SUD Counselor

Job Overview

Prototypes of Oxnard is looking for a full time Substance Use Disorder Counselor in the residential treatment program.  The ideal candidate will be people oriented and have strong professional boundaries, as well as a strong desire to help others.  Experience in Drug Medi-Cal is preferred.  If you are passionate about helping people make and sustain change in their lives, please apply!.

Key Responsibilities

The underlying responsibilities for Certified/Registered Substance Abuse Counselors to the client population include:
• assessment of needs
• care planning
• substance abuse counseling
• psycho educational group facilitation
• education as needed on a individual basis
• information
• referral

Observe and document relevant and required information regarding each client.

Communicate effectively with inter-disciplinary team and participate in team meetings to review cases. Maintain and observe all HIPAA regulations that apply.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To perform successfully in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

• AA Degree Preferred but not required.
• State Substance Abuse Certification or Registration required
• At least two years of experience working with clients in a Mental Health,
  Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence and/or related field.
• Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
• Good written and verbal skills.
• Dependable automobile and insurance, registration and valid California Drivers License.
• Knowledge and respect of all confidentiality issues.
• People oriented.
• Professional and honest.
• Other qualifications may be required according to program and/or contractual needs.

 

 

 

Compensation: TBD
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Benefits: Healthright 360 offers a comprehensive benefits package.
City: Oxnard