Addiction Medicine Counselor III

Kaiser Permanente Bakersfield , CA 93301

Posted 3 weeks ago

Description:

Provides Chemical Dependency services and psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, significant others of CD patients, and families under indirect supervision.

Essential Functions:

  • Answers and triages patient calls for information, Tx services, general CD advice. Responds to and appropriately handles crisis calls.

  • Provides higher level assessment (e.g. other, non-CD, MH diagnoses; danger to self or others; non-CD crisis evaluations; emotional/family dysfunction).

  • Performs intake and psychosocial assessments.

  • Develops and presents treatment plans to CDRP/S treatment team for recommendations, revisions and approval.

  • Participates in clinical case conferences.

  • Conducts chemical dependency focused educational lectures.

  • Provides general chemical dependency counseling to include individual and group counseling services.

  • Provides Adolescent, Significant Other, Family and Multi-Family therapy as assigned.

  • Provides case management services to include resource and referral coordination.

  • May perform mentor functions/clinical direction to CDRP/S Counselors I and II, student interns, licensure candidates and Alcohol or Drug Certificate candidates.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

Minimum two (2) years of post graduate relevant supervised clinical experience in the field of chemical dependency treatment.

Education

  • Master's degree in social work, psychology, sociology or other field related to behavioral health.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Current and valid LMFT license issued by the State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

  • May consider LCSW, with a Master's Degree in Social Work, job code 16565, for this position.

Additional Requirements:

  • N/A.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A.

Primary Location: California,Bakersfield,Bakersfield Behavior Health 4900 California Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 7:00 AM Working Hours End: 7:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUHW Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Behavioral / Mental Health Department: chemical dependency Travel: No

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Addiction Medicine Counselor III

Kaiser Permanente