Assessment Therapist--F/T - Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Announcement #0159

Aletheia House is looking for an individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of individuals recovering from substance abuse.

Position Summary:
The Assessment Therapist is responsible for providing psycho-social assessments to consumers in the office and in hospitals, jails or prisons in Muscle Shoals and the Colbert County area. The Assessment Therapist works closely with the Treatment Coordinator and Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Conduct psycho-social assessments in the Colbert County area, with an emphasis on potential program participants with an opioid use disorder.
-Provide assessment counseling to potential program participants.
-Document all services in a timely complete and clinically appropriate manner.
-Submit all assessment paperwork for billing as required.
-Serve as liaison between clients and other service providers, as applicable.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Treatment Coordinator, Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with clients, participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

-Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, psychology, social work or other behavioral health area with a clinical practicum - required.
-Must be eligible to be certified as a Medicaid provider.
-Current certification and/or licensure preferred.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand, bend, and walk for moderate periods of time.

-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation. A valid Driver License is required.

Job Salary: 
$38,000 - $40,000
F/T, Exempt, Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (Monday, Wednesday and Friday), 11:00 am - 7:00 pm (Tuesday and Thursday)

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resumes to 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to the Director of Human Resources, Please insert in the subject line (ATH-0159).
The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Sun, 12/03/2017 - 5:00pm