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Highpoint Treatment Center Substance Use Clinician in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Substance Use Clinician - Sign on Bonus?Eligible! Brockton, New Bedford and Plymouth Bachelors or Masters in a related field Pay Range: BA Level $23 - $27 MA Level $25 - $29 MA Level W/ IND LIC $26 - $30/hr. FT or PT Benefits Medical Insurance? Dental Insurance? Vision Insurance? Long & short term disability Discounted auto/home and renters insurance? ? 403b - Retirement FSA & DSA PMLA Employee Assistance Program Bonuses & Referral Eligibility for free classes to become a Licensed Counselor or Recovery Coach Education days to use towards CEU's Free meals at select programs and when available Unmatched Leave Time (FT employees can earn up to 3 weeks in first year)? High Point & Affiliated Organizations is a health and human service agency whose mission is to treat and prevent substance use disorders and mental illness. High Point has programs located throughout Southeastern Massachusetts offering a full continuum of care for substance use and mental health treatment, including inpatient, outpatient, residential, and community-based services. Programs and services also assist survivors of abuse, violence, and families experiencing homelessness. High Point believes that everyone has inherent goodness, worth, and dignity. Our goal is to help individuals and families achieve personal change and improve their quality of life. Clinician Requirements:? Excellent verbal and written communications skills;? An understanding of the relationship between substance abuse and mental health issues and/or self-help programs;? Diagnostic, assessment skills and case management ability;? Promote and enhance?ones?knowledge about the symptoms of psychiatric illness and addiction;? Interagency collaboration;? Ability to facilitate a group/lecture;? Ability to set limits and enforce rules;? An understanding of boundaries and ethics;? Computer skills.? Clinician Duties & Responsibilities: Maintains and submits any current Licensure or Certificate necessary for the performance of the position;? Comply with Federal Regulations, 42 CFR Part 2,?Confidentiality?of Alcohol Abuse Policy and HIPAA Regulations;? Participate in Treatment Team Meetings;? Maintain assigned caseload; Providing direct care to patients ? including assessments of the new patients, individual counseling, discharge planning, treatment plans, daily progress notes, daily groups, group note completion and completion of bio-psychosocial assessments;? Responsible for each assigned?patients?medical records. All records are to be professional, complete and thorough with entries made in a?timely manners;? Provide direct care to the patients. This care will include, but not limited to, individual counseling, group facilitation, lectures, orientation for new?patient?s. discharge and aftercare planning, and case management of patients assigned;? Responsible for linking?patient?s?with aftercare services prior to discharge and aiding the patient and his/her family access outpatient services when appropriate;? Attend all unit, facility meetings and case conferences as directed by the Clinical Director;? Attend mandatory trainings;? Responsible for continued education in the field of substance abuse and related courses;? Responsible for contacting the insurance company for authorization, as needed;? Utilize walkie-talkie as campus responder;? Utilize standards precautions at all times;? Demonstrates behaviors that recognize the rights of patients as defined by the patient?s rights;? Other duties as assigned by the Program Director, the Clinical Director, and/or the Senior Clinician.? Clinician Qualifications: Bachelor?s or Master?s Degree in a related field. Minimum of on