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Medication Counselor 

About the Organization Concern Housing is a non-profit agency committed to helping individuals and families to live in the community with dignity and enhanced opportunities through the provision of housing and support services. We are one of the largest housing agencies of this kind in New York State, currently serving approximately 1,300 individuals and families in over 240 locations. Concern offers a variety of housing options with individualized support services designed to support personal growth and independence. Our workplace culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding innovative ideas. Diversity at our agency means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person's talent and strengths.  
Position Medication Counselor  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Riverhead, NY  
Salary $45,000/yr.  
Days/Hours Monday-Friday; 4pm-12am - Flexibility in scheduling available  
Description

The Medication Counselor is responsible for providing oversight and monitoring of client medications and assisting CR/ SRO staff in the delivery of direct services to the clients, as well as assisting in the overall running of the site.  The counselor provides a variety of services, ranging from the teaching of skills to delivery of concrete services to providing counseling to the clients.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervises medication and completes medication counts with evening and overnight staff as needed (daily for controlled substance, weekly for all other medications).  Reports discrepancies immediately to supervisor; completes all corresponding documentation

Provides wellness self management education to residents to assist with independence in self medication management.

Provides direct care services to clients.

Responsible for documentation of clients assigned to as well as documentation relating to other clients progress.

Monitors the site, coordinates and participates in house activities such as preparation of meals, chore activities, recreational activities, safety checks etc.

Provide rehabilitative support services in daily living skills, health services and others as assigned.

Performs unit inspections, assists residents with upkeep and cleanliness of individual units

Attends weekly supervision and staff meetings.

Other duties, as assigned by Program Director/ Supervisor.

Remain current with all Agency required compliance documents and trainings.

Salary: $45,000/yr.

 

 

 
Position Requirements

Bachelors degree or 2 years experience in a Psychology, Rehabilitation, Social Work or other mental health discipline.  Part-time positions require experience working in a similar setting or with people with mental illnesses.

Concern Housing offers a generous benefit package which includes; Medical Insurance (Agency pays 80% of the premium), Affordable Voluntary Dental and Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Agency Sponsored Retirement Plan, Employee Sponsored 403(b) Retirement Plan, Agency Sponsored Life Insurance Coverage and an Excellent Paid Time Off Package. Concern encourages employee growth, offering Educational Assistance and Scholarship Programs, Licensure Reimbursement and Possible Internship/Clinical Supervision. Referral Bonuses are also available!

 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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