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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/18/21

Applications Due11/03/21

Vacancy ID92951

AgencyAddiction Services and Supports, Office of

TitleAddictions Counselor Assistant (Richard C. Ward Addiction Treatment Center)

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $20.09 to $20.09 Hourly

Employment Type Per Diem

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Hours will vary. As needed for all shifts.<br />

Hours Per Week 19

Workday

From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address Richard C. Ward Addiction Treatment Center

117 Seneca Avenue, Building 92, Suite #12/16

City Middletown

StateNY

Zip Code10940

Minimum Qualifications An Associate’s degree with a specialization in Alcoholism, Substance Abuse or Chemical Dependency OR one year of full time employment in a field requiring the application of communication skills and one year of experience in a direct treatment capacity working in an addictions treatment setting.

Substitutions: 30 college credits in a human services field may be substituted for the one year of communication experience; 10 college credits in specific alcoholism, substance abuse or chemical dependency courses may be substituted for the one year of specialized experience; 150 clock hours of relevant addictions for CASAC credential eligibility may be substituted for the one year of specialized experience.

Richard C. Ward ATC is a Tobacco-Free Facility

Duties Description The Addictions Counselor Assistant serves as a member of the facility’s multidisciplinary treatment team and works under the supervision of a qualified health professional (QHP). Specific duties include:
• Supervise clients and insure building safety and security
• Counseling and crisis intervention education
• Conduct and lead fire and emergency drills
• Prepare shift report documentation
• Conduct and supervise recreational activities as needed
• Conduct hourly rounds and document observations
• Transport patients in state issued van as needed
• Incumbent will be required to work overtime shifts periodically as needed
• May be assigned other tasks to meet facility needs.

Additional Comments Background Investigation Requirements:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC) that includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Melissa Fisher, Human Resources Specialist 2

Telephone 5184572963

Fax (518) 457-4880

Email Address Melissa.Fisher@oasas.ny.gov

Address

Street 1450 Western Avenue

4th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12203

 

Notes on ApplyingIf interested, please email resume to Melissa.Fisher@oasas.ny.gov and reference the position you are applying to.

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