Substance Use Specialist ACT/ACT TAY in Jefferson City at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 9/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $19.00-$27.00 Hr. Depended on Credential/License

POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible for providing specialized services for the treatment of co-occurring substance use and mental illness to individuals enrolled in the ACT and ACT TAY Program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC

• Service provision based on multidisciplinary ACT care plan to include, but not limited to, conducting comprehensive substance use assessments that consider the relationship between substance use and mental health; Assessing and tracking consumers' stage of change readiness and stages of treatment; Using outreach and motivational interviewing techniques; Using cognitive behavioral approaches and relapse prevention; Providing individual co-occurring counseling; Arranging and providing educational and process groups co-occurring counseling; Preparing and/or participating in development of individualized wellness plans and wellness plan reviews
• High percentage of consumer contact involve specialty related activities related to substance use or co-occurring treatment concerns
• Responsible for appropriate documentation and recording within the case record according to policy
• Participate in ongoing clinical supervision
• Participate in regular team meetings, including the following functions WITHIN the team: Modeling skills and consultation; Cross training other staff and help them develop dual disorder assessment and treatment skills; Attend daily organization team meetings; and attending all treatment planning meetings for consumers with a dual disorder
• Adhere to ongoing professional training policies
• Other duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES – COMPANY WIDE

• Regularly attends work except for approved absences
• Attends all training as required
• Maintain professional, “champion” behavior
• Provides quality customer service
• Provides services with a commitment to service excellence
• Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence
• Team oriented and values diversity

DESIRED DEMONSTRATED KEY COMPETENCIES

• Analytical Thinking
• Change Readiness
• Collaborative Relationships
• Conflict Resolution
• Creative Thinking
• Communication – Oral
• Communication – Written
• Decision Making
• Empowers Others
• Flexible Thinking
• Forward Thinking
• Multitasking/Planning
• Organizational/Time Management
• Problem Solving
• Risk Management/ Assessment
• Strategic Thinking
• Teamwork
• Technical Expertise

 

WORKING CONDITIONS & EXPOSURE RISK

Operating vehicles or machinery

 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION

• Bachelor’s degree required
• Master’s degree preferred

WORK EXPERIENCE

Training or experience in integrated dual disorder treatment preferred

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Current substance abuse counselor certification (CADC, CRADC, CRASDC or CCDP) and/or current licensure (PLPC, LPC, LMSW or LCSW); or currently pursuing required

 

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.