Bachelor’s in one of the recognized mental health professions preferred. Fluent command of the spoken English language. No experience is required but experience in the medical or mental health fields is preferred. Continued employment in position is contingent upon satisfactory completion of various required trainings and inoculations sequences including but not limited to the following. CPR, First Aid training, Hepatitis, Infectious Disease, PPD Testing. Requires annual influenza immunization by November 1st.
The primary purpose Detox Counselor position is to engage detox clients in detox-specific therapy. The Detox Counselor monitors clients in the process of active detoxification or withdrawal to assure physical stability while clients are in the facility. Detox Counselors are to make reasonable accommodations to make clients as comfortable as possible during their stay at the facility.
Knowledge, Skill & Ability