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


Nurses – Methadone Clinic (Full & Part-Time Positions Available)

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. Part-time Positions: Weekends 5:30 am - 10:30 am, with some weekday availability (same hours); Full-time Positions: Monday - Friday, 5:00 am - 1:00 pm.

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


PROGRAM DIRECTOR - METHADONE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM

Looking for a full-time Program Director to oversee a Methadone Maintenance Program.  Must be available Monday – Friday, 6:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Program Director Education

Required: Master’s degree AND Qualified Health Professional (QHP) Status, as defined by New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) regulation.

Program Director Experience

Substance use treatment experience required, AND at least two years of full-time clinical supervision experience in the last five years.

Program Director Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for all aspects of Northpointe Council Inc.’s Methadone Maintenance Program including but not limited to staffing, scheduling, utilization review, clinic management, staff training, community relations, along with ensuring that the program is operating in compliance with OASAS, DOH, DEA, CARF, County and other regulatory requirements.

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

Resume and salary requirements to:
employment@northpointecouncil.org


PREVENTION SPECIALIST

Looking for a full-time (35 hours/week) Prevention Specialist to provide community and school-based prevention education to children, adolescents, and adults throughout Niagara County. Seeking candidates who are empathetic, motivated, and passionate about helping others. Job duties include presenting prevention education programming; designed to educate and empower youth and their families to make safe and healthy choices. Programs are evidence-based, and provide tools and support to Niagara County youth, their families, and communities. Curriculum for Kindergarten - 12th grade focuses on social-emotional learning, character education, and addresses the risk and protective factors that promote and/or inhibit healthy youth development. This position is Monday - Friday with occasional evening and weekend hours.

Education & Work Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree required in a related field (education, human services, criminal justice, social work, counseling, etc.); with a minimum of 2 years' experience working with youth. Training, presentation, and/or workshop experience is preferred.

Prevention Specialist Skills Set Includes:

Organizational skills, excellent time management, self-motivated, responsible, dependable, comfortable speaking in front of small and large groups, professional and ethical responsibilities, along with a positive “can do” approach, and willingness to travel daily throughout Niagara County.

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

Resume and salary requirements to:
employment@northpointecouncil.org

 

SECRETARY

Looking for full-time Secretaries to provide administrative support at the Methadone Clinic, First Step Center, and Niagara Falls Outpatient Clinic. 

The job duties include: greeting and directing clients and/or visitors, scheduling appointments, answering/directing calls, performing a variety of clerical duties such as filing, photocopying, receiving payments, faxing documents, type and/or revise memos, envelopes, labels, etc. and securing the office at the close of business day.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Associate’s Degree preferred; High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with two years full time paid experience as a secretary/receptionist. Computer skills in word processing are essential and medical billing knowledge is a plus. Ability to type 60 words per minute. Experience with all aspects of office computers.

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

Resume and salary requirements to:
employment@northpointecouncil.org

 

PATIENT RESOURCE SPECIALIST

Hiring a part-time Patient Resource Specialist to work at our Outpatient Clinics (located in Niagara Falls and Lockport). 

The Patient Resource Specialist job duties include: Meeting with uninsured clients to guide them as to how they will be able to get services paid; helping clients apply for Medicaid, re-certify and get backdated coverage; and designating Sliding Fee scale per established grid and income verification.

Patient Resource Specialist Required Experience/Qualifications:

Some experience with medical office billing procedures; Knowledge of government and commercial insurances plans; patient centered and empathetic with clients with substance use disorders.

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

Resume and salary requirements to:
employment@northpointecouncil.org