Each day at Volunteers of America, we strive to exemplify our foundational pillar of Servant Leadership and Cultural Values of Communication, Compassion, Integrity, Respect, and Excellence.
The Clinician provides counseling and education-based treatment for patients in a residential treatment facility and community-based Outpatient Clinic for adults, families, and
adolescents, based on specific knowledge of substance addiction and related mental health issues.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Complete social histories, assessments, treatment plans, admission and discharge summaries, and other chart-related documents and correspondence for assigned patients promptly.
Provide individual counseling and facilitate educational and counseling groups as assigned; accurately and promptly chart these activities in patient records.
Develop educational and therapeutic curriculum to be utilized in group settings with patients and family members, as well as prevention education.
Assist patients in understanding and completing therapeutic change objective-driven treatment plans.
Work cooperatively with Patient Navigator/Service Coordinator and other community resources and referral sources to coordinate services to patients.
In-person and Telehealth sessions weekly.
Effective communicator; assertive when necessary.
Calm under pressure and crisis.
Empathetic/able to relate to individuals with drug/alcohol addictions.
Continuous demonstration of behaviors aligned with a posture of servant leadership and our cultural values.
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the organization.
This job operates in a residential treatment facility and Outpatient Clinic setting.
This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, photocopiers, and smartphones.
The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
This position would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stoop as necessary, and perform work at a computer for extended periods.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
This is a full-time position; the schedule includes weekend and on-call rotational work.
This position has flexible work settings, i.e., from off-site location or utilization of a mobile office.
Travel to Sheridan and Riverton locations is expected.
Required Education, Experience, or Eligibility Qualifications:
Ph.D. or Master's degree in Counseling or Clinical Social Work from a Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs. (CACREP), Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) or Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited program in counseling.
Fully licensed as an LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or LAT through the Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board, or eligible for licensure if current licensure is out-of-state.
Meet qualifications required for a substance abuse professional, Clinician, or assistant by the State of Wyoming's Division of Behavioral Health Standards for the Operation of Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Programs.
Proficient in the use of computer software programs including but not limited to Microsoft Suite and desktop publishing.
Exceptional and demonstrated time management skills to stay organized and meet tight deadlines.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Five years of post-licensure clinical experience, with some of this experience directly related to serving persons with addiction disorders: alcohol, drugs, gambling.
VOA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA).