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Associate Therapist - Addiction Medicine

Company: Kaiser
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Sign on bonus eligible position!Provides Chemical Dependency services to adults, adolescents and significant others of CD patients under supervision.Essential Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of a licensed clinical supervisor performs the following:
  • Answers and triages patient calls for information, Tx services, general CD advice.
  • Responds to and appropriately handles crisis calls.
  • Identifies need for higher level assessment (e.g. other, non-CD, MH diagnoses; danger to self or others; non-CD crisis evaluations; emotional/family dysfunction).
  • Performs intake and psychosocial assessments.
  • Develops and presents treatment plans to CDRP/S treatment team for recommendations, revisions and approval.
  • Participates in clinical case conferences.
  • Conducts chemical dependency focused educational lectures.
  • Provides general chemical dependency counseling to include individual and group counseling services.
  • May provide Adolescent, Significant Other, Family and Multi-Family therapy only under licensed supervision as assigned.
  • Provides case management services to include resource and referral coordination.
  • May perform mentor functions to Alcohol or Drug Certificate candidates as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.Basic Qualifications: -Experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years supervised and related (may include adolescent, adult, family, co-dependent) work experience in the field of chemical dependency treatment. -Will consider successful completion of a KP addiction medicine internship in lieu of experience. -Education
  • Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or other field related to behavioral health. -License, Certification, Registration
  • Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker (California) OR Associate Professional Clinical Counselor Registration (California) OR Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (California) -Additional Requirements:
  • Must maintain valid registration through course of employment. -Preferred Qualifications:
  • N/A - - -Notes:
  • Position may include every other/rotating weekendsPrimaryLocation : California,Lancaster,Lancaster Mental HealthHoursPerWeek : 40Shift : DayWorkdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, SunWorkingHoursStart : 08:00 AMWorkingHoursEnd : 08:00 PMJob Schedule : Full-timeJob Type : StandardEmployee Status : RegularEmployee Group/Union Affiliation : B11-PSC-NUHW-NUHW Psych Social ChapterJob Level : Entry LevelJob Category : Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual CareDepartment : 20Th St./Antelope Valley MOB - Chemical Dependency-Reg Clin - 0806Travel : Yes, 15 % of the TimeKaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser, Lancaster , Associate Therapist - Addiction Medicine, Healthcare , Lancaster, California

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