This position, as are all positions with the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians, is Indian Preference in Hiring, in accordance with P.L. 93-638.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Chemical Dependency Professional /CDPT (must have 1200-1500 clocked hours)
Location: Island Crossing Counseling Services
Grade: DOE

Status: Full Time
Supervisor: Clinical Treatment Supervisor

Open until filled

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide chemical dependency outpatient services to individuals at Island Crossing Counseling Services Methadone treatment to ensure appropriate and/or required services are completed. Provide individual, group and family counseling to patients with substance abuse issues. Provide on-going community education relating to alcohol, drugs and other substances. Provide liaison services for individuals to agencies offering alcohol, drug and other social services. Maintain active individual caseload and document detailed records of treatment and aftercare. Conduct assessments and develop individual treatment plans. Refer individuals to appropriate services in a timely manner. Work as a team member within the Stillaguamish Tribe Chemical Dependency Programs. Maintain strict confidentiality of all individual information. Maintain and treat individuals, coworkers and visitors with respect. Ability to operate computer, computer program, copier, email, instant messenger, fax and phone. Administer and interpret testing tools of DAST and MAST. Monitor urinalysis upon request of staff members .All other duties as assigned by Clinical Supervisor.
MINIMUM REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Associate Degree in Social Services or equivalent required by Washington State Department of Health. Chemical Dependency Professional certification pursuant to applicable Washington State Department of Health. Drug-free and out of treatment for a minimum of two years prior to employment. Meet and provide evidence of intern eligibility requirements established under the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) and Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR).Previous experience providing professional drug and alcohol counseling to Native Americans preferred. Ability to pass a criminal background check, pre-employment drug screening, and ongoing random drug screenings. WA State Driver license and ability to be approved by Tribal insurance to drive Tribal vehicles if applicable.




PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

• Frequently involves sedentary work.
• Occasionally involves light work: exerting up to 20 pounds of force and/or up to 10 pounds of force and/or negligible amount of force to move objects.
• Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
• Constantly requires the ability to give and receive detailed information through verbal communication.
• Constantly requires verbally expressing or exchanging ideas of important instructions accurately, loudly, or quickly.
• Constantly requires working with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm.
• Constantly requires repetitive movement of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
• Often requires walking or moving about to accomplish tasks.
• Occasionally requires standing and/or sitting for sustained periods of time.
• Occasionally requires ascending or descending stairs or ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
• Occasionally requires raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally.
• Occasionally requires stooping which entails the use of the lower extremities and back muscles. Infrequently requires crouching.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

The worker is frequently subject to inside environmental conditions, which provide protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes, and is subject to outside environmental conditions and to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Current basic hours of work are 6:00 to 2:00 Monday through Friday, or as modified based on specific needs of an expanding clinic.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
Local travel is frequently required. Travel outside of the state is infrequently required.

OBTAIN AND SUBMIT RESUME/APPLICATION TO:
Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 277
3322 236th St NE
Arlington, WA, 98223


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