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SUBSTANCE USE COUNSELOR (ON-CALL)

Company: Gateway Foundation Inc
Location: Lake Villa
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values? At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine--including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses--deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateways proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission.Read more about the incredible recognition that we recieved!If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around - GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU! Residential Substance Abuse Counselors are responsible for:Preparing and facilitating group counseling sessions, educational programs, and lectures to assist clients in meeting therapeutic goalsConducting individual counseling to provide crises intervention, support & guidance, and address client behaviors and personal problemsDocumenting clients progress and responses to treatmentMaintaining client records; ensuring records are complete, accurate, and up to dateMonitoring clients in medication self-administrationEnsuring client safety and well-beingMonitoring client behavior during social, recreational, or daily activitiesEnforcing house rulesScheduling, coordinating and transporting clients to appointments and maintaining the vehicleCollecting urine samples and administering breathalyzerOther duties as assignedJob Requirements:High school diploma or equivalency requiredMinimum 6 months of previous experience in substance abuse or mental health counseling requiredRelated work experience with a program specific population (adolescent/adult) in a residential treatment setting requiredPhysical Requirements:Ability to walk and move about the facilities for up to two hours at a time, to monitor and interact with clients.Ability to speak with others in order to exchange information and provide counseling.Ability to record, proofread and check documents and files for accuracy on a regular basis.Ability to use a keyboard and video display terminal to receive, retrieve, and/or audit information and data on a regular basis.Ability to respond to telephones, and to hear and detect alarms and unusual noises.Ability to drive an automobile or van; remain alert to traffic conditions, and to identify and comply with traffic signals and signsCompetitive Compensation and Benefits: Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunityDental & Vision InsurancePaid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first yearCatastrophic Absence Time (CAT) - Accrue up to seven days annually, to be used during an extended personal illnessFlexible Spending AccountsCommuter Accounts403(b) Retirement Plan with company matchLife and AD&D InsuranceLong-Term Disability (LTD)Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)Tuition ReimbursementTraining & Development ProgramsGateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

Keywords: Gateway Foundation Inc, Kenosha , SUBSTANCE USE COUNSELOR (ON-CALL), Other , Lake Villa, Wisconsin

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