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REGISTERED NURSE (RN)

SUMMARY OF PRIMARY DUTIES:

Reporting to the Director, Treatment Services and Director of Nursing, this position has the responsibility to carry out the established medical detoxification procedures, including the oversight of dispensing all prescribed medications. In addition the nurse will provide health related support for all inpatient residents

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Carry out the established medical RADD detoxification procedures, including the oversight of dispensing all prescribed medications and conducting a basic health assessment.
  • Provide health related support for all residential clients.
  • Assist in the client assessment by conducting basic health assessments.
  • Maintain appropriate record keeping especially related to medications.
  • Provide first aid and CPR when required.
  • Responsible for maintaining a healthy & safe environment at all times through the performance of their duties
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3- 5 years of work experience in medical field, behavior health field experience is a plus
  • RN or LPN degree in nursing
  • Ability to effectively work in team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships
  • Ability to work with and supervise others
  • Prior experience with substance abuse care and treatment is a plus.
  • Basic computer literacy and use of computers i.e.; e-mail and word processing
  • Knowledge of substance abuse and treatment is desired

Required Credentials: Current license to practice as a RN or LPN in the state of Arkansas, RADD certification *, CPR*, First Aid* & CPI*
*These trainings are provided by the organization*

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN)

SUMMARY OF PRIMARY DUTIES:

Reporting to the Director, Treatment Services and Director of Nursing, this position has the responsibility to carry out the established medical detoxification procedures, including the oversight of dispensing all prescribed medications. In addition the nurse will provide health related support for all inpatient residents

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Carry out the established medical RADD detoxification procedures, including the oversight of dispensing all prescribed medications and conducting a basic health assessment.
  • Provide health related support for all residential clients.
  • Assist in the client assessment by conducting basic health assessments.
  • Maintain appropriate record keeping especially related to medications.
  • Provide first aid and CPR when required.
  • Responsible for maintaining a healthy & safe environment at all times through the performance of their duties
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3- 5 years of work experience in medical field, behavior health field experience is a plus
  • RN or LPN degree in nursing
  • Ability to effectively work in team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships
  • Ability to work with and supervise others
  • Prior experience with substance abuse care and treatment is a plus.
  • Basic computer literacy and use of computers i.e.; e-mail and word processing
  • Knowledge of substance abuse and treatment is desired

Required Credentials: Current license to practice as a RN or LPN in the state of Arkansas, RADD certification *, CPR*, First Aid* & CPI*
*These trainings are provided by the organization*

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR (CS)

SUMMARY OF PRIMARY DUTIES:

This position reports to the Director of Treatment Services and is responsible for the coordination of treatment related activities and services as identified and outlined in the treatment plan of persons served. This position is also responsible for matching client needs with appropriate third party agencies. In addition, this position when necessary performs the duties of the Client Services Technicians or Residential Detoxification Specialists. This position must also be at a minimum registered with the Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board as a Counselor in Training.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under the direction of the Director of Treatment Services, will conduct initial client assessments and perform initial intake interviews
  • Establish clinical treatment plans and/or case management plans when required
  • Coordinate and conduct weekly individual client counseling sessions
  • Create, Implement and document all treatment plans for persons served
  • Conduct daily/weekly process group and education groups with clients
  • Conduct family sessions
  • Identify and coordinate aftercare plans, including discharge plans and summaries
  • Perform all required documentation and client record management within agency and accrediting/licensing standards and protocol
  • Match client needs with appropriate agencies to help clients with non-substance abuse needs by developing productive relationships with other agencies
  • Provide referral development and follow up
  • Work with and coordinate client access to outside services
  • Acquire knowledge of 12 core functions, participate in required continuing education and participate in group/individual supervision
  • Adhere to confidentiality requirements as stated in 42CFR part 2
  • Responsible for maintaining a healthy & safe environment at all times through the performance of their duties.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-3 years of work experience in behavior health field
  • Bachelor’s degree in behavior health field desired or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to effectively work in team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships
  • Ability to work with and supervise others
  • Basic computer literacy and use of computers i.e.; e-mail and word processing

Required Credentials: CIT including CPR, First Aid and CPI *These trainings are provided by the organization*

ALCOHOL & DRUG COUNSELORS (ADC)

SUMMARY OF PRIMARY DUTIES:

