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Alcohol and Drug Counselor I (C) (IOP)

Compensation: $23 - $25/Hour

This position provides evidence-based assessments, individual and group SUD treatment, case management and recovery support in an intensive outpatient setting.
Date posted: 01/29/2024

Job Duties

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work in conjunction with local partners, including the Clackamas County Family Treatment Court, Oregon Department of Human Services, and Oregon Justice Department.
  • Engage the client in the treatment process, including informing the client about the elements of the process.
  • Conduct ASAM assessment of clients to establish appropriate ASAM Level of Care and refer to a higher level of care if needed.
  • Provide IOP/OP SUD services for adults, including participants with DHS involvement and DUII diversion.
  • Provide direct client substance use treatment utilizing program principles, guidelines, and policies, including treatment planning, individual sessions, and group facilitation in an outpatient treatment setting.
  • Maintain accurate, professional, and up-to-date documentation in accordance with Oregon OAR’s.
  • Regular coordination of care with internal and external referents via status reports, in person, by phone, or email.
  • Regular attendance is required. Some evenings are required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

General Responsibilities

  • Participate in Family Treatment Court weekly staffing and testify in court when subpoenaed and court-ordered.
  • Complete and submit internal and external reports as needed.
  • Regularly use agency Electronic Health Record and MOTS data entry.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information and comply with HIPAA and Federal CFR 42 Part 2 guidelines.
  • Attend meetings and trainings as required.
  • Complete accurate monthly billing by the set date.

Job Qualifications

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Required to have a CADC I or be able to obtain one within six months of hire.
  • A minimum of two years of experience providing case management, chemical dependency treatment, referrals, assessments, and/or advocacy services.
  • Knowledge and experience working with community and social service agencies.

Skills and Abilities

  • Able to apply HIPAA & 42CFR policies to case management, charting, and release of information.
  • Strong working knowledge of ASAM PPC LOC and DSM 5 diagnostic criteria.
  • Administer participant drug screens regularly in accordance with treatment plan requirements.
  • Able to build and maintain rapport with individuals from culturally and economically diverse backgrounds.
  • Understand the effects of substance use on family dynamics.
  • If using a personal vehicle on company business, one must have a valid driver’s license and meet minimum automobile insurance requirements.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

Working Conditions

  • Occasionally lift at least 15 pounds.
  • Work performed in an office may require extended periods of computer and phone usage.
  • Will be required to work flexible or non-standard work hours, including weekends.
  • Able to drive to perform work with the community.

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