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Licensed Addiction Counselor - Behavioral Health *1.0 FTE, Days, $5,000 Sign-OnBonus*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Polson
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Providence is calling a Licensed Addiction Counselor (Behavioral Health, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable. $5,000 Sign-on Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment. Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system. In this position you will:

  • Assess patient/family learning needs, abilities, preferences and readiness to learn. Completes on going assessments and documents according to policy. Communicates with other members of the health care team regarding the patient's needs, plan and response to care. Evaluates response to plan and makes adjustments as indicated.
  • Assess, collaborate and coordinate patient's discharge planning needs and readiness for discharge with other members of the care team.
  • Consult regarding cases that are presenting problems and/or experiencing significant deviations from the plan of care, conferring with the Medical Director/Department Director as needed.
  • For the ages listed, screens, assesses, monitors, documents and interprets psychosocial, spiritual, environmental, self-care, educational, and discharge planning needs.
  • In collaboration with the patient/family, and in a developmentally and culturally appropriate manner, implements the plan of care according to established Social Work policy.
  • Maintain current knowledge of reimbursement and regulatory issues of the payors most frequently seen with the patient population.
  • Obtain a history through the interview process, maintains ongoing monitoring/assessment of assigned patients.
  • Participate in the development of patient plan of care to include patient problems, goals, evaluations and interventions.
  • Report symptoms and significant changes in patient's condition to appropriate personnel.
  • Utilize appropriate teaching methods and/or referrals to ensure patient/family educational needs are met. Provides community resource information to patient/family and evaluates the effectiveness of teaching, making adjustments as necessary. Documents education process on appropriate screen/format.
  • Work with health care team and outside resources to facilitate optimum patient care delivery.
  • Educate health team colleagues about Social Work. Including the role and unique needs of the case-managed patient populations and serves as a resource for physicians and other departments. Required qualifications for this position include:
    • Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Professional Counseling.
    • LCPC (Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor)
    • Three (3) years experience in similar work structure and level of clinical responsibility.
    • Well developed therapeutic skills, particularly in the area of group therapy. Must perform effectively under stressful patient/counselor therapeutic relationships. Must have writing skills capable of maintaining extensive documentation of case medical files. Preferred qualifications for this position include:
      • Eligible for licensure in the state of Montana preferred, eligible for LAC (Licensed Addiction Counselor) or LCSW.
      • Addiction Counseling or Substance abuse experience. About the hospital you will serve. Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital in beautiful northwest Montana employing nearly 250 employees, including physicians. With expanding services, building renovations and outstanding technology, our community hospital is the heart of medical care in Polson, Montana and the large, sparsely populated surrounding area. We have close ties to Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center, Providence's tertiary center located 66 miles away in Missoula. About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P343190 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Behavioral Health Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Full time Shift: Day Career Track: Clinical Professional Department: 3502 BEHAVIORAL HTH POLSON Address: MT Polson 6 13th Ave E Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Coeur d'Alene , Licensed Addiction Counselor - Behavioral Health *1.0 FTE, Days, $5,000 Sign-OnBonus*, Healthcare , Polson, Idaho

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