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Drug and Alcohol Counselor ( Benefits included)

Company: Sierra Health and Wellness Centers
Location: Pacific Grove
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

$1,000 sign on bonus. Sierra Health and Wellness Centers is seeking a qualified substance use disorder counselor for its residential treatment program in Pacific Grove, CA. The counselor must be certified by a recognized CA organization and have at least two years if experience in drug and alcohol counseling. We are looking for a counselor who has a passion for serving clients throughout their substance use recovery journey and is able to effectively engage within a multi-disciplinary team. Our Mission: 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.By sharing the tools necessary for change, we facilitate the Mental, Physical, Emotional and Spiritual restoration of our patients. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs direct clinical care as a primary counselor providing group and individual SUD counseling services
  • Works closely with clients and family members to assist them in achieving recovery
  • Assists with admissions, collection of client information, aftercare and discharge planning
  • Case management services including identifying and connecting clients to an array of community services
  • Supports clients throughout treatment by meeting a variety of psychosocial needs
  • Serves as a core member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team
  • Reviews client charts for completion of all paperwork with appropriate signatures; completing audits
  • Responds to AMA discharges and crisis moments
  • Records noteworthy events involving client activities in the daily record
  • Responds to client needs and complaints in an efficient and timely manner
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and trainings
  • Must be very familiar with HIPAA/client confidential and personal rights, and maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations Education and minimum qualifications:
    • Current certification as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor (CATC), or Licensed Advanced Alcohol Drug Counselor (LAACD),
    • Must have at minimum two-year experience working in SUD services with direct client care
    • Must possess a valid Drivers License
    • Must possess a current CPR and First Aid certification We offer:
      • 10 days paid vacation
      • 9 holidays per year
      • Competitive Pay
      • Attractive work schedules, with opportunities to work extra hours and overtime
      • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits with NO monthly premium for employee
      • 401K with a company match of up to 3% Sierra Health and Wellness Centers is an equal opportunity employer. PM21Powered by JazzHRPI186638180

Keywords: Sierra Health and Wellness Centers, Salinas , Drug and Alcohol Counselor ( Benefits included), Other , Pacific Grove, California

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