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Catholic Health Addictions Counselor II MSMH in Lewiston, New York

Facility: Mount St. Mary's Hospital

Shift: Shift 1

Status: Full Time FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Work Schedule: Days and Evenings

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30a-4:30p Thursday 3p-11p


Provides a program of rehabilitative therapy to compliment the patient's total treatment plan. As part of a multidisciplinary team, provides alcoholism/addiction counseling and mental health services as a clinician under direct supervision. Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation as appropriate to the ages of patients served, based on the areas of clinical practice.



  • Associate's Degree required

  • CASAC or other Q.H.P. Status required

  • Bachelor's Degree with CASAC in time specified by Director preferred


  • Three(3) years' experience in treatment with addicted populations required

  • Inpatient experience, experience with MICA clients, and computerized documentation preferred

  • Addictions experience preferred


  • Answer telephones

  • Compose letters/memorandums

  • Input data into computer programs

  • Maintain logs

  • Maintain patient charts

  • Proofread documents

  • Schedule appointments

  • CRT

  • Fax

  • Personal Computer

  • Photocopier

  • Must have adequate writing skills applicable to the job; pre-employment writing sample


  • May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases

  • May be exposed to toxic chemicals

  • Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances

  • May be exposed to/occasionally exposed to patient elements

  • Exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness)

  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations

  • Handles emergency or crisis situations

  • Subject to many interruptions

  • Required Protective Equipment

  • Non-Sterile Medical Gloves

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