Company: Tarzana Treatment Centers, Inc.
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 15, 2018
About the Organization
Employer is a full-service behavioral healthcare organization that provides high quality, cost-effective substance abuse and mental health treatment to adults and youth. We are a non-profit, community-based organization that operates a psychiatric hospital, residential and outpatient alcohol and drug treatment centers, adolescent drug treatment centers, and family medical clinics. All facilities are licensed and certified by the State of California and the County of Los Angeles. We are accredited by The Joint Commission. Since 1972, we have provided a comprehensive continuum of healthcare services:
Patients receive a comprehensive assessment followed by a customized intensive treatment plan that centers on crisis stabilization, alcohol or drug detox, short-term therapeutic interventions, specific recovery goals and discharge planning for the next level of care. Family Medical Care is integrated into this spectrum of services.
Our mission is to provide high quality, integrated healthcare for substance use disorders, mental illness, and other chronic physical health disorders that improves the quality of life and health of patients regardless of financial resources, and contributes to a reduction in the total cost of healthcare, negative social impacts and criminal justice involvement.
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. --Description
Seeking full-time Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Recovery Support Specialist (RSS) who can provide early and long term recovery support services. Job openings at various agency sites in Long Beach, Antelope Valley and the San Fernando Valley. Services will be provided in-person and/or via telephone or telehealth. Person must possess excellent customer service, engagement and communication skills. Candidate at times will act as an advocate, coach and/or mentor and must have a thorough understanding of the SUD recovery process. Person will provide on-going SUD education/coaching and assist patients in the development of recovery living skills, support systems, and help link patients to available community programs and services that help achieve long term SUD recovery and document all services provided. Candidates should have at least a High School Diploma (G.E.D), basic computer skills, and be a registered and/or certified as an SUD counselor or an intern registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Bilingual (English/Spanish) individuals and those with at least three years personal experience in SUD recovery strongly encouraged to apply. --Job Specific Requirements
Completion of an academic addictions studies program
Certification with one of the approved state-wide certification entities
Minimum 3 years experience in a behavioral inpatient pscyhiatric and detoxification medical healthcare setting. --Travel Requirements
Keywords: Tarzana Treatment Centers, Inc., Santa Barbara , Counselor II, Other , Los Angeles, California
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