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Residential Counselor

NorthStar Transitions LLC Boulder County, CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

NorthStar Transitions is looking for Residential Counselors to work in our residential substance abuse treatment facilities in Boulder county, CO. Our facilities are Coed, and we encourage both men and women to apply. This is a great foot in the door position for those who have an interest in working with clients with substance use disorders. Please note that if you are in recovery, we require you to have at minimum two years of consistent sobriety.


• Conduct rounds to monitor clients

• Enforce program rules and expectations

• Administer UA and BA tests

• Facilitate and participate in therapeutic groups and activities

• Conduct searches of clients and client possessions/rooms

• Problem solve as issues arise

• Assist client with needs as they arise

• Resolve conflicts between clients as they arise

• Help clients to coordinate treatment schedule

• Ensure house is adequately stocked with food and supplies

-Communicate ANY and ALL facility issues and inventory shortages to Program Manager

• Ensure house is well maintained and clean

• Document all client encounters in electronic health record

-Progress Notes as appropriate

• Respond to and manage crisis and emergencies as they arise

• Comply with state and federal laws including HIPPA

Minimum Qualifications:

• High school diploma or GED

• Two years minimum of sobriety, if you are in recovery

• Pass initial and on-going random drug testing

• Know your way around computers and other technology

Preferred Qualifications:

• One year of experience working in behavioral healthcare or substance abuse treatment


• QMAP certified

Core Competencies:

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Technology proficient

• Healthy boundaries

• Attention to detail

Schedule and Location: There are several positions available for day, evening and overnight; as well as Full-Time, Part-Time and On Call shifts. There are two separate locations we are recruiting for: The Lodge near Ward, CO the schedule will be 8am-8pm or 8pm-8am 3 days/week. The schedule in Boulder will be 8am-4pm, 4pm-12pm or 12pm-8am 5 days per week. Overnight staff receive an overnight shift differential in addition to base pay.

NorthStar Transitions LLC

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Boulder, CO
Boulder County, CO