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Job opening: Substance Abuse Counselor

Salary: $74 642 - 97 034 per year
Published at: May 15 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: The Substance Abuse Counselor position is located with Behavioral Health, Mental Health Services at the 60tth Medical Group, Travis Air Force Base. Preferred Substance Use Disorder Certification (SUD) or Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP)

Duties

Recognize issues that are beyond the counselor's base of knowledge and/or skill. Determine patient's eligibility for admission or referral. Determine patient's appropriateness for admission or referral. Evaluate psychological, social, and physiological signs of alcohol and drug abuse. Utilize relevant information from written documents for patient care. Chart pertinent ongoing information pertaining to the patient. Prepare reports and relevant records integrating available information to facilitate the continuum of care.

Requirements

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • This position may require to be certified as an alcohol and drug abuse counselor and/or licensed as one in the state of California
  • TDY up to 5%

Qualifications

Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Basic Requirement for Substance Abuse Counselor: Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in behavioral or social science, or related disciplines appropriate to the position, such as social work, psychology, or substance abuse. OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience that provided the applicant with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. OR Experience: Four years of appropriate experience that demonstrated that the applicant has acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes assisting healthcare providers with behavioral health treatment options for patients such as assisting with conducting interviews with patients to evaluate for substance abuse or other behavioral health disorders; assisting with maintaining patient treatment plan records to track patient's treatment progress; and assisting with the development of treatment plans to address psychosocial needs of patients. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07). OR Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: social work, psychology, or substance abuse. OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Education & TrainingPlanning and EvaluatingTherapy and Counseling

Education

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

Contacts

  • Address JT-DHA-DD83BK DHA SACRAMENTO MKT-TRAVIS AFB DO NOT MAIL Travis AFB, CA 94535 US
  • Name: Army Applicant Help Desk

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