Employment

Hina Mauka is a growing, dynamic organization looking for passionate, talented individuals with a desire to make a positive difference in the lives of those seeking recovery. We take great pride in helping our clients heal in a safe and supportive environment, using the very best evidence-based practices. As a team, we support, inspire and constantly learn from one another.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Hina Mauka offers a robust benefits package to our regular, full-time employees.
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  • Paid Time Off. Hina Mauka offers very generous Paid Time Off (PTO) benefits to employees that increases over their length of employment.
  • Holidays. Hina Mauka provides paid time off for 16 annual holidays plus Election Day. Holidays include New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas, Election Day, state holidays, and most federal holidays.
  • Health Insurance. Hina Mauka provides the option of health insurance to employees who work 20 or more hours a week through HMSA or Kaiser. Prescription drug coverage and vision is included in these plans. Additionally, dental insurance is provided through HDS.
  • ALFAC. Supplemental insurance plans are available through AFLAC.
  • Employee Assistance Program. Hina Mauka utilizes an Employee Assistance Program through Work Life Hawaii at no cost to the employee.
  • Training. Support is available for work-related workshops.
  • Retirement Plan. Hina Mauka has a 403(b) plan that allows for pre-tax contributions by the employee for deferred tax saving.
  • Life Insurance. Group life insurance is offered at no cost to the employee.
  • Other benefits. Family and medical leave, worker’s compensation, TDI, bereavement leave, and supplemental pay for jury duty are also available.

HINA MAUKA ADMINISTRATION

The mission of Hina Mauka is to foster hope and healing for people recovering from alcohol and substance use disorders and related behavioral health challenges. We work as a team to provide the support needed to help those we serve to change their lives for the better. Our administrative services are based at our Kaneohe office.

INTAKE COUNSELOR FULL-TIME – KANEOHE
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Hina Mauka seeks an Intake Counselor to perform comprehensive assessments, coordination with referring entities, and admitting clients into our continuum of care.

Job Responsibilities

  • Review screening packets and provide a determination of care.
  • Perform assessment interviews and administer DENS ASI, CAGE, and other assessment/screening tools.
  • Develop and maintain a positive working relationship with referral sources.
  • Conduct communication with referral sources in accordance with HIPAA and CFR 42.

Job requirements

  • Must pass a background check and be able to work with adults
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to take initiative and complete tasks
  • Ability to work with a various populations, flexible, and positive
  • Experience with adults, mental health, and/or substance abuse
  • Computer skills such as familiarity with MS office programs and internet required
  • CSAC or Master’s Degree preferred with knowledge of Mental Health diagnoses

If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply at https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=453f1235-5c38-4ccf-96f8-02b7d3844ee6&jobId=259707&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

INTAKE & CLIENT SERVICES ASSOCIATE – KANEOHE
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Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Clinical Administrative Supervisor, this position is the first point of contact for persons calling or visiting Hina Mauka’s Kaneohe facility.

Essential Functions

  1. Assures the confidentiality of client identity, organizational, and client related documents.
  2. Maintains accurate records, regarding visitor/contact log (to include phone messages), client intakes, exit interviews, and other relevant documents.
  3. Assist the clinical department in the management of client belongings to restrict unauthorized items in treatment settings.
  4. Answers telephones, greet visitors and announces visitors to the appropriate departments.  Assures appropriate front desk coverage.
  5. Maintains screening/assessment packets for the Intake Department.
  6. Assists Admissions staff with assessments by helping potential clients with completing assessment forms.
  7. Schedules client exit interviews with Administrative Management.
  8. Processes incoming/outgoing mail, maintains postal meter machine and keeps monthly postage log.
  9. Assists with administrative and admissions staff with data entry, billing, copying, and distribution of memos and correspondence.
  10. Manage waiting area activity level;assist clients who are reporting for treatment as needed.
  11. Maintains electronic files.
  12. Check client insurance status.
  13. Assist with maintain wait list for services.
  14. Assist Clinical Administration with client chart closures and transfers.
  15. Maintain lunch list, accept payments, and dispense lunch tickets.

Other Functions

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements

Experience and Training:

  1. High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  2. Typing skills of 40 wpm and clerical and data entry skills.
  3. Previous experience with multi-line telephone system.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Knowledge of computer operations.
  2. Excellent telephone skills and customer service skills.
  3. Strong organizational skills.
  4. Good written and verbal communication skills.
  5. Ability to work in a fast paced environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  6. Ability to respond calmly and efficiently in stressful situations.
  7. Ability to work as a team member with Hina Mauka’s philosophy.

