Co-Occurring Disorder Clinician - Full-time
Recovery Place Kent
The Co–Occurring Disorder (COD) Clinician will function as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team dedicated to providing recovery-oriented, person-centered care at Recovery Place Kent Inpatient Services. This clinician will deliver COD treatment services to inpatient residents, utilizing a harm-reduction approach and evidence-based practices in accordance with ASAM criteria and Valley Cities’ policies and practices. They will provide CD assessments, COD individual and group treatment, education groups, crisis services and relapse prevention along with treatment and case management services to patients who have a who have a co-occurring disorder (mental health and chemical dependency diagnoses). The COD Clinician will ensure a strong recovery environment, person-centered wellness, and integrated care to meet the person’s individual needs while assuring that appropriate treatment services are provided. The COD Clinician will work with program managers to assure quality clinical service and contract performance through direct clinical work. The position requires excellent communication and organization skills, and knowledge of clinical practices for chemical dependency, mental health, and co-occurring treatment services.
Essential Job Functions: (This is not the job description in its entirety)
- Work with Managers to implement evidence based COD practices; including patient centered care, harm reduction and abstinence based practices
- Facilitate treatment groups, relapse prevention groups, and harm reduction groups in accordance with WAC’s and RCW’s
- Conduct assessments, referrals, urinalysis, groups, and individual treatment
- Be comfortable working with individuals who suffer from a Chemical dependency and Mental illness by providing education and empowering clients to meet SUD and Mental Health treatment goals
- Provide feedback to clinical staff regarding residents’ policy adherence and progress toward goals
- Collaborate with clinical and residential staff to identify and support residents’ goals
- Master Degree in Behavioral Sciences Field with State Licensure
- Current certification by Washington State Department of Health as a Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) or Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee (CDPT)
- Pass required background checks
- Understanding of and familiarity with addiction, withdrawal, and treatment resources for recovery
- Ability to work independently and as a team member
Our caring, professional staff is Valley Cities’ most important asset – the very heart and center of who we are. Every day, we strive to ensure that your experience working at Valley Cities reflects the importance of your role as we carry out our mission.
We offer a competitive salary and generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, disability, retirement, paid time off, and 10 paid holidays. Please send resume & cover letter to our Human Resources Department: Email: email@example.com, FAX 253-661-8644 or directly to Valley Cities/HR, 325 W Gowe St, Kent, WA 98032.
We are dedicated to Equal Opportunity Employment & embrace the contributions of a diverse and inclusive workforce. Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans and does not unlawfully discriminate under federal, state, or local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.