Assessment Therapist-Birmingham (#0455)

Announcement #0455

Aletheia House is looking for an individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of
individuals recovering from substance abuse. Area served is Jefferson County.

Position Summary:
The assessment therapist is responsible for completion of adult placement assessment and
providing psycho-social assessments to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse
disorders in the Jefferson County area and surrounding counties. The assessment therapist
works closely with the treatment coordinator and director of behavioral health to accomplish the
mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Location of Position: Birmingham, AL
Office Location of Position: 201 Finley Avenue West, Birmingham, AL 35204

Primary Responsibilities:
-Conduct psycho-social assessments to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse
disorder in the Jefferson County area and surrounding counties, with an emphasis on potential
program participants with an opioid use disorder
-Completion of adult placement assessment
-Making appropriate referrals based on assessment information for the appropriate level of care
for client
-Complete all intake assessment paperwork and submit for billing and review
-Provide assessment counseling to potential program participants
-Document all services in a timely complete and clinically appropriate manner
-Serve as liaison between clients and other service providers, as applicable
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed
-Perform other duties as assigned by the treatment coordinator, director of behavioral health,
chief operating officer and/or executive director

Qualifications:
-Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, psychology, social work
or other behavioral health area with a clinical practicum – required
-Must be eligible to be certified as a Medicaid provider at a QSAP 1 level within 30 months
-Current certification and/or licensure preferred
-Motor Vehicle Report – required

Travel Requirements:
-Minimal travel is required to travel to quarterly staff meetings
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation
-Must have a current Driver’s License and good driving record
-Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included

Benefits:
Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and
paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become
certified as Addiction Professionals.

Job Salary:
$39,000 to $41,000

Hours:
F/T, exempt, Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
Total – 40 hours per week

To Apply:
Individuals who are interested should send an email with one attachment including cover letter
and resume to: jobs@specialkindofcaring.org, apply at: www.specialkindofcaring.org, or fax
cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843. Please insert in the subject line (ATH-0455)
* Please include both documents (cover letter and resume) in one attachment to be
considered for candidacy.*

Closing Date-Time:
Open until filled

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