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September 20, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: AIDS Healthcare Foundation
Company Address: 400 30th Street
City: Oakland
State: CA
ZIP Code: 94609
Company Website: www.aidshealth.org
Contact Person: Hazel Portillo
Contact Person Title: Office Administrator
E-mail: Hazel..Portillo@aidshealth.org
Telephone: 510-628-0949

Job Information

Position Title: Substance Abuse Intern (Bilingual)

Position Description:
We are seeking a bilingual (Spanish) substance abuse counselor intern.

Position Responsibilities:
• Provides group counseling to adults
• Keep accurate records to insure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, as well as accreditation standards
• Determines causal relationship between substance addiction and socio-economic factors
• Co-designs and implements treatment plans identifying goals to be achieved
• Coordinates with other treatment team members when specialized services required
• Works cooperatively with community agencies in the coordination of rehabilitation services for clients
• Properly documents client’s progress on charts
• Assists in coordinating and synchronizing substance abuse and service plan issues
• Other assigned duties to support groups

Qualifications: Currently completing an AA/AS degree OR completed AA/AS degree.
Must be registered and in good standing with one of the following:
RAS
RAS II
RADT
CADCI

Required: Bilingual Spanish

Required:
Thursday 8:30-12:30 with choice of other days.
Please be available 5-10 hours/week

Salary / Compensation: 5-10 internship hours

Application Due Date: 10/15/2017


September 19, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: Koinonia Homes for Teens
Company Address: 5980 Webb St.
City: Loomis
State: California
ZIP Code: 95650
Company Website: teens.kfh.org
Contact Person: Jill Bradford
Contact Person Title: HR Assistant
E-mail: jbradford@kfh.org
Telephone: 9166520171

Job Information

Position Title: Clinical Assistant

Position Description:
In collaboration with the SUD Counselor, the Clinical Assistant assists adolescent clients in overcoming AOD dependencies, adjusting to life and making changes. Plans and facilitates groups teaching life skills, emotional management and recovery related topics. Participates in the client intake process, conducts assessments, writes progress notes and participates with the collaborative team in treatment planning. Provides support with crisis intervention, group facilitation, supervision and paperwork.

Qualifications:
• Alcohol and Drug Certification (California State approved), such as the CADC, CATC, etc.
• 21 years of age (as required by state law)
• Valid Driver’s License
• Proof of automobile liability insurance
• Health Clearance required
• Fingerprint and Child Abuse Index clearance from Department of Justice required
• Must meet all the state requirements set by Community Care Licensing pertaining to the hiring of employees in licensed community care facility

Salary / Compensation: $15/hour

Application Due Date: 9/29/17


September 18, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: San Joaquin County Human Resources
Company Address: 44 N. San Joaquin Street, Suite 330
City: Stockton
State: California
ZIP Code: 95202
Company Website: sjgov.org/department/hr
Contact Person: Evelyn Oliveira
Contact Person Title: Personnel Analyst
E-mail: eoliveira@sjgov.org
Telephone: (209) 468-8579

Job Information

Position Title: Substance Abuse Program Supervisor

Position Description: This examination is being given to fill one vacancy in the Behavioral Health Services, Substance Abuse Services department and to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline.

Department: Behavioral Health Services – Substance Abuse ServicesPrograms: Recovery House, Family Ties, or Chemical Dependency Counseling Center (CDCC)Website: www.sjcbhs.org

Shifts: Must be available to work rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays:
7:00 am – 3:30 pm
3:00 pm – 11:30 pm
11:00 pm – 7:30 am

Substance Abuse Services Prevention and Treatment Services is responsible for the coordination of alcohol and drug treatment and prevention efforts in San Joaquin County. A range of drug and alcohol treatment services are offered to residents of San Joaquin County, including outpatient and residential treatment services. The positions will be assigned to substance abuse treatment services at Recovery House, Family Ties or the Chemical Dependency Counseling Center (CDCC). Recovery House is a residential treatment program for adult men and women. Family Ties is a residential treatment program for pregnant women and women with children ages 0-10. CDCC is an outpatient program providing intensive outpatient drug-free programming.

Pre-Employment Drug Screening: Potential new hires into this classification are required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made unless the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen.

Qualifications:
EITHER PATTERN I
Education: Completion of a certificate program in substance abuse counseling, recognized by the San Joaquin County Department of Health Care Services.Experience: Four years of counseling or case management experience in a substance abuse or social crisis program at a level equivalent to Substance Abuse Counselor II in San Joaquin County.

OR II
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, social work, business or public administration or closely related field.

Experience: One year of counseling or case management experience in a substance abuse or social crisis program at a level equivalent to Substance Abuse Counselor II in San Joaquin County.

Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education requirement on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years, but may not be substituted for the specialized education requirement. Completion of a certificate program in substance abuse counseling may be substituted for 12 semester or 15 quarter units of specialized education.

AND

Certification: Possession of a current certificate as an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor issued by a certifying agency approved by the State of California. Certification must be maintained, as defined by the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, California Code of Regulations, Chapter 8. Failure to maintain certification may result in release from employment.

License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license if required by nature of assignment.

