LifeWorks NW
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Hourly
  • On Call
  • Chemical Dependency - Certified

LifeWorks NW's Project Network program focuses on the African American community for adults in recovery dealing with alcohol/drug issues.

PURPOSE: Provide substance abuse treatment services. Responsible for assessment, treatment planning, provision of counseling (individual, family, and group) services, urinalysis, consultation with care providers and coordination of multiple service providers for his/her assigned client caseload; and for keeping accurate, timely records.

DAYS/HOURS: This is an on call position. Shifts Monday through Friday are between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm. Saturday shifts are between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm. 

PAY: $16.08 to $17.29 per hour. 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires a current CADC 1 or equivalent national certification; or a submitted application for CADC 1 with a formal plan to obtain certification within two years of hire.
  • Experience working in a culturally diverse population, specifically within the African American community required.
  • Preferred: Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field (for mental health groups).
  • If recovering from a substance abuse related disorder, must be able to demonstrate continuous sobriety under nonresidential, independent living conditions for the immediate past two years.
  • Have knowledge, skills, and abilities demonstrating competence in: treatment of substance-related disorders including client evaluation and individual, group, family, and other counseling techniques; program policies and procedures for client case management and record keeping; and accountability for recording information in the client files assigned to them consistent with those policies and procedures. Should be familiar with theory or concepts of prevention.
  • Sensitivity and understanding of specific barriers which may lead to lack of access and engagement.
  • Good computer skills including a functional knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Word. Ability to master proprietary software including electronic health record system. 

 

JOB CODE/NUMBER: CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY COUNSELOR, PROJECT NETWORK ON CALL/836249

 

LifeWorks NW believes that diversity strengthens our workforce and empowers our community.

LifeWorks NW is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status in accordance with law.

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