Substance Use Clinician -TAY-IST

Job Overview

AARS Substance Use Clinician position supports people in our community who are most impacted by mental health limitations and poverty. Many of whom are affected by substance use and trauma. AARS Substance Use Clinicians are one of the first line of support when community members get release from the jail system, outpatient or residential programs. Our team supports our community by providing compassionate, integrated care, at a personal and caring level.

The most important characteristic of our team is that we love to support clients at our agency. HealthRIGHT 360/AARS is a place for people to grow and live authentically. Our team has clinical supervisors and a range of clinicians with unique specialties. We have an open mind to new ideas to help empower others and change the world. We value a team who is close knit and contribute towards a supportive work environment.

Key Responsibilities

This job might be for you if:

  • You get a kick out of supporting clients meet those “aha!” moments. You are patient, level headed, and cool under pressure. Supporting others makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside.
  • You think on your feet. You like learning new things, and can learn quickly. When things change, you can roll with the punches.
  • You communicate clearly. You’re organized. You write well.
  • You are driven. You volunteer to new challenges without being asked. You’re going to take ownership with the time you spend with us.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Minimum Requirements:

  • MHRS* with CCAPP certification and/or MHRS pending, CCAPP registration w/in 6 months of hiring.
  • First Aid Certified within 30 days of employment.
  • CPR Certified within 30 days of employment.
  • Valid California driver’s license.

Not required but, extra awesome:

  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field with current registration with Behavioral Board of Sciences (BBS). 
  • Licensed by the Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • Knowledge of /Experience with MediCAL documentation standards.

*MHRS definition (Referenced from Documentation Manual 2020): Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist. A credential issued by the County for paraprofessionals who have a Bachelor's degree  plus four years of experience in a mental health setting. A Master's in a mental health field may substitute for two years of experience. A two year college degree plus six years of experiences also meet the minimum requirements. Form: https://bhdp.sccgov.org/quality-improvement/decision-support

 

Compensation: TBD
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: San Jose, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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