Substitution for Alcohol and Other Drug Certification: Possession of a license to practice medicine issued by the Medical Board of California; or Psychologist licensed by the Board of Psychology; or Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; or an Intern registered with the California Board of Psychology or the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Salary / Compensation: $4026 – $4895/month

Application Due Date: September 29, 2017


September 13, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: Westcare Foundation
Company Address: 1711 Whitney Mesa Dr
City: Henderson
State: NV
ZIP Code: 89014
Company Website: www.westcare.com
Contact Person: Nicholas Kitts
Contact Person Title: Sr. Recruiter
E-mail: nicholas.kitts@westcare.com
Telephone: 7023852090

Job Information

Position Title: Senior Counselor

Position Description:
THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN TORRINGTON AND NEWCASTLE WYOMING. WE HAVE MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE. RELOCATION IS AVAILABLE FOR OUT OF STATE CANDIDATES.

Position Summary: Person in this position will be responsible for the day-to-day assessment and treatment program functions as assigned, and flow of program activities. Essential job functions include those listed below. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Essential Job Functions:
• Responsible for managing the day-to-day functions of the sex offender program;
• Maintain ongoing communication between the program, program director, DOC staff and Westcare management;
• Coordinate crisis situation and management;
• Coordinate and facilitate monthly quality assurance of clinical files to assure compliance according to the State of Wyoming and WestCare guidelines and those records are securely stored;
• Insure that all intakes, clinical documentation, discharge summaries, Community Re-entry Checklist, continued care plans, verifications and data system episodes, placements and discharges are accurate and completed in a timely manner;
• Complete and provide WDOC staff reports, disciplinary reports according to WDOC policy and Procedure;
• Insure WestCare is in compliance with 45 CFR (HIPAA) regulations and other Federal, State and local policies, rules, and standards regarding the protection of paper and computer-based information and its transfer WestCare and any other program;
• Provide daily, weekly and monthly reports as requested;
• Role model ethical and professional behaviors and standards;
• Provide assessments and clinical documentation;
• Attend pre-parole, parole board, section head, case planning and MDT meetings as assigned;
• Meet routinely with DOC case management to communicate program and client issues and needs;
• Engage in on-going professional development;
• Embrace and embody the mission, vision, guiding principles, clinical vision and goals of WestCare Foundation; and
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
• Three (3) years counseling experience (preferred);
• Must be capable of obtaining and interpreting information regarding the client’s assessment of the client’s stage of change;
• Must possess or be willing to gain knowledge of sex offender treatment and personality dynamics of the sex offender including knowledge of cultural and criminal sub-cultures;
• Experience in developing schedules ;
• Must possess excellent documentation and communication skills;
• Must have ability to obtain prison clearance; and
• CPR certification, First Aid Certification and an annual tuberculosis test.

Education:
• Licensed (or licensable) by the State of Wyoming as a clinical social worker, professional counselor, psychologist, or other related professional and meets the licensing requirements for Wyoming license, must have application on file within 30 days of hire.
• Must have a minimum of a clinical Master’s degree.

Working Conditions:
• Work is primarily performed in a treatment setting.

Physical Demands:
• The normal work routine involves no exposure to human blood, body fluids or tissues. Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency medical care or first aid to be potentially exposed in some other way;
• Occasional lifting of more than 10 pounds; and
• Sitting, standing, walking, reaching are performed in the normal course of the position.

Mental Demands:
• Requires the ability to collect and analyze complex numerical and written data and verbal information to reach logical conclusions;
• Requires the ability to work and cooperate with clients, co-workers, managers, and the public at all levels in order to exchange ideas, information, instructions and opinions;
• Requires the ability to work under stress and in emotionally charged situations;
• Requires the ability to defend oneself and clients in mentally/verbally abusive situations through the use of approved mental/verbal de-escalation techniques; and
• Requires the ability to work under time deadlines.

Salary / Compensation: 50000

Application Due Date:


September 13, 2017

Employer Information

Company Name: Southern Solano Alcohol Council / BiBett Corporation
Company Address: 419 Pennsylvania St.
City: Vallejo
State: CA
ZIP Code: 94590
Company Website: BiBett Corporation
Contact Person: Carol Roberts
Contact Person Title: Program Director
E-mail: ssacbb@att.net
Telephone: (707) 643-2715

Job Information

Position Title: Substance Abuse – Program Counselor (FULL TIME)

Position Description:
Full Time position 40 hrs per week swing shift 3-11pm supervising a 9 bed non-medical social model detoxification facility.
Relate on a peer level with residents in a supportive non-judgmental manner.
Follow program procedures and assist residents in a comfortable admission process. Keep accurate records and individuals files.
Perform specified operational assigned tasks. Assist residents in crisis and stressful situations.
Knowledge of Social Model Philosophy.
Knowledgeable of acute withdrawal from Alcohol and other Drugs.
Supervise Men’s Sober Living if needed.
Follow and implement Federal, State, County and Local regulations.

