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Addictions Specialist

Company: Lower Shore Clinic Inc
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

ASSERTIVE COMMUNITY TREATMENT(ACT) TEAM ADDICTIONS SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS:1. Personal stability, flexibility, energy, and commitment to working with the chronically mentally ill.2. Current CPR and First Aid certification; driver's license and safe driving record; reliable transportation.3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.4. Bachelor's degree in the Human Services field and/or four years' experience working with chronically mentally ill clients.5. Experience in substance abuse counseling is required.6. Meet credentialing and privileging requirements as set out in Policy and Procedures. DUTIES:

  • Maintain total confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA law, CARF accreditation standards and Maryland State Regulations.
  • Take part in agency sponsored training programs by supervisor's request.
  • Develop person centered individual recovery plans, document progress towards achieving goals, and other related documentation requirements
  • Provide quality services to fulfill the ACT mission of providing sanctuary and support to clients in the community.
  • Facilitate groups once per week.
  • Using motivation interviewing to promote change, utilize the stages of change to encourage recovery and use a harm reduction approach to meet member's needs regarding their own recovery.
  • Take part in a rotation of on-call for the ACT caseload.
  • Assist in coordination of services received from other community agencies.
  • Other duties as assigned by the ACT Team Leader. NARRATIVE: The ACT Addictions Specialist will have primary responsibility for certain members charts and treatment plans. AUTHORITY: Position reports to ACT Team Leader and receives schedule and evaluations from same.CLASSIFICATION, SALARY, AND BENEFITS: Regular, full-time position; exempt from overtime. PI201260143

Keywords: Lower Shore Clinic Inc, Hampton , Addictions Specialist, Other , Newark, Virginia

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