Addictions Counselor
Full Time Position

This position is part of the River’s Bend team with the following major responsibilities:

1. Supervises and participates in clients daily scheduled activities.

2. Provides treatment planning and documentation according to the Office of Drug and Alcohol (ODAP) regulations.

3. Deals with crisis/emergency situations as outlined in the River’s Bend Policies and Procedures Manual.

4. Works with the Facility Director in planning and implementing clients recreational/ leisure time.

5. Counsels clients specifically in the areas of drug and alcohol awareness and crisis intervention.

6. Works as a member of a treatment team in the role of a substance abuse technician.

7. Documents client progress adequately.

8. Receives and conducts intake/ admissions.

9. Participates in a weekly staff meeting.

10. Performs related work as required on an ad-hoc basis by the Facility Director.

11. All other duties as stated and assigned by the Facility Director.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education: Master's or Bachelor's degree with a major in psychology, social work, counseling, nursing or other related field with a practicum, preferably in a drug and alcohol program, in a health or human service agency. Required experience: Bachelor degree level person must also have one year clinical experience.

Ability to handle crisis/emergency situations.

Must be physically able to: A) Assist client with personal hygiene; B) Assist with lifting client; C) Sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel and climb; D) Restrain clients in emergency situations.

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