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Position Title: Substance
Abuse Counselor – Medication-Assisted Treatment – Integrated Care
Employment Status: Full
Position #: 245
Salary Range: $21.01/hr. - $29.46/hr.
The base compensation represents the entry
point of the range. Actual salaries 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
Integrated Care at North Range recognizes that
wellness is based on the interconnection between physical, mental, emotional,
and spiritual health and approaches individuals with each of these components
in mind. Integrated care allows for better continuity of care by improving
communication and care coordination between primary care and behavioral health
providers. Behavioral health services include assessments, therapy, crisis
management, and care coordination. This position will work in partnership with
Sunrise and Sunrise sites.
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
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- A Bachelor's Degree in Human Services
area from an accredited college or university and are CAS required.
- CAT or ability to participate in
addictions counseling courses (training to be provided).
to Have: Monetary Incentive Available:
- Bilingual Spanish
- 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.
Eligibility requirements, as required by the Colorado Department of Public
Health and Environment (CDPHE):
- Annual Flu Vaccine
- COVID-19 Vaccine
- Annual TB testing may be required
This position may be eligible for the Loan
Repayment Program through our partnership with the Colorado Health Services
Corps (CHSC). Additionally, we provide a comprehensive compensation and
benefits package including:
- Collaborative and Compassionate team
- Competitive compensation structure
- Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance,
Vision Insurance, Basic Life and AD&D insurance, Professional
Liability/Malpractice Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings
- Excellent Paid Time Off (PTO) and
Extended Leave Bank hours
- Access to Employee Assistance Programs
- 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer
- Supervision Hours
- Employee Recognition Program
- Discounts at participating community
and national vendors
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. We provide
our employees with 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