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Drug and Alcohol Counselor (Full-Time & Per-Diem)

Company: Sierra Health and Wellness Centers
Location: Concord
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

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.Position Open:Full-Time - (Sunday-Thursday 8:30am-5:30pm)Per DiemBenefits For Full-Time Employees:--Competitive pay10 days paid vacation10 holidays/ 3 sick days per yearMedical, Dental, and Vision benefits--with NO monthly premium for employee401K with a company match of up to 3%Employer paid accident & life InsuranceDuties 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 planning.----------Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.Provide assessment and participate in the treatment planning with clients.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 record.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.-- --RequirementsCandidate must have at minimum one-year experience in Drug and Alcohol counseling.Must possess a valid License and/or certification in drug and alcohol counseling through an approved Department of Health Care licensing board.High School Diploma or GEDValid Class CPossess CPR/First Aid certification. (Can be obtained upon hire)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.$27-$35The 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.----PM21Powered by JazzHRPI207992700

Keywords: Sierra Health and Wellness Centers, Concord , Drug and Alcohol Counselor (Full-Time & Per-Diem), Other , Concord, California

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