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Counselor- Willoughby, Ohio

Willoughby, Ohio
Job Type
6 Mar 2023


Reporting to the Supervisor, Behavioral Health Services, the Counselor will provide counseling services to both adult and children who are experiencing behavioral and emotional difficulties. The scope of services may be provided either in an individual, group, or family setting. You will utilize a team focused treatment plan approach to provide clients with exceptional therapeutic intervention services.


  • Conduct individual, group, or family therapy for both adults and children.
  • Actively engage in supervision with your BH Supervisor.

  • Assist clients in preparing and presenting treatment program work material.

  • Maintain client charting in accordance with Medicaid, JCAHO, ODADAS, ODMH, CARF and professional standards.

  • Prepare all documentation for discharge and aftercare referral.

  • Assist in community outreach.

  • Acts to understand and safeguard the welfare of others.

  • Actively consults with supervisor to act upon ethical and legal aspects of the organization.

  •  Comply with all agency policies and procedures.

  • Maintain all aspects of HIPAA, promoting patient confidentiality and right to privacy.

  • May be required to perform telehealth services as determined by Signature Health.

  • Adherence and completion of compliance training provided by Signature Health.

  • Responsible for and completes all productivity/documentation requirements.

  •  Participate in all assigned staff meetings and staff development programs.

  • Demonstrate appropriate attendance and punctuality in adherence with Signature Health policies.

  •  Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

  • Valid unencumbered LSW, LISW, LPC, or LPCC License in the state of Ohio required.

  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

  • Possess a working knowledge of the disease concept of chemical dependency.

  • Experience collaborating with other team members to optimize outcomes clients.

  • Familiarity of state and federal healthcare regulations.

  • Awareness of community and state support resources for population served.

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office/clinical work environment

  • While hours of operation are generally standard, flexibility to work evenings and extended hours may be required.

  •  Requires periods of sitting, standing, telephone, and computer work.

  • Hearing: adequate to hear clients or patients in person, over the telephone or through telehealth technology.

  •  Speaking: adequate to speak to clients or patients in person, over the telephone or through telehealth technology.

  • Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens.

  • Physical effort required: occasional lifting and carrying items weighing up to 15 pounds, unassisted.

  • Possible exposure to blood borne pathogens while performing job duties.

  •  Frequent bending, reaching, and repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular workday.

  • Sufficient dexterity to operate a PC and other office equipment.

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