Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/26/17
Applications Due: 01/10/18
Vacancy ID: 46311

Position Information

AgencyAlcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, Office of

TitleAddictions Counselor 1 (Richard C. Ward Addiction Treatment Center)

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade16

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $49727 to $63293 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Pass Days: Sunday/Monday

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Orange

Street Address 117 Seward Avenue

Building 92, Suite 12/16

City Middletown

StateNY

Zip Code10940

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Currently employed as an Addictions Counselor 1 ~OR~ Current registration as a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) in NYS and reachable on the Addictions Counselor 1 eligible list ~OR~ eligible for transfer. Applicants must possess current registration as a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) in New York State. Candidate must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs. Failure to maintain certification and Medicaid/Medicare eligibility will result in the termination of employment.
RC Ward ATC is a Tobacco-Free Facility

Duties Description Coordinate and oversee RC Ward ATC day shift. Carry a caseload of 6-8 clients and provide casemgt services. Assist with planning, developing and implementing programming for patients. Supervise ACAs and interns who are assigned to day shift. Ensure compliance with protocols and procedures. Crisis intervention/ incident reporting as needed. Build teamwork across departments/disciplines/ shifts. Outreach to and collaborate with other agencies. Provide backup coverage in other clinical tasks/functions as needed.

Additional Comments Salary Range for Addictions Counselor 1:
$49,727 - $63,293*
*Plus Location Pay $1,513

Excellent Health Insurance Benefits Including Vision and Dental, NYS Employees Retirement System (Pension), Optional Deferred Compensation, Continuing Education Benefits, Generous Paid Leave Benefits, Compensation for 12 State holidays per year.

Background Investigation Requirements:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC) that includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Christopher Affinati, Human Resources Specialist 1

Telephone (518) 457-1322

Fax (518) 457-4880

Email Address Christopher.Affinati@oasas.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services

1450 Western Avenue, 4th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12203

 

Notes on ApplyingIf interested in this position, submit a fully completed New York State Examination Application (NYS-APP) to the address above, found at this link: http://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf