Drug and Alcohol Counselor (Full-Time & Per-Diem)
Company: Sierra Health and Wellness Centers
Posted on: January 25, 2023
We are not looking for job seekers. We want changemakers! Sierra
Health and Wellness Centers use evidence-based methods to
accomplish restoration of families, relationships, and self-worth.
By transforming the character, we give life back to the people who
have lost it through substance abuse and mental health issues.
Our inpatient facility houses 24 clients who receive specialized
and personal care from our staff. Our newly remodeled location
offers amenities to both our clients and staff.
Benefits For Full-Time Employees:
10 days paid vacation
10 holidays/ 3 sick days per year
Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits -with NO monthly premium for
401K with a company match of up to 3%
Employer paid accident & life Insurance
Duties and Responsibilities:
SUD Counselor is responsible for assessing and monitoring client's
behaviors while in treatment for chemical and alcohol abuse and
dependency. -Generally, your job is to assess your clients
immediate and long-term need, develop a treatment plan to reduce or
eliminate any substance abuse or criminal thinking. Your job may
consist of making referral appointments to meet mental health or
medical needs; work with the Job developer to build your client's
employability or start the process for SSI depending on your
clients' needs and capabilities. - -The SUD Counselor is
responsible for documenting client behavior in group participation
and counseling. Counselors will also be providing crisis management
and counseling services while also running group therapies and
education for the clients and family/significant others in a
therapeutic setting. Other job duties include caring for client's
emotional needs and coordinating treatment and discharge
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform these essential functions.
Provide assessment and participate in the treatment planning with
Review client chart for completion of all paperwork with
appropriate signatures; completing weekly audits each Friday.
Facilitate discharge planning and community outreach.
Respond well to emergencies and initiate action as required.
Record noteworthy events involving client's activities in the daily
Respond to client complaints in an efficient and timely manner.
Check for completion of client orientation by support staff.
Contact family immediately and set up a schedule of communication
for the remainder of treatment if desired by the client.
Meet with clients individually twice a week at minimum.
Complete notes for every group and interaction.
Attend and participate in staff meetings and trainings.
Candidate must have at minimum one-year experience in Drug and
Must possess a valid License and/or certification in drug and
alcohol counseling through an approved Department of Health Care
High School Diploma or GED
Valid Class C
Possess CPR/First Aid certification. (Can be obtained upon
Current TB test and health screen. (Can be obtained upon hire)
Sierra Health and Wellness Centers -are a California network of
leading behavioral health and rehab centers for adults and families
who suffer from addiction to alcohol, opiates, amphetamines and
other addictive substances.
Sierra Health and Wellness Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer
who does not discriminate against applicants, employees or clients
on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic
information, disability, veteran status or any other category
protected by the law, or patients' decisions regarding advance
directives. Not all services are available at all offices.
Hourly: - - $27-$35
The posted pay range is a reasonable estimate that the organization
believes in good faith it may pay for this particular job based on
the circumstances at the time of posting. -This pay range is not a
promise of a particular wage. -Pay may consider several factors
including but not limited to internal equity, experience,
specialty, training, hours/shifts worked, business need, and
education. Pay ranges may be adjusted in the future depending upon
many factors including business needs.
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