Reporting to the Associate Program Director, the Supervising Counselor is responsible for supervising up to eight (8) AOD Counseling staff and evaluating staff performance and providing applicable coaching and training.
The incumbent in this position Supervised up to eight (8) AOD Counseling Staff
The Supervising Counselor shall be certified as an AOD Counselor, with a certifying organization recognized by DHCS, unless exempt per Section XI. CONTRACT PERSONNEL, letter H. AOD Certification.
· The Supervising Counselor, if not exempt, shall be AOD certified at a level that allows the Supervising Counselor to provide clinical verification of internship hours for AOD Counseling staff and OMCP Mentors. The Supervising Counselor shall have a working knowledge of SUDT programs and must meet at least one (1) of the following requirements:
· A minimum of a bachelor's degree in a social service-related field and one (1) year of experience providing SUDT services, as a certified AOD Counselor, at a responsibility no less than a Counselor III; or
· An associate degree in a social service-related field and two (2) years of experience providing SUDT services, as a certified AOD Counselor, at a responsibility no less than a Counselor III; or
· Three (3) or more years of experience providing SUDT services, as a certified AOD Counselor, at a responsibility no less than a Counselor III.
Note: Social Services degree such as Psychology, Sociology, Human Services and Counseling as defined by the CSU, UC and California Community Colleges. All closely related fields/degrees shall be considered on case-by-case basis.
· Must maintain a valid California Drivers' License, have proof of automobile insurance and maintain a safe driving record based on Phoenix House policy
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
· Demonstrated commitment and adherence to Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values: I CARE For– Integrity, Collaboration Appreciation, Respect, Excellence, and Forward-Thinking
· Proficiency in MS Office systems
· Modern principles of training and education
· Program evaluation methods and report writing
· Ability is required to conduct several projects simultaneously
· Analyze complex problems and adopt an effective course of action
· Effectively supervise the work of others
· Ability to utilize an electronic healthcare record
· Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
· Communicate effectively with others both orally and in writing
· Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced changing environment
· Ability to establish and consistently enforce appropriate boundaries with patients
· Ability to model positive behavior and demeanor
· Understanding of addiction, co-occurring models, and treatment modalities
· Understanding of patient development and family systems
· Excellent time management and organizational skills
· Ability to be flexible; problem solver, self-directed; customer service-oriented, and collaborative
· Skills and ability to engage and develop a rapport with patients and families of various backgroundsJob location: Calipatria, CA
Job number: 329