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Addictions Counselor

Company: Samaritan Health Services
Location: lebanon
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE Provides direct service to patients in Samaritan Treatment and Recovery Services programs in a manner that reflects our commitment to trauma informed, evidence based practices. DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION Samaritan Treatment and Recovery Services provide a continuum of substance abuse services to adults and their families. Members of the Samaritan Treatment and Recovery team work in a multi-disciplinary approach, in both residential and outpatient settings providing evidenced, trauma informed treatment. EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS One (1)#of the following required: Associate#s Degree in Human Services, Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse track plus four (4) years experience in Alcohol and Drug treatment. CADCII or higher certification may be accepted in lieu of the Associate#s degree. Bachelor#s Degree in Addictions Counseling, Social Work, Counseling or a related field plus two (2) years experience in Alcohol and Drug treatment. Six (6) years experience in Alcohol and Drug treatment. Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC) Level I or National Certified Addiction Counselor (NCAC) Level I required. Higher certification (including CADCII, CADCIII, NCACII, MAC and LCPC) preferred. Experience in a Substance Abuse or Addiction treatment setting required. Experience in group facilitation required. Experience and/or training with computer applications required. Documentation of three (3) years of current, continuous abstinence required in the case of a recovering candidate. Healthcare Provider Level BLS required within 30 days of hire. Master#s degree in Addictions Counseling, Social Work, Counseling or a related field preferred. Experience and/or training in trauma informed, evidence based practices preferred. Experience working in various levels of care including IOP and residential preferred. Experience and/or training with Medication Assisted Treatment preferred. Bilingual preferred. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES Adaptability/Flexibility - Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others and adapt to offer best possible care to patients. Stress Tolerance and Self Control - Ability to maintain patience and composure, control emotions, set clear boundaries and moderate high stress, difficult situations.# Service Orientation - Successfully apply knowledge of various resources/models of recovery to assist and care for others. Communication and teamwork # Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Brings others together and tries to reconcile differences.# Knowledge of substance abuse treatment/counseling with the skills to perform trauma-informed care and gender-responsive treatments. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Rarely (1 - 10% of the time) Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time) Frequently (34 - 66% of the time) Continually (67 # 100% of the time) WALK # INCLINE CLIMB # LADDER LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#-36#) 0-20 Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24#-54#) 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54#) 0 # 20 Lbs LIFT (Overhead: 54# and above) 0 - 20 Lbs CARRY 1-handed, 20 - 40 pounds CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds SQUAT Static (hold #30 sec) BEND FORWARD at waist CRAWL (hands # knees) ENTER # EXIT VEHICLE/MACHINERY CLIMB - STAIRS CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds SQUAT Repetitive ROTATE TRUNK Sitting ROTATE TRUNK Standing REACH - Upward PUSH (0-20 pounds force) PULL (0-20 pounds force) SIT STAND WALK # LEVEL SURFACE CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds REACH - Forward MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists FINGER DEXTERITY PINCH Fingers GRASP Hand/Fist None specified

* JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE * Provides direct service to patients in Samaritan Treatment and Recovery Services programs in a manner that reflects our commitment to trauma informed, evidence based practices.

* DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION * Samaritan Treatment and Recovery Services provide a continuum of substance abuse services to adults and their families. Members of the Samaritan Treatment and Recovery team work in a multi-disciplinary approach, in both residential and outpatient settings providing evidenced, trauma informed treatment.

* EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS * One (1) of the following required: * Associate's Degree in Human Services, Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse track plus four (4) years experience in Alcohol and Drug treatment. CADCII or higher certification may be accepted in lieu of the Associate's degree.

* Bachelor's Degree in Addictions Counseling, Social Work, Counseling or a related field plus two (2) years experience in Alcohol and Drug treatment.

* Six (6) years experience in Alcohol and Drug treatment.

* Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC) Level I or National Certified Addiction Counselor (NCAC) Level I required. Higher certification (including CADCII, CADCIII, NCACII, MAC and LCPC) preferred.

* Experience in a Substance Abuse or Addiction treatment setting required.

* Experience in group facilitation required.

* Experience and/or training with computer applications required.

* Documentation of three (3) years of current, continuous abstinence required in the case of a recovering candidate.

* Healthcare Provider Level BLS required within 30 days of hire.

* Master's degree in Addictions Counseling, Social Work, Counseling or a related field preferred.

* Experience and/or training in trauma informed, evidence based practices preferred.

* Experience working in various levels of care including IOP and residential preferred.

* Experience and/or training with Medication Assisted Treatment preferred.

* Bilingual preferred.

* KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES * Adaptability/Flexibility - Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others and adapt to offer best possible care to patients.

* Stress Tolerance and Self Control - Ability to maintain patience and composure, control emotions, set clear boundaries and moderate high stress, difficult situations.

* Service Orientation - Successfully apply knowledge of various resources/models of recovery to assist and care for others.

* Communication and teamwork - Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Brings others together and tries to reconcile differences.

* Knowledge of substance abuse treatment/counseling with the skills to perform trauma-informed care and gender-responsive treatments.

* PHYSICAL DEMANDS * Rarely

(1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally

(11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently

(34 - 66% of the time)

Continually

(67 - 100% of the time)

WALK - INCLINE

CLIMB - LADDER

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0-20 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

BEND FORWARD at waist

CRAWL (hands & knees)

ENTER & EXIT VEHICLE/MACHINERY

CLIMB - STAIRS

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

SQUAT Repetitive

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

REACH - Upward

PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

PULL (0-20 pounds force)

SIT

STAND

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

REACH - Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

PINCH Fingers

GRASP Hand/Fist

None specified

Keywords: Samaritan Health Services, Salem , Addictions Counselor, Other , lebanon, Oregon

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