Qualifications:
Minimum 2 years continuous sobriety if alcohol or addict
Minimum 1 year work experience in Alcohol and Drug field
Must be a Registered or Certified AOD counselor in the State of California
Must adhere to Bi-Bett Code of Ethics and Staff Agreement
Ability to keep records accurately, Computer skills
Ability to do treatment plans
Ability to work in crisis situations.
Ability to be a positive role model
Ability to pass CPR, First Aid. Willing to use CPRTB and Medical Clearance is required
Ability to work with all cultures

Salary / Compensation: Salary based on experience

Application Due Date: November 15, 2017


August 28, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: Occupational Health Services (Centene Corporation)
Company Address: 625 Ellis Street
City: Mountain View
State: California
ZIP Code: 94043
Company Website: www.centene.com
Contact Person: Debra Canonica
Contact Person Title: Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist
E-mail: debra.x.canonica@healthnet.com
Telephone: (415) 460-8263

Job Information

Position Title: Bilingual Substance Use Disorder Counselor II

Position Description: Hours: 32 hours per week. The hours are listed below:

  • Tuesday & Thursday 4 PM – 9:30 PM
  • Wednesday & Friday 12:30 PM – 9:30 PM
  • Saturday 8 AM – 1 PM

Job Description:
Provides group, individual counseling, education classes, orientation, individual appointments, make-up groups for alcohol and drug issues, and in the DUIP Multiple Conviction Program, facilitation of continuing care groups in Spanish and English.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates and conducts programs for participants in ways to reduce the negative impact of the use of chemical and alcohol involvement.
  • Completes case management, including maintenance of individual client files, group rosters, & group notes.
  • Conducts re-reinstatements, intakes, transfers, orientation, and other client activities as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish required
  • AOD certification or equivalent alcohol counseling experience
  • Registered or Certified AOD Counselor in the State of California
  • Must have a minimum of 2080 hours in providing educational or counseling services to persons with alcohol and/or other drug problems.
  • Minimum two years alcoholism counseling experience
  • Knowledge of generally accepted principals of CD treatment, education, and prevention in a group and individual setting
  • Ability to promote client compliance and satisfaction with program requirements, and deal effectively with a wide variety of client personalities, including hostility, resistance, and denial.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Salary / Compensation: Salary based upon experience

Application Due Date: Open


August 22, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: San Joaquin County
Company Address: 44 N San Joaquin St., Suite 330
City: Stockton
State: CA
ZIP Code: 95202
Company Website: www.sjgov.org
Contact Person: Joanne Castillo
Contact Person Title: Personnel Analyst
E-mail: jcastillo@sjgov.org
Telephone: 209-468-1994

Job Information

Position Title: Substance Abuse Counselor II

Position Description: San Joaquin County is currently accepting applications for Substance Abuse Counselor II in the Substance Abuse Services department of Behavioral Health Services. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. A complete application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing date.

Department: Behavioral Health Services-Substance Abuse ServicesBHS Main Campus: 1212 N California St, Stockton, CABHS Website: www.sjgov.org/mhsSubstance Abuse Services: 500 W Hospital Rd, French Camp, CASAS Website: www.sjgov.org/osaWork Schedule: Day and Rotating Shift (Note: Rotating shift includes nights, weekends, and holidays)

The Substance Abuse Services department is responsible for the coordination of alcohol and drug treatment efforts in San Joaquin County. A wide range of drug and alcohol treatment services are offered to County residents, including outpatient, residential, and co-occurring treatment services. Prevention services include programs designed to build youth leadership skills, offer alternatives, and develop awareness of the impact of drugs and alcohol on the community.

For additional information about this rewarding job opportunity or to apply online, please visit our website at www.sjgov.org/department/hr.

Qualifications: Education: Successful completion of 30 semester or 45 quarter units from an accredited college or university which included 12 semester or 15 quarter units in psychology, sociology, counseling, chemical dependency or a closely related field.

Certification: Possession of a current certificate as an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor issued by a certifying agency approved by the State of California. Certification must be maintained, as defined by the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, California Code of Regulations, Chapter 8. Failure to maintain certification may result in release from employment.

License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

Salary / Compensation: Approximate Monthly Salary: $3,760-$4,571

Application Due Date: August 25, 2017


August 22, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: Western Pacific Med Corp
Company Address: 955 E Thompson Blvd.
City: Ventura
State: CA
ZIP Code: 93002
Company Website:
Contact Person: Erin Schmidt
Contact Person Title: Regional Director
E-mail: erink@westpacmed.com
Telephone: 818-956-3737

Job Information

Position Title: Certified or Registered Chemical Dependency Counselor – EOE

Position Description:
Counselor certification or Registration
Preferred experience and/or background in the field of substance abuse treatment.
Computer experience and good verbal and writing skills.
Reliable transportation arrangements.
Detail oriented, organized, with social skills.
Professional appearance.
Valid identification.

Qualifications:
All Counselors must be qualified by one of the following:

an advanced degree in social work, medicine, psychology, pastoral counseling, marriage and family counseling, mental health or substance use counseling, or psychiatric nursing, and in-service or other training in the treatment of substance use conditions;
a bachelor’s degree in social work or a related human service field with specialized training and experience in the area of substance use treatment;
certification by the designated authority for certifying drug abuse counselors in the State of California.
personal experience with drug use recovery and specialized training and demonstrated skills in the area of substance use treatment; or
specific and relevant training in the treatment of substance use and a minimum of two years’ work experience in a substance use treatment service.

Specific Tasks
The counselor will facilitate treatment between the patient and the program. He/she shall assist the patient to discover his/her ability to make, and live with productive choice decisions which will affect his/her lifestyle; to cultivate referral agency attachments for development of patient choices of those productive alternatives which will allow, and add growth to the ultimate goal of the patient/counselor relationship objectives – that of being drug free. Because this is a treatment facility “CLIENT CONFIDENTIALITY GUIDELINES” must always be followed when dealing with the clients and the public.
To document chronologically and in sequence at a minimum of twice monthly, program patient activities, the solidification of the patient’s program address and in detail, to describe as closely as possible, pseudo and interpersonal related feelings for a more productive patient, realization of the program objectives and in keeping with the traditional program philosophy of quality patient care.
Follow Western Pacific personnel policies as stated in “Employee Handbook”.
Follow Western Pacific administrative and program policies.
Become proficient with Western Pacific’s automated systems (Tower Business Systems-TBS).
Maintain a caseload of patients and carry out all assignments at the direction of the Clinic Manager.
Stress to patients the availability of rehabilitation options available to them on the Methadone program, including but not limited to residential care, outpatient drug free counseling and/or job development/placement services. The focus should be continuity of care for all patients.
Assist in the collection and tabulation of all patient data relevant to evaluating the effectiveness of the program.
Anticipate patient crisis situations and develop ways to prevent their occurrence.
Assist the physician in the medical treatment process on each patient and physical complications, including the back-up/relief in the dispensing unit. (If applicable).
To attend and participate in the in-service training on a monthly basis and supported by the program.
To work on a rotating basis the weekend and holiday hours at the front desk.
After training and orientation to complete intakes on new patients and assist as directed by the Clinic Manager in areas of need in the daily operations of the clinic.
The goal is to have the counselor complete and submit to the Clinic Manager for review three to four charts per day.
Timely recording of all required information (i.e., UA results, filing of medication sheets, etc.). Completion of monthly progress notes by the end of the current month.
Timely completion of required treatment plans for the current month.

Salary / Compensation: $13.00 to $15.00

Application Due Date: ASAP


August 17, 2017

Employer Information

Company Name: Western Pacific Med Corp

Company Address: 4544 San Fernando Rd, Suite 201

City: Glendale

State: California

ZIP Code: 91204

Company Website: westpacmed.com

Contact Person: Shirley Poordawood

Contact Person Title: Program Manager

E-mail: shirleyp@westpacmed.com

Telephone: 818-240-8843

Job Information

Position Title: Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor – EOE

Position Description:

  • Counselor certification
  • Preferred experience and/or background in the field of substance abuse treatment.
  • Computer experience and good verbal and writing skills.
  • Reliable transportation arrangements.
  • Detail oriented, organized, with social skills.
  • Professional appearance.
  • Valid identification.

Qualifications:

All Counselors must be qualified by one of the following:

  • an advanced degree in social work, medicine, psychology, pastoral counseling, marriage and family counseling, mental health or substance use counseling, or psychiatric nursing, and in-service or other training in the treatment of substance use conditions;
  • a bachelor’s degree in social work or a related human service field with specialized training and experience in the area of substance use treatment;
  • certification by the designated authority for certifying drug abuse counselors in the State of California.
  • personal experience with drug use recovery and specialized training and demonstrated skills in the area of substance use treatment; or
  • specific and relevant training in the treatment of substance use and a minimum of two years’ work experience in a substance use treatment service.

Specific Tasks

  • The counselor will facilitate treatment between the patient and the program. He/she shall assist the patient to discover his/her ability to make, and live with productive choice decisions which will affect his/her lifestyle; to cultivate referral agency attachments for development of patient choices of those productive alternatives which will allow, and add growth to the ultimate goal of the patient/counselor relationship objectives – that of being drug free. Because this is a treatment facility “CLIENT CONFIDENTIALITY GUIDELINES” must always be followed when dealing with the clients and the public.
  • To document chronologically and in sequence at a minimum of twice monthly, program patient activities, the solidification of the patient’s program address and in detail, to describe as closely as possible, pseudo and interpersonal related feelings for a more productive patient, realization of the program objectives and in keeping with the traditional program philosophy of quality patient care.
  • Follow Western Pacific personnel policies as stated in “Employee Handbook”.
  • Follow Western Pacific administrative and program policies.
  • Become proficient with Western Pacific’s automated systems (Tower Business Systems-TBS).
  • Maintain a caseload of patients and carry out all assignments at the direction of the Clinic Manager.
  • Stress to patients the availability of rehabilitation options available to them on the Methadone program, including but not limited to residential care, outpatient drug free counseling and/or job development/placement services. The focus should be continuity of care for all patients.
  • Assist in the collection and tabulation of all patient data relevant to evaluating the effectiveness of the program.
  • Anticipate patient crisis situations and develop ways to prevent their occurrence.
  • Assist the physician in the medical treatment process on each patient and physical complications, including the back-up/relief in the dispensing unit. (If applicable).
  • To attend and participate in the in-service training on a monthly basis and supported by the program.
  • To work on a rotating basis the weekend and holiday hours at the front desk.
  • After training and orientation to complete intakes on new patients and assist as directed by the Clinic Manager in areas of need in the daily operations of the clinic.
  • The goal is to have the counselor complete and submit to the Clinic Manager for review three to four charts per day.
  • Timely recording of all required information (i.e., UA results, filing of medication sheets, etc.). Completion of monthly progress notes by the end of the current month.
  • Timely completion of required treatment plans for the current month.

Salary / Compensation: 15.00

Application Due Date: ASAP


August 17, 2017

Employer Information

Company Name: Western Pacific Med Corp

Company Address: 11902 Rosecrans Ave

City: Norwalk

State: CA

ZIP Code: 90650

Company Website: westpacmed.com

Contact Person: Mona Taylor

Contact Person Title: Program Manager

E-mail: monat@westpacmed.com

Telephone: (562)929-7188

Job Information

Position Title: Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor – EOE

Position Description:

  • Counselor certification
  • Preferred experience and/or background in the field of substance abuse treatment.
  • Computer experience and good verbal and writing skills.
  • Reliable transportation arrangements.
  • Detail oriented, organized, with social skills.
  • Professional appearance.
  • Valid identification.

