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OUTPATIENT COUNSELOR (RED LAKE) - CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAMS

 

February 13, 2017

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

OUTPATIENT COUNSELOR (RED LAKE)

CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAMS

Open: February 8, 2017

Closing: February 24, 2017 @ 3:00p.m.

Primary Function:

Counsels and assist clients in the development of treatment plans and reaching goals. Reports to Supervisor of Red Lake Out-Patient Program, full-time position w/benefits, salary; $10.00 hrly (w/$1.00 increase after successful completion of 90-day probationary period).

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

• Assist clients in the development of treatment plans, goals and make periodic revisions when necessary

• Conduct client intake, assist in the orientation of all new clients

• Maintain an active caseload and update current client files; responsible for recording and reporting all encounters with clients

• Conduct lectures, individual, group and family counseling sessions on scheduled days

• Must be able to report on required forms for funding agencies

• Respond to referrals made by other social services agencies

• Inform court advocate of all court referrals

• Demonstrate the use of visual aides' equipment when needed.

• Make proper referrals for the best interest of the client; provide information and referrals to clients when necessary

• Attend all training and workshops as scheduled

• Conduct Rule 25 assessments

• Be on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week

• Maintain strict confidentiality of all clients at all times pursuant to 42 US Code Section 290 dd-2

• Refrain from mood-altering chemicals

• Submit to mandatory alcohol & drug testing

• Requests and/or changes in daily job duties will need supervisor approval

• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Required

• Must have at least one (1) years sobriety;

• Must be a High School diploma or have a GED

• Have knowledge of 12 – step AA Program

• Must have valid driver's license and auto insurance

Preferred

• At least one (1) year counseling experience;

• Must be a certified Rule 25 assessor

• Must have knowledge of DAANES forms

• Employment contingent upon successfully passing Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Test and Background Check

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are being accepted at the Government Center – Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Phone (218) 679-1847.

 

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