Substance Use Disorder Counselor (1.0 FTE)

Location
Brainerd, MN
Salary
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Posted
Apr 18, 2019
Ref
R009700
Job Type
Long-Term
Building Location: St Josephs Medical Center

Department: 14200 Focus Unit

Job Description: Responsible for performing chemical dependency evaluations, participating in contributing to interdisciplinary treatment and discharge plans and providing individual and group chemical dependency counseling services. The chemical dependency counselor works with clients age 18 through geriatric. The counselor will have skills to carry out the core functions identified by Minnesota Statutes Chapter 148C regarding alcohol and drug counselor licensure (see addendum).

Work Experience:
In accordance with Minnesota Rules 9530.6450 Subpart 1-B; all employees must be free of chemical use problems for at least the two years immediately preceding their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact. Chemical use problems are defined as: Receiving treatment for chemical use within the period specified for the position in the staff qualification requirements. Chemical use that has a negative impact on the staff member's job performance; Chemical use that affects the credibility of treatment services with clients, referral sources, or other members of the community; and Symptoms of intoxication or withdrawal on the job.

Education Qualifications:
Documentation of completion of a two-year chemical dependency treatment training program; or, graduate with degree in counseling with emphasis in alcohol and drug counseling.

Licensure/CertificationQualifications:
Possesses Minnesota Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) credential, or is eligible to obtain within 6 months from date of hire.

FTE: 1

Shift Rotation: Day Rotation (United States of America)

Shift Start Time: 0800

Shift End Time: 1630

Weekends: Occasional

Holidays: Yes

Call Obligation: No

Union:

Union Posting Deadline:

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