Coming Soon March 2022

Substance Use Disorder Professional

Jamestown Healing Clinic (JHC) is accepting applications for a full-time Substance Use Disorder Professional to join our growing team!

The Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP) will work as part of a team for an integrated care clinic that combines primary care, dental, behavioral health, and opiate use disorder treatment. SUDP will facilitate individual, family, and group counseling for patients participating in the Opioid Treatment Program (OTP).

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe has implemented COVID-19 safety measures to ensure the health and well-being of our employees, patients, Tribe, and vulnerable citizens of our community, which includes required masking regardless of vaccination status. All healthcare staff are required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination prior to starting their first day of employment.

About Jamestown Healing Clinic

The Jamestown Healing Clinic (JHC) is a new integrated care clinic that will be opening Spring 2022. JHC will provide comprehensive patient care including an opioid treatment program, primary care, dental, substance abuse disorder counseling, and behavioral health. We believe a holistic service delivery approach is most effective at providing sustained recovery for those struggling with addiction. That’s why in addition to offering substance abuse disorder treatment, we will also be offering a robust group of wrap-around services to best address the total needs of our patient population, such as child-watch, transportation and individualized care coordination. Learn more about our healing clinic at: https://jamestownhealingcampus.org/

As a SUD Professional, you will:
  • Provide direct counseling and case management services to assigned patients consisting of individual, group, family; and educational services, including assessment, counseling, and aftercare services
  • Serve as a mediator between patients, relatives, medical staff, and outside agencies
  • Prepare patient progress reports and completion notices and provide to all interfacing agencies to include courts, probation departments, and referral sources as appropriate
  • Ensure compliance and implementation of all JHC policies and treatment procedures; maintain patient confidentiality
  • Effectively orient patients to the facility; provide patients with program guidelines, compliance information including patient rights, grievances, policies, and procedures
  • Identify and respond to crises that may negatively impact treatment and, where possible, uses the negative events to enhance treatment efforts
  • Lead discussions and present lectures and films for group sessions
  • Maintain professional standards and follow the treatment policies established by the JHC, federal, state, and local regulations; maintain professional boundaries with patients and staff
  • Conduct follow-up assessments on treatment programs designed for and undertaken by each patient
  • Coordinate with JHC staff of outside agencies and organizations to expedite treatment for each patient
  • Maintain accurate and current recordkeeping for each patient in accordance with the established electronic records system and all agency procedures and protocols (assessments, treatment plans, treatment procedures, and discharge summaries, etc.)
  • Prepare patient progress reports and completion notices and provide to all interfacing agencies to include courts, probation departments, and referral resources as appropriate
  • Participate in community educational programs on substance use disorder for the public, professional, and industrial groups
  • Maintain all requirements to ensure that SUDP licensure/certification remains current and in good standing
What are the Required Qualifications for this position?
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Certified as a Substance Use Disorder Professional in good standing with the State of Washington
  • Two (2) years of experience working in a clinical setting
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders
  • Ability to work in a cross-culture environment, understands the social and cultural context of the patients at the JHC. Understands the role of trauma, historical, community, family, and personal experience in wellness and recovery
  • Understands and adheres to state (RCW, WAC) and federal confidentiality regulations (42 CFR part 2). Applicants must always conduct self ethically and professionally
  • Effective communication; written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution
  • Experience using Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Local, State, and Federal Laws and Regulations
  • CPR/First Aid Certification or ability to complete employer provided training upon
  • Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background investigation
  • Uphold all current vaccine requirements for employment
  • Ability to travel locally and regionally as assigned
  • Valid Washington State Drivers License
What are the Preferred Qualifications for this position?
  • Associates Degree
  • Knowledge of office administrative operations, including personnel management and compliance
  • Excellent organization skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Effective time management, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate initiative, work independently with little supervision
  • American Indian/Alaska Native preferences apply