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Counselor – Opioid Treatment Program

Location: Wake
Position Type: Full-time
Closing Date: December 13, 2021

We are currently seeking a full-time licensed counselor (fully/provisionally licensed LCAS) for our Adult Outpatient Opioid Treatment Program program located on Garner Rd in Raleigh. This position is primarily responsible for counseling OTP clients, maintaining an active case load up to 50 clients and ensuring that the required documentation is completed and filed correctly and timely while maintaining a productivity level of minimum of 60% billable hours of hours worked.

Tap into your passion at SouthLight Healthcare. Build your career in an environment where your voice, passion and work matters every day. At the core of SouthLight is a commitment to our values, our employees and clients. We strive to be an organization where every colleague can contribute and excel. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a culture that values diversity and inclusion. SouthLight offers competitive opportunities and a robust benefits package.

About SouthLight Healthcare
Founded in 1970, SouthLight Healthcare is one of the area’s largest and long-established nonprofit providers of substance use treatment and mental health services. With outpatient and community-based programs, SouthLight provides prevention, education and treatment services in the Triangle and beyond. SouthLight has multiple office locations throughout the Triangle area, serving more than 9,000 clients each year. Services include adult outpatient counseling, Intensive Outpatient Program, Psychiatric Services and Medication Management, Opioid Treatment Program, Court Deferral Program, Peer Support Services, Family Centered Treatment, Community Support Team and a residential treatment program for women and children and more.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide clinical services (individual and group therapy) and all required documentation to meet the service definition for OTP
Responsible for a caseload of up to 50 OTP clients including all documentation, authorizations and completion of NC TOPPS and discharges
Participate in treatment team meetings
Provide program orientation for consumers including screening, intake and releases of information

QUALIFICATIONS
Must be licensed as an LCAS or provisionally licensed as an LCAS-A (or LCSW/LCSWA)

Experience with dual diagnosis addictions and/or substance dependence/abuse
Ability to speak Spanish a plus

Strongly Preferred – The ability to supervise interns within the program (2 years post MSW experience required)

Benefits:

Full-time employees are eligible for medical benefits the first of the month 30 days after hire date. Options for a standard plan and an HSA plan with a $500 initial contribution and up to a $25 per paycheck match. 10 paid holidays and PTO hours which accrue at a rate of 10 hours per month. After 6 months employees are eligible to enroll in our 401(k) plan which has a 4% match. Company paid life insurance, short and long term disability, in house and paid training opportunities, and additional pay for working holidays.

How to Apply

You may apply at our website: https://www.southlight.org/careers & click “View Current Openings” You can also sign up for job alerts!

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SouthLight Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer –

We agree not to discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex

SouthLight is committed to keeping our clients and employees safe and healthy. We are following guidance for healthcare providers and requiring the COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires.