Substance Abuse Counselor- Northern

Community Medical Services Phoenix , AZ 85021

Posted 2 months ago

SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for managing assigned caseload in compliance with the Substance Abuse Treatment Program, under the supervision of the Clinic Manager and/or the Director of Medical Services. Responsible for providing substance abuse rehabilitation, support, and education services to assigned patients in compliance with the Substance Abuse Treatment Program and Philosophy established by the program committee.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Includes the following; other duties may be assigned)

  • Maintain in-person productivity with clients, providing counseling, at a minimum of 60% of your time,
  • Manage assigned caseload under the supervision of the Clinic Manager and Clinical Coordinator,
  • Provide substance use disorder counseling, support, and education services to assigned clients,
  • Keep organized and detailed documentation such as treatment plans, intake assessments and annual behavioral health assessments,
  • Be passionate about medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder, and about working in the field of substance use counseling

COMPETENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 4 years behavioral health or substance abuse counseling experience

  • Basic computer knowledge

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

  • Knowledge of CBT, REBT, SMART Recovery, evidence-based practices

  • High level of patience and a non-judgmental attitude

  • A knowledge of best practices for de-escalation

  • Must be relentlessly passionate about making a positive impact on the world and passionate about being a part of our mission of treating individuals who are struggling with behavioral health and substance abuse issues

  • Bachelors degree or higher in criminal justice, counseling, social work, or a related field. Master degree preferred

  • Case Management and/or substance abuse counseling experience preferred

  • Independent or Associate level license in Behavioral Health (i.e. LASAC, LISAC, LAC, LPC, LAMFT, LMSW, LCSW) preferred

  • Bilingual a plus

Available Shifts: 4:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM and 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: 2301 W Northern Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85021

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Community Medical Services

Community Medical Services is a CARF-accredited substance use disorder treatment program

providing services in the form of outpatient medication-assisted treatment and private

one-on-one and group counseling, and Intensive Out-Patient therapy (IOP) to those seeking

help with their substance use disorders. Community Medical Services began providing Opioid

Treatment Program Services in Phoenix, Arizona in 1983. CMS is intent on meeting the

challenges presented by the growing opioid epidemic in cities where treatment is lacking. We

believe that access to treatment should not be hindered by lack of education, lack of

compassion, or by local hostilities. We have therefore made it our mission to work with

communities on providing educational assistance on the importance of effectively treating the

opioid epidemic and finding meaningful solutions to the consequences that are resultant from

substance use disorder.


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