Turning Point is currently seeking part-time Outpatient Counselors (25 hours per week) that hold the LSW, LPC or LCADC credential for our Daytime IOP in Paterson and Verona Outpatient. In our Verona location, one evening per week is required on either Monday, Tuesday or Thursday. In this part-time position, the Counselor will be responsible for screening clients to determine clinical appropriateness for admission, funding eligibility, and perform the admission. Alongside managing the admission, ensuring timely processing of all clients and resolving any pending issues that arise on day of admission.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
COORDINATE/PERFORM ADMISSION PROCESS:
Manage the flow of the client admission process from reception through admission
Complete paperwork and prepare chart for incoming clients
Screen clients and determine appropriateness of admission based on DSM, ASAM, and agency criteria
Assist referrals for client when admission is denied
Assist team with tasks when needed or when requested by supervisor
Provide updates and communication to family/referral sources in lobby and over the phone
Provide any training that new team members need
Monitor team members' participation to ensure the training provided is being put into use, and also to see if any additional training is needed
Cultivate an environment oriented to trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effor
Meet with referral agents when appropriate
Attend staff meetings.
Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Turning Point is an EOE Employer.