Physical/Mental Demands:

Light physical effort; occasional standing/walking.  Maybe exposed to infectious and contagious diseases.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply at

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TEEN CARE

Teen CARE provides substance abuse prevention treatment services to youth and their families. Services are provided in community and school-based settings. Teen CARE’s prevention programs serve youth ages 10 – 19, as well as providing education and outreach to the general public. Teen CARE’s treatment programs provide services to youth ages 12 – 18.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR FOR ADOLESCENTS (OAHU-KAILUA, MILILANI)
Full time: Tuesday-Saturday
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Hina Mauka seeks Substance Abuse Counselors to provide adolescent substance abuse treatment, and some prevention services, to adolescents.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide the core functions of substance abuse counseling including screening, intake, assessment, treatment planning, group and individual counseling, family counseling, case management, education, crisis counseling, discharge planning, continuing care treatment and relapse prevention.
  • Provide substance abuse prevention services including screening, brief intervention, and activities.
  • Develop and maintain a positive working relationship with referral sources including the school staff.
  • Participate in outreach.
  • Assist at other sites as needed.
  • Create a safe and therapeutic environment for clients through the establishment of healthy norms and positive expectations for clients.

Education and Experience

  • Experience with adolescents and/or substance abuse
  • CSAC or Master’s Degree preferred, but not required

Job requirements

  • Must pass a background check and be able to work with children
  • Must have transportation, submit driver’s abstract, have a valid driver’s license, and required insurance coverage to transport clients and to travel between sites.
  • Position is generally daytime hours, but will also include some evening work and occasional weekends
  • The schedule is Tuesday through Saturday. The position is primarily based in Kailua, but Thursday afternoon and Saturdays will provide services in Mililani.
  • Ability to work with a various populations, flexible, and positive
  • Computer skills such as familiarity with MS office programs and internet required.

Application

Please email resume and cover letter.

  • For the subject heading write: Teen CARE Counselor application
  • Email to hr@hinamauka.org

PREVENTION SPECIALIST – OAHU
Full time
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Hina Mauka seeks a Prevention Specialist to provide substance abuse prevention education services to adolescents, their families, and communities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide substance abuse prevention services through the domains of planning and evaluation, education and skill development, community organization, public and organizational policy, professional growth and responsibilities.
  • Screening, problem identification, and referral for services
  • Education – Provide evidence-based substance abuse prevention education through health promotion and classroom teaching.
  • Alternatives – Participate in community activities with youth to reinforce social skills and provide constructive and healthy activities.
  • Community-based Process – Participate in community coalition meetings and activities.
  • Information Dissemination
    • Provide information about healthy behaviors and resources at health fairs, school events, and community events.
    • Through classroom presentations, provide information about risks associated with drug and alcohol use and school resources.
    • Engage youth and families through our social media campaigns.
  • Develop and maintain a positive working relationship with teachers, coalition members, and other professionals.
  • Create a safe and therapeutic environment for youth through the establishment of healthy norms and positive expectations.

Education and Experience

  • Experience with adolescents and/or substance abuse
  • Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) or Master’s Degree preferred, but not required

Job requirements

  • Must pass a background check and be able to work with children
  • Must have transportation, submit driver’s abstract, have a valid driver’s license, and required insurance coverage to transport clients and to travel between sites.
  • The position is based in Kaneohe, but requires travel to various locations in Oahu to provide prevention services.
  • Position is generally daytime hours, but will also include occasional evening work. Will be expected to work on Saturday or Sunday once or twice a month.
  • Ability to work with a various populations, flexible, and positive
  • Computer skills such as familiarity with MS office programs and internet required.

Application

Please send resume and cover letter via email to:

  • Email: hr@hinamauka.org
  • For the subject heading write: Prevention Specialist application

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR FOR THE INTENSIVE IN-HOME PROGRAM (Oahu)
Full time or Part time
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Job Description

Counselor Supervision

  • Responsible for overseeing the Intensive In-Home program and providing training, supervision, and administrative oversight to a team of therapists.
  • Provides initial training and on-going supervision to staff. Methods of supervision include:
    • consultation by phone, internet, and meetings
    • facilitation of group supervision and training
    • one-on-one weekly supervision
    • oversight of clinical documentation
    • modeling and observations, including off site
  • Provides overall supervision, assigns work, documents staff performance, and advises staff members. Recommends personnel actions such as selection, evaluations, promotion, staffing and discipline.
  • Motivates staff in a positive manner; develops teamwork in accepting and practicing the policies and procedures of the department.
  • Communicates updated and new guidelines and regulations to staff.
  • Provides direct services to youth and families as part of caseload and/or backup for therapists.

Program Development

  • Monitors staff adherence to codes of ethics, legal standards, and company policies and procedures.
  • Monitors and develops working relationship with referral sources.
  • Assesses training needs and provides training as needed.
  • Reports to the Director of Adolescent Programs on the status of programs, adherence to code of ethics, needs, and public relations.

Contract Compliance

  • Responsible for monitoring adherence to contract record keeping and billing requirements.
  • Assists with reporting requirements.
  • Reviews department operations to ensure compliance with applicable CARF standards and federal and state regulations.
  • Ensures that staff perform duties using safe work techniques and in accordance workplace health and safety rules and company policies.

Education and Experience

  • Must have a Master’s degree from a nationally accredited university in Social Science field
  • Must also have current Hawaii Clinical Licensure, LCSW, LMFT, and/or LMHC
  • Must have experience working with the Hawaii Department of Health CAMHD service array or equivalent child and adolescent mental health organization.
  • Experience in clinical management and supervising counselors in a clinical setting preferred.

Other position requirements

  • Knowledge of child and adolescent development and mental health
  • Self-motivated with strong work ethic; in possession of strong time-management and organizational skills; and have the ability to work independently and to be flexible.
  • Computer skills including familiarity with MS office programs and internet required. Experience with web-based electronic health records preferred.
  • Must have reliable and safe transportation, submit driver’s abstract, valid driver’s license, and current no liability car insurance.
  • Position includes evening and weekend work.
  • A strong desire to help others to grow, to learn, and to be successful.

This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position. Please respond with cover letter including salary requirements.

Application

Please send resume and cover letter, subject heading Teen CARE to (specify in the cover letter that you are applying for the Oahu IIH program supervisor position):

  • Email:hr@hinamauka.org

 ADULT TREATMENT SERVICES

Hina Mauka’s adult substance abuse treatment programs offer Intensive Outpatient Services, Day Treatment, Residential Treatment, and Case Management. Our team of physicians, nurses and counselors work in collaboration with our clients to help them imagine and create a life free of addictions and the hardships that accompany them.

Hina Mauka is expanding to include 16 new beds.  We will be hiring and training staff t prepare for our new addition.

This is an exiting opportunity to work in a fast paced and challenging environment.  Hina Mauka brings hope, compassion, and care through prevention, treatment and recovery oriented services to individuals, families, and communities adversely affected by alcohol, or substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health issues, and recovery challenges.

For a complete list of current employment opportunities at Hina Mauka, please visit: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=453f1235-5c38-4ccf-96f8-02b7d3844ee6&jobId=246145&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001&selectedMenuKey=CurrentOpenings

UTILIZATION COUNSELOR – KANEOHE
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Position Summary

The Utilization Counselor reports to the Designated Supervisor and actively involved in all clinical activities in order to maintain ongoing contact with managed care and insurance companies for the purpose of providing progress reports and obtaining authorization for various levels of care and length of stay for Hina Mauka clients in accordance with policies and procedures, and insurance guidelines. Protects the confidentiality of client’s records in accordance with all applicable federal regulations.

Position Accountabilities

Essential Functions

  1. Coordinates with intake personal to ensure that follow ups are conducted on a periodic basis for all initial authorizations.
  2. Completes continued authorizations through a collaborative effort with clinical staff or utilize available resources to gather client information to ensure the success of the authorization process. Conduct periodic follow ups on pending authorizations and document in WITS.
  3. Provide a copy of all authorization confirmations to the Accounting Department, and document all confirmed authorizations in WITS.
  4. Attends morning census meetings and provide insurance updates to staff, assist in updating census board in chart room, communicates with treatment team as to authorization, benefits or changes in level of care approved or denied by insurers, managed care companies or utilization reviewers.
  5. Provide updates to authorizations to clinical administration to document on census and/or billing monitor.
  6. Conducts telephone updates with managed care and insurance carriers for the purpose of having clients authorization for benefits extended and also have level of care changes approved. Phone update time will be used to inform insurers and utilization review of any changes in the treatment plan, discharge status, progress or aftercare plans.
  7. Maintains relationships and communicates with referral sources regarding prospective client to ascertain treatment history/goals.
  8. Maintains client records in accordance with Hina Mauka policies and procedures and in compliance with all state and federal laws, licensing and accreditation standards, and contract stipulations.
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements

Experience and Training:

  1. Certification as a Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) or an Advance Degree in Social work, Psychology or Behavioral Science preferred.
  2. Two (2) years professional experience as a Substance Abuse Counselor working in the area of intake, assessment and counseling.
  3. Valid Hawaii State driver’s license and clean abstract.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Ability to work with and relate to clients with substance abuse disorders, including dually diagnosed.
  2. Ability to professionally represent the agency to all referral sources, networking with community agencies, medical professionals, and all potential referral sources.
  3. Well organized and able to maintain accurate and concise records.
  4. Working knowledge and experience with managed care and other funding sources.
  5. Able to work with Microsoft Office and its related programs.

 Physical/Mental Demands

Light physical effort; mostly sedentary work; occasional standing/walking; occasionally lifts supplies/equipment. May be exposed to infectious and contagious disease. May perform emergency care.  Protective Equipment: Use of non-sterile medical gloves.

Feel free to refer any of your friends or relatives with related qualifications and expertise.  For a list of current employment opportunities at Hina Mauka, please visit https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=453f1235-5c38-4ccf-96f8-02b7d3844ee6&jobId=257152&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR – KAILUA
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Job Summary

Substance Abuse Counselor for Adults

Location: Women’s Correctional, Kailua

Hina Mauka seeks a Substance Abuse Counselor to provide adult substance abuse treatment in our Therapeutic Community at the Women’s Correctional Center in Kailua.

Job Responsibilities

  • Deliver care including treatment planning, group and individual counseling
  • Case management for immediate needs
  • Communication with collaterals including parole board and case managers
  • Engage family in discharge planning through family sessions when indicated
  • Crisis counseling and discharge planning
  • Timely and sufficient documentation including treatment plans, progress notes, discharge summaries, and reports to collaterals.

Job Requirements

  • Must pass a background check and be able to work with adults
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to take initiative and complete tasks
  • Ability to work with a various populations, flexible, and positive
  • Experience with adults, mental health, and/or substance abuse
  • Experience and/or comfort in facilitating groups
  • Computer skills such as familiarity with MS office programs and internet required.
  • CSAC or Master’s Degree preferred. BA in related field with experience may also apply.

Job Type: Full-Time

Feel free to refer any of your friends or relatives with related qualifications and expertise.  For a list of current employment opportunities at Hina Mauka, please visit https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=453f1235-5c38-4ccf-96f8-02b7d3844ee6&jobId=257154&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

TREATMENT ASSOCIATES – KANEOHE
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Purpose of the position

Treatment Associates are the front line staff who deal directly with our clients. Treatment Associates monitors client activities during non-structured program hours and is responsible for the security and physical conditions of the living environment, and for the safety and well-being of the residential clients. They are able to protect the confidentiality of clients and client records in accordance with all applicable federal regulations. Treatment Associates are expected to participate in job activities with a solution focused attitude that demonstrates respect and positive engagement.

Essential Functions

  1. Serves as the on-duty staff member during non-structured program hours.
  2. Responsible for managing crisis and other emergencies in the facility and consulting/notifying appropriate program staff.
  3. Responsible for the fire and safety watch, responding to any client problems and providing appropriate documentation according to companies policies and procedures.
  4. Provides support to clients during non-structured programming as needed.
  5. Interprets program handbook to clients. Maintains communication between clients and other staff.
  6. Maintains clients records, contributes to progress notes, and conducts chart audits.
  7. Escorts clients to 12 Step meetings, other program functions, and outside functions as needed.
  8. Coordinates and supervises client activities during non-structured program hours.
  9. Under the direction of the Medical Director, via R.N., monitors the condition of minor medical conditions. Consults with and reports to R.N. and/or Medical Director regarding client conditions and need for medical attention. Arranges for client transportation for emergency medical care.

