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Providence Chemical Dependency Counselor in Torrance, California

Description

Provides support to and build relationship with patients who have a chemical dependency diagnosis to ensure a successful transition from ED/hospital to the community and to reduce re-admission to the ED/Hospital. Support includes brief assessment of status of chemical dependency issues, assessment of readiness for change, identification of coverage for services, referral to appropriate services and follow-up to ensure services are received. Serves as a link between organizations serving persons with chemical dependency needs and the Medical Center to improve coordination of services.

Providence caregivers are not simply valued – they’re invaluable. Join our team at Providence Little Company Of Mary Torrance Hospital and thrive in our culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding, commitment, and mutual respect. Your voice matters here, because we know that to inspire and retain the best people, we must empower them.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or health related field.

  • Upon hire: California Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor I - California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (Vendor Managed) Or

  • Upon hire: California Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor II - California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (Vendor Managed) Or

  • Upon hire: California Licensed Advanced Alcohol Drug Counselor - California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (Vendor Managed) Or

  • Upon hire: California Licensed Advanced Drug Counselor Supervisor - California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or health related field.

  • Completion of CADC or CATC program.

  • 3 years Experience in acute care settings to include substance abuse and dual diagnosis, thorough knowledge of disease progression of substance abuse, working with chemical dependency clients, and discharge planning ability to access appropriate referral sources.

  • r/t Experience

Why Join Providence?

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

The Sisters of Providence and Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange have deep roots in California, bringing health care and education to communities from the redwood forests to the beach shores of Orange county - and everywhere in between. In Southern California, Providence provides care throughout Los Angeles County, Orange County, High Desert and beyond.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care, and even our own Providence High School.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. We believe diversity makes us stronger, so we are dedicated to shaping an inclusive workforce, learning from each other, and creating equal opportunities for advancement.

Requsition ID: 279894
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Behavioral Health
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Department: 7014 LCMT EMERGENCY DEPT
Address: CA Torrance 4101 Torrance Blvd
Work Location: Providence Little Co of Mary Medical Ctr-Torrance
Pay Range: $30.81 - $48.06
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.