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Program Director

Recovery Centers of Arkansas

Description

JOB ACCOUNTABILITY & OBJECTIVE: Works under the supervision of the Executive Director; Responsible to monitor compliance with licensure standards and CARF accreditation relative to electronic documentation. Provides administrative day-to-day organization of treatment services provided at Williamsburg; Provides clinical supervision to Recovery Residence Coordinator, Counselors, Addiction Counselors and Treatment Support assigned to the outpatient program. Serves as a Primary Treatment Provider, Keeper of Clinical Records, Medical Records Librarian and Utilization Review Coordinator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  •  Performs tasks as identified in the IPAD for this job description.
  • Performs audits of Subcontractors to ensure compliance with Contracts.
  • Monitor, prompt and follow-up to completion of electronic medical record data entry to ensure timely and complete documentation for all RCA locations
  • Monitor, prompt those responsible for tasks and follow-up to completion established benchmarks for departmental and organizational performance improvement
  • Provide direct treatment services to include comprehensive intake substance abuse assessments, individualized plan of care and discharge summary to service recipients
  • Insure the efficient scheduling of service delivery & monitor compliance
  • Respond to after-hour emergency situations as needed
  • Provide supervision to insure quality treatment services and documentation of such
  • Interview, hire, discipline, evaluate and terminate employees with concurrence of Executive Director

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide in-service training to program staff

QUALIFYING KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Ability to observe, analyze and organize electronic data and physical observations
  • Ability to relate positively and courteously to staff, clients and public
  • Ability to follow and write specific instructions and procedures, accurately describe and document observations
  • Ability to respond effectively and calmly in a crisis situation
  • Ability to operate computer systems including word, excel and RCA’s electronic medical record
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and dynamics of substance abuse treatment
  • Awareness of personnel issues

QUALIFYING EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work or related field
  • Certification and/or licensure by the state of Arkansas in the field of psychology, social work, counseling or substance abuse for service provision and supervision
  • Knowledge of substance abuse resources & evidence-based treatment

Compensation: This is a salaried, exempt position. This position requires 30-days resignation notice excluding any earned leave.

For more information contact Jennifer Thompson at 501-372-4611 or email jthompson@rcofa.org

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Deadline: Open until filled.

Little Rock, AR

Addictions Counselor, Bachelor's and Master's Level - 2 Positions open

Recovery Centers of Arkansas

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs all functions as identified in the IPAD for this job description.
  • Provide comprehensive substance abuse assessment, including ASI and other screening instruments
  • Develop person-centered Master Treatment Plan, reflecting diagnosis and assigned placement consistent with ASAM criteria
  • Provide individual, family, and group counseling as appropriate for clients and families
  • Provide educational programs;
  • Provide orientation and daily coaching of assigned individuals
  • Provide case management services to include coordinating services with other programs, aftercare/discharge planning
  • Maintain client records consistent with procedures and accreditation standards
  • Participate in treatment staffings

QUALIFYING KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Ability to document electronically the provision of services
  • Ability to relate positively and courteously to staff, clients and public
  • Ability to follow specific instructions and procedures; ability to accurately describe and document observations
  • Ability to respond effectively and calmly in a crisis situation
  • Knowledge of evidenced-based treatment and the dynamics of substance abuse disorders

QUALIFYING EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree
  • Certification or licensure by the state of Arkansas in the field of substance abuse or actively seeking such certification or licensure
  • Knowledge of substance abuse resources and evidence-based practices

Compensation: This is an exempt, salaried position. It requires a 30-day, excluding any earned leave notice of intent to terminate employment.

For more information contact Jennifer Thompson at 501-372-4611 or email jthompson@rcofa.org

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Deadline: Open until filled.

