Providence Health & Services Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP) Coordinator I in Kodiak, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Coordinator - ASAP (Alcohol Safety Action Program) to Providence Health & Services in the Kodiak Mental Health in Kodiak, AK.

We are seeking a Coordinator to facilitate adjudicated adults and youth with alcohol/substance abuse problems to access treatment services in Kodiak and off-island. The ASAP coordinator also monitors cases as ordered by the court. The emphasis of ASAP is on the early identification of alcohol/substance abusers and linkage to services. The Kodiak ASAP coordinator will act as the liaison between the courts and treatment agencies to assure that the appropriate information is used to identify potential clients and that the appropriate referrals for treatment are made and monitored.

In this position you will:

  • Attend all ASAP related court hearings.

  • Process routine court referrals involving all misdemeanor alcohol and drug related cases including domestic violence, mental health and anger management court orders.

  • Provide alcohol/substance abuse referrals pertaining to education/assessment for treatment as condition of probation or reinstatement of driver’s license.

  • Monitor offender’s compliance with alcohol/drug education or treatment. Provide timely notification of non-compliance to the referring authority.

  • Provide quarterly and annual aggregate statistical reports to the grantor (State of Alaska).

  • For domestic violence, mental health and anger management clients, screen, refer cases to appropriate agency for integrated assessment and monitor client progress.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Documented formal training, education, and/or work experience to satisfy requirements for Certified Substance Abuse Counselor I.

  • Must have at least a State of Alaska Level I Substance Abuse Counselor Certification or equivalent certification from another State of National Counselor Certification Agency with reciprocity in the State of Alaska.

  • Valid Alaska Driver’s License and must be insurable.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Three (3) years of experience in the behavioral health field in a State approved program.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative Support (Clinical)

Location: Alaska-Kodiak

Req ID: 141795