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Counselor CADC, OLOP-Psychiatric Outpt, Full Time, 8a-4p
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Counselor CADC, OLOP-Psychiatric Outpt, Full Time, 8a-4p

Job Description

Our Lady of Peace (OLOP) is a private, not-for-profit psychiatric hospital in Louisville.  The hospital was originally founded in 1951 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. With 396 beds, Peace is one of the one of the largest psychiatric hospitals in the nation. The Children’s Peace Center at Our Lady of Peace is the largest and most comprehensive private provider of child/adolescent inpatient psychiatric care in the country.  Our Lady of Peace operates a full continuum of services for patients from young children to seniors, with a special emphasis on psychiatric care for children and adolescents, including several special needs programs.  Patients come to Peace from all over Kentucky and the surrounding region, including eleven other states.  Visit www.ourladyofpeacepsychiatry.org.


Provides chemical dependency treatment counseling, family education and therapy services to patients and families in the addictions programs. This includes direct clinical care to patients and families to address interpersonal, chemical dependency, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders and family systems issues that cause emotional distress. The modalities include: group therapy, family therapy, individual therapy, multifamily therapy, multifamily education, addictions and psychoeducation, discharge planning and coordinating with community, government and mental health agencies to obtain aftercare services necessary to reduce and prevent relapse. Works to develop and maintain the addictions program components. May provide care to chemically dependent and non-chemically dependent patients and families as assigned. Provides clinical supervision to clinical staff as requested and chairs supervision group.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in social svcs field required. Masters degree preferred. Certification by the Kentucky Board of Chemical Dependency Counselors (CADC) required. CPR certification with the American Heart Association. Able to perform CPR techniques.

Chemical dependency experience providing therapy to patients and families required. Ability to complete safe crisis management training and perform safe crisis management techniques.

  Additional Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
  • Adheres to and exhibits Catholic Health Initiatives core values:
    Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.
    Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
    Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
    Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.
 Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity EmployersCB

  • Shift:  1

  • Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period:  80

  • Weekends Required:  Occasional

  • Status:  Full Time
  • Job Snapshot

    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Health Care
    Education 4 Year Degree
    Experience Not Specified
    Manages Others Not Specified
    Industry Healthcare - Health Services
    Required Travel Not Specified
    Job ID 1400018519
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    Counselor CADC, OLOP-Psychiatric Outpt, Full Time, 8a-4p


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