Certified Chemical Dependency Specialist - CENS Olive View ER Bilingual Spanish

Type: 
Job
Duties: 
To maintain Chemical Dependency certification through a county approved certifying agency, CAADE or CADACC on an ongoing basis.
To screen and refer, using ASAM Triage screening tools, community participants for a substance abuse or co-occurring disorders.
To work closely with staff at the Olive View ER to provide screening and referral services.
To refer community participants, who are assessed as positive for substance abuse or co-occurring disorders to a designated treatment agency and follow other policies and procedures of CENS contracts.
To refer, through collaboration with co-occurring, substance abuse and mental health providers, those clients assessed for having a co-occurring disorder.
To provide case management duties, when necessary or requested, to all participants, who are screened and sent to either Mental Health or Domestic Violence providers or who are sent to the CENS for a screening for substance abuse or Co-occurring disorders. This case management will be conducted at least weekly until the participant makes their screening appointment
To compile and send reports to the Administrative Coordinator (MIS) in a timely fashion.
To represent the CENS at various county and community meetings as requested by CENS Program Manager or Administrative Coordinator.
To provide substance abuse and CENS information to Community participants, and community-based organizations.
Earn 24 hours of continuing education (8 HIV/AIDS CEUs) training per contract period received through State-approved counselor certifying organizations.
To perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: 
Certification with either CADDE or CADAAC Certification.
Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Chemical Dependency Specialist with experience in outreach, assessment, treatment and after care.
Familiarity with computers and Microsoft Word programs required (Microsoft Word & Excel especially). Knowledge and required training for the use of The ASAM Criteria and ASAM Triage Screening Tools to ensure proper level of care referrals to county treatment providers.
Must be bilingual (Spanish-English)
Familiarity with signs and symptoms of domestic violence and mental illness.
Additional Requirements:
Must act in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and related state law confidentiality requirements. Must successfully complete the Center’s HIPAA training, pass the HIPAA test, and receive the Certification of Compliance.
Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.
Interacting with other employees at work is an essential function of the job.
Arriving to work on time and not leaving early is an essential function of the job.
Knowledge of related community resources for treatment of substance abuse, mental illness, and domestic violence.
Ability to communicate and work with a culturally diverse adult population as part of a multi-disciplinary assessment, referral and case management team.
Must have a current California driver’s license and be insurable by the Center’s auto insurance carrier.
Will obtain Red Cross First Aid and CPR training and Non-violent Crisis Intervention Training.
Other trainings as needed per county contracts.
Individuals in recovery with at least two years of sobriety are encouraged to apply.
Certification with either CADDE or CADAAC Certification.
Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Chemical Dependency Specialist with experience in outreach, assessment, treatment and after care.
Familiarity with computers and Microsoft Word programs required (Microsoft Word & Excel especially). Knowledge and required training for the use of The ASAM Criteria and ASAM Triage Screening Tools to ensure proper level of care referrals to county treatment providers.
Must be bilingual (Spanish-English)
Familiarity with signs and symptoms of domestic violence and mental illness.
Additional Requirements:
Must act in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and related state law confidentiality requirements. Must successfully complete the Center’s HIPAA training, pass the HIPAA test, and receive the Certification of Compliance.
Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.
Interacting with other employees at work is an essential function of the job.
Arriving to work on time and not leaving early is an essential function of the job.
Knowledge of related community resources for treatment of substance abuse, mental illness, and domestic violence.
Ability to communicate and work with a culturally diverse adult population as part of a multi-disciplinary assessment, referral and case management team.
Must have a current California driver’s license and be insurable by the Center’s auto insurance carrier.
Will obtain Red Cross First Aid and CPR training and Non-violent Crisis Intervention Training.
Other trainings as needed per county contracts.
Individuals in recovery with at least two years of sobriety are encouraged to apply. Apply Here