Qualifications:

All Counselors must be qualified by one of the following:

  • an advanced degree in social work, medicine, psychology, pastoral counseling, marriage and family counseling, mental health or substance use counseling, or psychiatric nursing, and in-service or other training in the treatment of substance use conditions;
  • a bachelor’s degree in social work or a related human service field with specialized training and experience in the area of substance use treatment;
  • certification by the designated authority for certifying drug abuse counselors in the State of California.
  • personal experience with drug use recovery and specialized training and demonstrated skills in the area of substance use treatment; or
  • specific and relevant training in the treatment of substance use and a minimum of two years’ work experience in a substance use treatment service.

Specific Tasks

  • The counselor will facilitate treatment between the patient and the program. He/she shall assist the patient to discover his/her ability to make, and live with productive choice decisions which will affect his/her lifestyle; to cultivate referral agency attachments for development of patient choices of those productive alternatives which will allow, and add growth to the ultimate goal of the patient/counselor relationship objectives – that of being drug free. Because this is a treatment facility “CLIENT CONFIDENTIALITY GUIDELINES” must always be followed when dealing with the clients and the public.
  • To document chronologically and in sequence at a minimum of twice monthly, program patient activities, the solidification of the patient’s program address and in detail, to describe as closely as possible, pseudo and interpersonal related feelings for a more productive patient, realization of the program objectives and in keeping with the traditional program philosophy of quality patient care.
  • Follow Western Pacific personnel policies as stated in “Employee Handbook”.
  • Follow Western Pacific administrative and program policies.
  • Become proficient with Western Pacific’s automated systems (Tower Business Systems-TBS).
  • Maintain a caseload of patients and carry out all assignments at the direction of the Clinic Manager.
  • Stress to patients the availability of rehabilitation options available to them on the Methadone program, including but not limited to residential care, outpatient drug free counseling and/or job development/placement services. The focus should be continuity of care for all patients.
  • Assist in the collection and tabulation of all patient data relevant to evaluating the effectiveness of the program.
  • Anticipate patient crisis situations and develop ways to prevent their occurrence.
  • Assist the physician in the medical treatment process on each patient and physical complications, including the back-up/relief in the dispensing unit. (If applicable).
  • To attend and participate in the in-service training on a monthly basis and supported by the program.
  • To work on a rotating basis the weekend and holiday hours at the front desk.
  • After training and orientation to complete intakes on new patients and assist as directed by the Clinic Manager in areas of need in the daily operations of the clinic.
  • The goal is to have the counselor complete and submit to the Clinic Manager for review three to four charts per day.
  • Timely recording of all required information (i.e., UA results, filing of medication sheets, etc.). Completion of monthly progress notes by the end of the current month.
  • Timely completion of required treatment plans for the current month.

Salary / Compensation: 15.00

Application Due Date: ASAP


August 17, 2017

Employer Information

Company Name: Western Pacific Med Corp

Company Address: 9462 Van Nuys Blvd

City: Panorama City

State: CA

ZIP Code: 91402

Company Website: westpacmed.com

Contact Person: Erin Schmidt

Contact Person Title: Regional Director

E-mail: erink@westpacmed.com

Telephone: 818-956-3737

Job Information

Position Title: Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor – EOE

Position Description:

  • Counselor certification
  • Preferred experience and/or background in the field of substance abuse treatment.
  • Computer experience and good verbal and writing skills.
  • Reliable transportation arrangements.
  • Detail oriented, organized, with social skills.
  • Professional appearance.
  • Valid identification.

Qualifications:

All Counselors must be qualified by one of the following:

  • an advanced degree in social work, medicine, psychology, pastoral counseling, marriage and family counseling, mental health or substance use counseling, or psychiatric nursing, and in-service or other training in the treatment of substance use conditions;
  • a bachelor’s degree in social work or a related human service field with specialized training and experience in the area of substance use treatment;
  • certification by the designated authority for certifying drug abuse counselors in the State of California.
  • personal experience with drug use recovery and specialized training and demonstrated skills in the area of substance use treatment; or
  • specific and relevant training in the treatment of substance use and a minimum of two years’ work experience in a substance use treatment service.

Specific Tasks

  • The counselor will facilitate treatment between the patient and the program. He/she shall assist the patient to discover his/her ability to make, and live with productive choice decisions which will affect his/her lifestyle; to cultivate referral agency attachments for development of patient choices of those productive alternatives which will allow, and add growth to the ultimate goal of the patient/counselor relationship objectives – that of being drug free. Because this is a treatment facility “CLIENT CONFIDENTIALITY GUIDELINES” must always be followed when dealing with the clients and the public.
  • To document chronologically and in sequence at a minimum of twice monthly, program patient activities, the solidification of the patient’s program address and in detail, to describe as closely as possible, pseudo and interpersonal related feelings for a more productive patient, realization of the program objectives and in keeping with the traditional program philosophy of quality patient care.
  • Follow Western Pacific personnel policies as stated in “Employee Handbook”.
  • Follow Western Pacific administrative and program policies.
  • Become proficient with Western Pacific’s automated systems (Tower Business Systems-TBS).
  • Maintain a caseload of patients and carry out all assignments at the direction of the Clinic Manager.
  • Stress to patients the availability of rehabilitation options available to them on the Methadone program, including but not limited to residential care, outpatient drug free counseling and/or job development/placement services. The focus should be continuity of care for all patients.
  • Assist in the collection and tabulation of all patient data relevant to evaluating the effectiveness of the program.
  • Anticipate patient crisis situations and develop ways to prevent their occurrence.
  • Assist the physician in the medical treatment process on each patient and physical complications, including the back-up/relief in the dispensing unit. (If applicable).
  • To attend and participate in the in-service training on a monthly basis and supported by the program.
  • To work on a rotating basis the weekend and holiday hours at the front desk.
  • After training and orientation to complete intakes on new patients and assist as directed by the Clinic Manager in areas of need in the daily operations of the clinic.
  • The goal is to have the counselor complete and submit to the Clinic Manager for review three to four charts per day.
  • Timely recording of all required information (i.e., UA results, filing of medication sheets, etc.). Completion of monthly progress notes by the end of the current month.
  • Timely completion of required treatment plans for the current month.

