Swedish Medical Center Chemical Dependency Counselor - Addiction Recovery Services in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Chemical Dependency Counselor (1.0, Days) to work in Addiction Recovery Services at the Swedish Ballard Campus in Seattle, WA.

The Addiction Recovery Counselor provides individual/group counseling, case management, discharge planning, education, and referral assistance to individuals with substance use disorders and/or mental health conditions. Please note that this position may require occasional weekend and evening work.

In this position you will:

  • Relative to Older Adults/Adults/Adolescents: Conducts biopsychosocial assessments utilizing approved assessment instruments; interprets patient disclosures and collateral contacts to determine the presence of a substance use disorder and/or mental health disorder

  • Utilizes DSM multi-axial diagnosis and ASAM PPC to assess appropriate level of care

  • Provides individual/group counseling, case management, discharge planning, education, and referral assistance to individuals with substance use disorders and/or mental health conditions

Qualifications:

Requiredqualifications for this position include:

  • A bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or other behavioral science field (A bachelor’s degree in a non-behavioral science field plus an additional 2 years’ experience as a chemical dependency counselor may be substituted for the degree requirement)

  • Valid Chemical Dependency Professional Certification issued by the Washington State Department of Health/ Health Professionals Quality Assurance division

  • At least one year of counseling experience in a state-approved substance abuse or mental health facility

About the Ballard Campus:

Swedish's Ballard campus maintains its strong ties to the Ballard community and fosters a team-oriented work environment. The Ballard campus has an active obstetrics program and a full-service Emergency Department. It is the site of Swedish’s Addiction Recovery Services — one of the few hospital-based drug- and alcohol-treatment programs in Seattle.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Mental/Behavioral Health

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 152167