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Full Time Associate Addiction Therapist - Chemical Dependency

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HOW WE CARE FOR YOU:
At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Sign-on bonus up to $5,000
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, & Hearing Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursements and Discounts
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program
  • Clinical supervision towards licensure
  • Certification/Licensure Add-On Pay
  • Professional Advancement
  • Employee Referral Program Bonus

SUMMARY

The Associate Therapist provides patient screening, orientation, case management, and basic crisis response. The Associate Addiction Therapist will also perform additional tasks as permitted by OASAS Scope of Practice which may include Intake, Group facilitation, psych education, referrals, care coordination, reporting and record keeping.

STATUS: Full Time

DEPARTMENT: Outpatient Chemical Dependency

SCHEDULE: Day / Evening

LOCATIONS:

Greece Chemical Dependency Clinic

1565 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14626

Evelyn Brandon Health Center

81 Lake Ave, Rochester, NY 14608

Rochester Mental Health Center

490 East Ridge Road, Rochester, NY 14621

ATTRIBUTES

  • High School Diploma, GED, Associates Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 1-3 years of experience in a chemical dependency setting required

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Screening of clients presenting for admission to substance use disorder programs.
  • Intake and orientation
  • Case management, referrals, care coordination and connection to community providers and services
  • Provides basic crisis responses and client support pre and post admission
  • Group facilitation as permitted under the required OASAS Scope of Practice supervision and oversight
  • Provides psychiatric and addiction education
  • Responsible for reporting and record keeping required for programs and outside stakeholders (OASAS, legal, county, grants etc.)
  • Makes collateral calls, obtaining consents
  • Engaging clients during intake and pre-admission via telephonic, video and in person methods.
  • Preparing and obtaining toxicology screens (observing)
  • Participates as a contributing member of an interdisciplinary team in coordination and delivery of patient care.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: S - Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

PAY RANGE: $18.25 - $25.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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