Little Rock, AR

TEAP- Health Instructor

Little Rock Job Corps

Description
  • Provides a minimum of a 1-hour interactive presentation on substance use prevention for all new students during the Career Preparation Period.
  • Schedules and conducts at least three annual center-wide substance use prevention and education activities.
  • Participates in clinical consultation with Center Director, management staff, Center Mental Health Consultant, and Health and Wellness Manager regarding substance use-related prevention and education efforts for students and staff.
  • Reviews Social Intake Form (SIF) or intake assessment of all students performed by counseling staff within 1 week of arrival.
  • Collaborates with the Center Mental Health Consultant to determine when a MSWR or medical separation is appropriate and should be recommended for a student with substance use conditions.
  • Provides individual and group intervention services with a focus on behaviors that represent employability barriers.
  • Assists in developing Center operating procedures for program components related to alcohol and other drug testing and intervention.
  • Develops and monitors student intervention plans and documents progress in student’s health record.
  • Conducts ongoing counseling and support groups to include an introduction to the self-help process for intervention students.
  • Works with the Center Mental Health Consultant (CMHC), Center physician, wellness staff, counselors and other non-health staff to ensure that intervention program components are fully understood and integrated on Center and that staff support student intervention plans.
  • Solicits input from counselors and Student Personnel Officer to update student intervention plans and behavioral contracts. Ensures that intervention planning guides a student’s expected behavior in all areas of Center life and the student is monitored, as needed, by designated Center staff.
  • Collaborates with recreation department to assist in developing leisure time activities and specific incentives to reinforce an alcohol-free and drug-free lifestyle.
  • Maintains liaison with community intervention resources. Evaluates self-help groups and establishes appropriate referrals.
  • Assists in compiling quarterly report for submission to the National Health Service.
  • Conducts training on alcohol and other drugs of abuse to all newly employed staff and to existing staff on an annual basis.
  • Works toward meeting performance standards goals.
  • Follows the CDSS plan and Standards of Conduct system.
  • Adheres to required property control policies and procedures.
  • Complies with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulation, Quality Assurance Plan (QAP), Serrato policies and procedures, Job Corps notices and bulletins, and Center policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates and abides by Serrato Corporation’s core values and operating principles.
  • Maintains good housekeeping in all areas and complies with safety practices.
  • Models, mentors, monitors appropriate Career Success Standards.
  • Helps students become more employable through continuous reinforcement.
  • Participates in PRH mandated staff training. Failure to participate may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Computer literacy with basic computer functions, email, internet, and basic programs such as Adobe Acrobat.
  • Knowledge of counseling techniques.
  • Knowledgeable in the area of substance abuse intervention program.
  • Ability to relate to young adults.

Experience:

Minimum of one-year experience in drug/alcohol counseling or related field required. Experience with working with youth preferred.

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Performs other duties as assigned.

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Deadline: 6/24/2022

Little Rock, AR

Outreach Specialist SA 1034

AFMC

Description

Responsible for reviewing behavioral health/substance use treatment and DYS setting client records to determine appropriateness and quality of treatment services in compliance with Medicaid licensure policies and DYS program deliverables. Collaborate with medical and other professional staff to accomplish goals within designated timeframes. Answers directly to the Behavioral Health supervisor/department manager and is accountable for ensuring services are implemented according to strategic directives and contract deliverables. Ensures that AFMC’s mission, vision and values are upheld by personal example. Support the organization’s mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: Honesty, Excellence, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork.

EDUCATION:

Required: Bachelor’s Degree. Must be certified by one of the following: The Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board (ASACB) as an Advanced Alcohol Drug Counselor (AADC) or Alcohol Drug Counselor/Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (ADC) or Certified The Arkansas State Board of Examiners of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (SBEADAC) as a Licensed Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADAC) or Licensed Associate Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor (LAADAC); The National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors Certification Commission (NAADAC), the International Certification Reciprocity Consortium/Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (ICRC), or the National Board of Certified Counselors, Inc. and Affiliates/Master Addictions Counselor (NBCC). At least 3 years in juvenile justice setting also required.
Desirable: Master’s Degree in a mental health related field. Licensed mental health professional in the state of Arkansas.

EXPERIENCE:

Required: Three (3) years’ experience in social service, behavioral health, and juvenile justice. Must be trained and possess experience in proper investigative techniques and detailed instruction on writing deficiencies.
Desirable: Quality Assurance / Utilization

INTERNET REQUIREMENTS:

Reliable, high-speed wireless internet service (Wi-Fi)

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Deadline: Open until filled.

Little Rock, AR

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