Outpatient Therapist- Neil Kennedy

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Become part of a meaningful workplace, where we see live change daily!

We are currently looking for a Full Time Therapist for our outpatient center at Neil Kennedy..

Job Summary: This position is responsible for providing drug and alcohol treatment services and case management for assigned patients.

Attractive sign on Bonus available along with excellent benefits


We offer a combination of sign-on bonus, relocation bonus and education loan payment reimbursement for this position.

We are looking for licensed therapists to work in our facility celebrating 75 years of service to our

Youngstown community.  If you want to be part of our organization rooted in our community and serving all

Of Ohio, now is the time to join Neil Kennedy Recovery Center.


Benefits for Qualified Positions Include:

  • Above Regional Market Start rate
  • Very Generous PTO Available Immediately
  • Competitive Benefits: Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer matching and more!

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitates group and individual therapy.
  • Provides psychoeducation to patients and lectures to patient community.
  • Conducts family therapy sessions.
  • Contacts parties involved in patients’ treatment to gather collateral information and documents in patient chart in a timely manner.
  • Develops treatment plans, treatment plan updates, and behavior contracts.
  • Completes biopsychosocials, assessments, mental status exams, and all other patient paperwork.
  • Documents individual and group sessions and all other case management activity in patient chart.
  • Initiates case consults as appropriate and documents in patient chart.
  • Establishes and maintains contact and relationships with referral sources related to patient caseload.
  • Plans for continuing care of patient and makes appropriate referrals.
  • Monitors and completes initial and continuing stay insurance authorizations.
  • Conducts suicide assessments when necessary and intervenes appropriately.
  • Intervenes appropriately in crisis situations.
  • Assesses and appropriately reports patient abuse and neglect.
  • Delivers presentations to community groups and completes other outreach activities as needed.
  • Supports collection of patient liability.
  • Achieves and maintains expected productivity on an ongoing basis.
  • Participates in regular supervision with the manager and seeks out additional supervision as needed.
  • Follows all Gateway policies and procedures.

Qualifying Education, Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • MASTERS level, Licensed in OH as a Masters Level Therapist or Masters in Social Work … bare minimum, the therapist needs to have a Masters degree in a counseling or social work discipline from an accredited MASTERS program … Must have a Masters degree
  • Pennsylvania Certified Addictions Counselor certification required in addition to degree if degree held does not meet Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs staffing qualification regulations.
  • Experience in a mental health or drug and alcohol professional setting.
  • Knowledge of age specific growth and development.


Other Requirements / Information:

  • PA State Police Criminal History Record check, FBI Criminal Background and PA Child Abuse History clearance.
  • CPR/First Aid certification.

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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