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Along with our management group, administrative support and research staff, the entire team at Residence XII is committed to developing and providing the highest quality chemical dependency treatment programs and comprehensive services to meet the unique needs of women and their families.


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Part-Time Float Counselor/Intake Specialist

Residence XII is recruiting a unique position of part-time intake specialist/float counselor with a passion for contributing to the emerging health of our patients and our dynamic, skillful team. A successful candidate will help women embark on their journey to recovery and is a key member of clinical team. Under the direction of the Treatment Director, this person is responsible for ensuring consistency with the Residence XII’s mission, values, and philosophical approach to the disease of addiction and with state regulatory requirements. We seek individuals committed to working in a professional, multidisciplinary and creative environment.  Must be a CDP or a CDPT. Send resume and cover letter to chunsucker@residencexii.org.
  • This person must have considerable knowledge of the disease concept; co-dependency as a part of the addiction process; drug dependences and the effects on the family dynamics.
  • Knowledge of the principles, steps and traditions of self-help and anonymous groups.
  • Knowledge and ability to facilitate a variety of accepted therapeutic modalities.
  • A Chemical Dependency Counselor shall have no history of alcohol or other drug misuse for a period of three years prior to the time of employment as a qualified counselor and no misuse of alcohol or other drugs while employed as a qualified counselor.
QUALIFICATIONS Meet and maintain CDP/CDPT requirements and qualifications as defined in the WAC 246-811-030 and have experience working in treatment settings. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Considerable knowledge of the disease concept; co-dependency as a part of the addiction process; drug dependences and the effects on the family dynamics.
  • Knowledge of the principles, steps and traditions of self-help and anonymous groups.
  • Knowledge and ability to facilitate a variety of accepted therapeutic modalities.
  • Ability to interface with the community.
  • Knowledge of referral sources.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of ASAM & DSM V-R criteria.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Respond to A&R calls in a timely manner.
  • Schedule admission dates for Inpatient and start dates for Intensive Outpatient
  • Able to communicate clearly with patients and their families, gather brief histories, make referrals as needed and schedule appointments for assessments/evaluations.
  • Pick up from detox as needed, communicate clearly with detox staff, and review medications for appropriateness prior to transfer.
  • Conduct face to face assessments using ASAM criteria.
  • Fill in for absent counselors and assume all duties for that position.
  • Teach classes as assigned.
  • Perform case management services.
  • Maintain an up to date catalogue of community resources.
  • As time permits assisting counselors with miscellaneous case management tasks.