Salary / Compensation: 15.00

Application Due Date: ASAP


August 8, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: GEO Group/Community Education Centers, Inc.
Company Address: 2211 East 69th Street
City: Long Beach
State: CA
ZIP Code: 90805
Company Website: http://jobs.geogroup.com/job/counselor-program/J3G78Y66D1WFW4T162H/
Contact Person: Paula Padilla
Contact Person Title: Human Resources Specialist
E-mail: paula.padilla-valles@cecintl.com
Telephone: 562-634-7867 X27

Job Information

Position Title: Case Manager / AOD Counselor

Position Description:

Summary

The STOP Case Manager (Program Counselor) is the direct provider of casework services to the Participants, including intake, initial assessment, and initial placement in community based services, transportation, case planning, case management and interfacing with DAPO (Parole). This is a non-exempt, hourly paid position.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Statement of Responsibilities: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

a. Acting as a role model, modeling professionalism and pro-social life skills and behavior patterns at all times consistent with the substance abuse treatment services being provided to the STOP participants;

b. Provide interactive services to the STOP Participants.

c. Develop Case Management Plans (CMPs) for Participants.

d. Develop and monitor the Participant’s progress relative to their CMP through all phases of the program.

e. Make appropriate referrals to outside agencies as necessary.

f. Maintain progress notes in Participant files.

g. Keep the AOR apprised of Participant’s progress.

h. Develop discharge and aftercare plans.

Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements

Possess a high school diploma or its equivalent and a minimum of three (3) years experience working with criminal justice populations.

At the time of hire, must be certified as an AOD Counselor with a certification recognized by Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) http://www.adp.ca.gov/Licensing/LCBhome.shtml (Licensed professionals, including a licensed physician, psychologist, clinical social worker, and registered interns are exempt from this certification requirement.).

Salary / Compensation: $18.36/Hr

Application Due Date: ASAP


July 31, 2017

Company Name: Clinica Romero
Company Address: 2032 Marengo St.
City: Los Angeles
State: California
ZIP Code: 90033
Company Website: https://clinicaromero.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=13&source=Breining
Contact Person: Rocio
Contact Title: HR Coordinator
E-mail: rarellano@clinicaromero.com
Telephone:

Position Title: Substance Use Disorder Case Manager / Counselor

Position Description: Clinica Msr. Oscar A. Romero

Position Title: Substance Use Disorder Case Counselor / Outreach Specialist

Department: Substance Use

Reports To: Substance Use Disorder Program Director

Position Summary: Substance Use Disorder Case Counselor/Outreach Specialist will develop strong partnerships within the community, thus promoting Substance Use Disorder Program of Clinica Romero. Counselor provides outreach to the community, assists individuals in recovery, and builds Clinica Romero’s patient base of the department. Counselor is also to effectively counsel agency clients to encourage Drug/Alcohol-free lifestyles, develop sober life skills and successfully meet treatment plan goals, while documenting all client progress.

Responsibilities:

Provide assessments, interventions, and individual sessions.

Facilitate groups for clients experiencing chemical abuse or chemical dependency. Maintain case history and progress notes while observing their clients.

Counsel individuals or groups and implements therapeutic treatment plans to resolve addictions to drugs or alcohol.

Assist with providing data needed for monthly reporting to Program Director, Insure clients are attending program as required.

Typical three (3) year’s experience in the field of addiction.

Responsible for recruitment of new clients in both the youth and adult population

Responsible for developing strong relationships within the community which will result in leads to the clinic.

Ability to engage the community and have them refer Clinica Romero as their program of choice

Counsel both youths and adults that have substance abuse problems. ( Ages 12 and up)

Responsible for a substantial case load and providing their clients with quality service

Direct individual sessions and administer crisis intervention / case management

Facilitate and prepare groups sessions on various topics relating to recovery

Complete all necessary documentation in a timely manner. This includes reports, progress notes, discharge summaries, treatment plans, aftercare plans and all other required documentation.

Drive patients to and from clinic when needed

And other assigned duties

Qualifications:

Skills/Specialties include Case Management, Counseling, and Ability to Outreach. Certifications include Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor I (CADC I), CATC. A minimum of three year’s experience working in the field of addiction

Must be highly motivated and demonstrate good communication skills

Must be able to deliver strong, high energy outreach to the community.

Must have the ability to recruit new clients (adults and youth) to our agency.

Must meet expected outcomes in terms of new clients attending as a result of your efforts in the community.

Must have previous outreach experience

Must meet goals and objectives given by Program Director.

