|Program:||Health Center||Salary Grade:||GS – 17|
|Supervisor:||Substance Abuse Mental Health Director||Salary Range:||$24.57 – $29.33|
|FLSA Status:||Exempt Non-Exempt Public Safety||Position Type:||Regular Full-Time|
The Substance Abuse Counselor shall conduct individual and group counseling sessions, education sessions, organize youth groups for diversion activities, maintain a professional office, maintain accurate records, and prepare court reports, as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Conduct professional substance abuse counseling and education sessions
- Maintains the confidentiality, security, and integrity of the patient’s care and information.
- Report and document all depositions of individual and family cases.
- Maintain accurate records of all sessions and activities.
- Provide referrals to clients for medical, social, welfare, and psychological needs.
- Provide counseling services to individuals, families and groups.
- Write professional reports and assessment as required to the court and probation officials.
- Facilitate all necessary paperwork to enter eligible and approved clients into substance abuse treatment.
- Performs drug screening drug and alcohol tests on clients.
- Responsible for providing video presentations and lectures to schools, or other appropriate settings. Provide prevention counseling for court designated youth.
- Assist in organizing youth activities.
- Participate in Child Protective Team, committee, staff, and other meetings, as requested.
- Present written reports, report activities and caseloads to the Health Services Director on a monthly basis.
- Administer program and grant activities in a timely manner and within budget. Review and analyze budget reports, and prepare and develop budgets and modifications. Prepare and submit required reports to Tribal administration and funding agencies in a timely manner.
- Submit proper reporting forms to the Indian Health Services.
- Enter case encounters in the CDMIS reporting system.
- Submit periodic equipment inventory lists.
- Follow all appropriate laws and accepted ethical standards.
- Perform other job related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- A preferred candidate possesses an undergraduate degree in psychology, psychiatry, or related field.
- Must be, or be in the process of becoming a State Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse
- Must have at least two (2) years’ experience in counseling field.
(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)
- THIS POSITION REQUIRES COMPLIANCE WITH THE INDIAN CHILD PROTECTION and FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT PUBLIC LAW 101-630; 25 CODE of FEDERAL REGULATIONS PART 63 – INDIAN CHILD PROTECTION and FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION; CRIME CONTROL ACT OF 1990, EMPLOYEE BACKGROUND CHECKS; and EXECUTIVE ORDER 12968, ADJUDICATIVE GUIDELINES AND THEREFORE MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE AN EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND CHECK BEFORE START EMPLOYMENT.
- This position requires that the candidate be a mandated reporter.
- This position may be required to travel to treatment sites
- Must be able to communicate very well verbally and in concise, professional, written reports.
- Must be able to work with American Indian people on an individual and group basis.
PLEASE COMPLETE AN APPLICATION AT FPST.ORG/EMPLOYMENT/ TO APPLY
POSITION CLOSES AUGUST 6, 2021 AT 5:00 P.M.