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Corizon Health Methadone Counselor in Baltimore, Maryland

About Corizon Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.


Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Methadone Counselor with Corizon Health at Balt Central Intake ocated in Baltimore, Maryland:

  • Provide individual counseling to inmates battling substance abuse.

  • Maintain therapeutic contact with methadone patient during their time in the treatment program.

  • Maintain assigned caseload and provide case management for patients.

  • Maintain timely and appropriate patient charts. This will include: Initial Intake Assessment, Initial Treatment Plan, Monthly Follow-up, 90-Day Treatment Plan Review and Progress Notes.

  • Maintain close communication with Methadone Counselor Supervisor (LCADC), Addiction Specialist physician, and other program staff.

  • You will be supervised by a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor.

  • Adhere to all State, Federal and Program regulations and procedures regarding methadone treatment.

  • Refer clients on an as-needed basis to other community services.

  • Develop contracts for problematic clients inclusive of detox and maintenance programs.

  • Maintain communication between methadone program and outside agencies when appropriate.

  • Communicate clearly and cooperatively with staff and clients.

  • Work within program’s quality assurance guidelines.

  • Participate in professional development training throughout the year; participate in safety training.

  • Follow established company policies and those outlined in the program policies and employee handbook.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience & Requirements

  • Must hold either an LCADC, LGADC, CAC-AD, CSC-AD, Trainee Status.

  • Maintain state requirements for current licensure.

  • CPR certification.

  • Prior clinical experience working with substance abuse or related fields preferred; have familiarity with relevant research literature, clinical assessments, procedures and methods, particularly those designed for substance abuse; have ability to assess treatment, goals and write goal-directed, individualized treatment plans; have ability to monitor and document individual behavior patterns and modify treatment plans; and be familiar with diagnostic nomenclature outlined in the most recent Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.

  • Correctional experience preferred.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

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ID 2021-10608

Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Part-time

Shift / Schedule Variable

Location ID 91202