Chemical Dependency Recovery Program Counselor I CA
Posted on: February 12, 2024
Under general supervision, provides comprehensive psycho-social
services to Health Plan members and their families presenting to
the Chemical Dependency Recovery Program (CDRP/CDS). Utilizes
established therapeutic techniques in interviewing, assessing and
treating psycho-social problems as they relate to chemical
dependencies and addictions.
Interviews patients and related sources to identify extent and
effects of chemical dependency, in order to arrive at a treatment
With approval from the supervisor, utilizing close supervision and
commensurate with skills and training, provides individual and
group counseling, crisis intervention, and HIV risk assessment and
counseling as related to chemical dependency.
Participates in team discussions related to appropriate treatment
plans for patients and their families. Confers with staff physician
and clinical supervisor regarding patients progress and
Prepares psycho-social assessments, case summaries and maintains
ongoing confidential records.
Utilizes resources of public and private agencies and community
organizations to meet the needs of patients.
Confers with representatives of other departments and private
agencies to resolve problems and to develop and maintain public
understanding and sound working relationships.
Participates in training programs and workshops for continued
professional growth in general counseling skills, as well as
specialized treatment in addiction medicine.
Maintains ethical and professional standards of conduct.
This position does not have the authority to hire, fire or
Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should
demonstrate the following competencies:
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely
manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops
Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality; treats
co-workers, patients and facility visitors with respect.
Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification to ensure that
instructions and requests are fully understood.
Minimum of three years paid experience under licensed
If in chemical dependency recovery, a minimum of three years
continuous sobriety is required.
Ongoing employment in the CDRP/CDS is contingent on continuous
Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience.Employees hired into
the CDRP I position before 9/14/2006 are not required to have CADAC
certification.Current CADAC (Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Counselor) certification or completion of accredited chemical
dependency certification program required.
License, Certification, Registration
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselor Certificate (California)
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership
environment.Must be able to work in a multidisciplinary
environment.Must have basic computer skills.
PrimaryLocation : California,Santa Clara,Santa Clara Behavioral
HoursPerWeek : 20
Shift : Evening
Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
WorkingHoursStart : 03:30 PM
WorkingHoursEnd : 07:30 PM
Job Schedule : Part-time
Job Type : Standard
Employee Status : Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation : A05-IBHS-NUHW-NUHW Integ
Behavioral Hlth Ser
Job Level : Entry Level
Job Category : Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual
Department : Santa Clara Behavioral Health - Psych -Closed Unit 1 -
Travel : No
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
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