LifeLong Medical Care

  • AOD Counselor - On-Call

    Job Locations US-CA-Oakland
    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/4/2018 5:45 PM)
    ID
    2018-1866
  • Overview

    Supporting Community Healthcare is a rewarding role. LifeLong Medical Care is looking for an On-Call AOD Counselor for our East Bay Community Recovery Project (EBCRP). The Residential On-Call AOD Counselor is responsible for the monitoring of women and their child (ren), during the day, evening, overnight and weekend hours in our Project Pride residential treatment program for women and children. The On-Call AOD Counselor will report directly to the Program Director.

     

    LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative healthcare and social services to a wonderfully diverse patient community. Our patient-centered health home is a dynamic place to work, practice, and grow. We have 16 primary care health centers and deliver integrated services including psychosocial, referrals, chronic disease management, dental, health education, home visits, and much, much more. LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensure the established structure is followed during shift.
    • Responsible for securing the facility and monitoring building access.
    • Participate in training and staff meetings as directed.
    • Professional conduct and professional code of ethics is required to ensure residents’ confidentiality.
    • Document appropriately in the staff log recording significant incidents and activities.
    • Participate in Shift Change Meetings.
    • Contact the appropriate Project Pride staff in case of emergency, as well as any help as needed, e.g. law enforcement, fire and medical response.
    • Assist in the maintenance and up-keep of the facility.
    • Facilitate, observe, and document resident administering their own or their child’s medication as prescribed by their physicians per agency policies and procedures.
    • Ability to work with a respectful and welcoming attitude of women who have substance use, mental health, or criminal justice issues.
    • Ability to observe the collection UA samples provided by a resident in a respectful manner using the guidelines provided.
    • Conduct facility checks during shift, (i.e., walk through and securing of the facility, and perform room checks as indicated.
    • Follow policies and procedures of both EBCRP Agency and Project Pride
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Certified or Registered AOD Counselor with one of the two certifying organizations in California.
    • A minimum of two years preferred as a facility monitor in a residential setting.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, reliable, committed and flexible to cover additional shifts as needed.
    • Ability to relate to clients in a welcoming, warm and empathetic manner
    • Good writing and computer skills.
    • TB test and health screen required
    • CPR/First Aid certificate required
    • Pre-employment drug screen and background clearance required
    • Qualified to drive agency vehicle
    • Professional demeanor
    • Sensitivity to cultural, social, ethnic and gender issues

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