Program: Wind River Family & Community Healthcare
Salary: Depends On Experience
Opening Date: 11-25-2020
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Hours: Generally Monday-Friday, 40 Hour Work Week
The Licensed Clinical Provider provides professional services to individuals and groups with substance use disorders. These persons may practice independent of supervision, unless provisionally licensed, in which case they will be assigned a clinical supervisor. This position may be located at any one of the 3 locations: Riverton, Arapahoe, or Ethete Office.
Practice of addictions therapy
Providing services based on theory and methods of counseling, psychotherapy, and addictionology to persons who are experiencing cognitive, affective or behavioral psychosocial dysfunction as a direct or indirect result of addiction, chemical dependency, abuse of chemical substances or related disorders.
The practice of addictions therapy includes, but is not limited to, addiction prevention, crisis intervention, diagnosis, referral, direct treatment, and follow-up treatment which is rendered to individuals, families, groups, organizations, schools and communities who are adversely affected by addictions or related disorders.
Interviews patients and completes an Assessment to develop an individualized treatment plan;
Confers with family members, other agencies, and interdisciplinary team throughout the treatment process;
Applies therapies and interventions to address patients’ cognitive and behavioral impairment;
Counsels clients, individually and in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes;
Ensuring compliance with relevant regulations including Indian Health Service standards and certifying agency standards;
Advise staff in the management of records and information to ensure compliance with all confidentiality laws including HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2;
Completes paperwork requirements to maintain quality, up-to-date clinical records, including assessments, patient placement, treatment plans, progress notes and other relevant information, enter the necessary information into the electronic health record (EHR) system, ACCUCARE;
All clinical documentation, services and issues will be reviewed with designated qualified Clinical Supervisor a minimum of 1 hour per week for 20 hours of direct clinical care, if provisional.
Engage in Peer supervision, consultation and collaboration.
Reinforcing clinical programming and staff adherence to ethical practices;
Maintaining and modeling a close collaborative working relationships with community resources to ensure quality care is being provided;
Model and support health and wellness activities and healthy coping skills for clients;
Maintain professional standard of conduct, and model recovery type behavior.
Work to resolve conflicts at the team level and effectively use supervision and management for further conflict resolution;
Attend all mandatory training and staff meetings;
Provide coverage assistance to co-workers with group therapy and psycho-education groups as necessary to assure clients access to services.
Clinical Supervision of Certified Addiction Practitioner (CAP) and Certified Addiction Practitioner Assistants (CAPA) with approval from certifying agencies.
Other duties as assigned
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND EVALUATION FACTORS SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
Ability to maintain years of continuous sobriety from drugs and/or alcohol.
Ability to maintain dependable attendance, reliability and productivity.
Ability to comprehend and apply technical information.
Ability to promote positive public relations and provide quality customer service.
Ability to provide quality and efficient clerical services.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and WRFCHC employees.
Ability to interpret departmental rules, regulations, laws and WRFCHC policies.
Ability to be a self-starter, complete tasks in a timely manner, and work independently with little or no supervision.
Ability to use professional phone etiquette, attitude and appearance.
Ability to apply efficient application of computer technology, software and office equipment.
Ability to understand and execute complex written and oral instructions.
Knowledge in the field of addictions treatment in general by passing a standard examination which may be written or situational, as the board prescribes.
Knowledge of confidentiality rules and regulations including HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2
Completed a graduate degree program with a concentration in addictionology, chemical dependency, or substance abuse from an educational institution accredited by one of the regional or national institutional accrediting bodies recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Must be self-motivated and organized.
Must have 2 years of continuous sobriety from drugs and/or alcohol.
Must be able to work closely in a team staff relationship in program development.
Must have a verifiable driver’s license.
Ability to initiate and follow through with assignments using policies and procedures
Education and Experience:
Graduate degree program with a concentration in addictionology, chemical dependency, or substance abuse from an educational institution accredited by one of the regional or national institutional accrediting bodies recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), along with any supporting certifications such as BLS and other necessary competencies (e.g., ACLS, TNCC, PALS, etc.).
Some weekends and nights may be required.
The work environment involves risks and discomforts of a patient care setting including exposure to communicable diseases, working with office machines, and computers. The demand of computer terminals and keyboards for long periods of time that may cause eye, shoulder, and wrist strain. Work is performed in a smoke-free office setting. There is adequate light, heat, and ventilation in the work area.
The Clinical Coordinator defines the overall goals and priorities and is available for guidance with unusual problems.
The Clinical Coordinator relies on the Licensed Clinical Provider for the knowledge, skills and abilities to independently perform his/her assignments.
The Clinical Coordinator periodically reviews the work for the results, technical accuracy and conformity to facility policy and regulatory requirements.
The Clinical coordinator places considerable reliance upon the Licensed Providers ability to work with co-workers and staff to assure quality services.
Guidelines include numerous facility policies, Federal and State law as applicable, and other requirements as necessary. Guidelines are general and do not cover all areas encountered in work performed. Interpretation of vague or unclear situations in which no precedent has been established is referred to the supervisor.
The Licensed Clinical Provider makes decisions regarding client services, therapy modalities, best practices and clinical necessity. It is important that the Licensed Clinical Provider maintains an open line of communication with their assigned clinical supervisor and the Clinical Coordinator.
Scope and Effect:
Work involves direct contact with the client and accessing client information for job duties.
Personal contact/Purpose of Contacts:
Contacts are with counselors, certified addiction practitioner assistants, peer specialists and employees within the immediate organization of the work unit.
The work is primarily sedentary. There may be some walking or carrying light items such as manuals or files. Good eye/hand coordination is required.
Other Significant Factors:
It is of high importance to provide good customer service to clients, co-workers, and other departmental staff. Maintain professionalism in the work environment and the highest of ethical standards.
The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality and high ethical standards in performing the position. The incumbent needs to be respectful, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity, be flexible, and demonstrate sound work ethics.
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