Substance Abuse Counselor – Medication-Assisted Treatment – Integrated Care

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Job Details:
Position Title: Substance Abuse Counselor – Medication-Assisted Treatment – Integrated Care
Employment Status: Full Time 
Location: Greeley, CO 
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

Program:
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.

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:

  • CAT or ability to participate in addictions counseling courses (training to be provided). 

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
  • Annual TB testing may be required

Benefits and Perks:
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 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
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer contribution
  • 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 Opportunity Employer.