Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC/CI)

Job Number: 20-328-11299

Why join us: Integral Care helps people build health and well-being so everyone has the foundation to reach their full potential.  By joining our team, you'll find rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we can help improve the quality of life for the people we serve. Imagine your career at Integral Care!

Employee Benefits:

  • Health/Dental/Vision insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Generous vacation/sick leave

  • 403(b) and 401(a) retirement account

  • And much more!

Job Summary: The Case Worker - Substance Use is responsible for ensuring the provision of recovery-focused, person-centered care with a trauma-informed perspective. This position operates in a dynamic environment, and performs case management, assessment, and/or service coordination work based on the program's guidelines. The Case Worker - Substance Abuse duties may include and are not limited to providing continuity of care services, linking consumers and families to all needed resources, and coordinating, monitoring, and updating services and consumer goals. Providing necessary skills training, assisting in crisis prevention, and/or providing community outreach are additional roles. As a team member of programs in substance use services, the Caseworker - Substance Use coordinates clinical and substance use treatment tools to address client's needs, utilizing assessment, multidisciplinary coordination, and efficient, clinically appropriate utilization of agency resources. The position requires extensive knowledge of substance use disorders and working knowledge of treatment techniques that are effective with chemically dependent clients, especially those who have a history of abusing opiates, as well as a working knowledge of methadone/buprenorphine treatment.  A working knowledge of infectious diseases such as Hepatitis, HIV, STD and other infectious diseases is required.

This position follows identified strategies for achievement of unit performance measures and ensures the highest quality of care while effectively utilizing resources.

This position may carry an individual caseload.  On-call responsibilities may be required dependent upon unit protocols.

This position may have additional duties associated with providing bilingual communication services and requires the completion of a language competency test.

Education:

Required:

  • Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree with a major specialization in Human/Behavioral/Social Services or related field. 

License: 

Required:

  • Current and valid Texas driver's license and a clean driving record. 
  • LCDC or LCDC-CI.  Must maintain licensure throughout employment and adhere to professional values and ethics

Experience:

Preferred:

  • 1-2 years direct client care experience in mental health and/or substance use services
  • Bilingual candidates 

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm hours may vary. 

Salary:  $37,140 - $42,511 annually based on education and experience. 

Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.

For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages:  Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)

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