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Outpatient Primary Addiction Counselor Job Description (sunset / parkside)

Ohlhoff Recovery Programs

Irving Street near 10th and 11th Avenue
compensation: Based on experience starting $20 an hour
employment type: part-time
job title: Addiction Counselor
Reports To: Outpatient Program Director and Team

Overview of Position:
The Ohlhoff Outpatient Program provides outpatient counseling services, at the group and individual level, to clients seeking treatment for substance use disorders. An Addiction
Counselor is specifically responsible for all clinical work and administrative responsibilities required in administering treatment and maintaining client records. An Addiction Counselor represents the Ohlhoff Recovery Programs Agency and the recovery community, while upholding the highest ethical standards of the profession.

Specific Responsibilities:
• Conduct adult, individual, family and/or group counseling sessions.
• Attend individual and group clinical supervision sessions on a weekly basis, including weekly staff meetings.
• Conduct intakes/assessments with prospective clients as necessary.
• Coordinate treatment plans with all members of the treatment team; including Clinical and Medical Directors, Program Director, other Staff Counselors, Case Managers and Intern Counselors.
• Prepare and complete progress notes and records for all individual client sessions and groups.
• Return clients’ and potential clients’ phone calls and e-mails as required.

Special Skills: Due to the nature of Intensive Outpatient Treatment, our team requires counselors to have and develop skills in the following clinical areas:
• Crisis management
• Private insurance authorization and clinical reviews
• Substance abuse treatment
• Skill training and psychoeducation
• Motivational Interviewing
• Differential diagnosis and treatment planning
• Providing and supporting referral services when necessary
• Maintaining a safe, sober, and supportive environment in the clinic at all times

OHLHOFF OUTPATIENT PROGRAMS | 927 Irving Street | San Francisco, CA 94122 | 415-575-1100 | www.ohlhoff.org
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post id: 7747754037

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