Overnight Substance Abuse Counselor - WINGS

***$1,000.00 Sign-on Bonus Available***

Job Details:
Position Title: Overnight Substance Abuse Counselor – Wings
Employment Status: Full Time 
Location: Greeley, CO 
Position #: 2997
Salary Range: $21.01/hr. - 29.46/hr. Shift Differential 

The base compensation represents the salary range. Salary placements will vary and may be above the starting wage based on factors including but not limited to location, experience, education, and licensure. Salary placements generally occur between the starting wage and the midpoint of the salary range. 

Our Vision - Where Hope Begins and Change is Possible

Program:
Women struggling with addiction have limited options for treatment- and even fewer options if they are pregnant or have small children. The Wings Program provides residential and intensive outpatient treatment for pregnant women and their children aged birth to five. These comprehensive services facilitate recovery from addiction and promote family self-sufficiency and healthy lifestyle choices. Wings work closely with the North Range early childhood Family Connects programs and, continued treatment includes the children in a while-family approach. 

Position Summary:
With a Customer First and Compassionate approach, Substance Abuse Counselors will:

  • Provide services to clients as assigned by administrative/clinical supervisor. May work with a specific age group and/or level of care based on program assignment.
  • Provide person-centered assessment, goal planning, and treatment for substance use issues. Provide screening, intakes, and assessment of clients utilizing required instruments and formats within appropriate timelines.
  • Develop strength-based written treatment plans/updates and continuing care plans and make appropriate referrals. Complete written discharge summaries and correspondence within established timelines.
  • Observe clients in a variety of situations. Assess the mental status of clients, evaluate the current level of functioning, and develop and implement treatment/service plans to address clients' needs.
  • Intervene and de-escalate crises with clients. Provide crisis intervention via telephone or face-to-face in settings that may include crisis walk-in services, mobile on-site services, and residential. Assess the risk of harm to self or others and arrange needed resources. 
  • Collaborate with other clinicians, law enforcement, external providers, and psychiatrists to provide services to clients. Maintain close and cooperative relationships with community agencies and other public agencies in carrying out treatment/service plans.

Education Requirements: 

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Human Services area from an accredited college or university and are CAS required.   

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • CAS is required for this position

Nice to Have: Monetary Incentive Available: 

  • Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred 

Experience:

  • Experience working with individuals with substance use disorder challenges is highly desired.
  • Experience in coordinating behavioral health intervention plans and services with other agencies preferred. 

Additional Eligibility requirements, as required by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE):

  • Annual Flu Vaccine
  • COVID-19 Vaccine (Exemptions available upon hire, according to company policy)
  • Annual TB testing

Benefits and Perks:
This position may be eligible for the Loan Repayment Program through our partnership with the Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC), National Health Service Corps (NHSC), or the National Health Service Corps Star Program. Additionally, we provide a comprehensive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Collaborative and Compassionate team culture
  • Competitive compensation structure
  • Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Basic Life and AD&D insurance, Professional Liability/Malpractice Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts
  • Excellent Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Leave Bank hours
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programs (AKA Life Assistance Program)
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer contribution
  • Professional Development Tuition Assistance Program
  • Supervision Hours
  • Employee Recognition Program

North Range Behavioral Health is among the largest employers in Weld County. Our team members are supported and encouraged, and we strongly believe in the importance of a healthy work/life balance. Our employees are provided cutting-edge tools, training, and thoughtful supervision in professional development. We thrive on hearing from our employees and encourage the sharing of ideas.

North Range Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.