Therapist-Health Center (#0474)

Announcement #0474

Aletheia House is looking an individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of individuals
recovering from substance abuse in the Jefferson County area. This position is located at the
Bessemer Neighborhood Health Center, Bessemer, Alabama.

Location of Position: Bessemer Health Center

Position Summary:
The therapist is responsible for providing substance abuse counseling to patients enrolled in
Medication Assisted Treatment at the Bessemer Neighborhood Health Center. The therapist
works closely with the health services coordinator, director of behavioral health, and the
physician to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Coordinate the behavioral health treatment for all patients engaged in Medication Assisted
Treatment and assures that all Medication Assisted Treatment patients are actively engaged in
counseling
-Provide individual and tele-counseling therapy to patients enrolled in Medication Assisted
Treatment at Bessemer Neighborhood Health Center
-Complete clinical documentation of all services provided in a timely and accurate manner
-Assure that all services are documented in the Health Center’s Electronic Health Record.
-Provide appropriate resolution for patient issues and concerns.
-Provide timely, complete and accurate documentation as required by DMH, Medicaid, Aletheia
House and other funding sources and regulatory agencies
-Serve as a liaison between patients and other service providers as applicable
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed
-Perform other duties as assigned by the health services coordinator, director of behavioral
health, chief operating officer and/or executive director

Qualifications:
-Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, psychology, social
work, or behavioral health field with a clinical practicum required
-Licensure as a counselor, clinical social worker or certification is preferred
-At least two years experience providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services
preferred
-Motor Vehicle Report required

Travel Requirements:
-Occasional travel
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation
-Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included

Benefits:
Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and
paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become
certified as Addiction Professionals.

Job Salary:
$38,500.00 – $50,000.00

Hours: 40 Hours
F/T, Exempt
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To Apply:
Individuals who are interested should apply at: www.specialkindofcaring.org, or send an email
with one attachment including cover letter and resume to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org, or fax
cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843, Please insert in the subject line (TH-0474).
* Please include both documents (cover letter and resume) in one attachment to be
considered for candidacy.*

Closing Date-Time:
Open until filled

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