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Health Specialist I - Chemical Dependency Professional #138

Spokane Regional Human Resources
Spokane, WA Full-time
Posted on July 14, 2019

Job #138 Health Specialist I - Chemical Dependency Professional

3 Full time openings in Treatment Services.


  • Provides chemical dependency counseling and case management services to patients on the Opioid Treatment program.
  •  Maintains patient files in compliance with County, State and Federal regulations. 
  • Assists in the operation of the Opioid Treatment program dosing clinic, with a Saturday rotation.
  • This position will also coordinate services with individuals who are currently residing in Spokane County Detention.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Alcohol/Drug studies, Social Work, Public Health or closely related field.
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, and professional certification may be considered provided the individual's background demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position.
  • Two (2) years of previous assessment and/or counseling experience in the substance abuse field or related program field.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Active valid license to practice as a Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) in the State of Washington

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to deal calmly with stressful situations
  • De-escalation skills
  • Knowledge of Federal guidelines and State regulations for Opioid Treatment Program
  • Ability to maintain therapeutic relationships on an ongoing basis
  • Ability to communicate professionally with external agencies
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook.