Counselor Assistant- DBT Program

Job Title: Counselor Assistant

Reports To: Program Director of Location

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Responsible for supporting clinical staff in Certified the Community Behavioral Health Clinic.  Will provide supporting duties including requesting and organizing clinical/medical records, completing supportive documents for clinical staff, providing support to clinical and bursn staff as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates care between clinical team, prescribers, and nursing staff
  • Helps nurse oversee medication clinics
  • Assists counselors in obtaining resources needed for group and individual sessions
  • Oversees doctor schedule and insures productivity and adherence of schedules
  • Communicates with community resources (PCP, insurance companies, inpatient and detox facilities) involved in client care as per clinical staff's need
  • Obtains toxicology and lab reports for counselors and nurse
  • Helps to complete court reports, completion of paperwork and other clinical data needed 
  • Coordinates and schedules with necessary medical appointments
  • Manages general upkeep of waiting areas (e.g. making coffee, organizing waiting area, updating client bulletin boards) in order to maintain a clean, orderly environment
  • Greet clients and visitors entering/exiting the building
  • Supervises entryway and waiting areas to ensure waiting room rules are followed
  • Schedule and assigned duties are subject to change based on the needs of the program and the clients we serve.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates degree in health related field and 2 years of experience working with Addiction population

OR

  • Bachelors degree in related field. 
  • A valid NYS driver's license and reliable vehicle.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, Arabic, or other language strongly preferred.

I have received, reviewed and fully understand the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position described therein.

Employee Name: __________________________________________ 

Employee Signature: _______________________________________  Date: ________________