CDC Counselor-Correctional Health (10k retention bonus)
At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Skills / Requirements
Job Summary - CORRECTIONAL HEALTH
Responsible for assessment, development and implementation of an intervention plan for persons with chemical dependency. Coordinates referrals to community resources and provides consultation to treatment team
Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Sciences
License & Certification: Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC)
Three (3) Years Work Experience in counseling incarcerated persons preferred
Five (5) Years Work Experience as an LCDC. Knowledge of 12 Step Programs
Language Skills: Bilingual; Spanish/English desirable
Above Average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking)
Proficiencies: MS Word, P.C.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Medical Terminology, Research
Work Schedule: Flexible, Travel