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Temporary-Chemical Dependency Case Aide – Burlington/Skagit Recovery Center - P/T Variable

US-WA-Burlington
1 week ago
Job ID
2017-2773
# of Openings
2
Category
Chemical Dependency
Min
USD $15.60/Hr.

Overview

The CCS NW Recovery Centers provide a full continuum of outpatient chemical dependency treatment services. CCS provides treatment to youth, adults, and their families. The CCS NW Recovery Centers are a safe, nurturing, and enriching environment where all are treated with dignity and respect, and where clients and their families become empowered to make healthy changes to stop the destruction of alcoholism and other drug dependencies. CCS emphasizes a broad range of approaches to the treatment of alcoholism and other drug dependencies, striving to serve those most in need. The philosophy of CCS NW Recovery Centers is that treatment is most effective when it is “family-centered”.

 

The purpose of the CD Case Aide is to provide opportunity to individuals beginning their CD professional career.  Incumbents will be responsible for working directly with and/or shadowing CDP/T’s with all aspects of outpatient treatment services.  The goal is to have Case Aides obtain enough knowledge and skill growth to advance into the next level of CD professional work (CDP Trainee).

 

Temporary - Potentially up to 6 months.  P/T Variable position (0-37.5 hrs. per week), hours are based on program need. (2 positions needed).

 

Pay is $15.60 per hour.

Responsibilities

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Shadowing:
    • Case Management:
      • Assist Counselors with retention and re-engagement of patients.
      • Assist Counselors with file maintenance.
      • Place and return phone calls as needed to applicable referral sources.
      • Assist with referrals to other entities and agencies, including inpatient treatment referrals.
      • Provide back up for drug courts as needed.
  • Clinical Responsibilities:
    • Incumbent will meet individually with patients to complete intakes or discharges.
    • Incumbent will assist counselors with group preparation, group process and complete group notes.
    • Incumbent will provide coverage for urinalysis as needed.
    • Assist with assessment screenings as needed.
    • Meet with and provide documentation for phase 3 groups weekly or monthly as required.
  • Documentation and reports:
    • Assist in the preparation of progress reports for courts and other referring entities.
    • Document case notes in the clinical file.
    • Maintain compliance with program guidelines; assist with documentation of each client contact in the clinical file.
    • Maintain program spreadsheets as required by specific program needs.
    • Open and close files in TARGET.
    • Provide back up for support and clinical staff.
  • Other work related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

MINIMUM:

  • Currently enrolled in or have completed required WA State DOH college courses specific to the CDP/T certification.
  • Have a current, or able and willing to obtain a CDP Trainee Certification with the WA State Department of Health.
  • Committed to the principles of chemical dependency services.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and follow directions.
  • Excellent communication, organization, team building, interpersonal skills and ability to de-escalate crises.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the preservation of a workplace that embraces diversity and inclusivity.
  • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
  • Support and contribute to a creative, collaborative and respectful environment that promotes teamwork.
  • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.
  • Criminal History Background Checks are required prior to employment.

PREFERRED:

  • Experience working with Chemical Dependency patients.
  • Office Skills and proficiency with Excel Spreadsheets.

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