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Health Services Addictions Specialist 2

Company: Linn County Department of Health Services
Location: Albany
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Description WE ARE OFFERING SIGN ON BONUSES OF 10% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY. Alcohol & Drug Addictions Specialist - Adult Treatment Team Alcohol & Drug Department (Classification 712)SEIU Represented Full Time (37.5 hours/week) positionEssential FunctionsThe Linn County Alcohol & Drug Program provides prevention and treatment services to adults and youth with Substance Use or Co-occurring Mental Disorders or Problem Gambling. The Program is seeking an experienced clinician to provide outpatient substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health treatment services, primarily to adults and their families, including clients on parole or probation and parents involved with DHS Child Welfare. Individuals in this position provide consultation, early intervention and treatment services in Program clinics and at community agencies. Services include substance use and other mental disorder evaluations; individual, group, and family therapy; case management; and community education and consultation. This person would work closely with staff of referring agencies, including Parole & Probation and DHS Child Welfare. Some evening work and travel to outlying clinics in Linn County is expected.Minimum QualificationsAddictions Specialist 2:Master's degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related field is required. Three years professional or supervised practicum-level experience (pre- or post-Master's degree) in providing addiction treatment services (for clinical positions) or in providing prevention services (for prevention positions) is required. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience, education and training which demonstrates the ability to perform the work described may be acceptable, including a Bachelor's degree with five years' experience in addiction treatment (for clinical positions) or in prevention (for prevention positions). Classification as an Addictions Specialist 2, in addition to the requirements listed in the Experience, Education and Training Section above requires (for clinical positions) Oregon certification as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor - Level One for clinicians with a Master's degree or a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor - Level Two for clinicians with a Bachelor's degree.

Keywords: Linn County Department of Health Services, Albany , Health Services Addictions Specialist 2, Healthcare , Albany, Oregon

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