Are you passionate about supporting individuals on their journey to recovery? Are you interested in providing life-saving interventions? Do you thrive in a collaborative treatment team environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!
Marion County Health and Human Services is currently seeking counselors to join our Addiction Treatment Services team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to provide person-centered, recovery-oriented substance use disorder treatment and collaborative case management to adults in a trauma-informed care environment.
We take pride in offering a comprehensive range of individualized substance use disorder treatments, including ASAM assessments, individual and group therapy, and recovery peer support. Our dedicated team members are deeply committed to creating a safe and welcoming environment where all individuals can access high-quality health and human services and are supported in achieving their highest level of health.
As a counselor on our team, you will play a crucial role in helping individuals overcome addiction and regain control of their lives. Your compassion, empathy, and expertise will make a significant impact on the lives of those we serve.
If you are looking for a fulfilling career where you can make a difference, we encourage you to apply. Join us at Marion County Health and Human Services and be part of a team that is transforming lives and promoting wellness in our community.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Perform counseling and case management functions for persons served and their families. Prepare and maintain service records. Primary responsibility of this class is addiction counseling and case management.
Work under supervision of a Clinical Supervisor, or designee, who assigns work, establishes goals and reviews results obtained for overall effectiveness. Works within a team and collaborates with other team members.
Supervision of others in not a responsibility of positions in this classification.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
- Must possess, or obtain within six (6) months of hire, a current MHACBO (Mental Health & Addiction Certification Board of Oregon) CADC I (Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor) or higher. The CADC I certification requires education, supervised experience hours and successful completion of a written examination. See MHACBO website for requirements.
Must possess a current driver's license in the applicant's state of residence and an acceptable driving history. Marion County will obtain a copy of the driving record for all qualified applicants from Driver and Motor Vehicle Services and review the driving record according to the Marion County policy and procedure for Driving on County Business. The policy can be found at: http://apps.co.marion.or.us/APAP/.
The finalist for this position will be required to pass a criminal history background check; however, conviction of a crime may not necessarily disqualify an individual for this position.
- This is a safety sensitive/special needs position. Final candidates selected for this position will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen, including testing for marijuana. The Marion County Drug and Alcohol Use and Testing Policy can be found at: http://apps.co.marion.or.us/APAP/policy.aspx?p=policy&pid=518.
- This position may be subject to the following: Must not be excluded from participation in the federal health care programs (Medicaid, Medicare and other federally funded programs that provide health benefits); AND must not be excluded from participating in federal procurement (Federal Acquisition Regulation) and non-procurement activities (Executive Order No. 12549).
- This assignment is represented by a union.
This is a full-time position, which is eligible for overtime.
Work Schedule: Tuesday through Saturday with variable hours depending upon the needs of the department and program.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Working knowledge of the general concepts of substance use and mental health disorders, knowledge about community resources.
Skills and abilities: delivery of addiction counseling and evaluation and individual, group, and family counseling techniques; making referrals for persons experiencing domestic violence, crisis, mental health challenges, etc.; keeping privileged information confidential; establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with other employees, persons served and their families, other agencies, and the public; following directions in a professional manner; preparing documentation of services in a timely and professional manner.
Operates a motor vehicle; sees using depth perception; stands; sits; moves about the work area; bends forward; climbs 1 floor of stairs; reaches overhead; lifts and carries up to 10 lbs.; operates a keyboard; speaks with a clear & audible voice; distinguishes colors; hears a normal speech level; uses Universal Precautions as required when dealing with any hazardous situations of coming into contact with clients' body fluids.