Chemical Dependency Counselor. Job in San Diego WestCoast-Jobs

  • Job Reference: 381622073-2
  • Date Posted: 27 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Aurora San Diego
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Salary: On Application

Job Description

As a Chemical Dependency Counselor for Aurora Behavioral Healthcare San Diego, you will provide quality direct and indirect patient care to individuals with chemical dependency or other diagnosed issues.

Responsibilities
  • Assesses patients' stage and extent of chemical use and comorbid mental health issues
  • Develops and implements a plan of treatment, in conjunction with members of multi-disciplinary team
  • Conducts didactic and other appropriate patient groups for both chemical dependency and duel diagnosed issues
  • Communicates with referral sources and other appropriate parties regarding patients' progress
  • Coordinates and implements patients' discharge
  • Attends and participates in department and other program or clinical and administrative meetings
  • Supports maintenance and development of clinical program or services
  • Provides backup services to Needs Assessment and Referral Department
  • Participates in activities, which enhance professional growth and development
Skills
  • Providing individual and group therapy
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and time management skills
  • Ability to provide treatment planning and related documentation and record-keeping
  • Skills in public speaking; thorough awareness for, and compliance with, standards of ethical care and confidentiality;
  • Ability to maintain therapeutic relationship with patients who are various stages of emotional stability and recovery; self-control in volatile or hostile situations, such as when verbally or physically threatened or aggressively confronted
Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • CCAP, CADTP, NCC AP certificate
  • Experience working with adults and adolescents with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders is preferred
Covid-19 Precautions
  • Covid-19 vaccination or weekly negative Covid-19 results are required
  • Masks are required
Benefits
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance
  • Healthcare Spending Account and Dependent Care Spending Account
  • Life Insurance (Supplemental Life, Term and Universal plans are also available.)
  • PTO Plan with Holiday Premium Pay
  • Short and Long-Term Disability (with additional buy-in opportunities)
  • Tuition Reimbursement