Chemical Dependency Tech - Part Time Evenings/Nights - Grand Island/St. Francis

Requisition ID
2021-154777
Employment Type
Part Time
Department
Behavioral Health
Hours / Pay Period
50
Shift
Evening
Standard Hours
4:30p or 6p start. Every other weekend - Rotating holidays
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Health Saint Francis Medical Center
Location
NE-GRAND ISLAND

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Lauren Story - Nebraska

 

Base rate plus eligible for benefits

 

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  1. Evaluates and assess the bio-psycho-social needs of patients.

 

  1. Assists in determining the most appropriate level of care for the patient.

 

  1. Responds to client requests for information/support in a timely manner.

 

  1. Develops comprehensive treatment plans when indicated and in accordance with Alegent Health Psychiatric Associates policy and procedures.

 

  1. Demonstrates appropriate referral practices and documents the same, including referrals to treating physicians for Axis III diagnosis.

 

  1. Provides progress notes, treatment plan updates and discharge summaries in accordance with charting procedures.

 

  1. Documentation reflects progress toward goals as established in the treatment plan.

 

  1. Conducts therapy sessions utilizing appropriate intervention strategies in the most appropriate modality (individual, couple, family and group therapy and didactic teaching).

 

  1. Provides case management intervention as needed.

 

  1. When indicated identifies and refers patients with co-morbid mental health disorders to appropriate clinicians for reassessment and treatment.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Basic knowledge of AA and NA programs

 

Education/Licensure: 

High School Diploma or GED required

Current Med Aide Certificate with the state of Nebraska - helpful but not required.  Needs to be able to obtain within 6 months

                                            

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities   Must have good interpersonal  Skills to be able to de-escalate potential tense situations.  Be able to listen with out judgement.  Assist clients with daily treatment programing   Perform basic lifesuppor/first aide if necessary. 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

 

Knowledge of the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual criteria and appropriate treatment planning for the various Chemical Dependency categories.  Ability to determine the most appropriate level of care and triage patients accordingly.  Basic knowledge of managed care and employee assistance service requirements.  Ability to process and complete charting tasks in a timely manner.  Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to manage and prioritize a wide variety of tasks.  Ability to constructively problem solve and resolve conflicts effectively. Demonstrates personal traits of a high level of motivation, team orientation, professionalism, trust, integrity and places a high value on treating others with dignity and respect.

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