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Residential Specialist- Per Diem
ARLINGTON VA 22204
Category: Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-86752637

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Phoenix House

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  Job posted:   Thu Mar 22, 2018
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Residential Specialist- Per Diem

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person--and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As 'One Phoenix House' we believe in having fun along the way - embracing 'progress not perfection' as our journey continues.

We are currently seeking Residential Specialists to be responsible for monitoring the smooth operation of the house through supervision of a Residential Community Structure. Responsibilities include monitoring therapeutic milieu and client activities, responding to client's crises and emergencies as needed, transport clients to outside activities, night AA meetings and appointments as needed. This position assures a safe and drug free environment and provides Life Skills and 12 Step Education.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

oHigh School diploma or equivalent

oCertification as a substance abuse counselor (CSAC-A, CAC, CSAC) required

EXPERIENCE:

oMinimum one (1) year experience working in a substance abuse treatment setting preferred

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

oKnowledge of chemical addiction treatment and of 12 Step recovery process preferred

oCertified in First Aid and CPR, Medication Management a plus

oBilingual (Spanish/English) a plus

TO APPLY:

Please send your resume and employment application to PHMAjobs@phoenixhouse.org with "Residential Specialist-PRN" in the Subject

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