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Corizon Health Substance Abuse Methadone Counselor in Baltimore, Maryland

About Corizon Health

Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare in the United States.

We are a company built on more than 40 years of innovation and expertise in the industry.

Our people, our practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your correctional healthcare career.

Responsibilities

Corizon Health has exceptional full time openings for Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors (LCPC) at Baltimore Booking and Intake Center in Baltimore , MD . T he qualified candidate must be fully licensed as a LCPC. Prior corrections experience is a plus but not required.

Summary:

• 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.

Repsonsibilites:

A. Provide individual, group or family counseling to maintenance clients within Maryland State and Federal regulations.

B. Maintain therapeutic contact with methadone client caseload during their stay in the

treatment program.

C. Maintain assigned caseload and provide case management for clients.

D. Maintain timely and appropriate client charts. This will include: Intake assessment,

progress notes, and discharge summaries.

E. Maintain close communications with Methadone Counselor Supervisor (LCADC),

Addiction Specialist MD, and other program staff.

F. The substance counselors shall be supervised by a Certified Supervisor Counselor Alcohol and Drug (CSC-AD).

G. Adhere to all State, Federal and Program regulations and procedures regarding

methadone treatment.

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

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

J. Prepare and present case conferences for caseload maintenance.

K. Maintain communication between methadone program and outside agencies when

appropriate.

L. Communicate clearly and cooperatively with staff and clients.

M. Work within program’s quality assurance guidelines.

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

O. Commit to the provision of culturally competent services.

P. Follow established company policies and those outlined in the program policies and

employee handbook.

Experience & Requirements

Requirements:

• Must have a master’s degree

• Must be a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Maryland

• CPR certification

• Correctional experience preferred.

For questions or to apply please contact: Carolyn Coney-Johnson Sr. Clinical Recruiter at 615-660-6814 or Carolyn.coneyjohnson@corizonhealth.com

Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.

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

Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

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