The Addictions Counselor is a vital member of the Integrated Health Team and works closely with other behavioral health professionals and medical staff. This position is primarily responsible for screening, evaluating, and treating patients for problematic substance use and addiction. Our addictions treatment program is ASAM level I program including individual and group therapy, with access to primary care psychologists, tobacco cessation specialist, dietician, and psychiatrist. We work collaboratively with community addictions IOP, Residential Treatment, Drug Court, and Parole/Probation. Our outpatient treatment program is embedded in a primary care setting in accordance with the applicable professional and ethical standards. Within the health center, patients can access adult medicine, OB/GYN, and dental services, and support from Women, Infant, and Child (WIC).
Candidates must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, a commitment to assisting patients to achieve recovery, competency to provide established addictions evidence-based practices, familiarity with community support groups, ability to multitask, comfort with an electronic health record, an ability to complete documentation in a timely fashion, and skills to work collaboratively within the health center as well as in the community.
Essential Duties and Functions:
The successful candidate must have experience and training as a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) in the State of Hawaii within 1 year of employment. Supervision and support for training towards achieving CSAC may be provided. Preferred, but not required, credentials are a Master’s degree in psychology, counseling or social work. There may be support to achieve Hawaii State licensing as a master’s level mental health professional.
The ideal candidate currently resides on Maui or will relocate to Maui within 8 weeks upon acceptance of employment. Full-Time, Exempt position reports to the Integrated Health Director in our Wailuku location.
Please apply at: http://ccmaui.org/index.php/job-opportunities/
The Mission of Mālama I Ke Ola Health Center is to provide culturally sensitive, coordinated primary care services on Maui emphasizing education, prevention and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay.