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Addictions Specialist

Posted on 15 April 2018 by

Falls Church, VA  

Addictions Specialist WMA - (ADDICT SPEC WMA)

Comprehensive Health Services (CHSi) supports the health and well-being of civilian and military workforce partners in austere, remote, and security challenged environments outside the continental United States. With over 40 years of experience providing a full range of medical services, Comprehensive Health Services (CHSi) medical management solutions are comprehensive, responsive, and reliable. Our unique service delivery approach, international recruiting network, and proprietary processes and systems deliver secure and compliant solutions. Through solid performances in the U.S. and its territories, and in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Africa, Comprehensive Health Services solutions are built on a foundation of field-tested best practices. The Comprehensive Health Services (CHSi) service delivery approach includes onsite health centers, a national network of highly credentialed board certified medical staff, and medical readiness teams.
Job Title: Addictions Specialist WMA
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Tysons Corner, VA 22102 US (Primary)
Education: Master's Degree

Job Description
The Addictions Specialist will provide addiction diagnostic assessment, treatment planning, case management, and individual/group counseling for clients with chemical dependency. Knowledge and expertise coupled with keen understanding of the steps of recovery will help to achieve client success. This position will report to the Program Manager.

LOCATION: Work will be performed in the Washington Metropolitan Area (WMA).

This position is notional and contingent upon contract award

Provide diagnoses, therapy, and consultation to referred individuals.
Provide initial and ongoing assessment for clients to determine diagnosis and appropriate level of care.
Provide individual, family and group counseling to engage and motivate clients throughout treatment.
Develop treatment plans that are individualized and culturally sensitive.
Evaluate community treatment centers. Assist with placing individuals in treatment. Work with treatment facilities to provide appropriate aftercare and provide individual case management.

Performs duties in a safe manner and follows the corporate safety policy.
Participates and supports safety meetings, training and goal setting.
Ensures safe operating conditions within area responsibility.
Maintains a clean and orderly work area.

Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.
May require bending, stooping and lifting as required for patient care.

Job Requirements
An MA or MS in Counseling, Social Work or Psychology is required.
Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) certification is required.
An active, unrestricted and unencumbered Virginia state license to practice social work, counseling or psychology.
Ability to be favorably credentialed according to company guidelines and policies.
TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.
2 years of experience with addictions diagnosis and therapy.
Compassionate and empathetic nature.
Extremely organized with an attention to detail.

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