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JOB BOARD POSTINGS


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


June 28, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: ABC Programs
Company Address: 12100 E Carson St
City: Hawaiian Gardens
State: CA
ZIP Code: 90716
Company Website: www.abctraffic.com
Contact Person: Cristal Pizano
Contact Title: Admin Director
E-mail: jobs@abctraffic.com
Telephone: 562-421-4949

Position Title: PT AOD Counselor/Case Manager

Position Description:
Monday-Thursday and Bi-Weekly Saturdays
Case Managing and Group Leading

Qualifications:
Registered and/or Certified
Bilingual in Spanish is a plus

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date: Open until filled


June 26, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: WestCare California
Company Address: 701 Scofield Ave
City: Wasco
State: CA
ZIP Code: 93280
Company Website: www.westcare.com
Contact Person: Holly Bishop
Contact Person Title: Program Director
E-mail: holly.bishop@westcare.com
Telephone: 661-758-8400 x 6181

Job Information

Position Title: Entry Level Counselor

Position Description:
Provide group and individual counseling services to inmates in a cognitive-behavioral treatment program which includes a substance use disorder component; help motivate program participants to make positive changes in their lives while in prison and after their reentry to the community; work collaboratively with other counselors and with CDCR staff; embrace and embody the mission, vision, guiding principles, clinical vision and goals of WestCare Foundation.

Qualifications:
Requirements: At least 1 year experience providing direct substance abuse services to criminal justice population; AOD certification or ability to complete certification in 1 year; high school diploma required, degree preferred; ability to obtain and maintain CDCR clearance.

Salary / Compensation: 17/hour + benefits

Application Due Date: 7/21/2017


June 16, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: Eaton Canyon Recovery Services
Company Address: 3323 E. Fairpoint Street
City: Pasadena
State: California
ZIP Code: 91107
Company Website: www.eatoncanyon.com
Contact Person: Judith Wilson
Contact Person Title: Executive Director
E-mail: info@eatoncanyon.com
Telephone: 6267980150

Job Information

Position Title: Certified Substance Abuse Counselor

Position Description:
The Counselor will provide intensive case management services collaboratively with the Treatment Team as well as Administration. Substance abuse and/or mental health practitioners with focus in the delivery of crisis prevention, assessment, treatment, education, and discharge planning services. Counselors work directly with clients, administration and the Executive Director.

Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications for Counselor include: Certified by CCAPP or CAADE; proof of HIPAA training or certification, good written and verbal communication skills, an understanding of the Disease Concept of Chemical Dependency and co-occurring psychiatric disorders preferred, thorough understanding of the value and importance of 12 Step Recovery in the treatment of Chemical Dependency, minimum of 2 years as a certified counselor working in a treatment center or outpatient environment and at least 2 years of continuous sobriety if working the program.

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date:


June 14, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: Eaton Canyon Treatment Center
Company Address: 3323 East Fairpoint Street
City: Pasadena
State: CA
ZIP Code: 91107
Company Website: www.eatoncanyon.com
Contact Person: Judith Wilson
Contact Person Title: Executive Director
E-mail: info@eatoncanyon.com
Telephone: 6267980150

Job Information

Position Title: Support Staff/Tech.

Position Description:
The Support Staff responsibilities include: Completing admission/intake procedures for new clients including paperwork and initial orientation. Assist administration with operation and administration needs, perform UA screening of clients as required, develop and maintain individualized records of client progress and participation in treatment including admission and discharge, work alongside and assists counselors for the initial treatment plans and pre-certification process, fully understand and maintain policies regarding professional ethics, including appropriate boundaries and patient confidentiality, ability to demonstrate respect for cultural and lifestyle diversities of clients and staff, ability to communicate clearly, with clients, staff, peers, and supervisors and other duties as requested.

Qualifications:
* High school diploma or equivalency
* Experience in Substance Abuse field
* Valid CA driver license
* HIPAA training or certification

Salary / Compensation: DOE

Application Due Date:


June 9, 2017

Employer Information
Company Name: Ukiah Recovery Center, a Ford Street Project
Company Address: 139 Ford Street
City: Ukiah
State: CA
ZIP Code: 95482
Company Website: fordstreet.org
Contact Person: HR
Contact Person Title: Human Resources
E-mail: hr@fordstreet.org
Telephone: (707) 462-1934

Job Information

Position Title: Substance Abuse Treatment Counselor

Position Description:
Reports to: On-site Supervisor

Location: Ford Street Project, Ukiah Recovery Center
201 Brush Street, Ukiah CA 95482

Hours: Part time / Full time > 30 hours

Benefits: Sick pay, holidays and floating holidays. Benefits included for full time employees medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation.

Ability to:
• Process of client intakes.
• Monitor detox clients and document progress.
• Orient new clients to treatment milieu upon intake and thereafter as needed.
• Document client progress per treatment plan.
• Assess client progress in the treatment milieu.
• Complete all daily activities and procedures to ensure efficient operation of the treatment program.
• Report any unusual incidents per FSP procedures.
• Report incidents of Child or Elder Abuse to appropriate authorities.
• Learn to facilitate appropriate classes, assignments and groups for clients as identified through treatment planning process.
• Complete client assessments, treatment plans, individual sessions in acceptable required timelines.
• Other duties as assigned by the on-site supervisors.

Physical Abilities: While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit for periods up to one hour and use hands. Some functions of this job the employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Prior to employment, candidate will be required to pass a physical examination and a drug screening.

Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications: Certificate from a college level program in alcohol and other drug studies, human services or comparable field or Entry level knowledge of substance use and disorders treatment methods. Ability to work as a clinical team member to ensure continuity of care to all clients and to facilitate team approach to treatment. If in recovery, a minimum of 2 years abstinence and involved in an active program of recovery.

Knowledge of:
• Substance use treatment and recovery issues.
• Crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques.
• CPR and first Aid.
• Documentation as it relates to Treatment Planning Process.
• Clinical interventions to deal with resistance and defensiveness.
• Ability to facilitate the day to day procedures of the residential treatment program.
• Mandated reporting laws pertaining to Child and Elder Abuse.

Salary / Compensation: Competitive

Application Due Date: Open until filled