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Counselor

Behavioral Health Group

This is a Full-time position in Lexington, KY posted November 22, 2021.

Counselor

Who We Are

We are a team that is focused on patient care and quality.

Behavioral Health Group (BHG), is a leading provider of opioid addiction treatment services.

BHG provides medication assisted treatment and counseling services in a conventional outpatient setting.

At BHG, we are committed to the belief that addiction is a brain disease, not a moral failing.

We believe that with hope, respect, and caring, real recovery is possible.

Why work at BHG?

We grow better together!

At BHG we believe in investing in our team members and growing careers through role-based training and promotional opportunities.

Join our team members and thrive in our people first culture that is rooted in diversity and inclusion and offers many other tangible opportunities such as:

Benefits: Your choice of three different benefits programs including health, life, vision, and dental insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, and a competitive 401K match incentive
Bonuses: We offer competitive pay, annual increases and bonuses for retention and certification/license completion
Paid Time Off: In addition to paid vacation and company holidays, BHG also provides paid time for training, voting, sick or personal time off
Work/life Balance: Many of our locations offer flexible work schedules
Additional Benefits: Employee Discount Programs to applicable cell phone services, restaurants, amusement parks, movie theaters and more
Career Pathing: We are growing and promote from within
Self-Care: We offer a self-care series as well as an Employee Assistance Program

BHG is the largest network of Joint Commission accredited outpatient opioid treatment and recovery centers operating almost 80 locations in 17 states, and counting.

Please ensure you check out our open opportunities in other locations/states as we offer relocation assistance to help support your career.

Responsibilities
Comply with all State, regulatory and BHG requirements for quality patient care, confidentiality and privacy
Provide Counseling and TCM services to patients
Conduct individual and group counseling sessions as required
Orient patients to the treatment program’s services, operation and procedures
Maintain up-to-date, accurate, complete and well-organized patient records
Make appropriate referrals through case management services
Provide intake/readmission services, including several weeks of supportive follow-up counseling for new patients until a primary counselor has been assigned
Provide crisis intervention/support services to patients
Additional responsibilities as required
Qualifications
0-2 years of experience in behavioral health, preferably in an outpatient setting
Individuals with human service related (Masters or Bachelors) degrees and current counseling credentials should apply

In addition to meeting the qualifications, the ideal candidate will embody the following characteristics and possess the knowledge, skills and abilities listed below:
Must have sufficient knowledge of the substance abuse population, treatment planning and the field of human social services to work toward the rehabilitation of the patient community
Aptitude for science backed decision making and use proper judgment with confidential and sensitive issues
Background of dealing appropriately with patients and team members in stressful or other undesirable situations with an ability to seek direction from supervisors when necessary
Efficient Self-starter with strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills
High integrity and sound judgement; able to react quickly and make effective decisions
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
Ability to work independently and under pressure while handling multiple tasks simultaneously
Demonstrate basic computer/word processing skills

GREAT Opportunities
– Our Team Members are motivated self-starter’s who excel in a fast-paced environment and become a valued member of our team.

GREAT People
– Our staff has a passion to be the best, sharing a strong work ethic and dedication to providing the gold standard of patient care.

GREAT Support
– We are committed to providing the training, information, and corporate support necessary to facilitate your success.

BHG is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.