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Intake Counselor

Company: Spectrum Health Systems
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

Intake Counselor

Chesapeake, VA, USA
Req #3339

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc . has been a leader in the field behavioral/mental health treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance use disorder or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives. At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest.

Location: Chesapeake, VA. Indian Creek Correctional Center houses 1,000+ inmates and operates a Cognitive Therapeutic Community (CTC) program. This is a 9-12-month program with a three-phase model which includes Pre-Treatment, Primary Treatment, and Aftercare.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm OR 7:45 am - 4:45 pm with a 1-hour unpaid lunch break.
Pay rate: $24.04/hr. ($50,000 annually)

The Intake Counselor is responsible for:

  • Conducting comprehensive assessments and individual treatment plans within established time frames and with input from the client and multi-disciplinary team.
  • Meeting with participant's primary Counselor to review intake and initial treatment plan information within designated time frame.
  • Correcting all documentation deficiencies in established time frames as directed by the Director of Clinical Services.
  • Assisting the Clinical Supervisors with weekly chart audits and discharge planning.
  • File room upkeep and maintaining clinical records in accordance with all regulatory, contractual, and Spectrum standards.
  • Addressing program participant issues, concerns, and inappropriate behaviors promptly and in accordance with Spectrum's clinical design.


    • No formal certification required.
    • Minimum of HS Diploma/GED.
    • Bachelor's degree preferred.
    • Experience in administrative and records management is a plus.
    • Experience working within a correctional or secure environment is a plus.


      • Health, dental, vision insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • 401k with company contribution
      • Discounts on wide array of services/entertainment

        Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or
        applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability,sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

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