CDC Counselor-Correctional Health (10k retention bonus)
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 157933
Job Summary - CORRECTIONAL HEALTH
Responsible for assessment, development and implementation of an intervention plan for persons with chemical dependency. Coordinates referrals to community resources and provides consultation to treatment team
Degree: Bachelor of Artsin Behavioral Sciences
License & Certification: Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC)
Work Experience: Three (3) Years Work Experience in counseling incarcerated persons preferred Five (5) Years Work Experience as an LCDC. Knowledge of 12 Step Programs
Language Skills: Bilingual; Spanish/English desirable
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact) Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking) Writing/Correspondence Writing/Reports
Proficiencies: MS Word, P.C.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Medical Terminology, Research
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.