Title: Counselor I
Rate of Pay: $17.46+ hourly
Department: Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital
This position functions within the hospital Social Services Department to provide counseling and education to inpatient and outpatient clients experiencing challenges with alcohol or substance abuse.
Baseline Qualification Requirements:
*High school diploma or equivalent.
*Two years full time substance abuse work experience.
*A Bachelor of Arts or Science may be substituted for one of the two years of experience if accepted by the Alaska Certification Board.
*Training-A minimum of 240 approved contact-training hours addressing knowledge and skills list in the counselor competency (OR) a combination of trainings and educational credits addressing the counselor competency requirement which can be evaluated for approval by the state commission.
*Two years full time work experience with increasingly specialized experience in chemical dependency treatment. *100 hours of Supervised Practicum.
*Current Chemical Dependency Counselor I certification by the State of Alaska or in a state, which has reciprocity with Alaska. This certification requires specialized training and experience in chemical dependency.
*Must be 21 years of age.
*Valid State of Alaska Driver’s License or can be obtained within 6 months of hire.
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