Our investment in technology, ability to recruit internationally trained physicians in a wide range of specialties, and commitment to developing the potential of its clinical and ancillary staff have set us apart from the rest. Serving Silicon Valley since 1965, Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital. Our acute care hospital is located in the heart of Silicon Valley with two locations, the main campus in San Jose and Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos. Good Samaritan Hospital is recognized as a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, comprehensive cancer services, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques. We were the first of five hospitals in the country and the first in Santa Clara County to become a Stroke Certified Hospital.
Schedule/Shift: .01 PRN / As Needed
Under general supervision, provides all services required as a case counselor in an intensive out-patient program including but not limited to conducting CD evaluations, facilitating didactic and support groups, developing and reassessing treatment plans and documenting care of patient.
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required:
Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Studies or Chemical Dependency required. Certification or working toward Certification through the California Certification Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors also required. CADC II preferred.
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support required.
Minimum three (3) years experience in the field of Chemical Dependency preferred.
Ability to learn and utilize computerized patient care management system.
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. Must effectively read, write and verbally communicate in the English language.
Three years progressively more responsible related work experience necessary in order to gain thorough understanding of system and department policies, procedures and operations to perform moderately complex administrative duties such as coordinating meetings and conferences, budget development, complex computer and database management.
The Case Counselor is directly responsible to the Chemical Dependency Coordinator and/or the Department Manager or delegate. A collaborative relationship with other staff members is maintained.
Degree of supervision required: Minimal, individual proceeds on his/her own initiative, in compliance with policies, practices and procedures approved by the hospital’s Operations Division.