This position is responsible for the day-to-day provision of treatment services and client care in the addiction treatment programs. Overall responsibilities include: Completing assessments, treatment planning, discharge planning, providing addiction and recovery centered education in both group and individual counseling settings with corresponding documentation; Communication by phone or e-mail with external agencies for client care purposes. After-hours on-call responsibilities as scheduled on a rotating basis.
This position requires applicant to be a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) for the counselor II. Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor (LCAC) preferred, at least one year supervised experience in the field of Substance Abuse, a Master’s degree in a related field and be a Qualified Mental Health Professional for the counselor III. Have a minimum of four years free from abuse of alcohol and other drugs. Employees must have reliable personal transportation, a valid Kansas Driver’s license and proof of auto liability insurance. Physical requirements including efficient computer skills with 3-4 hours of daily data entry on the computer is necessary to complete the duties of this job. Willingness to complete further computer training to enhance ability to solve problems associated with the computer is required.
Counselor II $32,706 - $38,417
Counselor III $40,519 - $47,825
8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday – Friday with some evening hours required