This position reports to the Director of Treatment Services and is responsible for the coordination of treatment related activities and services as identified and outlined in the treatment plan of persons served. This position is also responsible for matching client needs with appropriate third party agencies. In addition, this position when necessary performs the duties of the Client Services Technicians or Residential Detoxification Specialists. This position must also be at a minimum registered with the Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board as a Counselor in Training.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under the direction of the Director of Treatment Services, will conduct initial client assessments and perform initial intake interviews
  • Establish clinical treatment plans and/or case management plans when required
  • Coordinate and conduct weekly individual client counseling sessions
  • Create, Implement and document all treatment plans for persons served
  • Conduct daily/weekly process group and education groups with clients
  • Conduct family sessions
  • Identify and coordinate aftercare plans, including discharge plans and summaries
  • Perform all required documentation and client record management within agency and accrediting/licensing standards and protocol
  • Match client needs with appropriate agencies to help clients with non-substance abuse needs by developing productive relationships with other agencies
  • Provide referral development and follow up
  • Work with and coordinate client access to outside services
  • Acquire knowledge of 12 core functions, participate in required continuing education and participate in group/individual supervision
  • Adhere to confidentiality requirements as stated in 42CFR part 2
  • Responsible for maintaining a healthy & safe environment at all times through the performance of their duties.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-3 years of work experience in behavior health field
  • Bachelor’s degree in behavior health field desired or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to effectively work in team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships
  • Ability to work with and supervise others
  • Basic computer literacy and use of computers i.e.; e-mail and word processing

Required Credentials: CIT including CPR, First Aid and CPI *These trainings are provided by the organization*

LICENSED ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE COUNSELORS (LADAC)

SUMMARY OF PRIMARY DUTIES:

This position reports to the Director of Treatment Services and is responsible for the coordination of treatment related activities and services as identified and outlined in the treatment plan of persons served. This position is also responsible for matching client needs with appropriate third party agencies. In addition, this position when necessary performs the duties of the Client Services Technicians or Residential Detoxification Specialists. This position must also be at a minimum registered with the Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board as a Counselor in Training.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under the direction of the Director of Treatment Services, will conduct initial client assessments and perform initial intake interviews
  • Establish clinical treatment plans and/or case management plans when required
  • Coordinate and conduct weekly individual client counseling sessions
  • Create, Implement and document all treatment plans for persons served
  • Conduct daily/weekly process group and education groups with clients
  • Conduct family sessions
  • Identify and coordinate aftercare plans, including discharge plans and summaries
  • Perform all required documentation and client record management within agency and accrediting/licensing standards and protocol
  • Match client needs with appropriate agencies to help clients with non-substance abuse needs by developing productive relationships with other agencies
  • Provide referral development and follow up
  • Work with and coordinate client access to outside services
  • Acquire knowledge of 12 core functions, participate in required continuing education and participate in group/individual supervision
  • Adhere to confidentiality requirements as stated in 42CFR part 2
  • Responsible for maintaining a healthy & safe environment at all times through the performance of their duties.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-3 years of work experience in behavior health field
  • Bachelor’s degree in behavior health field desired or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to effectively work in team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships
  • Ability to work with and supervise others
  • Basic computer literacy and use of computers i.e.; e-mail and word processing

Required Credentials: CIT including CPR, First Aid and CPI *These trainings are provided by the organization*

LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS (LPC)

SUMMARY OF PRIMARY DUTIES:

