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On-Call Residential Counselor (Inpatient)

Location: Boulder
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job details: On Call Residential Counselor
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $17 - $20 per hour depending on experience (+$1.00 shift pay between 8:00pm - 8:00am)
Job type: Non-Exempt hourly
Schedule: 12 hour shift - 7 days a week (may include weekends and overnights)

NorthStar Transitions, LLC - Our Mission at NorthStar Transitions is to Empower People to Navigate Real Life Recovery Making Recovery Possible. On top of our comprehensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and trauma informed care curriculum, we focus experientially and somatically to teach clients how to disrupt their reflexive pattern of behavior, moving them beyond their addiction. Disrupting this pattern enables us to work through stuck traumas and co-occurring disorders and gives our clients tangible skills to create response instead of their ingrained reaction.

Please take a moment to review our treatment website:

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NorthStar Transitions currently has an opportunity for a On- Call Residential Counselor at our residential treatment facility located in Ward, Colorado which is surrounded by 50+ acres of nature and wildlife. This is a great opportunity for entry-level as well as experienced Counselors who have an interest in working with clients with specifically substance use disorders, especially candidates who are pursuing or are interested in pursuing their Certified Addictions Counselor in Colorado!

Job Responsibilities Include:

Conduct rounds to monitor clients;
Enforce program rules and expectations;
Support implementation and practice of evidence based modalities;
Building skill set for interaction with clients in the milieu:
Working closely with all Res. Counselors (I, II and III), Team manager and Operations Manager to identify areas of growth and how to improve on them;
Expertise and understanding of Residential Counselor duties;
Assist in directing and completing client case management teams;
Help provide direction and support to new Residential Counselors;
Drive clients to and from activities and appointments;
Administer UA and BA tests;
Facilitate and participate in therapeutic groups and activities (with therapist permission);
Conduct searches of clients and client possessions/rooms;
Ensure facility is organized and well maintained;
Comply with State and Federal laws including HIPAA; and
Problem solve as issues arise;
Desired Skills and Experience:

Entry Level to 5 years experience working with Substance/Addictions environment.
Strong problem solving and forward thinking skills.
Cultural Competency
Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills.
Experience in Healthcare, specifically substance abuse and/or addictions highly desirable.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Position requires periods of standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching and use of stairs to 2nd story throughout 12 hour shift.Use of computer for various periods throughout 12 hour shift.May be required to operate season vehicle for road maintenance.Ability to lift or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 25 pounds.

Benefits offered:

Employee Assistance program
Use of Company Vehicle to travel from Boulder to Residential facility.
Paid Travel stipend to Residential facility

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccination (and any subsequent boosters). Medical exemptions or religious accommodations may be requested.

**NorthStar Transitions is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age (40 and over), veteran, disability status or any other status protected under federal, state or local law.PI191706446

Keywords: NORTHSTAR TRANSITIONS LLC, Boulder , On-Call Residential Counselor (Inpatient), Other , Boulder, Colorado

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