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ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR II

Post Date:  Sep 19, 2021
Location: 

Lake Villa, IL, US, 60046

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition Number:  13466
Work Schedule:  Sun - Thurs (Shift Varies)

Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values? 

 

At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.

 

Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine—including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses—deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway’s proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission. Read more about the incredible recognition that we recieved!

 

If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around – GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU! 

 

Admissions Counselors II are responsible for:

  • Coordinating admission into treatment program by conducting interviews of clients or their representatives to obtain relevant information, completing comprehensive assessment, and preparing initial treatment plan
  • Determining eligibility for insurance coverage or medical assistance
  • Completing admission forms and obtaining necessary consent signatures
  • Responding to inquiries regarding treatment program and available services
  • In residential centers, completing census counts and maintaining waiting lists
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

As a Healthcare organization, Gateway is in compliance with the State of Illinois COVID-19 executive order requiring that employees be vaccinated against COVID-19.  An exemption process is available to individuals that cannot get vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent education and life experience, with a minimum of 100 hours of documented clinical training in counseling theory and practice required
  • Current CADC or Licensure (LPC or LSW) required
  • Minimum 2 years of previous experience in substance abuse or mental health counseling required

Physical Requirements:

  1. Ability to speak with others in order to exchange information, conduct assessments and provide counseling.
  2. Ability to record and proofread information on forms and in the electronic health record.
  3. Ability to respond to telephones and pages, and hear speech.
  4. Ability to use a keyboard and display to receive, retrieve, and/or audit information and enter data into the electronic health record on a regular basis.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits: 

 

Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:

  • Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  •  Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
  • Catastrophic Absence Time (CAT) - Accrue up to seven days annually, to be used during an extended personal illness
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Commuter Accounts
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match 
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training & Development Programs

 

Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago