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SUDS COUNSELOR - Eugene, OR

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Company Name:Emergence
Location:Eugene, OR
Employment Type:Full-Time Salary Non-Exempt
Category:Discovery OP
Pay:$43000 - $50000 per year
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Description

Substance Use Disorder Counselor (SUDS)

During times when individuals or their families may feel there is no help, Emergence Addiction and Behavioral Therapies can help the most. We are passionately committed to providing ethical and professional services to the community during crisis and every day.

Are you looking for a dynamic career filled with opportunity? Emergence is the place where you will make a difference. Our organization, through collaboration, integrity, and inclusion strives to provide comprehensive outpatient treatment for mental health, substance abuse, and problem gambling. We are looking for our next SUDS Counselor who can absorb and honor our journey thus far while providing robust enhancements for the future. If you have curiosity, drive, enthusiasm, and a strong desire to help others, we encourage you to apply. Emergence will provide you with ongoing training opportunities, amazing benefits, generous paid time off, space and time for professional development, and a supportive team to partner with. We hold opportunity, collaboration, and inclusion as inherent characteristics of our core values.

Emergence is seeking a compassionate and dedicated SUDS Counselor to provide encouragement and assistance to help participants in treatment court achieve long-term recovery, connect with the local recovery community, and navigate local resources. EMERGENCE is willing to train the right person.

SUDS Counselor Position Highlights:

  • $3,500 Sign On BONUS, $1,500 on your first regular check and $2,000 after 6 months
  • Salary Non-exempt position, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday
  • 100% Employer paid Medical, Dental, Life & Vision for the employee
  • 401k with employer match
  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid training and continuing education
  • Supportive, collaborative environment

SUDS Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Managing all aspects of a case from date of entry to date of discharge.
  • Evaluating patients' physical and mental behaviors.
  • Developing appropriate treatment and recovery plans.
  • Facilitating individual and group therapy sessions.
  • Monitoring patients over time to access treatment progress.
  • Collaborating with psychiatrists, doctors, nurses, social workers, and departments of correction.
  • Identifying behaviors that interfere with treatment and recovery.
  • Assisting primary caregivers to manage addiction-related behavior.

Substance Abuse Counselor Requirements:

  • Associate degree in chemical dependency counseling, or a bachelor's degree with coursework in chemical dependency preferred, but not required.
  • Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CADC), or similar preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to be certified in the specific competency within 2 years of hire.
  • Previous experience with the treatment of substance abuse disorders preferred.
  • Familiarity with electronic health record systems like Carelogic would be advantageous.
  • Experience with co-occurring health and mental health problems.
  • Application of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services' (SAMHSA) best practice indicators.
  • In-depth knowledge of drug and alcohol testing to monitor treatment plans and medical instructions.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a compassionate nature.

Substance Abuse Counselor Requirements:

  • Associate degree in chemical dependency counseling, or a bachelor's degree with coursework in chemical dependency preferred, but not required.
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), or similar preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to be certified in the specific competency within 2 years of hire.
  • Previous experience with the treatment of substance abuse disorders preferred.
  • Familiarity with electronic health record systems like Carelogic would be advantageous.
  • Experience with co-occurring health and mental health problems.
  • Application of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services' (SAMHSA) best practice indicators.
  • In-depth knowledge of drug and alcohol testing to monitor treatment plans and medical instructions preferred, but not required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a compassionate nature.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Complete applications include a cover letter with 3 references and a resume.

For questions: hr@4emergence.com

EMERGENCE is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with lived experience of substance use disorder and/or criminal justice involvement are encouraged to apply, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, living with disability.

COVID PROTOCOL IN PLACE. ALL EMERGENCE EMPLOYEES ARE REQUIRED TO BE FULLY VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19.