On-Call Counselor - Women's Residential

Job Overview

Do you have excellent problem solving skills and enjoy working with a diverse population? Do you want to work for an organization that is making a difference in counties across California? Are you passionate about helping people make and sustain change in their lives? If so, HealthRIGHT 360 is currently looking to fill our On-Call Care Coordinator position opening at our North County Serenity House facility in San Diego, CA. The ideal candidate is able to handle sensitive information in a confident manner, has strong problem solving skills, as well as experience working with substance abuse, mental health, and criminal justice. In this position you will able to gain experience working with women and children, developing clinical skills, and managing sensitive situations/crisis interventions. Sound interesting? Below you will find a more detailed description of some of the duties and requirements for this position.

NCSH operates a residential facility that serves up to 120 women (with capacity for up to 20 children under 5 years of age) seeking recovery from substance use disorders. We offer gender responsive, trauma informed, person-centered services and evidence based interventions. For clients with co-occurring mental illness, we provide integrated substance use and mental health services which treat both conditions as primary.

 

Key Responsibilities

-Facilitates individual and group counseling sessions
-Proactively links clients to both internal and external resources based on their treatment needs and follows up on the progress/status
-Responsiblee for documenting all individual and group counseling sessions and maintains accurate records by data entering documentation into various electronic systems for all caseload clients in accordance with guidelines established by HealthRIGHT 360 to satisfy internal and external evaluating requirements
-Responsible for management of client medications, including psychotropic medications and controlled substances, including documentation, secure storage, counting and destruction according to policy.  
-Acts as liaison with staff; monitors and communicates client compliance with regard to medications.  
-Answers telephone and maintains office. Responsible for signing off medications, counting controlled medications, reading medical log for up-dates, and recording all changes. 
-Collects, organizes and reports results of monthly urinalysis.  
-Handle crisis interventions and assess situations for further needs.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

-Must not be on active parole or probation  
-Registration with Drug and Alcohol certifying agency recognized by DHCS 
-High School diploma or equivalent 
-First Aid Certified within 30 days of employment 
-CPR Certified within 30 days of employment
-A valid California driver’s license 

-Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population
-Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications
-Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self sufficiency
-Integrity to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
 

Desired:
-Drug and Alcohol Certification recognized by DHCS 

Compensation: $14.42
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Status: On-Call
City: Escondido

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