Chemical Dependency Professional / Spokane
|Title:||Chemical Dependency Professional / Spokane|
Title Chemical Dependency ProfessionalDepartment Behavioral Health
SupervisorBehavioral Health Program Manager
FLSA Status Exempt
Pay Grade 1,2
Purpose of Job
Improve the overall health of the communities we serve by providing chemical dependency counseling services to patients and families by performing the following duties:
Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesResponsible for performing chemical dependency evaluations on clients using approved testing instruments and evaluating tools, and determining their amenability for the program or for referral to other agencies and/or programs.
Develops detailed care plans for each client. These plans will become part of the client’s case file.
Conduct individual, family, group and Aftercare counseling and education sessions.
Conducts breath analysis and urinalysis testing for alcohol and drugs to ensure compliance with the program and aftercare abstinence.
Responsible for keeping detailed statistics and reports to meet federal, state and local requirements. Is subject to program audits by authorities from various licensing and funding agencies.
Conducts individual and group counseling and education focusing on intensive alcohol and drug treatment, relapse prevention and cognitive behavioral change.
Maintains case files and documentation on all participants.
QualificationsExperience & Education: Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in social or behavioral science or related field AND two (2) years experience in substance abuse counseling, social services or criminal justice work.
License: Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC).
Other Skills: Knowledge of available community linkage resources. Excellent oral and written communications skills required. Basic computer skills required. BLS certification required.
Physical DemandsDemandsChemical Dependency Counselor’s are required to stand, sit, and be mobile one-third to two-thirds of the time. They are required to use hands to finger, handle or feel over two-thirds of the time; while reaching with hands and arms occurs one-third of the day. Climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling or crouching occurs less than one-third of the time. Communicating by talking / hearing occurs over two-thirds of the day. Amount of time spent lifting or exerting force is about 50% for up to 10 pounds and less than one-third of the time up to 25 – 40 pounds. Rarely is there a need to lift more than 41 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications