CERTIFIED ADDICTION COUNSELOR I or II – MEDSTAR WASHINGTON HOSPITAL CENTER – INPATIENT PSYCHIATRY

Requisition Number: 2020-3375

Type of Position: Part-Time

Location: Washington, DC

Overview

Come work with a great team!  Diamond Healthcare manages the behavioral health services for Medstar Washington Hospital Center (MWHC) and has a part-time opening for a Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) I or II or LPC.

This person will be responsible for completing Psychosocial Assessments, documenting in the treatment plans and conducting groups.  Must have outstanding people-skills and the ability to work as a team.  Must be detail-oriented, as well as capable of setting and meeting program goals. 

Essential Functions

  • Participate in agency-wide training programs and in-services.
  • Document in the medical record according to requirements of regulatory agencies.
  • Collaborate very closely with external organizations to communicate progress and criteria for discharge.
  • Serve as a team player in all routine activities of continuous quality improvement. 
  • Ability to represent MWHC in the most positive manner, especially in partnership with our contractual clients.
  • Some evening work required, particularly related to covering groups when staff are on leave, out sick, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Requirements/Qualifications

    This person must have a minimum of 1 year of experience with the co-occurring population.  Must be flexible to adjust to the needs of a fast-paced environment, demonstrate effective problem-solving skills and display excellent oral/written communication skills.   Previous adult behavioral health, substance use treatment, group therapy and assessment experience is strongly preferred.     Candidates must have active District of Columbia CAC I or II, LPC or be eligible for endorsement.

    EOE