Must have an understanding of the 12 Core Functions

Must have the ability to write individual and group progress notes/treatment plans that meet county standard

Must have experience in group facilitation.

Must demonstrate an understanding of the recovery process, which includes the twelve step program(s).

Must have experience case managing/counseling clients in recovery.

Must have experience in observed drug testing of clients.

Minimum 3 year’s experience in the Drug & Alcohol field.

Certified Substance Abuse/ Addiction Counselor. Proof Of Certification and up-keep

Completion of required Internship hours

Certificate Of Completion in Drug and Alcohol Studies from graduated school

Bilingual is a plus

Valid Driver’s License and proof of insurance is required

Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office 2000 and Excel.

Must have experience working in the greater East Los Angeles community

Experience working with Drug Medi-Cal clients (Adult and Youth) a plus.

Understanding of Drug Medi-Cal requirements/process a plus.

Must have reliable transportation as this position requires you to travel

Salary / Compensation: $14.06-$15.14

Application Due Date: 09/01/2018


July 28, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: Azure Acres IOP
Company Address: 2641 Cottage Way Suite 8
City: Sacramento
State: CA
ZIP Code: 95825
Company Website: azureacres.com
Contact Person: Kathleen Marco
Contact Person Title: Program Director
E-mail: kmarco@crchealth.com
Telephone: 916 488 8123

Job Information

Position Title: AOD Counselor Groups / Education / Family Group Facilitator

Position Description:
Request a AOD counselor you will be providing process and education groups. Groups are Monday thru Wednesday some days and all evenings. We will train you and help you to conduct assessments, intakes and orientation, treatment planning, discharge planning and all documentation related to treatment. Position starts as a 20 hour a week position and hours will increase. Request you have a strong work ethic and ability to promote client compliance with a variety of personalities. Ability to be a team player.

Qualifications:
Must be a Registered or Certified Alcohol and drug counselor

Salary / Compensation: to be determined

Application Due Date: October 2017


July 24, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: Academy of Defensive Driving
Company Address: 2028 Quail St
City: Newport Beach
State: CA
ZIP Code: 92660
Company Website: aodd.com
Contact Person: Rocio L. Rodriguez
Contact Person Title: Program Director
E-mail: rrodriguez@aodd.com
Telephone: 949-752-0710

Job Information

Position Title: Counselor/Group/Education Facilitator

Position Description:
The Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor position provides group, individual counseling, alcohol and other drug assessments, education classes, orientation, individual appointments, and make-up groups for alcohol and drug related issues.

Qualifications:
• High school graduate or equivalent
• Registered or Certified as AOD Counselor in the State of California and in good standing with certifying agency
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a Plus

Salary / Compensation: $14-$16 per hour

Application Due Date:


July 24, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name:: BREINING INSTITUTE
Company Address:: 8894 GREENBACK LANE
City:: ORANGEVALE
State:: CA
ZIP Code:: 95662
Company Website:: www.breining.edu
Contact Person:: Kylie Eller
Contact Person Title:: Program Manager
E-mail:: Email Form
Telephone:: (916) 987-0662

Position Title:: AOD / SUD COUNSELOR in DUI Program

Position Description::
PART-TIME POSITION – EVENINGS AND SATURDAY SCHEDULE
CONDUCTING INDIVIDUAL FACE-TO-FACE INTERVIEWS, ASSESSMENTS,
GROUP COUNSELING, AND ALCOHOL EDUCATION CLASSES FOR A DRIVING-UNDER-THE-INFLUENCE (DUI) PROGRAM
DOCUMENTS, REVIEWS, AND CHARTS CLIENT PROGRESS AND COMPLETES ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION ON TIME
PLEASE E-MAIL US USING FORM AT THIS LINK: Email Form
OR FAX RESUME TO (916) 987-8823

Qualifications::
CURRENT AOD CERTIFICATION and/or REGISTERED AND ACTIVELY WORKING TOWARD AOD CERTIFICATION THROUGH A RECOGNIZED ALCOHOL AND DRUG CERTIFYING AGENCY
MUST BE RESPONSIBLE, PERSONABLE, PROFESSIONAL AND FLEXIBLE AS TO SCHEDULE
BILINGUAL (SPANISH/ENGLISH) IS A PLUS

Salary / Compensation:: TBD

Application Due Date:: Position available now. Open until position filled


July 24, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: American Health Services
Company Address: 1010 1/2 South Union Ave
City: Bakersfield
State: California
ZIP Code: 93307
Company Website: American Health Services
Contact Person: John Barela
Contact Person Title: Supervisor
E-mail: jbarela@americanhealthservices.org
Telephone: 661-321-0234

Job Information

Position Title: Substance Abuse Counselor

Position Description:
• Orient new patients to the programs’ rules, policies, procedures and patients rights.
• Monitor Intakes, Discharge Planning, Initial Needs Assessments, and Initial Treatment Plans in a professional manner and within time guidelines as required by applicable federal and state regulation, COA guidelines and company policies.
• Involve patients in their own assessment, evaluation, Treatment Plans and the Clinical Severity Index (CSI), providing the patient with a sense of entitlement to their own recovery.
• Administer the (ASAM), evaluate patients and prioritize severity of problems/issues initially and on an ongoing basis.
• Determine clinical necessity of counseling services based on the clinical assessment and evaluation of the patients.
• Provides referrals to community resources.
• Participates in case-conferences

Qualifications:
• Possess a degree, license, certification or equivalent clinical experience or training necessary to provide counseling services to our patient population.
• Possess counselor certification/ Registered by a “Certifying Organization” recognized by the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs.
• Maintain compliance with the requirements for continuing education hours and/or units (CEH or CEU) as determined by the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs and/or other regulatory agencies.

