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Employer: Sedgwick County
Job Title: Dual Diagnosis-Substance Abuse Specialist
Salary: $15.20 Hourly
Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.
Usual working days/hours: Varied schedule M-F between 7-6
Location of work: 1929 W 21st St
Provide goal-directed, medically necessary services and support to clients with severe mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders within the community. Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Essential Job Functions:
Service Provision Case Management Services • Case management using identified and accepted methods to remediate symptoms of mental illness, address substance use and work toward sobriety, and/or improve emotional and functional well-being. • Conduct risk assessments as needed to address safety of clients. Treatment Planning • Prepare Treatment Plan including client and family participation on cases where needed. • Collaborate in review, updates and progress on goals with Treatment Plan coordinator or other members of the treatment team. • Meet with client to complete strengths assessment, discuss treatment goals and available services. Documentation • Complete progress notes in accordance with COMCARE guidelines which meet requirements for medical necessity, goal-directed treatment and client response to treatment within prescribed timelines. • Complete Notes for Record, Precautions statements and authorizations for release of records as required and/or recommended. • Enters no show and cancellations for accuracy and completeness of medical record. • Enter AIMS data as needed. General Administrative Duties • Participate in multidisciplinary or peer team meetings to improve treatment and develop intervention strategies as needed. • Attend staff meetings and individual/group supervision • Travel to and from sites in personal transportation. • Identify and attend continuing education/training to enhance or expand practice and implement best practices related to the employee s area of practice within COMCARE. • Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Bachelor’s degree or be equivalently qualified by work experience or a combination of work experience in the human services field and education, with one year of experience substituting for one year of education. If no degree is present applicant may substitute each one year of experience for one year of education. Prefer experience with individuals experiencing serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders. Must have a valid Kansas Driver’s license and current proof of automobile insurance. Must be able to safely operate a motor vehicle and meet driver qualification standards as set forth in Sedgwick County’s Fleet Vehicle Operation and Usage policy. Meet the specifications as outlined in the CMHC licensing standards and pass KBI, DCF child abuse check, adult abuse registry, and motor vehicle screens. Must complete orientations provided by Sedgwick County and COMCARE.
• Background checks including but not limited to KBI and DCF adult and child abuse registry. • Driver's License Check • Pre-Employment Drug Screen
• Computer • Complex Electronic Medical Record (EMR) • General office equipment • Personal cell phone
• Office in a team setting and community settings including client's homes, workplace, school, and other agencies.
*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*
*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*
It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.
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