Summit Ridge - Lawrenceville, GA

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SummitRidge Hospital specializes in the provision of mental health and chemical dependency services. Our talented team of professionals provide caring and professional inpatient and support services to adults and adolescents suffering from psychiatric or addictive disorders. Additionally, the Geriatric unit provides acute care for seniors in psychiatric crisis. J oin a fast-paced team as a licensed Counselor. Primarily responsible for counseling with patients at SummitRidge at Athens which offers Partial Hospitalization Programs and Intensive Outpatient Services for Mental Health and Sustance Abuse. Works closely with other members of the Outpatient treatment team to insure provision of quality care.


Minimum Qualifications:

- Master’s Degree in Social Work/Psychology/Counseling & lt;

- Current Professional Licensure strongly preferred

- A Minimum of one year post master’s degree, preferred

- Strong clinical skills to address crisis situations, family, group and individual therapy.

Position Tasks:

1. Clinical Responsibilities:

2. Performs substance abuse and psychosocial assessments

3. Works with treatment team in staff meetings to formulate the diagnosis, Diagnostic Summary, Treatment Plan, Discharge Plan, etc.

4. Plans, organizes, and facilitates group therapies

5. Conducts individual and family therapy as needed to enhance the patients’ treatment experience

6. Documents the patients’ treatment experience according to hospital and regulatory agency requirements

7. Assists in facilitating communication of clinical information, allowing for effective utilization of patients’ resources, continuity of care and effective discharge planning
Programmatic Responsibilities:

8. Participates actively in program development and improvement (PI)

9. Participates in efforts to monitor program effectiveness

10. Assists with initiatives designed to improve compliance with regulatory agency requirements