SUD Counselor I - Oxnard Residential

Oxnard, CA, USA Req #199
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

HealthRIGHT 360 gives hope, builds health, and changes lives for people in need by providing comprehensive, integrated, compassionate care that includes primary medical care, mental health services, and substance use disorder treatment.

HealthRIGHT 360 offers residential treatment services designed to serve  individuals and families with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our program helps clients address addiction and related issues, increase skills, manage stressors, connect to supportive service, and build a foundation for lasting recovery.  Residential programs run 24/7 and Individual and group therapy, family therapy, individualized case management, treatment planning, drug and alcohol counseling, Medication support services, and crisis intervention.

Benefits and perks:

  • HR360 offers a robust benefits package, including PTO, 15 paid holidays, commuter benefits, retirement plans, and more!
  • Employees qualify for public loan forgiveness programs
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Work with mission driven, compassionate colleagues and make a difference every day in the work that you do.

Job Overview

Prototypes Women's Center-Oxnard provides detoxification and residential substance abuse treatment to women. Our program is unique in that women can bring their children in.

The SUD Counselor I is a registered substance use disorder professional who maintains registration from an approved/accredited California agency. The SUD Counselor I works in collaboration with other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure best possible treatment outcome for the client and provide treatment in accordance with HealthRIGHT 360’s philosophy, goals, policies, mission and vision. The SUD Counselor I provides supervision and oversite of the clients and children throughout the facility with shifts ranging to provide 24/7 coverage. SUD Counselor I provides facility coverage by supervising the clients during: chores, visiting hours, meal times, medication line, detox, donations, groups, and free time. The SUD Counselor I is customer service focused and frequently provides crisis intervention and client stabilization. The SUD Counselor I has a high degree of self-awareness and the ability to stay calm under pressure.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintains a high degree of self-awareness and the ability to stay calm under pressure.
  • Utilizes trauma informed care while applying crisis intervention, motivational interviewing, and supervision of the clients.
  • Completes facility rounds on a regular basis in order to maintain supervision of the clients and facility.
  • Seeks clinical consultation when encountering new and/or high-risk clinical circumstance.
  • Contacts  Program Director or Supervisor if consultation related to program issues is needed during shifts.
  • Provides facility coverage by supervising the clients during chores, visiting hours, mealtimes, medication line, detox, donations, groups, and free time.
  • Provides educational and AOD group facilitation as required within the scope of current credential.
  • Monitors visiting hours and addresses safety concerns.
  • Works collaboratively with other members of the treatment team and communicates any behavioral concerns to the client’s Case Manager, Clinical Therapist and Medical.
  • Maintains frequent communication with the treatment team and engages in regular consults.
  • May complete withdrawal management rounds and behavioral support rounds at 30-minute intervals as assigned.
  • May monitor medication line as needed or assigned.
  • Provides UA testing as directed.
  • Process client’s belongings at intake or as items come in.
  • Transport clients, as needed.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Registered or certified substance abuse counselor.
  • Follow all regulations and requirements set forth by CARF, State and County funders.
  • Maintains a high degree of self-awareness and the ability to stay calm under pressure.
  • Enrollment in an alcohol and drug certification program leading to certification.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in a substance abuse treatment setting.
  • Basic understanding of child development, child abuse, substance abuse  and self sufficiency issues.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.
  • Valid California Driver's License with proof of insurance.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

In compliance with the California Department of Public Health's mandate, all employees must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Medical and religious exemptions are available.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $20.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $28.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Oxnard, CA, USA