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Substance Use Specialist

Brooklyn, NY

Posted: 04/23/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 37887 Compensation: 60,000

Job Description

Job Overview - Substance Use Specialist:
Join our client's team as a Substance Use Specialist in Brooklyn, NY. This role involves delivering essential services to individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) and co-occurring substance use disorders, ensuring their recovery and stability in the community.

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Compensation: $60,000/year
Schedule: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday


Responsibilities as the Substance Use Specialist:
  • Lead clinical groups and attend team meetings.
  • Complete documentation as required by state and city guidelines.
  • Collaborate with clients' support networks and service providers.
  • Provide psychoeducation and support for substance use treatment.
  • Coordinate detox or rehab referrals and assess substance use.
  • Offer 24-hour crisis intervention on a rotating basis.
Qualifications for the Substance Use Specialist:
  • MHC-LP, LMSW, LMHC, LCSW with current New York State license.
  • Experience with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders.
  • Knowledge of evidence-based treatment models.
  • Preferred experience with criminal legal system involvement.
  • Highly organized, self-motivated, and a team player.
  • Proficient in computers.
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.
Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, TAG MedStaffing will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.
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