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DRUG COUNSELOR - (MARS Medication Assisted Recovery Services) - CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAMS


September 12, 2018



(MARS Medication Assisted Recovery Services)


Starting: September 11, 2018

Closing: September 28, 2018

Primary Function:

Responsible for counseling, treatment plan development, care coordination, linkage to services, monitoring client progress, treatment plan review and progress updates. Develop an ongoing relationship for clinical support with the client and their supporters; life skills coaching, advocacy, treatment follow-up, disease management, and education are critical components to comprehensive substance abuse treatment. Reports to Clinic Supervisor. Salary: Starting $22.00, $1.00 increase after completion of 90-day Probation Period.


• Provides individual substance abuse counseling, Care Coordination, comprehensive assessments and referrals to assure clients have the tools necessary to achieve their treatment goals and be successful

• Consults with supervisor to ensure the best possible service recommendations are in place for the client

• Assists clients through the clinic admission process. Includes arranging transportation, completing intake paperwork and offering support during the induction process

• Coordinates activities to bring services, groups, agencies, resources, or people together within a planned approach for providing comprehensive treatment

• Communicates progress to the client care team and updates case plan to assure quality care delivery for the client

• Assures that clients health record is complete, current, and compliant; including consent forms, releases of information, chemical use assessments, treatment plan, and clinical charting

• Documents records of communication with other providers regarding the client's progress

• Works collaboratively with medical staff to ensure patients are achieving treatment expectations

• Reports all medical concerns immediately to nursing personnel to maintain client safety

• Maintains client confidentiality according to federal rules, regulations and tribal guidelines

• Participates in ongoing training and professional development

• Other duties as assigned


• GED/High School Diploma

• One (1) year related experience and/or training

• Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) or UMICAD I, II, III certificate

• Possess a valid Minnesota driver's license and automobile insurance

• Proficient in Microsoft Windows and Office programs

• Must be a team player, dependable, and work well in a busy/stressful clinic environment

• 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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