Snoqualmie Tribe
  • 09-Oct-2018 to 23-Oct-2018 (PST)
  • Raging River Recovery Center
  • Snoqualmie, WA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full-time

Eligible for competitive medical, dental, life, and disability insurance benefits after 60 days of employment if working 30 or more hours per week; 401k retirement plan after 90 days employment.


POSITION SUMMARY

Provide substance abuse prevention and tobacco cessation services to the tribal community. Duties will include: technical assistance in developing, selecting, implementing, and evaluating alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention activities and evidence-based programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates individualized and/or group cessation and prevention strategies for tobacco addicted clients.
  • Advocate for tobacco prevention policy and programs by conducting education presentations.
  • Develop and administer tobacco cessation prevention, education and intervention programs, resources and materials as needed.
  • Participate in alcohol, tobacco or drug awareness campaigns.
  • Provide counseling interventions for patients, staff and community members who want to quit tobacco use.
  • Collaborate with other community health agencies and organizations on promotional campaigns and partner in health education programs and services.
  • Maintain program statistics and prepare reports in accordance with grant and/or program reporting requirements.
  • Develops and implements age-appropriate, research based prevention curriculum lessons for tribal youth.
  • Plans and implements activities that promote bonding among peers, families and community.
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate prevention activities and presentations, including: trainings, workshops, conferences and safe and drug-free activities.
  • Provide direct prevention education, intervention services, or case management to children ages 12-18.
  • Assist students in accessing community services such as counseling, tutoring, mentoring, vocational training, and other services that may be to their benefit.
  • Engage and provide technical assistance and training to school personnel, parents and community members in prevention programs.
  • Provide chemical dependency outpatient services to individuals.
  • Provide individual, group and family counseling to patients with substance abuse issues.
  • Provide on-going community education relating to alcohol, drugs and other substances.
  • Provide liaison services for individuals to agencies offering alcohol, drug and other social services.
  • Responsible for monitoring urinalysis drug testing.
  • Coordinate on-going social, educational, and recreational activities for recovering substance abusers and as alternatives to substance use.
  • Maintain active individual caseload and document detailed records of treatment and aftercare.
  • Conduct assessments and develop individual treatment plans.
  • Refer individuals to appropriate services in a timely manner.
  • Work as a team member within the Raging River Chemical Dependency Programs.
  • Ability to operate computer, computer program, copier, email, instant messenger, fax and phone.
  • Maintain confidentiality and communicate with tact and discretion.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate Degree in Social Services or equivalent required by Washington State Department of Health.
  • Chemical Dependency Professional certification pursuant to applicable Washington State Department of Health.
  • Current CPR/AED Training Certification and TB immunization.
  • Meet and provide evidence of intern eligibility requirements established under the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) and Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR).
  • Drug-free and out of treatment for a minimum of two years.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check, pre-employment drug screening, and ongoing random drug screenings.
  • WA State Driver license and ability to be approved by Tribal insurance to drive Tribal vehicles if applicable.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The worker is frequently subject to inside environmental conditions, which provide protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes, and is subject to outside environmental conditions and to wet and/or humid conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • This is a full-time, salary 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.

The Snoqualmie Tribe gives Indian preference to candidates who can provide proof of enrollment in a federally recognized tribe. In the absence of qualified Indian applicants who meet the qualifications listed above, all applicants not entitled to or who do not claim Indian preference, will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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