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Addictions Counselor, Medication-Assisted Treatment - Lindner Center of Hope

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Date: May 3, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Addictions Counselor, Medication-Assisted Treatment

Lindner Center of Hope

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine


The Lindner Center of HOPE, located in Mason, Ohio, is a comprehensive mental health center, offering a full range of psychiatric services including outpatient, inpatient, partial hospitalization, and residential program services for children through older adults patients. We are affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and have a team of top clinicians. Lindner Center of Hope is part of the University of Cincinnati Health network, and also has affiliations with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the Mayo Clinic.


Position Summary:

This individual will provide assessments, diagnosis, treatment planning, individual and group counseling, in the Medication Assisted Treatment program, while meeting all standards of practice as required by Ohio MHAS and other regulatory bodies. (40 hrs./week). Hours of operation include Monday – Friday 6:00am – 3:00pm.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provides case management, individual and group counseling services to adults.
  2. Addresses clinical case disposition assignments including patient transfers, referrals and discharges.
  3. Completes assessments, treatment plans and progress notes for all assigned patients.
  4. Participates in or provides clinical information regarding patients at treatment team meetings.
  5. Follows documentation requirements for Lindner Center of HOPE, Ohio MHAS, and other regulatory bodies.
  6. Maintains knowledge of and compliance with HIPAA, policies, documentation guidelines, and other related regulatory requirements.
  7. Ensures client outcomes are completed.
  8. May assist with counseling services in the Outpatient Addictions Treatment Department


Position Qualifications:

  1. Ohio Licensure as a LCDC, LPC, or LSW.  LICDC preferred.
  2. Must have 3 years’ experience providing treatment to individuals with addictions. Experience with MAT treatment and co-occurring disorders preferred.
  3. Experience working in a variety of treatment settings including outpatient settings.
  4. Experience conducting individual, group and case management services.
  5. Knowledge of crisis intervention, multicultural and socio-economic issues.
  6. Basic advocacy skills. Ability to utilize analysis, experience, and judgment to make sound decisions.
  7. Strong written and oral communication skills. Computer skills including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience using EMR to document services preferred.
  8. Ability to work periodic Saturdays.
  9. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age-specific and developmentally appropriate care for the spectrum of populations admitted to LCOH.
  10. Ability to enthusiastically follow and model the Lindner Center of HOPE mission, vision and values.


Physical Requirements:

•           Ability to communicate with patients, co-workers and others in an effective manner to accurately exchange information.

•           Must be able to assess and interact with patients, co-workers and others.

•           Position requires incumbent to be available at different locations within the building.

•           Travel between HOPE Center North and the Lindner Center of HOPE on main campus is required.


Essential job functions are subject to change at any time based on departmental need.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


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