Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor (LCAC)
Jane Pauley is a multifunctional Federally Qualified Healthcare Center (FQHC), specializing in providing stable consistent healthcare to all individuals in need regardless of income or insurance status. We are an ever-growing innovative organization with 20+ facilities in 5 counties spanning across the greater Indiana area. We do what we do simply because we care for our communities.
For more information, or to submit an application, please visit us at: https://janepauleychc.org/careers/
The Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor (LCAC) is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring, and evaluation of substance use disorders treatment. This also includes services across the continuum of care to ensure quality patient outcomes and appropriate utilization of health care services. The LCAC is responsible for supporting the healthcare team towards a smooth transition from one level of care to another in support of the patient/family.
Summary of Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities
- Performs intake assessments, which include the completion of the initial mental status assessment, and psycho-social assessment.
- Plans and evaluates individual service plans and monitors plan objectives.
- Performs individual, family and group counseling utilizing approved treatment approaches as sanctioned by JPCHC.
- Prepares patient progress reports and completion notices.
- Assists patients with reaching their treatments goals.
- Executes therapeutic interventions, skill building and case management for clients.
- Completes chart documentation reviews that include psycho-social history, treatment planning, chart progress notes, quarterly reviews, and discharge summaries.
- Maintains accurate records to ensure compliance with all Federal and State regulations.
- Assists in mental health crisis situations.
- Serves as an information resource for mental health issues.
- Consults with physicians, therapists, and other medical professionals when appropriate.
- Assess the psychological status of patients related to the patient’s illness and environment.
- Assist patients with obtaining resources for prescription assistance, FMLA/Disability, housing applications, health education, crisis intervention, risk assessment and reduction and referrals to appropriate agencies.
- Provide relevant referrals to outside agencies and service providers based upon needs.
- Follow up with these referral sources on behalf of the patient.
- Under the supervision of the Practice Manager, generate appropriate reports for quality and metrics on a monthly basis.
- Provide information to patients or families and care givers and community agencies.
- Provide patient and family-focused therapeutic crisis counseling.
- Maintain clinical records on all patients referred to social work.
- Master's Degree in Social Work required.
- CPI (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention) certification preferred.
- LCAC licensure required.
- Requires relevant health care, mental health or community-based experience.
- Requires knowledge of the impact of the disease process and of human behavior to provide psychosocial assessments, short-term therapeutic counseling, and crisis intervention to patients, families and staff.
Benefits package includes medical; dental; vision; life; voluntary life; long-term disability; short-term disability; flexible spending accounts; generous paid time off; generous company match 401(k) retirement plan; tuition reimbursement; EAP and much more!
Come join an organization that cares.For more information, or to submit an application, please visit us at: https://janepauleychc.org/careers/