Job Description

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:

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.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:
B.A. in Behavioral Sciences.
Work Experience (Years and Area):
Five (5) years experience as an LCDC. Knowledge of 12 step Programs, and three (3) years counseling
HIV+ persons preferred.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract); Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking);
Writing /Composing; Correspondence / Reports
Other Skills:
Analytical; Medical Terms; P.C.
Advanced Education:
Advance Training (Specialty): Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC)
Bachelor's Degree (Major): Behavioral Sciences
Work Schedule:
Holidays; Overtime
Other Requirements:
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC)

Application Instructions

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