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Residential Counselor Assistant (PRN/Part-Time)

Department: Residential
Location: Lorain, OH

The LCADA Way is currently recruiting for PRN/part-time Counselor Assistant / Residential Monitor positions to work at our Women's Residential facility.  Join our team of dedicated professionals providing Leadership, Compassion, Awareness, Dedication & Advocacy to the communities we serve.

Summary:

The Counselor Assistant / Residential Monitor is responsible for monitoring and overseeing the daily activities of all residential clients and for facilitating program schedules and house processes. The Residential Monitor is also responsible to provide childcare coverage for the Children’s Program as needed.

Essential Functions:

Supervises and assesses residents’ activities and performance during shift. Reports any emergency situations to the Residential Coordinator.  Maintains daily records of activities, progress notes, and records problems in behavior, Maintains log of client activities.  Reports on general condition with the residential facility on hourly basis.  Facilitates program schedules and all house processes during shift. Ensures clients’ compliance with self-administered medication protocols.  Completion of all CQI data collection and implementation of all CQI corrective actions as assigned. Monthly participation in Utilization Review and Peer Review programs. Other duties as assigned.                                                                        

General Requirements:

Must adhere to the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board’s Chemical Dependency Code of Ethics, demonstrate an understanding of addiction as an illness, and have three years of treatment or recovery experience.  Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Must have the ability to effectively work with Agency employees, outside contacts, and a diverse client population.

Educational Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent required.  Associate Degree or substantial progress towards Associate Degree with emphasis on Addictions Treatment and Prevention or equivalent preferred.

Certification Requirements:

Residential Monitor – CDCA eligible required and must obtain CDCA within 90 days of employment. 

Counselor Assistant – CDCA required.

Amount of Travel: Minimal, mostly confined to local travel.

Hours:  Part-time, PRN.  Hours may vary, some weekends and evenings required.

Salary Range:  Salary commensurate with licensure and experience.  Shift differential available for 2nd and 3rd shifts.

Equal Opportunity Employer.  Drug Free Workplace.

ABOUT THE LCADA WAY

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As a leader in recovery solutions since 1981, The LCADA Way is a private, non-profit organization delivering innovative, outcome-driven programs with an individualized approach to addiction and mental health treatment, education, prevention and recovery support services for residents in Lorain and Medina counties and surrounding areas. Our unique approach centered around Leadership, Compassion, Awareness, Dedication & Advocacy is tailored to be gender and culturally appropriate based on individual client needs.

We are committed to:

Empathy & Respect. We approach each individual in our program with compassion, care and understanding. This foundation of empathy and respect is at the heart of everything we do.

Innovation & Results. Success is vital to our mission and to the people we serve. Every day we bring new ideas, energy and knowledge to strengthen our program and organization so that we continually make a difference in the communities we serve.

Family & Community. Central to The LCADA Way is the belief in family and community. Every individual touches and is touched by the people around us. These relationships strengthen and enhance our lives every day.

Proven Results. Healthy Lives. It's simple. Our programs work. We guide our clients through a process of recovery and create more healthy lives for themselves and their families

Support. Education. Recovery. Our comprehensive, results-oriented programming focuses on the individual and strengthens families and communities.

Leading the way. We are leaders in our field. You can trust our results that tomorrow can hold the promise of a better future.

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