Treatment Advocate

American Addiction Centers

Job Details
Full-time1 day ago
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Referral program
  • 401(k)
  • Microsoft Excel
  • EHR systems
  • Driver’s License
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Associate’s degree
Full Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities: to include but not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for welcoming new patients, assisting with orientation of programming schedule and rules.
  • Conduct patient belongings search when new patient admitted.
  • Complete rounds and security checks.
  • Participate in coordination of patient’s daily schedule including treatment meetings, behavior interventions, and overall general observation of behavior and level of participation.
  • Provide support and encouragement to patients.
  • Support and encourage patient participation in group, individual, and family counseling services.
  • Support clinical services of patients as assigned by clinical manager.
  • Participate in weekly treatment team meeting and program staff meetings.
  • Ensure that all documentation necessary meet contract, licensure, accreditation and standards for services in a timely manner following the AAC’s documentation policy guidelines.
  • Communicate efficiently with other departments to ensure the best care for patient.


  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Behavioral Sciences (social sciences, human services, counseling or psychology) preferred.
  • State recognized (IC&RC) alcohol and drug certification (or within six months of completing certification) preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in medical or behavioral healthcare field.
  • Knowledge of utilizing electronic health record software and documentation.
  • Ability to read, write and interpret written information, type documentation, present information to groups and participate in meetings.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and flexible hours.
  • Valid driver license and insurable driving record (If driving a company vehicle or if driving personal vehicle for company business; refer to Guidelines for Driving Company Vehicles).

AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.

  • Provide supportive clinical services to outpatient and inpatient adult population.
  • Identify situations which may be potentially harmful to patients and report any patient or safety concerns to Clinical Manager and/or CEO.
  • Understand and abide by State Department standards, facility accreditation, AAC’s policy and procedures.
  • Adhere to company code of ethic and maintain professional boundaries with patients at all times.
  • Respectful of patient rights as well as understanding of patients unique recovery needs.
  • Communicate with all staff, patients, and families using excellent professional written and verbal skills.
  • Demonstrate dependability and adaptability with patients and staff.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient and company information.
  • Abide by the standards of HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2 guidelines.
  • Assists in monitoring and managing patient community as a therapeutic milieu.
  • Intervenes in crisis situations to deescalates and resolves crises.
  • Maintain upkeep of personal professional certification and CEU’s as required by state board without lapse, holds, suspensions, or investigation.
  • Other task as assigned by direct supervisor within scope of practice.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $14.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Psychiatry


  • 12 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Etta, MS 38627: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

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