substance use disorder counselor (full-time)

Counselors provide individual and group therapy to individuals coping with substance use disorders. Must be available to work two (2) evening shifts (12:30 pm - 8:30 pm) each week.

Substance Use Disorder Counselor Required Experience:

Prefer two (2) years paid full time experience in mental health or substance use disorders setting OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

Substance Use Disorder Counselor Educational Requirements:

Minimum Bachelor's Degree. Prefer Master's Degree (M.A. /M.S.) or equivalent in Counseling, Social Work or Rehabilitation Counseling. Prefer Qualified Health Professional (QHP) as defined by New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) regulation.

Substance Use Disorder Counselor Skills Set Includes:

Client engagement, assessment, counseling skills, treatment planning, documentation/monitoring, termination discharge, counselor dynamics, ethics and professional judgement, professional development/initiative, time management skills, attendance, safety and positive 'can do' approach.

All positions are subject to a pre-employment drug testing and complete criminal background check.

Resume and salary requirements to:
employment@northpointecouncil.org

 


Registered nurses 

Full and part-time positions available working at First Step Center, which is a 24 Bed Detox facility.  We are currently recruiting RN's including new grads.  Prior experience working with individuals facing substance use disorder is preferred.  Full time RN's work alternating weekends and part time RN's are required to work at least one shift every 2 weeks.

Registered Nurse Work Experience:

Substance use disorders experience preferred but not required.  New Grads and New Registered Nurses are encouraged to apply.

Registered Nurse Skills Set Includes:

Computer literacy (able to type >40 words-per-minute), strong assessment skills, leadership abilities, organizational skills, case management and care coordination, flexibility, interdisciplinary communication, critical thinking, triage and identification of emergent issues, milieu management, empathy for clients, internal and external customer service.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid New York State Licensure as Registered Professional Nurse.

Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (CPR) or the ability to obtain within 30 days of hire

Valid New York State Driver License

All positions are subject to a pre-employment drug testing and complete criminal background check.

Resume and salary requirements to:
employment@northpointecouncil.org


Licensed Practical NURSES 

Full and part-time positions available working at First Step Center, which is a 24 Bed Detox facility.  We are currently recruiting LPN's including new grads.  Prior experience working with individuals facing substance use disorder is preferred.  Full time LPN's work alternating weekends and part time LPN's are required to work at least one shift every 2 weeks.

Licensed Practical Nurse Work Experience:

Substance use disorders experience preferred but not required.  New Grads and New Licensed Practical Nurses are encouraged to apply.

Licensed Practical Nurse Skills Set Includes:

Computer literacy (able to type >40 words-per-minute), strong assessment skills, leadership abilities, organizational skills, case management and care coordination, flexibility, interdisciplinary communication, critical thinking, triage and identification of emergent issues, milieu management, empathy for clients, internal and external customer service.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid New York State Licensure as Licensed Practical Nurse.

Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (CPR) or the ability to obtain within 30 days of hire

Valid New York State Driver License

All positions are subject to a pre-employment drug testing and complete criminal background check.

Resume and salary requirements to:
employment@northpointecouncil.org


COOK (Part-Time) 

Part-time Cook position available working at First Step Center, which is a 24 Bed Detox facility. This position requires Saturday and Sunday hours every week. 

The job duties include: preparing and cooking family style meals for residents, planning and implementing nutritious menus, serving meals, maintaining a clean and safe work space, and other duties as assigned. This position would require direct contact with clients in this facility.

Cook - Education and Experience Requirements:

Associates degree (A.A.) in Culinary Arts or equivalent from two year college or technical school or equivalent combination of education and experience which emphasizes institutional cooking and nutrition.

All positions are subject to a pre-employment drug testing and complete criminal background check.

Resume and salary requirements to:
employment@northpointecouncil.org


FORENSIC SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER COUNSELOR (FULL-TIME)

Counselors provide assessments and group therapy to individuals coping with chemical dependency. Must be available to work between 9:00am-5:00pm Monday through Friday each week.

Forensic Substance Use Disorder Counselor Required Experience:

Prefer:

-Two (2) years paid full time experience in mental health or substance use disorders setting OR

-Experience within a forensic counseling setting OR

-Equivalent combination of education and experience.

Forensic Substance Use Disorder Counselor Educational Requirements:

REQUIRES Qualified Health Professional (QHP)/QHP eligible status as defined by New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) regulation.

Forensic Substance Use Disorder Counselor Skills Set Includes:

Client engagement, assessment, counseling skills, documentation/monitoring, termination discharge, counselor dynamics, ethics and professional judgement, professional development/initiative, time management skills, attendance, safety, and positive 'can do' approach.

All positions are subject to a pre-employment drug testing and complete criminal background check.

Resume and salary requirements to:
employment@northpointecouncil.org


Nurses – Methadone Clinic (Part-Time)

Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses needed for our Methadone Clinic, providing clinical treatment to clients. We are currently recruiting LPN's and RN's including new grads. Prior experience working with individuals facing substance use disorder is preferred. Weekends 5:30 am - 10:30 am, with some weekday availability (same hours).

Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse Required Experience:

Substance use disorders experience preferred.

Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse Skills Set Includes:

Organizational skills, stress management, kind and compassionate, flexible, excellent communication skills, dedication and patience, detail-oriented, critical thinking, alert and observant, responsible and ethical, physical and mental endurance, judgement and decision making.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid New York State Licensure as Registered Professional Nurse or Licensed Practical Nursing

Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (CPR) or the ability to obtain within 30 days of hire

Valid New York State Driver License

All positions are subject to a pre-employment drug testing and complete criminal background check.

Resume and salary requirements to:
employment@northpointecouncil.org

 

Nursing Supervisor (Full-time)

Looking for a Nursing Supervisor to oversee LPN's and RN’s at First Step Center, our 24 hour residential detox center. 

Nursing Supervisor Education and/or Experience:

Required: RN with supervisory experience; substance use experience preferred.

Nursing Supervisor Skills Set Includes:

Organizational skills, stress management, kind and compassionate, flexible, excellent communication skills, dedication and patience, detail-oriented, critical thinking, alert and observant, responsible and ethical, physical and mental endurance, judgement and decision making.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid New York State Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse.

Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (CPR) or the ability to obtain within 30 days of hire

Valid New York State Driver License

All positions are subject to a pre-employment drug testing and complete criminal background check.

Resume and salary requirements to:
employment@northpointecouncil.org