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SUDP II - Whatcom Recovery Center

Catholic Community Services of Western Washington

Catholic Community Services of Western Washington

Bellingham, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2024

SUDP II - Whatcom Recovery Center

Job Locations US-WA-Bellingham
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/18/2024 3:44 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Substance Use Disorder
Hiring Manager
Anthony Capelao


Full-time position starting at $36.43 - $38.09/hr. (D.O.E) with COMPETITIVE BENEFITS INCLUDING:

  • Generous PTO: Paid Sick Time, Paid Vacation (15 days for F/T Employees), 11.5 Agency Paid Holidays, plus 2 Personal Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life/AD&D and Long-Term Disability
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan and Employer Contribution Pension Plan
  • 2% Annual Longevity Increase
  • Employee Assistance Program

Per the current CBA, union positions will be subject to a 3% increase 7.1.24 and a 7% increase 7.1.25.

Position Description:
The SUD Professional II (a minimum of 10 years’ experience as a SUD Professional) is a position that specifically brings an increased number of years of direct clinical experience to the SUD program. The SUD Professional II is expected to provide all aspects of a SUD Professional position, but with a senior level of clinical skill set that comes with the extensive required experience in the field, including providing mentor-ship and designated one-on-one support to SUD Trainees. The SUD Professional II facilitates Intensive Outpatient groups and staffs with the treatment team. The position involves case management, processing groups, alcohol and drug assessments, file maintenance, and record keeping. The SUD Professional II provides a minimum of 20 hours per week of direct client contact.

For internal candidates/union positions only:
Compensation is set by agreed to language in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between CCSNW & SEIU 1199NW and determined based on experience.


Senior SUD Level Duties:

  • Provide mentor-ship and one-on-one support to SUD Trainees (Adult and/or Youth) as identified by program leadership.
  • Provide clinical training to SUD Trainees (and other SUD staff as identified) on treatment topics related to SUD Counselor Competencies.
  • Provide senior level clinical support to designated individuals with complex issues related to their SUD diagnoses.

SUD Professional Duties:

  • Conduct clinical assessments and evaluations.
  • Schedule and conduct individual counselor sessions as needed.
  • Conduct group counseling sessions according to agency treatment manuals and patient needs.
  • Counsel families, couples and significant others related to patients
  • Consistently demonstrate the highest in professional and ethical standards.
  • Follow trans-disciplinary foundations – understanding addiction, treatment knowledge, application to practice and professional readiness.
  • Prepare and update individual treatment plans as needed.
  • Refer patients to agency or community services as needed.
  • Undertake and document Case Management as needed.
  • Coordinate and report service delivery to referring agencies as appropriate.
  • Obtain and maintain insurance authorization to assure treatment services are covered prior to delivery or continuation of services.
  • Provide client, family and community education.
  • Consistently prepare and file timely and accurate documentation of screening, intakes, assessments, treatment plans, clinical reports, clinical progress notes, discharge summaries and other client related data in accordance with WAC, DASA, SUDDA and other funding agency requirements.
  • Collaborate and cooperate with all members of the clinical and agency teams.
  • Document and submit daily reports of client contact hours and group rosters that have been signed by the patients.
  • Provide timely, accurate and appropriate response to requirements and requests for information from courts, DSHS, patients, families and others.
  • Participate in clinical case staffing’s and agency trainings and meetings.


  • Responsible for upholding a culture of privacy and security in highly confidential work environment (HIPAA covered entity service area).
  • Complies with all CCSWW policies and procedures that involve access to and safeguarding of client Protected Health Information (all forms).


  • Substance Use Disorder Professional certification with the WA State Department of Health under Chapter 18.19 RCW.
  • 10 years’ experience as a SUD Professional.
  • Meet requirements of WAC 440.22-200,220,240.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Applicant must successfully pass required background clearances prior to an offer of employment.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrate the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.
  • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.


Experience working with both Youth & Adults in a professional SUD setting.

Experience providing support and/or mentor-ship to SUD staff, including Trainees and/or Professionals

Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s Level degree in Social Services, Counseling or related field.

Bilingual and/or experience working with diverse populations.

Experience with Non-Profit.


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