Addiction Counselor Needed in Colorado

Canon City, Colorado

Category: Allied

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Job ID: 735498

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $2464 / Week

Posted Date: 4/25/2024

Canon City, Colorado

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $2464 / Week

Job ID: 735498

Posted Date: 4/25/2024

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Amergis (Formerly Maxim Physician Resources) is one of the major locum tenens agencies rated top 2 Forbes in healthcare staffing agencies. We fill physician, nurse practitioner, and mental health professional openings at hospitals, clinics, and various other facilities for both short and long term contracts. We’re currently seeking an Addiction Counselor (CAC/LAC) to fill an opening with a correctional facility in Canon City, CO offering competitive pay, flexible schedules, and great work-life balance.


Details & Responsibilities –
  • Competitive Pay
  • Flexible full-time schedule
    • 8 or 10 hour shifts
    • Part-time options considered
    • No call or weekends required
  • Start Date – ASAP
  • Credentialing Estimate – 1-2 months
  • Mental Health Care. As a mental health provider with CDOC you will be care from the medical wing of one of CDOC’s facilities. These clinics provide medical, dental, and mental health care to the inmates and are staffed by multiple primary care & mental health physicians and APPs.
    • Therapeutic Community Department. Provide care for drug/alcohol addiction related conditions.
    • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals. Collaborate & work with other mental health providers, nurses and medical assistants to ensure a high standard of care.
    • Refer Patients. As needed, refer patients to off-site specialists.

 
Required Qualifications –
  • One of the following license types in the state of Colorado
    • CAC/CAS
    • LAC
  • Master’s Degree in a Mental Health Field
  • BLS/ACLS Certification
  • Able to pass a defensive tactics course (provided by the facility)


Why Work with Amergis –
  • Connecting you to work that matters. Amergis is committed to providing a direct line to work that matters the most to you. Our strong understanding of the healthcare marketplace enables us to connect top healthcare talent to a variety of organizations. We service nearly every sector of the healthcare industry, ensuring a patient in need never goes without care.
  • Access to a wide variety of settings. As one of the biggest agencies in the industry, working with Amergis opens doors for you across a wide variety of settings. We work regularly with hospitals, commercial & community clinics, correctional facilities, med-legal clinics, and corporate occupational med positions.
  • Flexible, short & long-term contracts. Whether you need a short-term contract in between jobs, or looking for a long-term career, we have contracts of varying lengths from 3-12 months. For those looking for something longer, the majority of our contracts can also be extended on an ongoing basis.

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