Chemical Dependency Counselor - Psych Administration - FT - Days at Careers
Job Description & Salary Range
UC Title: Behavioral Health Counselor 2Position Number: 10005803Reports to: Director, NeuropsychiatryWorking Title: Chemical Dependency CounselorCost Center: Psych Administration (8753)Bargaining Unit: NoneFLSA: NonexemptJob Code: 4145Date Created: 09/08/2019Shift: Day ShiftHours: 40.00
Position Summary: The incumbent performs professional duties involved in the treatment and rehabilitation of the chemically dependent individuals, including counseling to family members.
Rate Minimum $21.68 Midpoint $33.00 Maximum $44.33
Required Qualifications: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the HealthSystemAbility to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workloadAbility to work flexible hours, including nights and weekendsAssociate's degree in Social, Behavioral, or Human Services fieldCA Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor Associate (CADCA) or higher, OR National Certified Addiction Counselor (NCAC), Level 1 or higher, OR Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC)Computer literate and proficient with various Microsoft office programsExcellent written and verbal communication skills in EnglishExperience working with dually diagnosed individualsGroup facilitation skillsMinimum 1 year experience working as a Chemical Dependency CounselorMust be able to maintain strict confidentiality; knowledge of HIPAA and PHI requirementsMust demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the jobMust possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned dutiesStrong interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as a part of a team, and ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Social, Behavioral, or Human Services fieldKnowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms
Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
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