Salary / Compensation: EOS

Application Due Date: 9/1/2017


July 10, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: ABC Programs
Company Address: 1501 Raymond Ave
City: Anaheim
State: CA
ZIP Code: 92801
Company Website: www.abctraffic.com
Contact Person: Cristal Pizano
Contact Title: Admin Director
E-mail: cpizano@abctraffic.com
Telephone: 7144299900

Position Title: PT AOD Counselor

Position Description: PT Group Leading and Education

Hours available both Orange County locations in Anaheim and Santa Ana

Qualifications: Must be Registered
Certified and Bilingual a Plus

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date: open until filled


July 10, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: Occupational Health Services (Centene Corporation)
Company Address: 344 Pendleton Way
City: Oakland
State: CA
ZIP Code: 94621
Company Website: www.centene.com
Contact Person: Debra Canonica
Contact Person Title: Sr Staffing Consultant
E-mail: debra.x.canonica@healthnet.com
Telephone: (415) 460-8263

Job Information

Position Title: Substance Use Disorder Counselor II (Bilingual Preferred)

Position Description:
Part-time – 20 hour per week – Monday – Friday (5:30 PM – 9:30 PM)

Provides group, individual counseling, education classes, orientation, individual appointments, make-up groups for alcohol and drug issues, and in the DUIP Multiple Conviction Program, facilitation of continuing care groups.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Facilitates and conducts programs for participants in ways to reduce the negative impact of the use of chemical and alcohol involvement.
•Completes case management, including the maintenance of individual client files, group rosters, and group notes.
•Conducts re-reinstatements, intakes, transfers, orientation, and other client activities as needed.
•Directs disposition of sensitive or problematic client situations to appropriate Supervisor.

Qualifications:
•AOD certification or equivalent alcohol counseling experience
•Registered or Certified AOD Counselor in the State of California, in good standing
•Must have a minimum of 2080 hours in providing educational or counseling services to persons with alcohol and/or other drug problems.
•Minimum two years alcoholism counseling experience
•Knowledge of generally accepted principals of CD treatment, education, and prevention in a group and individual setting
•Ability to promote client compliance and satisfaction with program requirements, and deal effectively with a wide variety of client personalities, including hostility, resistance, and denial
•Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred

APPLICATION/CONTACT INFORMATION:
For more information and to complete your on-line application, visit our website @ www.centene.com/careers. In the Keyword section, enter “Substance Use Disorder Counselor II” and click “Search Jobs”. Scroll down the page to view the positions located in Oakland, CA. Contact: debra.x.canonica@healthnet.com for additional information.

Centene supports a drug-free work environment and requires pre-employment background screening. Centene and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/V/D.

Salary / Compensation: Salary based on experience

Application Due Date: Open


July 10, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: Occupational Health Services (Centene Corporation)
Company Address: 2600 Stanwell Drive, Suite #100
City: Concord
State: CA
ZIP Code: 94520
Company Website: www.centene.com
Contact Person: Debra Canonica
Contact Person Title: Sr Staffing Consultant
E-mail: debra.x.canonica@healthnet.com
Telephone: (415) 460-8263

Job Information

Position Title: Substance Use Disorder Counselor Intern (Bilingual Preferred)

Position Description:
The Substance Use Disorder Counselor Intern position provides the opportunity to gain the necessary skills and experience to work as a Substance Use Disorder Counselor in a supervised setting. Reporting to a supervisor and under the supervision of a licensed or certified program management associate, the Intern will provide group, individual counseling, alcohol and other drug assessments, education classes, orientation, individual appointments, and make-up groups for alcohol and drug related issues.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Prior to conducting services without direct supervision, each Intern shall observe at least three hours of face-to-face interviews, 12 hours of educational classes, and 20 hours of group counseling sessions that are conducted by a certified Counselor
•Facilitates and conducts alcohol and drug dependency groups, individual face-to-face sessions, and education services for participants in ways to reduce the negative impact of the use of chemical and alcohol involvement
•Completes case management, including the maintenance of individual program participant files, group rosters and group notes
•Conducts re-reinstatements, intakes, transfers, orientation, and other program participant activities
•Directs disposition of sensitive or problematic program participant situations to appropriate Supervisor
•Attends weekly staff meetings/trainings
•Attends weekly progress review meetings with supervisor

Qualifications:
•High school graduate or equivalent and currently enrolled in an Alcohol/Drug Studies Educational Program as required by the certifying agency
•Registered as AOD Counselor in the State of California, and in good standing with certifying agency
•Previous paid/volunteer experience in a substance abuse setting
•Knowledge of generally accepted principals of Chemical Dependency (CD) treatment, education, and prevention in a group and individual setting
•Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

APPLICATION/CONTACT INFORMATION:
For more information and to complete your on-line application, visit our website @ www.centene.com/careers. In the Keyword section, enter “Substance Use Disorder Counselor Intern” and click “Search Jobs”. Scroll down the page to view the positions located in Concord, CA.
Contact: debra.x.canonica@healthnet.com for additional information.

Centene supports a drug-free work environment and requires pre-employment background screening. Centene and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/V/D.

Salary / Compensation: Salary based upon experience

Application Due Date: Open