Qualification Requirements

  1. One year experience in a substance abuse treatment setting or psychiatric treatment setting preferred.
  2. Eligible for certification in CPR and First Aid.
  3. Valid Hawaii State driver’s license and a current clean abstract.
  4. Ability to work with and relate to clients with substance abuse disorders, including dually diagnosed.
  5. Ability to respond calmly and efficiently to stressful situations with crisis management skills.
  6. Well organized and able to maintain accurate and concise records.
  7. Ability to be a team-player.
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SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELORS (PER DIEM)
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Candidates should have 1 or more years of experience working with individuals and/or groups who have substance use.  Experience with co-occurring mental health disorders and/or those forensically encumbered is helpful.  Experience may be substituted for education (CACA, BA in related field, BSW, MSW, MFT, etc.).

Essential Functions

  1. Serves a primary counselor for each client assigned to his/her caseload.
  2. Evaluates clients in the screening process utilizing a bio-psycho-social assessment to determine each client’s need for treatment and level of motivation, and makes, recommendations for appropriate level of care.
  3. Coordinates with insurance/case management office for approval of care reimbursement; coordinates additional requests for payment authorization as necessary.
  4. Communicates with referral source regarding prospective client to ascertain treatment history/goals.  Coordinates additional requests for payment authorization as necessary.
  5. Bases on comprehensive assessment, develops treatment plan in collaboration with each client and the respective treatment plan.
  6. Conducts psycho-education and skill building activities in the areas of substance abuse and recovery information, and mental illness and recovery education with clients.
  7. Maintains client records in accordance with Hina Mauka policies and procedures and in compliance with all state and federal laws, licensing and accreditation standards and contract stipulations.
  8. Completes fiscal and statistical reporting tasks as required.
  9. Conducts family education as scheduled.
  10. Facilitates group therapy using process oriented groups for clients in Addictions Recovery Track, and solution oriented groups for clients in the Dual Recoveries Track.
  11. Conducts individual counseling weekly and as needed with each client in his-her caseload.
  12. Consults with and reports to Registered Nurse and/or Associate Medical Director regarding client conditions and need for medical attention.
  13. Arrange for client transportation for emergency medical care as directed by the Associate Medical Director, R.N., and/or Manager of Adult Services.
  14. Participates in shift change and treatment planning conferences as arranged by supervisor.
  15. Provides guidance and treatment planning for clients toward successful accomplishments of skill building goals in the following areas: personal hygiene, personal housekeeping, personal meal preparation and service.

Other Functions 

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements

Experience and Training:

  1. Minimum of (1) year experience in the substance abuse field, preferably with the dually diagnosed or criminal populations.
  2. In the process of obtaining certification in the State of Hawaii as a Substance Abuse Counselor and/or receiving higher education in the field of Social Work, Psychology, or related field.  Masters degree is ideal. CSAC is preferred, but not required.
  3. Eligible for certification in CPR and First Aid.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Ability to work with and relate to clients with substance abuse disorders, including dually diagnosed and the criminal population.
  2. Ability to respond calmly and efficiently to stressful situations with crisis management skills.
  3. Well organized and able to maintain accurate and concise records.

Physical / Mental Demands   

Light physical effort (lift/carry up to 10 pounds); occasional standing/walking; occasionally lifts supplies/equipment.  Maybe exposed to infectious and contagious disease. May perform emergency care.

If you are interest in applying for this position, please send your resume with a cover letter to hr@hinamauka.org with the title of the position you are applying for in the subject heading.

PM COUNSELOR (PER DIEM, 15-30 HOURS/WEEK) – KANEOHE
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Position Summary

Under the supervision of the designated Supervisor or Manager of Adult Services, carries out the direct therapeutic interaction with clients, in accordance with Hina Mauka policies and procedures.  The therapeutic interaction is designed to bring about the transmittal of education, direction and support to the clients, resulting in an increased level of functioning and amelioration of the damaging effects of substance abuse/dependence and, for dual diagnosed clients, the damaging effects of serious mental illness.  Also, shares in the responsibilities for the safety and well-being of Hina Mauka clients.  Protects the confidentiality of clients and client records in accordance with all applicable federal regulations.

