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College Counselor (Immediate Hire)

Company: Cenikor Foundation
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Cenikor's Value Proposition - What's In It for You?:
PURPOSE in your work - service to others, giving back to your community, helping to save lives, being fulfilled at work.
COMPETITIVE PAY, BENEFITS, PAID TIME OFF, $2k - $4k TUITION REIMBURSEMENT, up to 10% 401K and BONUSES - we hire and reward high performers.
STABILITY and GROWTH - more than 55 years in business - our strong financial processes support our drive to serve more people and ensure stability for our team members.
CONTINUOUS LEARNING and PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - we are committed to developing our leaders in their desired career path and promoting from within. We have Cenikor Career Pathways Program that you can join after 90 days of employment. We also have an annual leadership development program with assigned mentors to help you achieve your professional goals.
The work we do isn't easy. If you like to work hard, to serve others and to have FUN with your team while achieving goals, Cenikor will be the right place for you!
SCHEDULE: Tuesday-Saturday 8am-5pm or as needed (flexible)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Work with clients to develop and implement an individualized treatment plan CMBHS within three (3) service days of admission.
Develops individualized treatment plan based on comprehensive assessment.
Conducts regularly scheduled treatment plan reviews every week.
Provide individual and group counseling services to each client as indicated by the therapeutic schedule and treatment plan.
Conducts chemical dependency counseling sessions, life skills group sessions and leads encounter groups as assigned.
Conducts self as a rational authority and role model within the therapeutic community modality.
Works in conjunction with all facility staff to facilitate a safe environment for client recovery.
Complete client discharge summary within two (2) working days of discharge from the program.
Complete required referral reports accurately and submit as needed.
Monitor length of authorization by reviewing in Welligent and communication with Insurance/Billing and create/update treatment plan accordingly
Ensure documentation is complete and accurate and meets the criteria for appropriate level of care according to clinical, funding and billing
Ensure documentation in the clinical record is legible and complies with documentation standards.
Ensure completion of Big 5 performance management tool by the required deadlines and use of SMART goals to support annual performance compensation review.
Assist Clinical Manager in upholding the core principles of Cenikor's culture to help maintain a positive working environment for all team members.
Maintain compliance with federal and state regulatory standards as well as Cenikor policies and procedures.
Maintain strict confidentiality on all client and foundation matters and refer questionable issues to your supervisor.
Perform additional duties as assigned and consistent with the exempt functions as defined in this job description.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledgeable of therapeutic community philosophy.
Willingness to adhere to the therapeutic community modality.
Possesses good oral and written communication skills.
Experienced and capable of identifying appropriate resources for client development and providing substance abuse counseling.
Capable of discerning facts from opinions and remaining objective when listening to conflicting opinions and able to avoid power struggles.
Experienced in working with diverse population.
Possesses good time management skills needed to meet aggressive deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks.
Patience, perseverance, and resilience in a challenging environment.
Presents a professional, positive image.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software required, including MS Outlook calendar.
Ability to consistently uphold the Core Principles of Cenikor's Culture with all team members:
Demonstrate mission of service to our clients
Positive, respectful communication with both staff and clients
Demonstrate self-motivation and perseverance to achieve goals
Role model appropriate, professional behaviors including appropriate client boundaries
Work effectively as part of a team, helping to set up others for success
Education:
Associates required
Experience:
Two (2) years of substance abuse treatment experience preferred.
One (1) year of counseling experience with chemically dependent adolescents preferred.
Licensure Required:
LCDC
IMPORTANT NOTES:
Drug Free Workplace
Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Cenikor Foundation, Houston , College Counselor (Immediate Hire), Other , Houston, Texas

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