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Temporary Registered Substance Abuse Counselor

Company: BayMark Health Services
Location: Porterville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Compassionate Registered Substance Abuse Counselor

BAART
services is dedicated to providing individualized treatment integrating pharmacotherapy, clinical counseling, recovery support and medical services.

BAART, addiction treatment programs deliver medically-supervised services for adults in a variety of modalities and settings. As the largest specialty organization addressing the opioid crisis, we have unlimited opportunities for those looking to make a difference. At BAART, we believe in delivering a higher level of care to our patients, not just talking about it. We are committed to treating our patients and each other with dignity and respect in a culture that fosters excellence in all that we do.

Title: Temporary Registered Substance Abuse Counselor
Location: Porterville, CA
Schedule: M-F 5:30am - 2pm (1hour paid lunch)

Primary Job Function:

Certified Substance abuse counselor will be in charge with assisting Hmong patients through medically assisting programs and offering techniques for handling opioid addiction. Substance abuse counselor conducts group sessions and individual sessions to assist with crisis management and coping strategies. Additionally, Substance abuse counselor will evaluate patients' progress during therapy. Substance abuse counselors may also need to collaborate with doctors, nurses and therapists for patients' therapy and treatment for best overall outcome.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Individual will conduct individual and group counseling sessions.
  • Coordinate care of assigned patients and present patient status and concerns with treatment team accordingly.
  • Conduct comprehensive patient assessments and the development and implementation of patient treatment plans according to State regulatory requirements
  • Provide clinical services and patient care and education and opiate addiction counseling services to Hmong patients
  • Excellent documentation and computer skills required
  • Other related duties as determined by supervisor

Qualifications | Education | Certifications:

  • Must be Registered for substance abuse counseling in the state of CA.
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Human Service field.
  • High School Diploma or GED

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401(K)
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Excellent growth and development opportunities through our counselor career path
  • Rewarding opportunity with the ability to impact individuals' life

What to expect from us:

BAART a progressive substance abuse treatment organization is committed to the highest quality of patient care in a comfortable outpatient clinic setting. Our ultimate goal is to address the physical, emotional, and mental aspects of opioid use disorder to help each of our patients achieve long-term recovery and an improved quality of life.

BAART is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, natural origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or veteran's status or any other classification protected by State/Federal laws.



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Keywords: BayMark Health Services, Porterville , Temporary Registered Substance Abuse Counselor, Other , Porterville, California

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