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Clinical Counselor 

Keystone is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization in York County, South Carolina. We offer internationally accredited and licensed services including education, prevention and treatment to meet the needs of individuals, families, and groups that are experiencing alcohol and/or drug related problems. We are seeking a Clinical Counselor to join our team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS for ALL CLINICAL COUNSELORS:

1. Provides all core functions as defined by Addiction Professionals of South Carolina (APSC), formerly SCAADAC.

Core Functions: The primary role of a Certified Addictions Counselor is to establish a therapeutic relationship while assisting clients in the recognition of problem areas that exist which may prohibit a successful recovery. To this end, the following core functions are utilized in the certification process to assure competence of the Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC).

Screening and Intake: The determination of the appropriateness of the individual to serve the client; gathering of basic demographic information; and establishing a schedule for further contact.

Orientation: Informing the client of rules and goals of the program; the governance of conduct and treatment compliance that may affect treatment outcome; hours of operation and costs as well as clients’ rights.

Assessment: The evaluation and identification of strengths, weaknesses, needs and problems of an individual to aid in the development of the treatment plan. An analytical process that facilitates diagnosing the individual as well as ability to function while in treatment.

Treatment Planning: Establishing an agreement between counselor and client to achieve goals that are measurable and attainable; the opportunity to determine treatment process and appropriate resources.

Counseling: The use of specific skills to aid individuals, families, or groups through exploration of problems, attitudes, and feelings. Determining alternative solutions and developing appropriate decision-making skills.

Individual Counseling: Using the one-to-one relationship as the primary method of application.

Group counseling: Using the group process as the primary method of application.

Family and couples counseling: Using the family dynamic as the primary method of application.

Case Management: The coordination of activities that bring together all essential services and resources to aid in the achievement of treatment goals.

Crisis Intervention: The provision of immediate services to a client under emergency circumstances that may be directly or indirectly related to misuse of alcohol or other drugs (i.e., arrest, suicidal/homicidal ideation, family separation, divorce, or death of significant other).

Client Education: The provision of information to clients individually or in a group setting which is based on general knowledge of alcohol and other drug issues, mutual-help, other community resources, and/or other pertinent information.

Reports and Record Keeping: The maintenance of written materials necessary for the orderly provision of services to the client. Documentation will include assessment, treatment plan, written reports, progress notes, continuing care plan, case consultation notes, discharge summary and other documentation determined pertinent to client care. Documentation must be completed prior to the next service provision unless prior arrangements have been made with clinical supervisor prior to the next service. Counselors will complete all documentation and co-signs within time limits set by licensing, payer, and regulatory agencies (DAODAS, DHEC, CARF, DHHS (Medicaid)).

Case Consultation: The giving or receiving of information, advice and aid between professionals to assure comprehensive quality care of a client. These must be documented in the record and occur at least weekly.

Termination and Continuing Care: The management of the orderly ending of regularly scheduled client contact and implementation of necessary client contact following termination.

Clinical Supervision: Providing oversight of clinical caseloads to assure appropriate methods of counseling are being provided and to provide the opportunity for supervised counselors to develop and enhance clinical capabilities and skills. Attends monthly individual and group clinical supervision. Develops an annual supervision and training plan as required.

Training: The provision of information and skills to professionals and other target groups to provide an opportunity for specific knowledge, attitudinal and/or behavior changes.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited program preferred, Bachelor Degree in human service related field from a regionally accredited program required (such as counseling, social work or psychology). Other degrees will be considered based on relevance to position and acceptability to DAODAS/SCAADAC for credentialing purposes. Related work experience desirable.

Clinical Counselor I: Provisional certification as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor or Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC-IP/AADC-IP) by SCAADAC is required post-employment.

Clinical Counselor II: Certification as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC or AADC) by SCAADAC is required.

SUPERVISOR:

Program Coordinator, Clinical Supervisor, or Treatment Director as determined.

WORKING SCHEDULE:

Reports on time to work, maintaining scheduled hours as assigned by Supervisor, with appropriate advance requests for paid time off if applicable.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $35,000.00 – $40,000.00 per year

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LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

Keystone is a not for profit 501(c)(3) organization in York County, South Carolina. We offer internationally accredited and licensed services including education, prevention and treatment to meet the needs of individuals, families, and groups that are experiencing alcohol and/or drug related problems. We are seeking an Inpatient LPN to join our team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of a RN

  • Performs all appropriate nursing services, including admission (Inpatient, MAT program or Outpatient) nursing assessment, accurate and professional charting, (to include proficiency with MS Office computer software applications and/or medical records software/applications, emails, etc.), knowledge of and strict adherence to Inpatient Medication Program for patients, on-going assessment of patient throughout stay and through completion of patient discharges. Is required to work in Keystone’s Inpatient, Outpatient or MAT program, when appropriately trained, per scheduling needs.
  • Provide education to and consultation with patients about health and wellness related issues, and information about their medications and make appropriate referrals.
  • Supervision of support staff on duty and consultation with Nurse Coordinator or Treatment Director(s) as needed.
  • Acts as shift liaison with Piedmont Healthcare System for emergency services as needed.
  • Maintain communication with appropriate Inpatient and Outpatient staff regarding schedule, patient treatment needs and aftercare plans, to include Keystone Medical Director, contract Psychiatrist and Treatment Director(s).
  • Adheres to the duties assigned as required by the current billing procedures, including signing all notes created in CareLogic before clocking out at the end of each shift.
  • Require regular and reliable attendance; maintains strict adherence to policies for advance notice for leave requests, and demonstrates willingness to assist when other nurses can’t work their shift.
  • Remain current by attending Safety Trainings, mandatory trainings/licensure, and receiving an annual Tb skin test or equivalent.
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $26.00 per hour

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Administrative Assistant

Keystone is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization in York County, South Carolina. We offer internationally accredited and licensed services including education, prevention and treatment to meet the needs of individuals, families, and groups that are experiencing alcohol and/or drug related problems. We are seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Works closely with Facilities Manager and Operations Director in providing Patient Access service at front desk to persons seeking and currently in services at Keystone.