Essential Functions

  1. Serves as primary counselor for each client assigned to his/her caseload.
  2. Evaluates clients in the screening process, utilizing a bio-psycho-social screening instrument to determine a client’s need for treatment and level of motivation, and makes recommendations for appropriate level of care.
  3. Assist with health insurance representatives for approval of care and reimbursement by providing necessary and timely documentation to the utilization counselor.
  4. Communicates with referral source regarding prospective clients to ascertain treatment history/goals.  Coordinates additional requests for payment authorization as necessary.
  5. Bases comprehensive assessment and interpretive summary, develops treatment plans in collaboration with each client and their respective collaborates.
  6. Conducts substance abuse dual diagnosis and recovery oriented services in a group setting utilizing evidence-based curriculum approved by Hina Mauka.
  7. conducts individual counseling for clients using a cognitive/motivational approach that empowers clients to make necessary self-managed changes that support a recover-oriented life style.
  8. Maintains client records in accordance with Hina Mauka policies and procedures, and in compliance with all state and federal laws, licensing, accreditation standards, and contract stipulations.
  9. Completes fiscal and statistical reporting tasks as required.
  10. Offer family services to clients and their families.
  11. Consults with and reports to the Registered Nurse and/or Associate Medical Director regarding client conditions and need for medical attention.
  12. Arranges for client transportation for emergency medical care, as directed by the Associate Medical Director, R.N., and/or Manager of Adult Services.
  13. Participates in shift change and treatment planning conferences as arranged by supervisor.

Other Functions

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements

Education/Experience and Training:

  1. Certification as a Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC), or advance degree in Social work, Psychology or Behavior Science preferred.
  2. Eligible for certification in CPR and First Aid.
  3. Valid driver’s license with clean abstract.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Ability to work with and relate to clients with substance abuse disorders, including dual diagnosed clients, and the criminal population.
  2. Ability to respond calmly and efficiently to stressful situations with crisis management skills.
  3. Well organized and able to maintain accurate and concise records.
  4. Able to work with a multidisciplinary team.
  5. Efficient in Microsoft Programming and familiar with Electronic Health Records systems.

Physical/Mental Health Demands:

Light physical effort(lift/carry up to 10 pounds); occasional standing/walking; occasionally lifts supplies/equipment.  May be exposed to infectious and contagious disease.  May perform emergency care.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume with a cover letter to hr@hinamauka.org with the title of the position you are applying for in the subject heading.

INTAKE COUNSELOR – KANEOHE (PART-TIME)
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Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Intake Supervisor, the Intake Counselor provides substance abuse screening and assessment in accordance with Hina Mauka policies and procedures and will protect the confidentiality of clients and client records in accordance with all applicable federal regulations.

Essential Functions

  1. Evaluates potential substance abuse clients in the screen process, utilizing a bio-psycho-social assessment to determine each client’s need for treatment and level of motivation, and makes recommendation for appropriate level of care.
  2. Conducts initial screenings for potential dual diagnosed clients to determine each client’s need for treatment and level of care and coordinates through the Medical Director, Psychiatric R.N., and other community psychiatric professionals as needed.
  3. Coordinates with insurance/case management offices for approval of care reimbursements for clients; coordinates updates for additional requests for payment authorization as necessary.
  4. Coordinates with administration, business and clinical teams to implement the intake process through direct consultation with the Admissions Supervisor and Manger of Adult Services.
  5. Maintains relationships and communicates with referral sources regarding prospective client to ascertain treatment history/goals.
  6. Maintains client records in accordance with Hina Mauka policies and procedures and in compliance with all state and federal regulations, licensing and accreditation standards, and contract stipulations.
  7. Consults with and reports to the Intake Supervisor regarding potential clients in the intake process.  To confirm, accept, or reject clients into programs.  Documents and justifies acceptance/rejection of each applicant.
  8. Informs administrative staff of each new admission with special needs and/or problems.
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements

Education/Experiences and Training:

  1. Certification as a Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC), or advance degree in Social work, Psychology or Behavior Science preferred.
  2. Eligible for certification in CPR and First Aid.
  3. Valid driver’s license with clean abstract.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Ability to work with and relate to clients with substance abuse disorders, including dual diagnosed clients, and the criminal population.
  2. Ability to respond calmly and efficiently to stressful situations with crisis management skills.
  3. Well organized and able to maintain accurate and concise records.
  4. Able to work with a multidisciplinary team.
  5. Efficient in Microsoft Programming and familiar with Electronic Health Records systems.

Physical/Mental Health Demands:

Light physical effort(lift/carry up to 10 pounds); occasional standing/walking; occasionally lifts supplies/equipment.  May be exposed to infectious and contagious disease.  May perform emergency care.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume with a cover letter to hr@hinamauka.org with the title of the position you are applying for in the subject heading.

Hina Mauka
Attention: Human Resources
45-845 Po’okela Street
Kāne‘ohe, Hawai‘i 96744
Tel: (808) 236-2600
Fax: (808) 236-0495
Email: hr@hinamauka.org

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