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Drugs and Alcohol Counselor

Company: Sierra Health and Wellness Centers
Location: Concord
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

Drugs and Alcohol Counselor 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 Concord 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 available:Full-Time:Sunday-Thursday -(Sunday 9:00am-5:30pm,Mon-Thur8:30am-5pm) For Full-Time Employee we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • 10 days paid vacation
  • 10 holidays/ 3 sick days per year
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits -with NO monthly premium for employee
  • 401K with a company match of up to 3%
  • Accident & life Insurance Duties and Responsibilities: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
    • Performs professional SUD counseling services and case management with clients.
    • Provides SUD specific individual and group counseling services.
    • Assesses and monitors client's progress and behavior while in treatment.
    • Provides assessment and participates in treatment planning with clients.
    • Contact family immediately and set up a schedule of communication for the remainder of treatment if desired by the client.
    • Primary clinician responsible for discharge planning and arrangement of aftercare services.
    • Participates in collaborative treatment with representatives of other agencies.
    • Responds to clinical emergencies and acute client needs.
    • Respond to client complaints in an efficient and timely manner.
    • Record noteworthy events involving clinical services and client activities in the electronic medical record.
    • Review client chart for completion of all paperwork with appropriate signatures; may complete weekly audits.
    • Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations.
    • Operates a personal computer and other office equipment.
    • Communicates effectively with others in person and over the telephone.
    • May be assigned some lead and special work coordination responsibilities. Education and minimum qualification:
      • Must possess a High School diploma or a GED.
      • Certification as a Drug and Alcohol Counselor by a California Regulatory Agency
      • Candidate must have at minimum one-year of experience in Drug and Alcohol counseling.
      • Familiar with HIPAA/client confidential and personal rights.
      • Possess a valid License and/or certification in drug and alcohol counseling through an approved Department of Health Care licensing board.
      • Current CPR and First Aid certification.
      • Valid Driver's License and insurable under Sierra Health and Wellness Centers automobile insurance policy. -Preferred education and experience:
        • Two to five years of experience in drug and alcohol counseling
        • Bachelor's degree in a related field. Hourly: $27.00-$35.00
          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. - 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 that 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. PM21 Powered by JazzHR PI5572993257cd-31181-33168695

Keywords: Sierra Health and Wellness Centers, Concord , Drugs and Alcohol Counselor, Other , Concord, California

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