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ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR II (CADC, LPC or LSW) - LAKE

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6972165
Company Name
Gateway Foundation, Inc.
Physical Address
25480 WEST CEDARCREST LANE, Suite 1500
Lake Villa, IL 60046
Job Description

Requisition Number
19-1336

Post Date
11/8/2019

Title
ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR II (CADC, LPC or LSW) – LAKE VILLA

Code and Title
3028 – ADMISSIONS COUN II -COMM

Program
Lake Villa – Adult

City
LAKE VILLA

State
IL

Full-Time

Job Description
As Illinois’ largest provider of substance abuse treatment, joining the team at Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment offers valuable experience with a variety of treatment methods as well as an opportunity to collaborate with skilled experts about a diverse clientele. Gateway welcomes the challenge of constant improvement and is proud to uphold the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval. In addition to a competitive salary, Gateway offers employees health benefits, dental insurance, career advancement, training and development and on-site clinical supervision to individuals pursuing certifications and licensures.

Admissions Counselors (CADC, LPC, LSW) are responsible for:

  • Coordinating admission into treatment program by conducting interviews of clients or their representatives to obtain relevant information, completing comprehensive assessment, and preparing initial treatment plan
  • Determining eligibility for insurance coverage or medical assistance
  • Completing admission forms and obtaining necessary consent signatures
  • Responding to inquiries regarding treatment program and available services
  • In residential centers, completing census counts and maintaining waiting lists
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent education and life experience, with a minimum of 100 hours of documented clinical training in counseling theory and practice required
  • Current certification as a substance abuse counselor (CADC) or higher licensure (LPC, LSW) in state of hire required
  • Minimum 2 years of previous experience in substance abuse or mental health counseling required
  • Ability to work full-time, some weekends, days or evenings

Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females and individuals with a disability and protected veterans.

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Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets


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