SUD Counselor I

Job Overview

Prototypes Women's center is a 180 bed residential facility for women and women with children. We provide comprehensive substance use disorder, mental health, and psychiatric care by an interdisciplinary team of professionals. Treatment episode ranges in time from 60 days to 6 months. Prototypes is a fast-based environment that treats acute care clients.

Key Responsibilities

1. Maintaining facility oversight and safety of clients
2. Regularly assess crisis situations as they arise.
3. Be available to assist clients who have personal problems or sleeplessness.
4. Regularly do rounds through all rooms where to make sure clients are where they are supposed to be
5. Check all areas in chart room for any filing that may need to be done.
6.Assists with community outings
7. Monitor medications only as instructed by medical department.
8. Immediately inform Manager on Call of a situation that is necessary and/or could need medical assistance.  
9. Document  any client activities that arise during the shift.
10. Drug test client s as required
12. Work as a team at all times

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Registered or certified substance abuse counselor
- A minimum of two years of experience in a substance abuse treatment setting or related facility.
- Basic understanding of child development, child abuse, substance abuse  and self sufficiency issues. 
- Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.
- California Driver's License with proof of insurance.



Compensation: TBD
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Status: CA
Benefits: Comprehensive Benefit Package

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