JOB OPPORTUNITIES

CHANGING TIDES ADDICTION TREATMENT HAS A TEAM OF CARING PROFESSIONALS MAKING UP OUR TEAM.

If you are interested in joining our team, take a look at job opportunities below!

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THERAPIST

Group therapy
Individual therapy
Family therapy
Assessments including BPS, Suicide, Trauma, etc
Progress Notes
Adult population
Dual Diagnosis
Adhering to JCAHO and HIPAA regulation

Job Type: Part-time

Work Location:

  • One location

Hours per week:

  • 10-19
  • 20-29

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused
  • Outcome-oriented — results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Day shift

This is a hybrid position and will include some counseling duties and some executive assistant duties, with room for growth as our company is rapidly expanding.

Candidates MUST have current California Certification (non-negotiable), TB, CPR, First Aid, and Driver’s License with reliable transportation.

Candidates will run individual and group sessions and have strong abilities to document using ASAM criteria following each interaction with clients. This position will assist in completion of BioPsychoSocial Assessments, Initial Treatment Plans, Master Treatment Plans, and will be included in Treatment Planning, assisting clients in identifying and progressing towards their treatment plan goals. Crisis Intervention skills are necessary, and effective communication, open and willing attitude, flexibility in the ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks as they arise on a daily basis. Strong ethics, strong decision making skills, and strong communication skills non-negotiable. Reports directly to Clinical Director.

COUNSELORS

Changing Tides Treatment is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to teach and learn at our detox and treatment center located in Malibu, California. This opportunity will help the community but will also enhance your training and experience in the field. Changing Tides Treatment is a safe place where people can change in an environment that fosters trust; where new values can be formed; responsibility developed and lasting relationships built. Changing Tides Treatment is dedicated to the inclusion and habilitation of people marginalized by addiction, homelessness, trauma, criminality, incarceration, poverty, racism, sexism and violence. Changing Tides Treatment is committed to research, development implementation and dissemination of information regarding community building.

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Coordinates with Counseling Supervisor for issues that are not resolved at the Counselor level.
  • Coordinates with Counseling Supervisor and CDCR staff in matters pertaining to medical, disciplinary and program progress and any problems/issues involving with any program or parolee/participant services/treatment plan.
  • Make Decisions regarding caseload matters.
  • Conduct and participate in case conferences for each participant assigned to the caseload.
  • Provide services to caseload of parolee/participants as described in the contract.
  • Participate in the screening of parolee/participants as required; conduct initial interviews of participants assigned to caseload.
  • Prepare an initial needs assessment for each parolee/participant, considering the participant’s physical, mental, emotional and social services needs; skill and literacy level; and substance abuse status and needs.
  • Formulates, reviews, updates, approves and signs detailed treatment plans, records and evaluates treatment, progress and changes in appearance, behavior and demeanor of the program participants on his/her caseload at the monthly case conference.
  • Participates significantly with program participants in determining short and long-range treatment goals and treatment plans.
  • Leads and participates in group, individual counseling, and other therapeutic processes.
  • Reviews treatment plans with Counseling Supervisor.
  • Prepares evaluations/transition plans five days prior to the participant’s completion of the residential and/or aftercare phase of the program.
  • Compiles and evaluates assessments, comprehensive social, legal and personal histories of program participants.
  • Summarizes participant’s background, treatment plan, and recovery process, prepares reports as assigned.
  • Serve as member of the casework team.
  • Maintains accurate and timely, confidential participants records.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to prepare accurate, concise, informative records, reports, and plans that are consistent with Amity standards and comply with applicable clinical and administrative rules.
  • Document treatment outcomes using acceptable methods and tools.
  • Ability to maintain sensitivity and objectivity under pressures generated by association with substance abuse treatment participants.
  • Ability to demonstrate proper attitudes and techniques towards program participants; ability to work well with multi-disciplinary treatment team.
  • Ability to provide genuine warmth, empathy and honest sensitivity to program participants to facilitate positive change.
  • Bilingual, fluent Spanish/English oral written skills highly desirable.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROBLEMS AS DEMONSTRATED BY:

