CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY PROFESSIONAL (2 POSITIONS)

Vacancy Ann. # STOI-17-087
Title CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY PROFESSIONAL (2 POSITIONS)
Supervisor HHS DIRECTOR
Department HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Location WELLPINIT, WA
Status REGULAR, FULL-TIME
Rate of Pay $20.00 PER HOUR
Opening Date JULY 12, 2017
Closing Date OPEN UNTIL FILLED

INTRODUCTION:

The Spokane Tribe of Indians Substance Abuse Program is a community based, reservation wide program. We providing a variety of services related to substance abuse prevention, intervention, treatment, aftercare, rehabilitation, and relapse prevention. The primary emphasis of our program is to serve enrolled Spokane Tribal members and other eligible Indians/consumers with outpatient counseling, DUI Assessment, random drug testing, and referral to a variety of services to promote independence, self-worth, dignity, and a recovery based lifestyle.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Chemical Dependency Professional is responsible for providing quality treatment services to individuals with substance use disorders using evidence-based practices and culturally appropriate interventions to effectively meet the needs of Spokane Tribal members and non-tribal community members in need; and documenting treatment and case management services in a timely and effective manner. This position supports the Behavioral Health Division of the Spokane Tribe Health and Human Services Department by ensuring the delivery of quality and culturally relevant chemical dependency services to our rural and indigenous population.

  • With the guidance and direction of the CD Clinical Supervisor, will coordinate and manage individual cases to include assessment and diagnosis, referral for detox services, inpatient placement, outpatient treatment, and referral to various support services.
  • Develops individual service plans that address client needs and recognize client strengths to develop, manage, and maintain a clean/sober lifestyle.
  • Work with multiple agencies that provide detox, inpatient, outpatient, and mental health services to facilitate placement of clients in the appropriate level of care per ASAM Criteria.
  • Strict adherence to 42 CFR Part 2 Federal Regulations of Confidentiality, and The Association for Addiction Professionals Code of Ethics.
  • Responsible for completing assessments, individual service plans, individual and group counseling, inpatient placement coordination, discharge planning, case management, and UA specimen collection.
  • Ensures all reporting requirements to the courts, probation services, Dept. of Licensing etc. are completed each month as required.
  • Ensures that the policies and procedures of the Spokane Tribe of Indians Substance Abuse Program; Department of Health & Human Services; and Spokane Tribe of Indians are adhered to always.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • Knowledge of current treatment modalities, theory, and counseling techniques associated with substance use disorders, including current research on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
  • Knowledge of the principles in interpersonal communication and group factors which affect communication.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral presentations.
  • Ability to gather and analyze data to develop and create measurable treatment goals.
  • Ability to facilitate and manage group process and psychoeducational classes.
  • Knowledge of DSM 5 and Substance Use Disorders (SUD)
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS education, prevention/intervention.
  • Knowledge of Law and Ethics in regards to Counselors and related field.
  • Knowledge of Dual Diagnosis, referral and treatment.
  • Ability to evaluate, assess, and develop an individual service plan for clientele who present with a variety of problems related to chemical dependency.
  • Must be knowledgeable of continuum of care/rehabilitation and aftercare.
  • Knowledge of the Federal Confidentiality Laws and the application thereof.
  • Coordination of Chemical Dependency services, to include referrals, staffing, court reporting, and related duties.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • AA Degree required
  • Must have active CDP credential with WA DOH
  • Must maintain Professional License/Certification status while employed.
  • Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License and must be eligible for Tribal vehicle insurance.

Applications Are Available At the Tribal Human Resources Department

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA  99040

Or available on our website: www.spokanetribe.com

Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Geraldine Abrahamson

(509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527

 Fax: (509) 458-6556

E-mail:   sabrina.mccoy@spokanetribe.com  or hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

Applications Must Be Received In the Human Resources Department

By 4:30 pm the Closing Date

The Spokane Tribe Reserves the Right to Hire According To Its

 Indian Preference Policy

All Applicants may be Subject To a Pre-Employment Drug Test

All Positions with the Tribe Are Subject To a 90-Day Orientation Period