Residential Specialist, Girls Recovery Lodge - Per Diem
Phoenix House of Arlington, VA is seeking a Residential Specialist. The Residential Specialist is responsible for monitoring the smooth operation of the facility through supervision of the Residential Community Structure. S/he will assure a safe and drug free environment and provide life skills and 12 Step education.The Residential Specialist will communicate with staff regarding clients' participation in the program and progress. S/he will distribute medication to clients for self-administration. This position may also transport clients to outside activities such as AA meetings or other appointments as needed. REQUIREMENTS: EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:* High School diploma or equivalent* CNA or LPN preferred* Certification as a substance abuse counselor (CSAC-A, CAC, CSAC) preferred EXPERIENCE:* Minimum one (1) year experience working in a substance abuse treatment setting preferred KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:* Knowledge of chemical addiction treatment and of 12 Step recovery process preferred* Ability to comply with state and federal regulations regarding confidentiality* General computer knowledge and skills, including, but not limited to use of email and basic TO APPLY:Please forward resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resume] with "Residential Specialist" in the subject line. We at Phoenix House appreciate your interest and consideration of roles in our organization.Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. EEO is the Law: Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf to learn more.