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AOD Clinician/Counselor - Phoenix House California - Palm Springs, CA - Drug and Alcohol Counseling

Date Posted: Nov 15, 2021

Job Description

Urgently hiring

Job details

$30 - $33 an hour
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Health insurance
Dental insurance
Flexible spending account
Tuition reimbursement
Paid time off
Parental leave
Employee assistance program
Vision insurance
Employee discount
Professional development assistance
Life insurance
Referral program
Retirement plan

Full Job Description

Reporting to the Supervising Counselor, the AOD Counselor is responsible for delivering programming services to the participants by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDTP).

  • Deliver programming services to the participants;
  • Conduct group and/or individual sessions by utilizing motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and other therapeutic processes;
  • Evaluate and document the progress of particpants assigned to their groups;
  • Develop treatment plans with participants that is collaborative, individualized, and responsive to all parties changing needs.
  • Document treatment outcome using acceptable methods and tools;
  • Maintain accurate, timely, and confidential participant records by documenting the delivery of programming services in ARMS;
  • Engage participants daily, reinforce group rules and expectation for participations and completion;
  • Protect and maintain program participant's health, safety, welfare, and confidentiality of records and participant information.
  • Adhere to the scheduled program curriculum
  • Work collaboratively with CDCR/CCHCS and institutional staff.
  • Demonstrates ethical behavioral in order to maintain professional standards and adhering to professional, certification or license, organizational, and CDCR requirements..
  • Maintain appropriate and professional boundaries between staff and all participants.
  • Attends and actively participates in all required staff training sessions in accordance with Phoenix House, state licensing requirements, and CDCR requirements and completes all training on time
  • Attends and participates in program and all staff meetings
  • Adheres to and promotes the Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values while acting as a role model for others
  • Understand and appropriately apply Phoenix House policies and procedure, and adhere to agency-wide practices and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned

The minimum qualifications for the AOD Counselor classifications are as follows:
Journey Clinician
A Journey Clinician must meet one (1) of the following minimum requirements:

  • A Master's Degree in a social service-related field and registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences


  • Demonstrated commitment and adherence to Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values: I CARE For? Integrity, Collaboration Appreciation, Respect, Excellence, and Forward-Thinking
  • Proficiency in MS Office systems
  • Ability to utilize an electronic healthcare record
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Communicate effectively with others both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Ability to establish and consistently enforce appropriate boundaries with patients
  • Ability to model positive behavior and demeanor
  • Understanding of addiction, co-occurring models, and treatment modalities
  • Understanding of patient development and family systems
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to be flexible; problem solver, self-directed; customer service-oriented, and collaborative
  • Skills and ability to engage and develop a rapport with patients and families of various backgrounds
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred'

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.00 - $33.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Psychiatry


  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
PHCA requires all staff to be fully vaccinated and show proof of vaccination. Medical and religious exemptions are available for those who qualify. Staff with exemption must follow additional safety protocols, including weekly testing and wearing a mask.

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location

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