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6 Aug 2020

Full-Time Substance Abuse Specialist

Mental Health Partners – Posted by MentalHealthPartnersCO Boulder, Colorado, United States

Job Description

 

Purpose: 

The Substance Abuse Specialist provides direct services to intoxicated and newly sober persons in an inpatient substance abuse facility.

Job Summary: 

To provide direct services and assistance to clients in a milieu environment.

Essential Functions:

    • Conducts client screening; including client histories, case notes and discharges
    • Will be required to manage Suboxone administration as well as completing comprehensive assessments, run groups, and do individual therapy as it relates to the MAT program
    • Assists with client education
    • Provides support in the management of the milieu and the work environment
    • Evaluates crisis situations and escalated behaviors and provides appropriate interventions and support
    • Intervenes in situations to promote health and recovery face to face contact with clients in order to facilitate progress toward recovery
    • Works collaboratively with clients and other pertinent staff to coordinate appropriate care
    • Monitors clients’ vital signs and assesses the need for medical or higher level care and coordinates those sources as appropriate
    • Maintains up-to-date clinical records on assigned clients
    • Completes documentation of services consistent with clinical and administrative policies and procedures
    • Meets defined individual and department goals, activity metrics and Key Performance Indicators
    • Promotes, supports and demonstrates MHP’s mission, vision and values through both behavior and job performance and adheres to policies, procedures, Compliance Plan and Standards of Conduct on a day to day basis
    • Effectively interacts and communicates with other MHP staff/clients/customers/partners/etc.
    • Regular and consistent attendance is required to perform other essential functions of the job
  • Other duties as assigned

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Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Mental Health and substance abuse.

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