Company: Heritage Health
Location: Coeur D Alene
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Job Description Description We are North Idahos premier provider
of integrated medical, dental and behavioral health services. Our
amazing care teams deliver world-class healthcare utilizing a
patient directed, community-focused approach. Providing high
quality, affordable Healthcare from the Heart is our passion. Our
mission is to deliver a healthcare experience that provides hope,
inspires change, and extends life for our patients and our
community. Top reasons to join our team: Our employees are mission
minded We are passionate about providing excellent patient care
Community-focused Committed to a fun and supportive team
environment We offer high-quality competitive employee benefits
Summary: The Addiction Counselor is responsible for providing
confidential addiction counseling, education and support to
individuals, families and the community and for promoting healthy
lifestyles and healthy choices. Minimum qualifications: Minimum of
a Masters degree in the Behavioral Science Field from an accredited
university or college. Must meet Idaho code for Qualified Substance
Use Disorder Professional; computer skills necessary to maintain
client charts and communication within the organization; excellent
communication skills. Must be able to pass an Idaho Department of
Health and Welfare Criminal History Unit enhanced background check.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: Knowledge of industry
standards and licensure rules and regulations. Participate in
reciprocal feedback from counselors and clients. Previous
experience in counseling. Adhere to code of ethics for licensed
discipline. Knowledge of community resources and networking skills.
Duties and Responsibilities: Counsel clients or patients,
individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming
dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes. Complete and
maintain accurate records or reports regarding the patients'
histories and progress, services provided, or other required
information. Develop client treatment plans based on research,
clinical experience, and client histories. Coordinate counseling
efforts with mental health professionals or other health
professionals, such as doctors, nurses, or social workers.
Interview clients, review records, and confer with other
professionals to evaluate individuals' mental and physical
condition and to determine their suitability for participation in a
specific program. Review and evaluate clients' progress in relation
to measurable goals described in treatment and care plans. Provide
clients or family members with information about addiction issues
and about available services or programs, making appropriate
referrals when necessary. Coordinate activities with courts,
probation officers, community services, or other post-treatment
agencies. Willingness to attend and participate in off-site
meetings and/or seminars. Complete assessments. Regular and
predictable attendance is an essential function of this position.
Other duties as assigned. Safety: Heritage Health enforces a safety
culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for
continuously developing and maintaining a safe working environment.
Each employee is responsible for completing all training
requirements, participating in emergency response tasks as
requested, and serving on safety committees and teams as requested.
In addition, employees must accept the responsibility for
maintaining the safety of themselves and others by adhering to all
written and verbal instructions, promptly reporting and/or
correcting all hazards or unsafe conditions and providing feedback
to supervisors and management on all safety issues.
Physical/Mental Requirements: Required to stand, sit, and be
mobile one-third to two-thirds of the time. They are required to
use hands or fingers to handle or feel over two-thirds of the time;
while reaching with hands and arms occurs one-third of the day.
Climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling or crouching occur less
than one-third of the time. Communicating by talking/hearing occurs
over two-thirds of the day. Amount of time spent lifting or
exerting force is about 50% for up to 10 pounds and less than
one-third of the time up to 25 40 pounds. Rarely is there a need to
lift more than 41 pounds. Must manage efficient keyboard use, hear,
see, speak and read. The work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions. Ability to solve complex
practical problems Positive interpersonal, communication &
persuasion skills over the phone, computer & in person Must be able
to simultaneously manage several objectives and assign priorities
Deal with a wide variety of variables in situations where only
limited standardization exists Ability to interpret a variety of
instructions furnished in written or oral form Ability to work
effectively under pressure to meet deadlines with a strong
organization skill set for easy retrieval of information and to
ensure competent closure of issues Ability to work overtime as
needed, maintain alertness & meet the controlled substance policy.
Good judgment and sound decision making and conflict management
skills to inspire confidence from the customer Manage complex
analysis and use deductive reasoning Working Conditions: Work is
normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
Work may be demanding and chaotic at times. Exposed to patient
population that will present a variety of contagious diseases,
physical injuries and emotional states of mind. Company Description
Heritage Health is a mission driven not for profit organization,
committed to delivering a healthcare experience that provides hope,
inspires change and extends life for our patients and our
Keywords: Heritage Health, Coeur d'Alene , Addiction Counselor, Other , Coeur D Alene, Idaho
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