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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/05/17

Applications Due12/20/17

Vacancy ID45861

AgencyAlcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, Office of

TitleAddictions Counselor 1 (CK Post ATC)

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%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Evenings: 4:00 PM to 12:30 AM<br />Pass Days: Tuesday/Wednesday

Hours Per Week 40


From 4 PM

To 12:30 AM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Suffolk

Street Address CK Post Addiction Treatment Center

998 Crooked Hill Rd.

City West Brentwood


Zip Code11717

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.

Duties Description Provide individual counseling and case management services to patients in an inpatient facility.
• Maintan a case load of patients with substance abuse and related problems
• Conduct individual and group therapy and maintain all required documentation
• Assess patient's psychosocial condition and prepare and carry out treatment plans and discharge plans
• Participate in case presentations and reviews; work within a multidisciplinary treatment team
• Determine the effects of alcohol and other drug use on patient functioning
• Present educational materials to community groups patients, and other staff
• Assess and develop appropriate discharge plan and help patient comply with recommended aftercare.

Additional Comments Plus Location Pay - $3,026

CK Post is a Tobaco-Free ATC.

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.

Name Tracy Milanese, Human Resources Specialist 2

Telephone (518) 457-2963

Fax (518) 457-4880

Email Address


Street NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services

1450 Western Ave.

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12203


Notes on Applying**If interested in an AC1 position, submit a fully completed New York State Examination Application (NYS-APP), found at this link: to be added to the eligible list for future consideration.

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