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Any and all interested candidates should apply via,


All queries should be directed to:

Marsha Stewart-Wilson, Human Resources Generalist
Center Point DAAC
Drug Abuse Alternatives Center
2403 Professional Drive, Ste. 102 
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Fax: (707) 571-2238

For additional information or questions, please email Marsha Stewart-Wilson, Human Resources Generalist.


If you're selected for an interview, you may fill out this application, print it, and bring with you to your interview.


We are actively seeking applicants interested in gaining valuable experience as an Alcohol & Drug treatment counselor. For newly certified AOD counselors, this is an amazing opportunity to develop personal and professional growth.




Bilingual AOD Counselors

Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) is currently recruiting for several full time Bilingual AOD Counselors in several of our programs.

Counselors assist participants in evaluating needs, develope an individual treatment plan and participate in case management

Qualifications:
  • Alcohol and Drug Certification (California State Approved)
  • Training and work experience should clearly demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals, including adolescents and their families
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills
  • Experience delivering evidence-based practices.
  • Ability to pass a criminal justice screening process (live-scan)
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have a clean driving record
  • Knowledge of addiction, case management, crisis intervention, client centered counseling and group facilitation
Center Point DAAC is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, bilingual and bi-cultural applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.



or fax with subject "Bilingual Counselor" to (707) 571-2238

AOD Counselors

Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) is currently recruiting for several full time AOD Counselors in several of our programs.

Counselors assist participants in evaluating needs, develope an individual treatment plan and participate in case management

Qualifications:
  • Alcohol and Drug Certification (California State Approved)
  • Training and work experience should clearly demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals, including adolescents and their families
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills
  • Experience delivering evidence-based practices.
  • Ability to pass a criminal justice screening process (live-scan)
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have a clean driving record
  • Knowledge of addiction, case management, crisis intervention, client centered counseling and group facilitation
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking individuals are encouraged to apply!
Center Point DAAC is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, bilingual and bi-cultural applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.



or fax with subject "AOD Counselor" to (707) 571-2238

Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant

Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center), is seeking a part-time licensed Nurse Practitioner or licensed Physician's Assistant to work in our Methadone Maintenance and Detoxification Program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Performs Medical History and Physical Examinations for all clients enrolling in the program; Performs methadone dosing, inventory control and client medication orders as part of the Dispensing Team; Coordinates with Medical Director on intake and initial physician orders; Performs PPD's and conducts follow-ups on positive tests.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Current license as a Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner or Physician's Assistant. Education and/or experience demonstrating basic knowledge of addiction and treatment.

26 hours per week, M-F - Early AM's required.

Center Point/DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) is an equal opportunity employer.



or fax with subject "Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant" to (707) 571-2238

Methadone Dispenser

Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) Redwood Empire Addictions Program (REAP) is currently seeking qualified applicants for Part-Time Methadone Dispenser - We are looking for a Psych Tech/RN/LVN to be available for various hours.

JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for the preparation/administration of medication and maintenance of records for REAP patients during clinic hours. Candidates must be comfortable in a harm-reductive setting.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Prepares, dispenses and cleans up after daily medication dispensing. Evaluates side effects and patient's reactions to medication on a daily basis. Maintains accurate and thorough documentation of medication inventory. Maintains accurate and thorough reconciliation of medication inventory. Responsible for the thorough and accurate documentation of Physician's orders. Apprises Medical Director of changes in patient's medical condition Participates in staff meeting on a quarterly basis to stay connected to client care.

Availability needed for early morning hours within hours of operation: Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and Saturday & Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Training schedule is TBD.

Center Point DAAC is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, bilingual and bi-cultural applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.



or fax with subject "Methadone Dispenser" to (707) 571-2238

Part-Time Med Tech - Residential Program

Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) is currently seeking a Part Time (25 Hours Per Week) Med Tech to work in our Turning Point 112 - bed residential program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Med Tech provides administrative support in the medical services section of the residential program. He/She will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of client medications, including maintaining and filing all required medical documentation. He/She will monitor clients taking prescription medications. He/She will be responsible for ordering, monitoring and tracking all client medical prescriptions, first aid, medical supplies, and keeping the medical room clean and well organized.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Qualified applicants must have good written and verbal communications skills, possess basic computer skills, accurate mathematical calculation skills and the ability to complete job responsibilities with minimal supervision.

Current CPR/First Aid certification required.
Center Point DAAC is an equal opportunity employer.



or fax with subject "Part-Time Med Tech" to (707) 571-2238

Clinic Support Staff - Methadone Maintenance and Detoxification Program

Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) is seeking a Part-time Week-end Clinic Support Staff in the Methadone Maintenance & Detoxification Treatment Program. This part time position is on Saturdays & Sundays from 7:00am to 10:30am.

Clinic Support Staff triages all clients who come to the clinic. Assists in maintaining the safety and security of the clinic. Monitors reception area and observes universal precautions at all times.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Excellent attendance and punctuality. Distributes patient dosing cards and/or computerized IDs and care plans. Conducts client urinalysis testing and breathalyzer tests as needed; (observes UA specimen collection of same gender). Answers telephones and refers incoming calls appropriately.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Good communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of narcotics and their effects.
  • Ability to handle crisis situations.
  • No criminal charges pending.

Center Point DAAC (Drug Abuse Alternatives Center) is an equal opportunity employer.


or fax to "Clinic Support Staff" (707) 571-2238

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It is BIOGENETIC

  • You don't choose to acquire it.
  • A family history of drug/alcohol problems puts you at greater risk.
It is a PRIMARY Illness
  • If you have chemical dependency, it's not a symptom of some other problem.
  • If you have chemical dependency and other problems, your chemical dependency will interfere with treatment for other problems unless the chemical dependency is also treated.
It is a CHRONIC Illness
  • It won't go away because you ignore it, don't like it or don't want to believe you have it.
  • It's not "just a phase".
It is a PROGRESSIVE Illness
  • Without treatment it will eventually get worse.
  • It usually gets worse more quickly for women and young people.
If left Untreated, Addiction can be FATAL
  • Drinking and driving
  • Overdose/alcohol poisoning
  • Disease
  • Organ Failure
  • Violence
  • Suicide

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