Aspen Center is our first medically monitored CBRF facility in Waukesha County offering affordable comprehensive addictions treatment for both men and women. We are seeking a License Addiction Counselor/Case Manager I. This is a part-time, benefit eligible position, 35 hours per week.
Under direction of program and clinical supervisor, performs core functions of a licensed addictions counselor.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
- Provides addiction counseling with supervision and/or case management services to clients in an outpatient, residential or case management setting.
- Completes assessments, diagnostics, screening and referral. Obtains required additional supervision if using UPC, ASAM, AODA assessments such as SUDDs or DSM/ICD 10 criteria.
- Provides Employment Specialist services to clients as needed.
- Prepares and completes all required documentation according to state, federal and agency standards in a timely manner.
- Coordinates, plans and facilitates client sessions, including group and individual services.
- Provides a high level of excellence in communication internally and to our external partners, both written and verbal.
- May provide outreach and education to the public/market services.
- Provides a high level of case management services and coordinates the various social, community and mental health services received by clients.
- Attends and participates in staff development programs, including in-services training, staff meetings, clinical supervision meetings, and similar opportunities.
- Provides all services in a timely manner according to program, licensing and contractual requirements.
- Establishes and maintains effective public and working relationships and collateral contracts.
- Serves as a positive role-model for clients and their families.
- Performs other duties as required.
- Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
- Flex Spending for Dependent & Health Care
- Mileage reimbursement
- Paid Time Off
- 10 Paid Holidays
- Ability to Contribute to 403B
- Employee Assistance Program
- Service Awards and Recognition
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Upon offer, candidates must successfully complete the necessary background, caregiver, medical and any other checks required, according to program requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- Working in a substance used disorder program or facility preferred.
- A minimum of 1 year of experience working with a correctional population preferred or required, depending on contract requirements.
- Working knowledge of addictions and recovery, counseling and case management principles and methods.
- Knowledge of the federal, state, and local rules and regulations governing the delivery of AODA services.
- Ability to provide professional addictions services to clients and their families.
- Possession of a valid SAC-IT when performing AODA duties or experience/commensurate degree for case management services.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
• Must have a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation to perform the essential duties of the role; a motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record per the LSS Driver Safety Procedure is required, and ability to meet LSS auto insurance requirements.
• Possession of a valid SAC-IT when performing AODA duties or experience/commensurate degree for case management services.
TRAVEL: No travel at this time.
LSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
Bachelor Degree of Hum. Serv. or Related Field (preferred)