  • Understanding of causes, symptoms, and effects of substance abuse; appreciation for the behavior, psychological, physical and social effects of drug abuse.
  • Understanding of human emotions.
  • Recognition of the importance of individual differences by gaining knowledge about personalities, cultures, lifestyles, and other factors that influence behavior, must demonstrate ability to apply this knowledge to treatment practices.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Certification as a substance abuse counselor or therapeutic community coordinator consistent with the competencies as developed by an Alcohol and Drug Certification (AOD) by an agency approved and recognized by DHCS.
  • Bachelor’s degree in behavioral health field and one (1) year experience as a counselor in a substance abuse or behavioral health treatment facility involving a criminal justice population, OR;
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED), and three (3) years of counseling experience in substance abuse or behavioral health treatment facility involving a criminal justice population.
  • Must be able to pass clearance with CDCR standards.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • counseling: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Application Question:

  • Are you AOD certified?

Work Location:

  • On location

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused
  • Innovative — innovative and risk-taking
  • Aggressive — competitive and growth-oriented
  • Outcome-oriented — results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Stable — traditional, stable, strong processes
  • People-oriented — supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative

DRUG & ALCOHOL TECHNICIANS

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for helping to facilitate clients through their daily programing schedules in a residential substance abuse setting. Day-to-day responsibilities may vary.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Core duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

  • Monitor client’s behaviors and assist client’s needs during shift.
  • Complete environmental rounds as needed.
  • Inspect medication area as needed.
  • Inspect fire extinguisher as needed.
  • Document observations/milieu interventions in client’s electronic/paper records.
  • Complete daily shift log.
  • Conduct AMA prevention and crisis intervention with immediate notification to Program Director.
  • Ensure safety of all clients through regular house checks and client rounds.
  • Conduct UA drug screen as directed.
  • Sit in on groups and assist therapist(s) in an administrative capacity as needed.
  • Assist with community outings, 12 step meetings and transportation in company vehicle as needed.
  • Facilitate accountability for clients in maintaining room and facility cleanliness.
  • Light cleaning responsibilities including cleaning vitals machine and other medical supplies.
  • Participate in staff meetings, team meetings and in-service trainings.
  • Checking and responding to company email every shift to ensure company wide communication.
  • Maintain ethical boundaries with clients.
  • Ability to conduct body searches upon admission to ensure clients do not bring contraband items into facility.
  • Process newly admitted clients in accordance with company procedures including processing client property search and
    ensure that consent for treatment has been completed.
  • Process a discharging client in accordance with company procedures and documenting in kipu.
  • Completing necessary cash logs to document the handling of and safekeeping and/or return of a clients cash upon
    admit/discharge as needed.
  • Responsible for using assigned wireless phone during shift and responding to all communications made to this
    wireless phone during shift.
  • Comply with HIPAA and other mandates regarding client care and confidentiality.
  • Special Projects as needed. Required Education and Experience:
  • Two or more years of verifiable experience in residential/outpatient substance abuse treatment preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Valid Drivers License.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of substance abuse related issues and the recovery process.
  • Knowledge of the recovery field including the recovery practices and the 12-step process.
  • Ability to maintain ethical and professional boundaries with clients and staff members.
  • Knowledge of the process and signs of acute withdrawal from substances.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA regulations and guidelines.
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, and have the ability to multitask.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • CPR certification

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Neg based upon experience

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment

Schedule:

  • Weekends required
  • Holidays required
  • 8 hour shift

Looking to hire Client Advocates immediately for growing outpatient treatment center. This position has opportunities for growth. Candidates MUST have current RADT or other California Certification (non-negotiable), TB, CPR, First Aid, and Driver’s License with reliable transportation.

Candidates will have the capacity to assist clients in developing life skills, model healthy communication skills, run evidence based groups, be proficient in documentation to ASAM guidelines, conduct urinalysis tests (routinely, randomly, and on suspicion of illicit use), and engage our clients with healthy and recovery oriented focus throughout each shift to provide structure, support, and accountability to clients.