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ACT Service Coordinator

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A career with Johnson County Government is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to serve a diverse and expanding community in meaningful ways. We challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other. Committed to our shared values, we provide excellent public service, seeking always to improve ourselves and our organization. We offer wonderful benefits, retirement plans, wellness incentives, a great organizational culture, and much more! If you’re searching for something more than just a job, something akin to a calling, then consider the challenge and opportunity of being a member of Johnson County Government! 


Johnson County Mental Health is hiring a qualified candidate to fill the position of Full-Time ACT Licensed Addiction Counselor (Service Coordinator I).  This position is responsible for a variety of functions to help support this 24 hour a day program for adolescents.  Job functions include administrative functions, facilitating groups, unit maintenance, and client monitoring.  The successful candidate will be required to complete substance abuse assessments and enter the information into the electronic medical record or other related systems.  The work schedule for this position may vary depending on need.  This position is eligible for a shift differential specific to overnight hours($1.50/hr.), weekend hours ($0.75/hr.), and evening hours ($0.75/hr.).  Position will remain open until filled. 


Job duties 

    Interviews individuals and compiles information regarding background and applicable circumstances to identify needs and/or determine service eligibility; conducts group meetings; interprets and communicates relevant information to individuals, families, and other stakeholders.

    Develops plans to address the needs of individuals with substance abuse disorders; networks with other community agencies to research and recommend resources and options to address individual needs; consults and collaborates with other providers in the development and review of plans; participates in meetings related to client care coordination.

    Provides a variety of services for individuals with routine, brief, and/or less complex needs; ensures services provided are consistent with individual plans; assists individuals to identify strategies or treatment options; initiates and attends individual and/ or group meetings; provides or assists with educational and psychosocial groups; evaluates and counsels individuals who have addiction disorders; provides transportation of individuals according to the needs identified in plans.

    Completes and submits documentation regarding services provided; evaluates and documents individuals' progress according to measurable goals.

    Provides, assists with, or coaches individuals on personal care needs with limited supervision; provides crisis interventions, including physical intervention and restraint to ensure the safety of individuals; monitors and/or administers medication as prescribed; monitors and documents mental and physical condition of individuals.


Job Requirements

Kansas license as an Addiction Counselor and educational background to meet licensure requirements are required. Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record is preferred.

Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field and one year of related work experience are preferred.

 

Experience may be substituted for degree.

 

Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions.  Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency.

 

Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions:

All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments/agencies in a declared emergency situation.


Additional Info

Job Type : Full-time

Salary Range : $47,278 - $63,960 annually

Work location : In person

Do you accept applicants under the age of 18? : No

Residency requirement : No

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