Reporting to the Director of Treatment Services, this position will be responsible for providing therapy and treatment including: completing comprehensive assessment and DSM diagnoses of clients’ biopsychosocial history and treatment requirements and developing individualized treatment plans; providing individual and group counseling, education programs in accordance with treatment plan; documenting treatment and discharge plans and clients’ progress and response to treatment and maintains related records and files; and performing case management and to client care monitoring.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completes comprehensive assessment within program guidelines and formulates a diagnostic impression by conducting client and /family interviews and identifying strengths, weakness, problems, and needs, for the development of a treatment plan;
  • Prepares individualized treatment plan, in accordance with established standards and deadlines, consistent with assessment and in conjunction with clients and supervisor, to include goals, intervention, necessary support or referral service.
  • Evaluates client response to treatment and modifies treatment plan or recommends treatment extensions as circumstances require;
  • Develops clients discharge plans which integrate aftercare treatment and utilization of appropriate referral resources.
  • Coordinates discharges with court officers, social service agencies, or community organizations as appropriate or required;
  • Conducts individual counseling sessions with clients in accordance with treatment plan, or as necessary for crises intervention; provides clients with feedback support or encouragement or to address behaviors and attitudes, or family, social or personal problems;
  • Prepares and conducts group counseling utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET), and Therapeutic Community Counseling (TC). Facilitates discussion and interaction and enables group members to understand and accept responsibility for recovery process and acquire necessary coping and behavior management skills
  • Prepares and conducts educational program and lectures on scheduled topics related to relapse prevention, life skills, problem solving, anger management and domestic violence and so forth;
  • Documents treatment plans, narratives progress notes intervention treatment evaluations, discharge summaries, treatment plan reviews, and so forth; and maintains clients records and charts in accordance with organizational regulatory accreditations and contractual standards;
  • Maintains regular communication verbally and in written form with client family members or guardian, probation officers, case workers, court offices, insurance providers, and so forth: to relay reports and other information for the continuity of care;
  • Performs case management and services as client advocate, by obtaining, coordinating and scheduling additional medical, dental, or psychiatric treatment: or other legal, social services, education, employment or other community organization services. Maintains rapport with local community resources to ensure effective referral options and contacts;
  • Attends job specific trainings sessions offered within and outside of organization to enhance job skills and knowledge;
  • Responsible for maintaining a healthy & safe environment at all times through the performance of their duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Desire 5 or more years of work experience in behavior health field
  • Master’s degree in behavior health field
  • Ability to effectively work in team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships
  • Ability to work with and supervise others
  • Basic computer literacy and use of computers i.e.; e-mail and word processing

Required Credentials: LCSW, LPC

  • Licensed Certified Social Worker, in good standing
  • Licensed Professional Counselor, in good standing

LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKERS (LCSW)

SUMMARY OF PRIMARY DUTIES:

Reporting to the Director of Treatment Services, this position will be responsible for providing therapy and treatment including: completing comprehensive assessment and DSM diagnoses of clients’ biopsychosocial history and treatment requirements and developing individualized treatment plans; providing individual and group counseling, education programs in accordance with treatment plan; documenting treatment and discharge plans and clients’ progress and response to treatment and maintains related records and files; and performing case management and to client care monitoring.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completes comprehensive assessment within program guidelines and formulates a diagnostic impression by conducting client and /family interviews and identifying strengths, weakness, problems, and needs, for the development of a treatment plan;
  • Prepares individualized treatment plan, in accordance with established standards and deadlines, consistent with assessment and in conjunction with clients and supervisor, to include goals, intervention, necessary support or referral service.
  • Evaluates client response to treatment and modifies treatment plan or recommends treatment extensions as circumstances require;
  • Develops clients discharge plans which integrate aftercare treatment and utilization of appropriate referral resources.
  • Coordinates discharges with court officers, social service agencies, or community organizations as appropriate or required;
  • Conducts individual counseling sessions with clients in accordance with treatment plan, or as necessary for crises intervention; provides clients with feedback support or encouragement or to address behaviors and attitudes, or family, social or personal problems;
  • Prepares and conducts group counseling utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET), and Therapeutic Community Counseling (TC). Facilitates discussion and interaction and enables group members to understand and accept responsibility for recovery process and acquire necessary coping and behavior management skills
  • Prepares and conducts educational program and lectures on scheduled topics related to relapse prevention, life skills, problem solving, anger management and domestic violence and so forth;
  • Documents treatment plans, narratives progress notes intervention treatment evaluations, discharge summaries, treatment plan reviews, and so forth; and maintains clients records and charts in accordance with organizational regulatory accreditations and contractual standards;
  • Maintains regular communication verbally and in written form with client family members or guardian, probation officers, case workers, court offices, insurance providers, and so forth: to relay reports and other information for the continuity of care;
  • Performs case management and services as client advocate, by obtaining, coordinating and scheduling additional medical, dental, or psychiatric treatment: or other legal, social services, education, employment or other community organization services. Maintains rapport with local community resources to ensure effective referral options and contacts;
  • Attends job specific trainings sessions offered within and outside of organization to enhance job skills and knowledge;
  • Responsible for maintaining a healthy & safe environment at all times through the performance of their duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Desire 5 or more years of work experience in behavior health field
  • Master’s degree in behavior health field
  • Ability to effectively work in team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships
  • Ability to work with and supervise others
  • Basic computer literacy and use of computers i.e.; e-mail and word processing

