You know how to connect with people in a way that resonates
What sets you apart is your empathy and compassion. You see each individual as much more than their addictions and go beyond your job to develop a genuine person-to-person connection and trust. Your level of awareness and understanding enables you to determine the best course of action — you listen, strategize, and deliver service based on individual needs. We invite you to bring your talent and passion to our organization and help our culturally diverse population cope with emotional, mental and substance dependency.
Collaborating with the multidisciplinary team and under the direction of the Nurse Manager and Senior Director, you will provide diagnostic/bio-psychosocial assessment, counseling, education, and support to addicts and their caregivers to aid their recovery. In this role, you will use your keen analytical and observational skills to assess/reassess patients admitted to the Detox unit for trauma/aggression/suicidal risk; identify issues and create goals and treatment plans; and follow up with patients utilizing outpatient, inpatient and community-based services to ensure continuity of care. In addition, you will provide backup coverage to the Nurse Manager, assist in staff evaluation/competencies, and ensure that counselors adhere to OASAS and other governing bodies' regulations.
To succeed in this vital position, you must possess:
High School Diploma or GED; Bachelor's Degree highly preferred
Minimum of 4 years’ experience as a CASAC effectively counseling individuals with alcohol/substance abuse disorders and their families
Certificate of completion of a Drug and Alcohol Counseling Program
Current NYS CASAC and BCLS certifications
An understanding of the variety of models and theories of addiction/problems related to substance abuse
Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training and/or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire, and every two years after that
Located in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn, TBHC is a clinical affiliate of The Mount Sinai Hospital and an academic affiliate of The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. As Brooklyn's first hospital, TBHC is proud to be a part of an incredibly diverse community and is committed to Keeping Brooklyn Healthy.
Team members here enjoy a stimulating work setting and competitive compensation. To be considered, please email your resume to: email@example.com. We are an equal opportunity employer.
The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) has been KEEPING BROOKLYN HEALTHY since 1845. Today, it is the only hospital in Downtown Brooklyn. This 464-bed community, teaching hospital, offers primary and specialized medical care, sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic services, cutting-edge technology, and specialized surgery to more than 300,000 patients annually. TBHC is a clinical affiliate of the Mount Sinai Health Hospital and an academic affiliate of The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. TBHC has fully accredited, independent residency programs in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Family Practice, General Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and trains more than 250 physicians each year.