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Addiction Medicine Therapist II

Company: Kaiser
Location: Laguna Niguel
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Provides Chemical Dependency services to adults, adolescents and significant others of CD patients under supervision.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of a licensed clinical supervisor performs the following:
  • Answers and triages patient calls for information, Tx services, general CD advice.
  • Responds to and appropriately handles crisis calls.
  • Identifies need for higher level assessment (e.g. other, non-CD, MH diagnoses; danger to self or others; non-CD crisis evaluations; emotional/family dysfunction).
  • Performs intake and psychosocial assessments.
  • Develops and presents treatment plans to CDRP/S treatment team for recommendations, revisions and approval.
  • Participates in clinical case conferences.
  • Conducts chemical dependency focused educational lectures.
  • Provides general chemical dependency counseling to include individual and group counseling services.
  • May provide Adolescent, Significant Other, Family and Multi-Family therapy only under licensed supervision as assigned.
  • Provides case management services to include resource and referral coordination.
  • May perform mentor functions to Alcohol or Drug Certificate candidates as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned. Basic Qualifications:

    • Minimum two (2) years of supervised and related (may include adolescent, adult, family, co-dependent) work experience in the field of chemical dependency treatment. Will consider successful completion of a KP addiction medicine internship in lieu of experience.
      • Master's degree in social work, psychology, sociology or other field related to behavioral health.
        License, Certification, Registration
        • Associate Professional Clinical Counselor Registration (California) OR Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (California) OR Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker (California)

          Additional Requirements:
          • Once hired as an Associate, an employee will be offered and must work a schedule that would accumulate at least half of the required supervisory hours annually.
          • Upon completion of supervised hours, the employee must obtain state licensure within two and one-half (2.5) years. If hired as a license-eligible employee (i.e. has completed all clinical hours), the employee has two and one-half (2.5) years from their date of hire to complete state licensure.

            Preferred Qualifications:
            • ADM and PSY experience preferred.
              • Remote work can be available after 6 months if operations allow.
                Job Schedule:
                Job Category: Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual Care

Keywords: Kaiser, Laguna Niguel , Addiction Medicine Therapist II, Healthcare , Laguna Niguel, California

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