Required Credentials: LCSW, LPC

  • Licensed Certified Social Worker, in good standing
  • Licensed Professional Counselor, in good standing

REGINAL ALCOHOL & DRUG DETOXIFICATION (RADD) TECHNICIANS

SUMMARY OF PRIMARY DUTIES:

Reporting to the Director, Treatment Services or Nurse in Charge, this position monitors clients while in RADD.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Report any and all client non-compliance behavior to Management.
  • Maintain all required documentation and charting.
  • Maintain professional boundaries with all clients.
  • Periodic checks on detox rooms.
  • Routine maintenance reporting.
  • Establish and maintain proper client/caregiver boundaries.
  • Successful complete all levels of CST/RADD company certifications.
  • Ensure that all reporting and documentation in RADD client charts are completed properly and in adherence to Licensing Standards.
  • Admit and monitor clients in Detoxification Unit.
  • Conduct medicine calls following all rules and required procedures.
  • Follow all other duties as assigned by Supervisor
  • Responsible for maintaining a healthy & safe environment at all times through the performance of their duties.
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Some work experience in behavior health field preferred.
  • Nurse, CNA or EMT preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to effectively work in team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships
  • Ability to work with others
  • Basic computer literacy and use of computers i.e.; e-mail and word processing desired
  • Knowledge of substance abuse and treatment is desired

Required Credentials: Current RADD certification and CPR, First Aid, CPI. *These trainings are provided by the organization*

RE-ENTRY HOSUING TECHNICIAN(RHT)

SUMMARY OF PRIMARY DUTIES:

Reporting to the Director of the Re-Entry Program this position is not a clinical/counselor position, but does provide care and oversight to re-entry transitional living residents.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and conduct required education and life-skills training with residents.
  • Assist residents in completing all required care coordination assignments.
  • Monitor and document all required residential and care coordination requirements.
  • Report any and all client noncompliance behavior to the Director, Re-Entry Program
  • Review resident handbook with all residents.
  • Maintain all required documentation and charting.
  • Ensure that facility is secured at all appropriate times.
  • Maintain professional boundaries with all residents.
  • Periodic checks at random or scheduled times on designated areas of responsibility to be signed by the re-entry housing technician.
  • Routine safety and maintenance reporting.
  • Successful completion of required training and certifications.
  • Adhere to all 42CFR and HIPPA Regulations.
  • Responsible for maintaining a healthy & safe environment at all times through the performance of their duties.
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Some work experience in behavior health field preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to effectively work in team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships
  • Ability to work with and supervise others
  • Basic computer literacy and use of computers i.e.; e-mail and word processing desired
  • Knowledge of substance abuse and treatment is desired

Required Credentials: Current CPR, First Aid, CPI. *These trainings are provided by the organization*

CLIENT SERVICE TECHNICIAN

SUMMARY OF PRIMARY DUTIES:

Reporting to the Director Treatment Services, Program Coordinator or CST Coordinator this position is not a clinical/counselor position, but does provide care and oversight to residential clients during off-shift when counselors are not on duty.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Report any and all client noncompliance behavior to the Residential Program Coordinator.
  • Review client handbook with clients.
  • Maintain all required documentation and charting.
  • Ensure that facility is secured at all appropriate times.
  • Maintain professional boundaries with all clients.
  • Periodic checks at random or scheduled times on designated areas of responsibility to be signed by the client service technician.
  • Routine maintenance reporting.
  • Establish and maintain proper client/caregiver boundaries.
  • Successful complete all levels of CST/RADD company certifications.
  • Adhere to all 42CFR and HIPPA Regulations.
  • Responsible for maintaining a healthy & safe environment at all times through the performance of their duties.
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Some work experience in behavior health field preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to effectively work in team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships
  • Ability to work with and supervise others
  • Basic computer literacy and use of computers i.e.; e-mail and word processing desired
  • Knowledge of substance abuse and treatment is desired

Required Credentials: Current RADD certification and CPR, First Aid, CPI. *These trainings are provided by the organization*