SUD Counselor III (LPHA) - Outpatient DMC

Job Overview

Prototypes offers residential and outpatient substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and mental health services. Prototypes is a leader in the field of SUD services community mental health, and criminal justice treatment. Prototypes installs hope that recovery is possible. This position is for our outpatient substance abuse treatment program to provide clinical review and approval to substance abuse counselor services. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitors client's progress toward achieving treatment plan goals and provides treatment plan input.
  • Utilizes trauma informed care while applying motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and evidence-based practices.
  • Works collaboratively with other members of the treatment team including the Case Manager, Clinical Therapist, Medical, and Psychiatrist.
  • Maintains frequent communication with the treatment team and engages in regular consults, clinical team, case conferences, and plan development meetings to guarantee appropriateness of services, level of care, and documentation.
  • Delivers services in outpatient treatment setting.
  • Responsible for treatment oversight of the clients on their caseload.
  • Maintains compliance with due dates for all clinical documentation.
  • This position is the LPHA for the OP Substance Abuse Treatment program and is responsible for approving treatment plans and notes in both agency and county EHR systems for OP providers.  

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • MFT, MSW or MA, from accredited institution Must be registered with the BBS, licensed or license eligible.
  • Two years minimum clinical experience.
  • Prefer experience in using evidenced-based practices and trauma-informed care.
  • Prefer experience with Los Angeles County Substance Abuse and Control Documentation (SAGE).
  • Must be able to pass background/criminal check.
  • Must have reliable transportation, a valid California Driver's License and proof of insurance.   
Compensation: TBD
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: Los Angeles, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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