2. Maintains professionalism; provides courtesy to patients by telephone and walk-ins; maintains and monitors lobby traffic control area.

3. Upholds financial policies of agency and contributes to meeting budgetary goals in self pay collections:

  • prepares and explains Fee Agreements with patients and explains policies to patients using approved scripts.
  • as assigned, conducts Financial Assistance Applications
  • assertively seeks to collect self-pay payments from patients during check-in.

4. Conducts Point of Entry procedures using approved documents, procedures and scripts.

5. (For Patient Access II only) Works closely with administrative staff and clinical staff to facilitate timely payer authorizations and claims processing.

  • enters UR and payer info in CareLogic; identifies UR that needs to be updated, gives advance notice of and follows up with clinical staff on a timely basis to minimize services not paid due to late UR;
  • Approves claims in CareLogic; remains knowledgeable of billing rates and allow ability of service activities for programs assigned. Works closely with Operations Director when discrepancies are identified;
  • Processes claims in eMedix for Medicaid managed care organizations; works closely with other Billing Staff who process claims submission for Commercial Insurance and Medicaid Fee-For-Service claims.

6. Performs gender-specific drug testing as needed.

7. Receiving an annual TB screening.

8. Require regular and reliable attendance.

9. Proficiency with MS office computer software applications and/or Medical Records software applications, emails, etc. Seeks and participates in development of proficiency with available online and in-house trainings.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to remain seated for extended periods of time, to use hands/fingers to use various writing or computer systems, to answer telephones periodically, to file documents, and for employees of the medical withdrawal management unit, to assist patients in ambulatory motion. The normal course of business may include dealing with volatile consumers and/or stakeholders.

Bloodborne pathogen exposure classification: II

QUALIFICATIONS:

I: High school diploma and two (2) years customer service experience II: Assoc. or Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited program and two (2) years’ experience or high school diploma and four (4) years’ customer service experience. Working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Office applications, good communication skills (written and verbal).

SUPERVISOR: Administrative Coordinator

WORK SCHEDULE: Reports on time to work, maintaining schedule assigned by

Supervisor, with appropriate advance requests for paid time off if applicable.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $13.00 per hour

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Peer Support Specialist

Keystone is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization in York County, South Carolina. We offer internationally accredited and licensed services including education, prevention and treatment to meet the needs of individuals, families, and groups that are experiencing alcohol and/or drug related problems. We are seeking a Peer Support Specialist to join our team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Ability to demonstrate recovery expertise – including knowledge of approaches to support others in recovery and dual recovery – as well as the ability to demonstrate his or her own efforts at self-directed recovery.

2. Conducts care management for patients in collaboration with the clinical team throughout the treatment process.

3. Assesses patient needs and provides access to housing, education, employment, childcare, transportation, legal services and any other needs, including Medication Assisted Treatment that would help the patient transition smoothly into the community.

4. Maintains effective communication with community partners through staffing and case review.

5. Maintains patient record in compliance with all governing bodies to include DAODAS, DHEC, CARF, DHHS (Medicaid) and DSS.

6. Requires regular and reliable attendance.

7. Remains current by attending Safety Trainings including driver training, receive an annual TB screening or its equivalent, and mandatory 20 hours training for re- credentialing annually.

8. Proficiency with MS office computer software applications and/or Medical Records software applications, emails, etc.

9. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to remain seated for extended periods of time, to use hands/fingers to use various writing or computer systems, to answer telephones periodically, to file documents, and for employees of the medical withdrawal management unit, to assist patients in ambulatory motion. The normal course of business may include dealing with volatile consumers and/or stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Peer support is provided by persons self-identified as having a substance use disorder who can demonstrate their own efforts toward self-directed recovery. By definition, a PSS should be a person in recovery from an alcohol or other drug addiction, been a beneficiary of services, and possess the following: Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited program preferred, Minimum of a high school diploma or GED.

One year of active participation in a local or national self-help group or recovery movement that is evidenced by previous volunteer or work experience.
Completion of a pre-certification program: Forty hours of SCDHHS approved training and achievement of a passing score on the written certification exam.
Experience and training in working with special populations providing care management services.
Experience in developing and maintaining working relationships with a variety of service providers.
Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
In addition to being well established in his or her own recovery, the applicant should be resilient. They should possess the personal and community qualities that enable them to rebound from adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or other stressors and to go on with life with a sense of mastery, competence and hope. The PSS is a staff position, and those hired should be flexible and:

SUPERVISOR: Clinical Supervisor and/or Treatment Director

WORK SCHEDULE: Reports on time to work, maintaining schedule assigned by Supervisor, with appropriate advance requests for paid time off if applicable.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $15.00 per hour

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