Job Description

SMALL TOWN, BIG, BEAUTIFUL OUTDOORS

Make yourself at home in our town, located at the edge of the Olympic National Forest in Clallam County, Washington. With a population of under 4,500 residents in the city, Forks is home to many FCH team members and patients. 

Accessible by car or bus, Forks is a scenic four-hour drive from Seattle or a five-hour drive from Portland. In town, you’ll find find a diverse population of residents working together to support one another and the local schools, small businesses, and organizations that make up our community. Just beyond the city limits, you can venture into the wilderness and explore the lush expanse of rainforest surrounding Forks or the protected Olympic Peninsula beaches.

ADVENTURE AWAITS YOU ON THE OLYMPIC PENINSULA

The area surrounding Forks is truly an outdoor paradise, ideal for a number of recreation pursuits that many of your future coworkers and neighbors enjoy. Forks Community Hospital offers flexible scheduling and grants time off requests whenever possible so our employees can get out for fishing, camping, hiking, kayaking, mountain biking and even surfing.

ABOUT THE JOB

The CD Professional is responsible for providing multifaceted alcoholism and other drug abuse services within his/her credentialed area of expertise. This encompasses detox, information and referral, counseling, court services, patient and family follow-up, community education and all related clinical records and reporting requirements. The counselor is responsible to the Chemical Dependency Program Coordinator and may supervise clinical activities of Chemical Dependency Intern staff. Clinical supervision is provided by the Chemical Dependency Program Coordinator, Director and/or staff Psychiatrist.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: A two year degree in human services related field from an accredited college or university. The course work shall include all WAC 246-811-030 academic requirements or successful completion of 90 quarter or 60 semester college credits meeting requirements of WAC 246-811-030. Must maintain current certification with State of Washington Department of Health as Chemical Dependency Professional per Chapter 18.205 RCW (WAC 246-811).Experience: Minimum of two years supervised work experience in the direct treatment of substance abuse problems in an approved alcoholism agency or facility or state approved drug abuse treatment facility. A B. A. Degree may be substituted for one year of work experience.    Must demonstrate knowledge and competence of alcoholism and drug abuse issues in accordance with WAC 246-811-010(5). Shall have completed an HIV/ADIS training approved by DASA.

Shift: Full Time Days , Mon.- Fri.

SALARY: $18.07 - $23.82/hour