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Certified Substance Abuse Counselor in Lumberton, NC at RHA Health Services

Date Posted: 11/18/2018

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    Lumberton, NC
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Job Description

We are looking for talented individuals who share our dedication to the people we serve and support. RHA is dedicated to supporting people as they strive for increasing independence, personal growth and opportunities in their communities.  The guiding principle of RHA is that every person is unique and, therefore, every path to independence, recovery and wellness is unique.  Our approach to care puts the needs of the people and communities we serve at the center of every decision.

A Substance Abuse Specialist possesses knowledge and is able to apply substance use/abuse treatment to a diverse population and has the capacity and knowledge to work with a treatment group that present a variety of addictions and addiction related behaviors. Provides individual sessions to explore overall goals, treatment plan, and measurement of goal completion, assess further needs of individuals for successful recovery and program completion.  Relies on knowledge, experience, and judgment with supervision and direction from the supervisor to provide quality services.  Must be a Qualified Professional as defined by state agencies and service definitions.  Must also be a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor. Certain services may require additional training, knowledge, experience, and licensure.                                                                                                                                  

Education, Licensure, and Experience required for the position include:

  • Must meet the requirements of a Qualified Substance Abuse Professional                                                                                                         

Physical requirements to perform essential functions of the job included:

Regularly required to lift 10 lbs. Must be able to lift a minimum of 15 lbs. Must be able to pull minimum of 10 lbs. Must be able to squat, kneel, crawl, crouch, climb, and stoop.  Must be able to regularly use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.  Required to regularly stand and walk.  Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in CPR from the floor level requiring to work on hands, knees, bending, standing and lifting.  Vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.  Must be able to talk and hear.

This job will be in Lumberton NC

If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of people we serve and support apply to join the team today.