Crisis Hotline: 1-800-841-1255    |    Appointments or Services: 1-844-309-6385

OSAR/Priority Admissions Counselor

Contract Position

OSAR/Priority Admissions Counselor

Description of Service

Summary of Position: This position is responsible for conducting targeted outreach to individuals with opioid use disorders (OUDs) per DSM 5 criteria; conducting screenings with individuals identified as having an OUD; engaging individuals in a process of informed consent; ensuring timely entry to treatment in accordance with state and federal guidelines and providing overdose prevention education. This position will further be responsible for engaging consumers in brief intervention; motivational counseling; crisis intervention and case management to support continuum of care. The position will be based out of the OSAR office co-located at Austin State Hospital and will require travel to surrounding communities within Region 7 (a 30 county region) to ensure timely service provision. Must have familiarity with Opioid Use Disorders and effective treatment modalities (i.e. Medication Assisted Therapy).

This position will serve OSAR Region 7.

If interested in this position, please send your resume/cv to contracts@bbtrails.org do not apply online.

Rate of Payment

19.11-20.11/HR

Areas to be Served

Bastrop County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Lee County, Williamson County

Eligibility

Minimum Qualifications: Must meet the criteria for a LPC-Intern, LMSW (under board approved supervision plan).

Preferred Qualifications: Qualified Credentialed Counselor (LCSW or LPC), LCDC, or LMFT, who is licensed and in good standing in the State of Texas. Must have familiarity with HHSC rules and guidelines with respect to eligibility criteria and availability for HHSC-funded substance abuse treatment services.

Region 7: Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Bosque, Brazos, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Falls, Fayette, Freestone, Grimes, Hamilton, Hays, Hill, Lampasas, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Llano, Madison, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Robertson, San Saba, Travis, Washington and Williamson Counties

To Apply: If you are interested in applying for a contract with Bluebonnet Trails Community Services, please email Contracts@bbtrails.org and include position you are applying for.

For Appointments or Information:
844-309-6385

24-Hour Crisis Hotline:
800-841-1255

Administration:
1009 North Georgetown Street
Round Rock, Texas 78664

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services as a recipient of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant dollars either directly from FTA or through the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), will comply with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d), the U.S. Department of Transportation implementing regulations, FTA Circular 4702.lB, and TxDOT PTN requirements as specified in Master Grant Agreement, and State Management Plan. Our Title VI Plan can be viewed here: BBT - Title VI Plan - Sep 2020 - 2023

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