At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions.
Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person-and come from all fields.
The Chemical Dependency Professional is responsible for managing a careload of clients and providing sound, therapeutic treatment during day to day operations. Provides inspiration and motivation for recovery by using evidence based and person centered practices.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
? Demonstrate empathy and compassion for clients in group, individual counseling, and daily interactions.
To perform this position successfully, you must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
? Ability to perform the core functions of a substance abuse counselor.
? Ability to develop rapport with substance-abusing populations and families.
? Ability to apply organizational management skills and maintain self and client discipline.
? Ability to prepare and maintain required documentation.
? Ability to comply with internal, local, state, and federal regulations and policies.
? Ability to work and communicate with others.
? Ability to work within the confines of a therapeutic community.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Associates Degree from an accredited institution with degree in Addiction Counseling or equivalent combination of knowledge and experience.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Minimal CRSW or eligible within 9 months of hire, LADC/MLADC preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
REGULARLY REQUIRED: to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.
OCCASIONALLY REQUIRED: to stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
The work environment is that of a substance abuse treatment milieu which may include:
First, second, third weekend and or holiday shifts may be required.
Phoenix House requires background checks, drug testing, TB testing, verification of employment history, reference checks and possibly a medical exam, prior to employment.
Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. EEO is the Law: Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf to learn more.