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Alcohol/Substance Abuse Counselor - Credentialed CASAC Required! - Per-Diem

at Orange Regional Medical Center

Posted: 9/19/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 17297
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  • Job LocationUS-NY-Middletown
    Posted Date4 months ago(6/13/2019 8:45 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-17297
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Behavioral Health
    Shift Type
    4 - All Per diem
    If Other - Shift Slot
    Variable shifts, including rotating weekends and holidays. Per diems are required to work 2 major and 2 minor holidays per year and 4 weekends (2 days) per 3 month period of time.
    FTE
    PDM
    Normal Working Schedule
    Variable shifts, including rotating weekends and holidays. Per diems are required to work 2 major and 2 minor holidays per year and 4 weekends (2 days) per 3 month period of time.
    Campus
    Orange Regional Medical Center
  • Overview

    At Orange Regional Medical Center, you'll find the uncommon is common here. You'll find a healthcare leader that still maintains a sense of intimacy and a state-of-the-art facility with a tremendous sense of community. You'll find the benefits you deserve with the rewards you can see. You'll find the advancement, flexibility and resources to advance your career and provide the care that your patients need. Orange Regional Medical Center - successful careers are common here. Orange Regional Medical Center (ORMC), is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. Formed by the merger of Arden Hill Hospital and Horton Medical Center, Orange Regional is licensed for 383 beds and employs over 2,500 healthcare professionals including over 600 doctors. Orange Regional Medical Center has consolidated two existing campuses onto a single site in Middletown, New York. This completed facility is the first new freestanding hospital built in the State of New York since 1989 and is the largest medical center between the Tappan Zee Bridge and Albany.

    Responsibilities

    Provides quality, confidential, age specific alcohol/chemical dependency education, group counseling, and individual counseling. Evaluates and assesses patients with attention to the biological, psychological, cultural, spiritual, and social needs and ability to participate in treatment. Provides education re: alcohol/chemical dependency, tobacco cessation, gambling addiction, recovery skills and strategies to patients. Assists in the provision of alcohol/substance abuse consults at ORMC as requested by physicians, nursing and case management staff. Facilitates wellness education groups on the Behavioral Health Unit regarding alcohol/substance abuse and other addictive behaviors.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Education: Prefer Associates Degree in Human Services

    Minimum Experience: 1 year paid work experience in the Treatment of Alcoholism and Chemical Dependence

    Required Certification: CASAC, Must attend hospital crisis training program within 3 months of hire or transfer and annually thereafter.

    Physical Demands: Occasional prolonged standing/walking.

    Working Conditions: Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances. May be exposed to unpleasant patient elements. Works day and evening hours.

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