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Clinician Job in Akron, Ohio US


Ohio Means Jobs|Summit County - Akron, OH

Posted: 3/22/2021 - Expires: 5/28/2021

Job ID: 225500917


Job Description

On Behalf of a local employer specializing in social work, OhioMeansJobs|Summit County is seeking Clinician's.

Essential functions of this job include, but are not limited to:

  • Under appropriate supervision, prepares and maintains a confidential, accurate, organized, and updated case file for each assigned client. Maintains the timeliness of documentation as outlined in the Training Manual.
  • Complies with documentation requirements as outlined in program policies, protocols and procedures for activities (e.g., assessments, treatment plans, treatment procedures, and in the preparation of required reports.)
  • Determines a client’s appropriateness for services using DSM5 /ICD 10 criteria for substance use disorder.
  • Assists with intake documentation as necessary (e.g., consent for treatment, consents to release information, initial assessment, etc.) and maintains this information in the electronic health record.
  • Effectively orients the client to the facility/program(s) as needed by providing information including, but not limited to: rule infractions that may result in termination, the hours of service availability, clients’ rights and the grievance procedure, and costs for which they may be responsible.
  • Develops in collaboration with the client’s Individualized Treatment Plans areas to address identified problems and needs associated with their substance use disorder. During the Treatment Planning process, ranks problems identified in the assessment, establishes immediate and long term goals and determines the treatment intervention(s) and resources to be utilized.
  • Assists the client in Treatment Plan: reviews related to new goals, objectives, interventions, and activities, as indicated, and determine the treatment process and resources to be utilized.
  • Group clinicians are those clinicians who provide 8 hours or more of group services a week.
  • Clinicians are those clinicians who proved less than 8 hours of group services a week.
  • Identifies and explores problems and their ramifications with attention to the clients’ associated attitudes and feelings. With the clients’ participation, examines alternative solutions and develops plans of action.
  • Identifies and responds to crises that may negatively impact treatment and where possible, uses the negative events to enhance treatment efforts. Initiates contact with Crisis Intervention Counselor, as indicated, for support and/or intervention.
  • Becomes proficient and adheres to the Agency’s treatment philosophy which incorporates Cognitive Behavior Management (CBT), Contingency Management and Self Help meetings.
  • Maintains familiarity with currently available community resources and their limitations, the procedures for making referrals, and the confidentiality requirements inherent to the referral process so that community resources are used to benefit clients.
  • Requires Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant license or Licensed Social Worked certification

DESIRED SKILLS (3-5 key skills sets required)

  • Strong written and verbal skill
  • Willingness to work with the offender population
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries
  • Flexibility in both the workplace and work schedule


Identified Skills

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Associate's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Work Shift:
Job Reference Code
$22.50 - $30.83 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 5
Graphic Literacy: 6

Workplace Documentation: 5