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Admissions Therapist (FT, PT, PRN) - License Required -- Sign On Bonus 

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Admissions Therapist (FT, PT, PRN) - License Required -- Sign On Bonus

Plum Creek Recovery Ranch is an addiction recovery facility located in Lockhart, Texas on a beautiful 200 acre working ranch.

The role of the Admissions Therapist is an important one! This professional will assess the needs of clients and phone callers with substance use disorders, give information and make an appropriate referral.

$500 sign-on bonus available for full time hires.

FULL TIME and PART TIME AVAILABLE! Weekends-Only also available.

Essential Duties:

Intake calls must be documented and processed in accordance with Intake policies

In house assessments are completed with treatment referral recommendations made and documented; use the approved admission criteria and make decisions concerning the level of care for treatment using the least restrictive level appropriate. The plan for episode of care is initiated at admission to all levels of care

As a clinician, assists administration, physician, and clinical staff in the assessment of pending admits

Plans, coordinates, and evaluates direct and indirect facility assessments and client admissions

Directs the screening of potential clients for admission into the program and initiate the integrated assessment process

On call doctor is notified and assists with patient interview

Administrative approval obtained for all admissions

Admission paperwork is completed in accordance with hospital policy

Follow up calls are made to those failing to show up for appointments

Pre-certification is obtained in accordance with insurance requirements

Administration is notified of problems or significant events

Safety problems are identified and corrective actions taken

Participates in activities which enhance professional growth and development

Upholds the Organization's ethics and customer service standards

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive

Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the facility.


Licensed to practice in the State of Texas as a LCDC, LMSW, LCSW, LPC, LPC-Associate. Residential and ASAM experience preferred.

Additional Requirements: Must obtain and maintain approved CPR certification as well as successful completion of de-escalation training.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Familiarity with continuum of care. Equivalent level reading, writing and mathematical skills.

Outstanding oral communication skills.

Assessment and intervention skills.

Persuasive manner and skills in overcoming denial and resistance to treatment.

Ability to concentrate on task in high traffic areas. Familiar with clinical terminology. Knowledge of DSM III-R diagnostic criteria.

Ability to deal with crisis and potentially combative patients while maintaining personal and emotional equilibrium. Ability to empathetically relate to people.

Ability to maintain information as highly confidential.

Be able to meet deadlines.

Basic data entry skills required, and preference for basic computer skills.

Time management and sound organizational skills.

Skills in dealing courteously with the public and individuals within the organization.

Knowledgeable of patient rights and laws pertaining to mental health.

Basic personnel management or supervisory skills helpful.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing i.e. legible handwriting and ability to read and understand written instructions.

Well-developed verbal and written communication skills in English. Skill to communicate effectively in order to exchange and/or provide information, build and/or maintain cooperative relationships.

Ability to handle confidential information with great sensitivity.

Must be 21+ years of age


Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, company paid disability, 401(k) and a generous amount of paid time off.

Plum Creek Recovery Ranch is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions exclusively on the basis of merit. We prohibit unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transitioning status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws.