Conducts searches of patient’s belongings, physical site, and visual searches as needed.
  • Obtains urine screens as necessary from patients.
  • Meets with family members of patients during family sessions.
  • Transports patients as needed.
  • Supervises patient recreational activities and AA/NA meetings.
  • Orients patient to the treatment program.

Qualifying Education, Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Ability to complete and obtain certification/licensure in an appropriate timeframe as per regulatory bodies required.
  • One year DDAP qualifying experience highly preferred.
  • Valid drivers license and favorable driving record.

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!

Options to Apply:

Please note, to be considered for employment you must complete a Gateway Application.  It is not required when you initially apply, but will help expedite the potential employment process if completed at initial submission. The employment application can be accessed at: https://careers.gatewayrehab.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Employment_Application_Form.pdf

  1. EMAIL – Send updated resume and letter of interest indicating what position(s) and location(s) you are interested in, along with optional completed application to jobs@gatewayrehab.org
  2. ONLINE – Apply online using the “Apply Now” link provided on the job listing page and attach your resume, optional cover letter and optional completed application.
  1. MAIL – Send updated resume and letter of interest indicating what position(s) and location(s) you are interested in, along with completed application to: Gateway Rehab, Attn: Recruitment, 311 Rouser Road, Moon Township, PA 15108
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