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Posted: June 7, 2018

Compass Health Center is seeking a Substance Use Technician. The opening is available for our Adult and Young Adult Partial Hospitalization (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) in our Northbrook office.

We are seeking experienced clinicians with a passion for delivering evidence-based therapy to adults with a variety of mental health needs, and specifically substance use disorders. If you are passionate about working with patients to communicate, develop and carry out appropriate treatment plans and compassionate care, you would be an ideal addition to our team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collecting, documenting, and organizing urine drug screen specimen for patients
  • Monitoring, observing and ensuring the safety and well-being of patients in the program
  • Assessing patients on a daily basis for safety, ADLs, and mental status
  • Developing effective therapeutic relationships that promote positive change in patients
  • Communicating and collaborating with interdisciplinary team members on a daily basis to track patient progress and refine treatment goals
  • Communicating patient progress, interaction and presentation to clinical staff
  • Performing prompt and consistent documentation of patient interactions
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalency required
  • Have a minimum of 6 months of training or equivalent knowledge of substance abuse treatment theory and practices preferred
  • Must be able to respectfully interact with substance abuse clients and form a working therapeutic alliance

The benefits of working at Compass Health Center:

Compass Health Center offers our full time employees a competitive total compensation package, including:

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, Vision and Accident Insurance
  • 401K with generous company match
  • Increased PTO with years of employment
  • Performance based raise structure, with the opportunity for an annual raise, up to 6%, based on annual review