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Chemical Dependency Recovery Counselor III

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Downey
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Description: Provides Chemical Dependency services and psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, significant others of CD patients, and families under indirect supervision.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Answers and triages patient calls for information, Tx services, general CD advice. Responds to and appropriately handles crisis calls.
  • Provides higher level assessment (e.g. other, non-CD, MH diagnoses; danger to self or others; non-CD crisis evaluations; emotional/family dysfunction).
  • Performs intake and psychosocial assessments.
  • Develops and presents treatment plans to CDRP/S treatment team for recommendations, revisions and approval.
  • Participates in clinical case conferences.
  • Conducts chemical dependency focused educational lectures.
  • Provides general chemical dependency counseling to include individual and group counseling services.
  • Provides Adolescent, Significant Other, Family and Multi-Family therapy as assigned.
  • Provides case management services to include resource and referral coordination.
  • May perform mentor functions/clinical direction to CDRP/S Counselors I and II, student interns, licensure candidates and Alcohol or Drug Certificate candidates.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    Basic Qualifications:


    • Minimum of two (2) years post graduate relevant supervised addiction medicine therapy experience within the last five (5) years required.


      • Masters degree in a Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or other field related to behavioral health required.

        License, Certification, Registration

        • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (California) OR Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (California) OR Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (California)

          Additional Requirements:

          • May consider LMFT, with a Masters Degree in a Behavioral Health field, job code 65340, for this position.

            Preferred Qualifications:

            • N/A

              Primary Location: California,Downey,Orchard Medical Offices Building A
              Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1
              Shift: Variable
              Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
              Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM
              Working Hours End: 08:00 PM
              Job Schedule: Per Diem
              Job Type: Standard
              Employee Status: Regular
              Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B11-PSC-NUHW-NUHW Psych Social Chapter
              Job Level: Entry Level
              Department: Orchard MOB #A - Chemical Dependency-Reg Clin - 0806
              Pay Range: $52.37 - $63.67 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted.
              Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

              Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Downey , Chemical Dependency Recovery Counselor III, Other , Downey, California

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