Outpatient Clinician - Substance Use Treatment

Clinical · Kirksville, Missouri
Department Clinical
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Mark Twain Behavioral Health (MTBH) is a private not-for-profit Certified Community Behavioral Health Organization serving Northeast Missouri since 1975 with a wide variety of outpatient services.  We strive to treat the whole person by promoting wellness as individuals work toward their personal goals of achieving a satisfying, productive and healthy lifestyle.

Mark Twain Behavioral Health is seeking a full-time Outpatient Clinician with Substance Use Treatment Experience for our Kirksville Missouri service area.  Consider joining our MTBH Team!  We offer a supportive culture of appreciation and a strong emphasis on the health and wellbeing of our team.

Role Responsibilities

  • Provide individual, family, and group therapy to outpatient adolescent and adult clients that have mental health, co-occurring disorders and/or substance use conditions
  • Therapy may consist of crisis screening, outreach, brief interventions, groups or psychotherapy 
  • Utilize assertive outreach as needed for hard to engage consumers
  • Maintain a clinical record to state and national certification standards including a clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment plan, and progress notes all completed and maintained in a timely manner and within range of payer source requirements
  • Participate in clinical case staff meetings and in-service training programs
  • Provide consultation and guidance to staff regarding practicing evidence-based models and fidelity scales that dictate treatment approach
  • Provide consultation and education services to agency community stakeholders regarding mental health and substance use related topics (e.g. local police departments, schools, medical offices, community organizations, etc.)
  • Establish and maintain appropriate relationships with community agencies
  • Maintain a professional code of ethics at all times
  • Rotate the Access Crisis Intervention (ACI) after-hours on-call with other qualified mental health professionals each quarter and assist other clinicians during day-time rotation
  • Utilize electronic medical record for scheduling and documentation in a timely manner
  • Participate in quality assurance reviews

Adherence to the MTBH Ethical Code of Conduct and all policies is required.


  • Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work or Psychology
  • Licensed in the state of Missouri or licensed-eligible
  • Knowledge of alcohol and drug addictions is required
  • Certification as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience preferred


Mark Twain Behavioral Health is an equal opportunity employer and does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status or any other characteristic protected by law in any of its services, activities, or operations.


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    Kirksville, Missouri
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