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Chemical Dependency Counselor I

Company: Kootenai Health
Location: Coeur D Alene
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Chemical Dependency Counselor IPosition Summary:Delivers individual, family, and group counseling for patients/clients in chemical dependency programs.Responsibilities:

Provides direct supervision of patients and clients at all times while in care or as services are being deliveredActs as a liaison/advocate between patients, relatives, medical staff, and outside agencies, if neededMonitors and documents patient/client progress and dispensation of treatment servicesMaintains working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, skills, procedures, and evidence-based practices within behavioral health/addiction fieldUtilizes sound judgment to plan activities and accomplish goalsDemonstrates flexibility and adaptability related to facility and/or program operationsPerforms a variety of tasksWorks under general supervisionRequires a certain degree of creativity and latitudeReports to a supervisor or managerPerforms other related duties as assignedFamiliar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goalsRegular and predictable attendance is an essential job functionCompetent to meet age specific needs of the unit assignedRequirements and Minimum Qualifications:
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare requires that the clinicians be approved as meeting requirements per IDAPA 16.07.20 subsections 218 and 223 found at:
Qualified Substance Use Disorders Professional. A qualified substance use disorders professional includes the following:
IBADCC Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor; IBADCC Advanced Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor; Northwest Indian Alcohol/Drug Specialist Certification Counselor I, Counselor II or Counselor III; IDAHO ADMINISTRATIVE CODE IDAPA 16.07.20 Department of Health and Welfare ASUD Treatment & RSS Facilities & Programs Section 221 National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - Master Addictions Counselor (MAC) Qualified Substance Use Disorders Professional Status Granted Prior to May 1, 2010. Subsections 218.01 and 218.02 of this section are applicable to all new applications for appointment as a qualified Substance Use Disorders Professional submitted to the Department after May 1, 2010. If an individual was granted an appointment prior to May 1, 2010, and met the requirements at that time, he may continue to have his appointment recognized. Arrangement for Provision of Counseling Services. If the program arranges for the provision of counseling services, it must maintain a valid written agreement or contract with a qualified substance use disorders professional as defined in Subsection 218.01 of this section.
Must complete appropriate CEU to keep certification in good standing.Working Conditions:
Must be able to maintain a standing and/or sitting position Typical equipment used in a clinical jobRepetitive movementsAbout Kootenai HealthKootenai Health has a solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and has a rich history that spans nearly 60 years of innovation, achievements, and healthcare benchmarks. Our main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and includes a 330-bed community-owned hospital. We have been recognized among large employers as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine and are regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to our community.
  • Three Time Magnet Designated since 2006 This designation is nursing's top honor, accepted nationally as the gold standard in nursing excellence. Kootenai was the first hospital in the Inland Northwest to receive this designation and the second in Idaho.
  • Member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network In 2014, Kootenai Health became the 30th member, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and their families. Kootenai Health is the first health care organization in the Pacific Northwest to be selected as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and, like all network members, will remain a locally-owned and independent health care provider.
  • Most Wired / Wireless Hospital, Hospital & Health Networks Kootenai is consistently named one of the country's 100 Most Wired hospitals. In this same survey, Kootenai also earned a spot on the Top 25 Most Wireless hospitals.
  • Three Time Great Workplace Award Kootenai Health has been recognized as one of the most engaged and productive workforces in the world! As your next employer, we are excited to offer you:
    • 100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees. Part-time employees pay only a small portion a month for medical, dental, and vision coverage
    • Tuition assistance program
    • 457 retirement plan
    • Convenient near campus daycare
    • Competitive salaries with a 13% differential for nights and a 9% differential for weekends
    • An award-winning and incentive-driven wellness program
    • Employee reward, recognition, and retention programs
    • Professional development and leadership training opportunities
    • And much moreHave you considered a career at Kootenai Health? Maybe you should! Apply today!Kootenai Health complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex. Kootenai Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex.Schedule: PRN - (As Needed),Evenings

Keywords: Kootenai Health, Coeur d'Alene , Chemical Dependency Counselor I, Other , Coeur D Alene, Idaho

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