Snoqualmie Tribe
  • 15-Sep-2016 to 31-Mar-2017 (PST)
  • Health and Wellness
  • Snoqualmie, WA, USA
  • DOQ
  • Hourly
  • Full-time

Medical, dental, life and disability after 60 days; 401k plan after 90 days; generous paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.


POSITION SUMMARY

Provide a broad range of services to individuals seeking assistance with substance use disorders (SUDs). Serve as the primary contact with SUD individuals; provide direct treatment and case management services including assessment, admission, individual and group counseling, case management and referral. Provide guidance in developing individual service plans (ISPs) and goals. Must maintain required licensure, continuing education requirements, and working knowledge of Washington Administrative Codes and agency policies and procedures. Position must ensure strict adherence to Federal Confidentiality Regulations 42 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 2 and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) at all times. Position also provides inpatient referral and aftercare services. This is a full-time, non-exempt position that reports to the Clinical Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Perform admissions and assessments, develops and implements individual service plans and establishes clinical goals and objectives for each participant on their caseload.
  • Provide evidence/promising practice based individual and group counseling services to individuals enrolled in RRRC Program.
  • Provide on-going case management services by regularly assessing and monitoring participants' progress; maintain current and accurate files and records through regular reviews and updates, including but not limited to group and individual notes, letters, referrals, and discharge summaries; ensure all files meet Tribal Codes and state WACs.
  • Report participants activities to Clinical Supervisor to ensure department goals and participant needs are met through a coordinated departmental effort.
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude with participants, staff, community members, Indian Health Service, treatment facilities, Tribal departments, service providers, local court systems and other organizations to accomplish program objectives and preserve good public relations.
  • Attend clinical supervision meetings with CDP's and staff cases and/or conduct educational meetings including review of individual service plans, diagnosing and meeting medical necessity within client files; attend other meetings as designated by the clinical supervisor.
  • Maintain continuing education requirements per WAC 246-811 and develop a CDP Enhancement Plan with the Clinical Supervisor.
  • Assist in resolving participant issues as they relate to staff decisions and optimum participant care and service coordination; assist supervisor in program planning and policy development.
  • Knowledgeable and aware of historical trauma and how it impacts Native American individuals today; must be culturally competent and sensitive towards the needs of this population.
  • Coordinate with multidisciplinary teams, other county departments, outside agencies, and service providers; work closely with law enforcement and court personnel to keep them informed of participant progress and legal status.
  • Consult as needed with other resources on ongoing cases, screening and service planning.
  • Intervene in crisis emergencies; makes referrals for assistance to participants, including promoting and providing information related to nicotine cessation or problem gambling.
  • Strict adherence to the code of ethics that govern the substance use disorders profession.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate's degree in Chemical Dependency Studies by a Washington State Department of Health approved college; Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Current certification as a Chemical Dependency Professional in Washington State required; licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) strongly desired.
  • Must obtain GAIN-I (Global Appraisal of Individual Needs) certification within one year of hire.
  • CPR and 1st Aid certified.
  • Previous addiction/chemical dependency work experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, version 5 (DSM-5) American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria as it relates to diagnosis, individual service planning, clinical placement, continuing care, discharge and transfers.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to prioritize and work independently; ability to help maintain an environment that encourages teamwork, interdependence, and ethical behavior.
  • Ability to take directions and follow through with recommendations of program manager and clinical supervisor.
  • Previous experience working in Tribal communities preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs.
  • Valid Washington State Driver's License without restrictions.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment and random drug screenings. If a former participant in SUD treatment, must have completed treatment and maintained recovery for a minimum of two years before employment.
  • Must pass background check.

Additional Information

  • This is a full-time, hourly non-exempt position and employment is at-will.
  • Competitive medical, dental, life and disability insurance benefits after 60 days employment.
  • 401k retirement plan with employer matching contributions after 90 days employment.
  • Generous paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.
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