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Counselor - Substance Abuse

We Are Hiring

Counselor - Substance Abuse - MH PROS - PRN Days M-F 0900-1230 - Amsterdam Memorial Campus - Amsterdam, NY

Why Join Ascension?

St. Mary’s Healthcare, based in Amsterdam, New York, provides a full range of outpatient services while featuring an award-winning acute care hospital, three Urgent Care Centers, multiple primary and pediatric health centers, specialty care including Cancer Medicine, Gastroenterology, OB-GYN, ENT, Surgical and Urology, inpatient and outpatient mental health services and a 160-bed nursing home. The organization has earned outstanding national rankings for excellence in medicine and patient safety.

St. Mary's Healthcare is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Mary's Hospital - NY, you will have the opportunity to provide substance abuse counseling services.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides assigned patient counseling services and case management.
  • Systematically and continually assesses the patient's coping mechanisms and progress.
  • Utilizes appropriate teaching methods and/or referral sources.
  • Coordinates patient's discharge planning needs and readiness for discharge with other healthcare members.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Counselor specializing in Alcohol and Drug Abuse credentialed from the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education & Work Experience:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
  • CASAC.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Mary’s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.
 
State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

St. Mary's Healthcare participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 348158
Category: Behavioral Health
Facility: NYAMS St Marys Hosp
Ministry: St. Mary's Healthcare, NY
Location: Amsterdam, NY

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