Providence Health & Services Chemical Dependency Counselor in Lacey, Washington
Providence is calling a Chemical Dependency Counselor (Full Time, Variable Shift) to the St. Peter Chemical Dependency Center.
We are seeking a Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) to provide counseling to chemically dependent patients and their families.
In this position you will:
Develop a biopsychosocial assessment, create a treatment plan, and counsel patients in a behavioral health setting.
Maintain a positive therapeutic relationship with each patient while maintaining patient and staff boundaries.
Use open and clear communication with patients, family members, and multidisciplinary medical professionals while maintaining patient and employer confidentiality.
Demonstrate critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Current Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) license in Washington State
Current AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Current Washington State Driver's License
Two (2) years of experience with persons with the primary problem of chemical dependency
Proficiency in speaking, reading and writing English
Effective communication skills
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling or related field
Experience working with dual diagnosis patients
About the facility you will serve.
Providence St. Peter Chemical Dependency Center (PSPCDC) is part of Providence Behavioral Health Services, coordinating care with Providence St. Peter Hospital Psychiatry Services and Providence Sexual Assault Clinic. We offer programs for adults and adolescents, for Substance Use Disorder, Problem Gambling and Tobacco Cessation. Our treatment model incorporates the
nationally recognized American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) patient placement criteria, family involvement and community-based recovery support groups.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Mental/Behavioral Health
Req ID: 183259