Job ID 27986
** New 5.5% salary differential above base hourly rate**
This posting will be used to fill Behavioral Health Specialist III vacancies in the Desert (including Blythe). An updated resume and transcripts/degree must be uploaded at time of application in order to be considered for any positions.
Applications to this posting will be valid for up to 90 days.
The Riverside University Health Systems – Behavioral Health department is currently recruiting for multiple Behavioral Health Specialist III positions for the Desert . As positions become available, the recruiter will review applications and refer applicants on an individual basis should they meet the department’s requirements.
The work schedule for these positions may vary depending on the departments needs.
A valid CADL is required.
The Behavioral Health Specialist III will be expected to use motivational enhanced techniques when performing multidimensional Substance Use screenings with clients. The incumbents for these positions will make referrals and work with contracted providers so that clients can receive the appropriate level of care.
The Behavioral Health Specialist III should have experience working within a multi-dimension team and be able to assist various professionals in the field. They will be expected to work with the hospitals, outside agencies, school, criminal justice and mental health providers. The Behavioral Health Specialist III should be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to multitask. Strong oral and written skills are required.
Candidates are required to be registered or certified at date of application as an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor and to have a valid Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) certification or registration in accordance with the certification requirements as pursuant to Sections 11755, 11864, 11876 (a), and 11834.50 of the California Health and Safety Code and Sections 9846, 10125 and 10564 of the California Code of Regulations through either the California Consortium of Addictions Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) or the California Association of DUI Treatment Programs or Addiction Counselor Certification Board of California (ACCBC).
The certification list generated from this recruitment will be used to fill multiple mission-critical Behavioral Health Specialist III vacancies that may occur in the coming weeks throughout Riverside County.
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