Lead Counselor Technician

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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 Aliquippa’s Inpatient Facility (Abe’s Place) has a full time Lead Counselor Technician position available.  The schedule is primarily evening, potentially overnight including holidays and weekends as needed. This position assists with the supervision of the work of the Aliquippa inpatient program Counselor Technicians.

$1500.00 Sign on Bonus Available

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:

  • Provides feedback/supervision to the Counselor Technicians.
  • Provides on the job orientation to new Counselor Technicians.
  • Assists the Clinical Manager in the development of the inpatient Counselor Technicians work schedule.
  • Assists the Clinical Manager in preparing performance evaluations for the Counselor Technicians.
  • Coordinates with inpatient staff and maintenance department regarding physical appearance of the unit.
  • Assists the Clinical Manager in preparation of Counselor Technicians annual training plans and ensures that training requirements are received.
  • Assists the Activities Therapist with life-skills education for patients.
  • Coordinates and executes patient treatment schedule.
  • Conducts orientation with patients.
  • Intervenes in crises with patients.
  • Communicates information to the treatment team.
  • Transports patients to AA and NA meetings and elsewhere as needed.
  • Monitors patient treatment assignments.
  • Facilitates patient activities.
  • Monitors patients’ phone calls to families.
  • Answers incoming calls to program.

High School Diploma, one year D&A treatment experience preferred, and a valid driver’s license with a favorable driving record is required.

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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