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Addictions Therapist-Lindner Center of Hope

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Date: Apr 3, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

LCOH is a nationally renowned psychiatric center of excellence committed to providing state of the art care to children through older adults at all levels of care.  LCOH is part of the UC Health network, and also has affiliations with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the Mayo Clinic.  It is a charter member of the National Network of Depression Centers.   


Position Summary:

This individual will provide assessments, diagnosis, treatment planning, individual and group therapies, in the Addictions IOP program 3 evenings a week.  Also provides service in the Medication Assisted Treatment program, and Outpatient Substance Use program, while meeting all standards of practice as required by Ohio MHAS.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Provides individual and group medication assisted treatment to adults receiving outpatient treatment.
  2. Facilitates Addictions IOP sessions, including group therapy, individual assessments and individual therapy.
  3. Facilitates IOP Aftercare
  4. Ensures client outcomes are completed
  5. Coordinates with staff to maintain active tracking of IOP referrals, assessments and admissions to IOP group.
  6. Provides services on the residential units, including group facilitation, individual sessions and assessments.
  7. Addresses clinical case dispositions assignments including patient transfers, referrals and discharges.
  8. Completes all required documentation for all assigned patients.
  9. Participates in or provides clinical information regarding patients at treatment team meetings.
  10. Meets with the Utilization Review staff to update assigned patients regarding clinical status.
  11. Works with Quality and Compliance Coordinator and Supervisor of Outpatient Addiction Services to insure documentation compliance with Ohio MHAS.
  12. Maintain knowledge of and compliance with HIPAA, policies, documentation guidelines, and other related regulatory requirements.
  13. Other duties as assigned.


Position Qualifications:


  1. Ohio Licensure as a LPCC, or LISW.In addition, having LICDC certification is preferred.
  2. Must have 3 years’ experience providing treatment to individuals with addictions and mental health illnesses.
  3. Experience working in a variety of treatment settings including outpatient settings.
  4. Experience conducting intensive therapy and case management.
  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.
  8. Ability to work evening hours during the week as programming dictates.
  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.


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.


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


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