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Manager – New Life Center

October 17, 2017



Provides direct counseling and therapy services in the context of individual family and group setting for addiction services clients. Provides presentations to community groups and in-service to agency staff.


Direct Service:

  • Serves as case manager for assigned clients and assists clients progress toward treatment goals
  • Provides clinical addiction therapy and counseling services for clients in individual and group setting.
  • Functions as liaison with psychiatrist and IPU personnel when patient is referred into or out of units. Facilitates transfers to other agencies outside of the Center.
  • Acts as contact person to courts, schools, Department of Welfare, and industries providing reports on programs of the clients.
  • Participates in urine surveillance and collects urine upon request.
  • Refers clients for psychological/ psychiatric evaluation within the Center.
  • Provides in-services to Agency staff.
  • Provides community presentations.
  • Integrates 12 step into programmatic counseling and case management while maintaining a professional treatment focus.
  • Maintain and model collaborating communication with referral sources and agencies to assure optimum service to patients and the community.
  • Participates in unit performance assessment and improvement activities.
  • Provides consultation/ expertise to the team for management of difficult case and special populations including dually diagnosed clients.
  • Complete 16 CEU’S per year.
  •  Develops treatment plans and follows plan for service delivery.
  • Be available for counseling and monitors client compliance with recommended treatment


  • Maintain client’s records in accordance with assigned services programs.
  • Maintain 100% UM/UR compliance.
  • Other responsibilities and tasks as may from time to time be assigned.
  • Facilitates financial reimbursements for services by reporting clients status changes and completing necessary eligibility and contact reimbursement forms.
  • Prepares individual treatment plans for clients, revises and up-dates when necessary.
  • Documents client’s progress.


  • Conduct all professional activity in an ethical manner.
  • Conform to all applicable policies and procedures.
  • In conjunction with other staff assist in identifying and eliminating any situation which jeopardizes the health and/or safety of clients, staff, or others who come in contact with community mental health center operations.
  • Utilize literature, workshops and other training aids to continually improve clinical and administrative skills.
  • In conjunction with supervisor, complete and implement Individual Professional Development Plan.
  • Assist in assuring Edgewater Systems compliance with all related licensing and accreditation requirements.


Director of Addiction services


  • Addiction Specialist I ,
  • Addictions Specialist II,
  • Therapist III,
  • Outreach Workers,
  • Administrative Assistant


Education – Bachelors Degree in a behavioral health field required. Masters degree preferred.

Experience and or five years or more of experience working with chemical dependency clients using Methadone maintenance.

Other: Licensed or certified as a chemical dependency counselor preferred.


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