Residential Counselor
Job Opportunity at Community Health Center

Posted on May 14


Location: Akron, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4145988

Residential Counselor

The Community Health Center is a non-profit social service agency in the Akron area providing comprehensive treatment, primary health care, prevention and housing services for addictive and compulsive behaviors and disorders.

We are currently looking for a motivated, conscientious and dedicated professional Residential Counselor for our Residential facility, RAMAR. The Counselor will provide direct service to patients through both group and individual counseling to help the patient achieve optimal mental, substance abuse, behavioral and emotional health.  Duties include: Provide therapeutic counseling for patients which includes group and individual counseling sessions. Summarize and evaluate problems areas and patient strengths; Follow treatment plans; complete appropriate case recording requirements per agency procedure; Provide patient access to individualized treatment; Monitor and facilitate progress through treatment, modify treatment as needed and inform patient of alternate treatment procedures that are available; Participate and present patient cases weekly in clinical supervision meetings and seek additional professional consultation as needed; Prepare discharge summary and aftercare planning according to agency procedure.


Minimum Requirements: Master's Degree in Counseling, Psychology or related field. Must have a current license from the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professional Board as an LCDC or the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board as a PC or LSW.  Independent license as a LICDC, LISW or PCC preferred. Must also have excellent interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills, strong attention to detail, effective organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.


The Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider of Services.

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Please send cover letter, resume and include the position for which you would like to apply:
     Via e-mail, hr.asst@commhealthcenter.org
     Via fax, 330-208-2136. Attn: HR Dept
     Via mail, Community Health Center / Attn: HR /
                   838 Coburn St. / Akron, Ohio 44311
or visit our website at www.commhealthcenter.org/jobs

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