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Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC or LCDC-I)

Company: Red River Hospital
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Red River Hospital is the leading provider of inpatient and outpatient behavioral healthcare in Wichita Falls, TX. Our treatment services & specialized programs address drug and alcohol addiction and co-occurring mental illness.Red River Hospital has been a leader in behavioral healthcare for over 40 years, providing superior healthcare treatment to the people, communities, and military installations we serve. We are a private inpatient 96 bed acute psychiatric facility dedicated to the treatment of behavioral health and substance abuse services. Located in Wichita Falls, Texas, Red River Hospital provides mental health and substance abuse treatment to the following populations: -

  • Dedicated military personnel
  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Adolescents (ages 12 through 17)Our excellent staff is committed to the continuous improvement of behavioral healthcare by providing treatment opportunities that promote individual, family, and community wellness. As a team, we are dedicated to providing high quality, outstanding care and attending to the individual needs of each patient and their family in a caring and compassionate manner.Serving Northern Texas and Southern OklahomaOur location in Wichita Falls allows for convenient access to residents of nearby Texas cities like Burkburnett as well as South Oklahoma cities like Lawton. Call the number below to begin the process of healing.Mission, Vision & ValuesMission: To provide superior comprehensive behavioral healthcare and substance abuse services to the people, communities, and hospitals we serve.Vision: To be the behavioral healthcare provider and employer of choice.Values: Integrity, respect, excellence.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Conduct individual, group or family counseling sessions as scheduled and document as required.
    • Facilitate assigned group or family sessions and assist with modifying problem behaviors.
    • Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment for patient.
    • Prepare individual treatment plan for each assigned patient.
    • Evaluate the needs of the patient and determine if referrals to other programs or facilities is needed.
    • Ensure all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents are completed timely and in a clear concise manner.
    • Provide crisis intervention to patient as needed.
    • Plan for aftercare for assigned patient.
    • Act as a liaison with insurance carriers as requested.
    • Provide case management duties for patient, ensuring individualized quality care.
    • May assist in the training of new clinical staff and interns, providing direction and clinical guidance.
    • Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.OTHER FUNCTIONS:
      • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
        • Associate's Degree in social or health services field required
        • Four or more years' experience in counseling field requiredLICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:
          • LCDC License Required
          • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Red River Hospital, Wichita Falls , Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC or LCDC-I), Other , Wichita Falls, Texas

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