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Substance Abuse Specialist - Lourdes Counseling Center - PACT - Full Time - Days

Company: Lourdes Health
Location: Pasco
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

The Chemical Dependency Specialist functions as a clinical member of the multidisciplinary team and provides treatment, rehabilitation, and support services with special emphasis on substance use assessment and intervention and consultation to the team.
Embraces and ensures Washington State PACT fidelity standards are met. A critical attribute required of this position is exceptional interpersonal customer services consisting of an outgoing positive attitude, warm friendly joyful demeanor, and the utmost care and respect for our guests, patients, families, customers and colleagues.
*This is designated as a safety-sensitive position*

  • Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences required.
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the population of patients served in the department.
  • One (1) year of training in substance abuse assessment and treatment or at least One (1) year of supervised experience and 40 hours of training in substance abuse treatment. Experience in mental health evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation given strong preference.
  • Must have or apply within 7 days of start date for the Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor; must obtain within 60 days of start date. Must have/obtain a current Washington State Driver's License with reliable personal transportation and Liability Insurance. Chemical Dependency Professional in Washington State preferred.
  • Bilingual and/or English-Spanish speaking preferred and ability to work with culturally diverse population.
  • Must have a clear understanding of the characteristics and problems of adults with severe mental illnesses and knowledge of the PACT model. Must have and maintain a cell phone to use for business purposes, as a monthly stipend will be provided towards a cell phone.
  • Evidence of support and fundamental belief in National Consensus Statement on Mental Health Recovery.

    Lourdes Health Network is a Catholic health care institution, founded in 1916 by the Sisters of St. Joseph. -Our Mission is an extension of the healing ministry of Jesus. - We are called to serve our community, our patients, their loved ones and our co-workers with respect, compassion and care. - We respond to the health care needs of the community in a Christian spirit. - We strive for excellence in all we do.
    Applicants may proceed by clicking on the "Apply Now" button. - To apply at a later time, return to the Employment page at or visit one of your Employment Kiosks in the Human Resources Department located at 520 N 4th Ave. Pasco, Washington.
    If you have any questions about the application process or require reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact Human Resources at Lourdes Health Network at 509-546-2283 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 PST Monday-Friday.
    We are an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief.
    Lourdes Health Network participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program.
    Salary: $19.34 - $27.08
    Benefits: - -
    Medical Insurance: -PPO, HRA, HDHP -offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Dental Insurance: Offered through Delta Dental
    Vision Insurance: Offered through VSP
    Free EAP (Employee Assistance Program) -
    Paid Time Off (Up to 25 days a year or 200 hours)
    Employer Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
    Coverage options for Medical, Dental and Vision include: Employee, Employee & Spouse/Domestic Partner, Employee & Child, Family
    Voluntary Benefits: -
    Health Savings Account
    Flex Spending Account: Medical & Dependent
    Voluntary Life: including Employee, Spouse/Domestic Partner, and Child
    Critical Illness: including Employee & Spouse/Domestic Partner
    Hospital Indemnity
    Accident Coverage
    Identity Theft Protection
    Legal Aid

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