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Talbert House Clinical Counselor - Integrated Services in Cincinnati, Ohio

+-----------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Position Summary: | | | | The Clinical Counselor will provide clinical services to both men and | | women residing in a transitional housing center. This position allows | | for a significant amount of independence and autonomy.  A qualified | | candidate will work primarily at our Parkway Center location | | providing group and individual therapy for clients with a SUD | | diagnosis.  A dually licensed clinician will also provide mental | | health treatment.  The Parkway Center is a transitional living | | facility in which clients are working to transition back into the | | community.  This position requires the ability to communicate and | | work well with other team members such as case managers, non-clinical | | staff, and treatment providers in other programs and agencies. | +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Position Description: | | | | - The Clinical Counselor will be responsible for completing | | assessments and providing substance abuse treatment groups as | | well as individual therapy related to substance abuse and mental | | health. | | - Position may require traveling to different sites to provide | | services | | - Maximize treatment outcomes by using approved counseling methods | | for individual, family, or group sessions. | | - Conduct assessments (including dependent diagnosis) to develop an | | accurate diagnostic summary/service plan. Use approved | | interviewing and observation techniques/instruments to assist | | with assessment. | | - Utilize clinical knowledge and training to recognize when medical | | referral is appropriate and to understand psychotropic | | medications, side effects and related diagnoses. | | - Prepare clinical reports and individualized service plans | | utilizing agency electronic clinical documentation software. | | - Assure documentation is in compliance with contract, regulatory | | and agency requirements and best clinical practices.  | | - Efficiently operate computer to enter, edit and/or retrieve data | | and to produce reports and documentation. | | - Effectively works as a team member, including participating in | | all required trainings, ensure the safety of others and | | participate in Peer Review/CQI process. | | - Other duties as assigned | +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to interact with others in an ethical, culturally sensitive and respectful manner
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Be adaptive, flexible and responsive to the needs of the client and program
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate professional behavior and strong clinical boundaries
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to multi-task while prioritizing tasks
  • Remain current in general knowledge of psychotropic medications, side effects and DSM-V/ICD-10 diagnosis
  • Ability to use electronic service documentation system effectively

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher and at least one of the foll wing licenses: LSW, LPC, MFT, LCDC III 
  • 2 -- 5 years clinical counseling experience preferred
  • Valid driver license and auto insurance 

Essential Functions/Physical Demands:

  • Positional: Driving in accordance with job duties assigned. Infrequent standing and walking. Frequent to constant sitting.
  • Gross Mobility: Rare climbing, or crawling. Infrequent balancing, stooping, kneeling, or crouching. Frequent to constant reaching, handling and fingering.  
  • Sensory: Rare tasting/smelling. Infrequent use of color vision. Occasional use of far visual acuity, depth perception, and field of vision. Frequent use of near and midrange visual acuity, and visual accommodation. Frequent to constant talking. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender id