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Corpus Christi – LCDC/LCDC-I

Counseling and Recovery Services operates a state recognized and accredited medication-assisted treatment center dedicated to helping opioid dependent individuals and their families regain control of their lives. We take great pride in treating our patients with dignity and respect in each phase of their treatment experience.

Counseling and Recovery Services is currently searching for a full-time or part-time LCDC or LCDC Intern in Corpus Christi, Texas. Candidates must be able to work early morning hours and available to work some weekends. Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug screening. Bilingual is beneficial.

Requirements:

  • Candidate will provide direct care by assessing a patient’s status and issues by interviewing them, obtaining personal information and medical history.
  • Candidate will design treatment and rehabilitation program by using his/her knowledge of alcohol and drug dependency and counseling, while tailoring the process based on patient’s needs.
  • Candidate will modify treatments by maintaining case history and progress notes while observing his/her patients.
  • Candidate will work to restore patients to productive roles by educating them about available community based organizations, and social and employment services.
  • Candidate will be expected to be able to work with a team made up of other clinicians and medical staff to provide effective treatment to the patients.
  • Candidate will need to be able to effectively speak, read and write in English
  • You must be a registered LCDC/LCDC-I in the state of Texas.

Experience in opioid substitution therapy field is not required, but preferred. Qualified candidates will either have a degree, be certified or have experience in the substance abuse field.

LVN

Counseling and Recovery Services, is currently searching for a part time 24hrs/week LVN for our Tomball site. Candidates must be able to work early morning hours and available to work Saturdays. Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug screening.

Responsibilities include:

  • Dispensing medication and recording dosages
  • Maintaining records conducting a sight and count inventory of the methadone supply daily
  • Maintaining absolute accuracy in daily accounting of the methadone that is dispensed
  • Administers appropriate lab tests as required including patient vital signs, TB tests when required, and other nursing assessment techniques
  • Schedules and screens patients to be seen by Medical Director
  • Assists the physician with history and physical as required
  • Receives medical orders and ensures that medical orders are documented and understood by Program Site Directors and other staff members
  • Maintains absolute control and tracking of all medical paperwork involving patient dose changes, lab results, physician orders, phase/level changes and verbal orders

Requirements

  • Candidates MUST have a current and valid license to be able to practice in the state of Texas.

 

Counseling and Recovery Services operates a number of state recognized and accredited medication assisted treatment centers dedicated to helping these individuals and their families regain control of their lives. We take great pride in treating our patients with dignity and respect in each phase of their treatment experience.

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