Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion and community! Paradise Valley Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.
Paradise Valley Hospital is the South Bay’s oldest hospital, the second oldest hospital in all of San Diego County, and the largest employer in National City. For more than 100 years, Paradise Valley Hospital has served San Diego faithfully, proud of our heritage and providing numerous programs and services to meet the changing needs of our community. Our 291-bed, acute care hospital features the San Diego Spine & Joint Center, a highly credentialed acute rehabilitation center, our Paradise Health & Senior Center, a fully equipped and modern cardiac catheterization lab, and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient surgical services, and 24-hour emergency services.
In addition to our healthcare services, we offer comprehensive behavioral health services on the hospital campus and Bayview campus in Chula Vista. Services include psychiatric continuum of care for adult patients, inpatient services, and intensive outpatient services. Learn more at https://www.paradisevalleyhospital.net/.
Participates in the coordination and implementation of the hospital Chemical Dependency Program, and to provide direct services to patients and their families. Performs treatment coordination duties for assigned patients in the Program. Responsibilities include regular liaison with members of the treatment team, discharge planning and aftercare follow-up and marketing with community agencies and professionals. The Chemical Dependency Counselor will document clinical assessments and treatment plans for assigned patients and participate in the Performance Improvement Program pursuant to specifications of monitoring devices.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
1. AA/BA degree with Chemical Dependency experience preferred.
2. Certification with State or National CADAC Board preferred.
3. Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience in psychiatric, chemical dependency or residential treatment facility preferred.
4. Experience in counseling chemically dependent adults and their family members and/or significant others.
5. Working knowledge of the 12-Step Program.
6. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
7. Behavioral Violence Prevention within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.
Paradise Valley Hospital offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that provides employees the flexibility to tailor benefits according to their individual needs. Our Total Rewards package includes, but is not limited to, paid time off, a 401K retirement plan, medical, dental, and vision coverage, tuition reimbursement, and many more voluntary benefit options. A reasonable compensation estimate for this role, which includes estimated wages, benefits, and other forms of compensation, is $17.95 to $25.24. The exact starting compensation to be offered will be determined at the time of selecting an applicant for hire, in which a wide range of factors will be considered, including but not limited to, skillset, years of applicable experience, education, credentials and licensure.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf