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Clinician I - Health Care

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Volunteers Of America Northern Rockies Sheridan , WY 82801

Posted 3 months ago

VOA is a faith-based, non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals, families, and communities reach their full spiritual, emotional and physical potential and well-being through a vast array of human services that target the elderly, at-risk youth, those striving to overcome substance abuse, those transiting from correctional centers, veterans, homelessness and more.

Summary/Objective

The Clinician I is a Certified Addiction Practitioner who provides counseling and education-based treatment for patients in a residential treatment facility based on specific knowledge of addiction (alcohol/drugs/gambling) and the related mental health issues.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Conduct alcohol, drug and gambling assessments (ASI and ASAM)

  • Develop patient-centered treatment plans

  • Provide individual counseling and facilitate educational and counseling groups; properly and promptly charting these activities in patient records

  • Apply the 12-step philosophy and best practice cognitive models to support patient recovery from addiction

  • Work collaboratively with other staff to achieve and maintain a therapeutic environment for patients

Competencies

  • Effective communicator; assertive when necessary

  • Ethical practice

  • Highly confidential

  • Cool under pressure and crisis

  • Empathetic/able to relate to individuals with drug/alcohol addictions

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in a residential treatment facility. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, photocopiers, and smartphones.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. This position would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary, and perform work at a computer for extended periods of time.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are generally Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. The role is part of the clinical on-call rotation.

Travel

Little to no travel is expected for this position.

Required Education, Experience or Eligibility Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field including specific courses on addiction

  • Meet qualifications required for a substance abuse professional clinician by the State of Wyoming's Division of Behavioral Health Standards for the Operation of Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Programs

  • Qualified as a Certified Addiction Practitioner by the Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board

Preferred Education and Experience

Three to Five years of clinical experience in the addiction field

EEO Statement

VOA in an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA).

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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Volunteers Of America Northern Rockies