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Hiring Now PT Substance Abuse Counselor

Company: MTC
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Weare looking for a part time (34 hours aweek!) substance abuse counselor. We offer 2 weekspaid vacation and 2 weeks paid sick time.Flexibleschedule between 7am and 7pm, Monday thru Friday.No nights! Noweekends!Free Medical, dental, andvision for the employeePositionSummary:Responsible for the implementation and maintenance ofan effective trainee employee assistance program (TEAP) withemphasis placed on substance abuse awareness, prevention, stafftraining and networking with community resources, in compliancewith government and managementdirectives.EssentialFunctions: Participate in career preparation period and beresponsible for the explanation of the zero tolerance drug policyto all new students during their first 48 hours on center. Conduct an initialassessment on students who test positive for drug use on entry;develop and implement a reasonable plan of assistance towardcompliance with the zero tolerance drug policy, includingindividual or group counseling and referral to the center mentalhealth consultant asappropriate. Maintain thorough documentation of notification(s),reasonable assistance and final disposition of all biochemicaltesting results. Establish on center group counseling services forstudents who want assistance in staying alcohol/drugfree. Provide counseling, asstipulated by the behavior review panel, for students who violaterules regarding alcohol or inhalantuse. Provide training tostaff in the recognition and follow up of signs and symptoms ofalcohol, drug and inhalantuse. Network with all centerstaff to support zero tolerance activities; assist recreationdepartment staff to develop leisure time activities that reinforcean alcohol and drug freelifestyle. Develop linkages with community resources for TEAPservices. It isexpected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assignedwithin his/her capabilities as determined bymanagement. Education and ExperienceRequirements: Must have active,unrestricted substance abuse license orcertification that meets the minimum state licensingor certification requirements to practice in the state of Kansas.Excellent written and verbal communication skills and computerproficiency also required. Valid driver's license with anacceptable driving record.#ZR#Talent$22.12/hour

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