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Cultural Coordinator
Job Code:2019-08-045
Department:Residential Treatment-Snowbird
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Salary Minimum16.26
Salary Midpoint19.11
  
Position Closes:
Open Until Filled 

Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:
JOB SUMMARY:
Provide cultural programming elements for the Snowbird Residential Treatment Center.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or GED required
Valid driver’s license required
Specific experience working with the Native American population preferred
Experience in Recovery Services preferred
Experience working with Peer Support Services preferred
WRAP Facilitators certification preferred
NC Certified Peer Support Specialists certification preferred
Lived experience with MH and/or SA issues and in long-term sustained recovery preferred
Qualified Professional or Associate Professional preferred 

Qualified Professional means, within the MH/DD/SAS system of care:
(a) Individual who holds a license, provisional license, certificate, registration or permit issued by the governing board regulating a human service profession, except a registered nurse who is licensed to practice in the State of North Carolina by the North Carolina Board of Nursing who also has four years of full-time accumulated experience in MH/DD/SA with the population served; or
(b) Graduate of a college or university with a Master’s degree in a human service field and has one year of full-time, post-graduate degree accumulated MH/DD/SA experience with the population served, or a substance abuse professional who has one year of full-time, post-graduate degree accumulated supervised experience in alcoholism and drug abuse counseling; or
(c) Graduate of a college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a human service field and has two years of full-time, post-Bachelor's degree accumulated MH/DD/SA experience with the population served, or a substance abuse professional who has two years of full-time, post-Bachelor's degree accumulated supervised experience in alcoholism and drug abuse counseling; or
(d) Graduate of a college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a field other than human services and has four years of full-time, post-Bachelor's degree accumulated MH/DD/SA experience with the population served, or a substance abuse professional who has four years of full-time, post-Bachelor's degree accumulated supervised experience in alcoholism and drug abuse counseling.

Associate Professional (AP) within the mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse services (MH/DD/SAS) system of care means an individual who is a:
(a) Graduate of a college or university with a Masters’ degree in a human service field with less than one year of full-time, post-graduate degree accumulated MH/DD/SA experience with the population served, or a substance abuse professional with less than one year of full-time, post-graduate degree accumulated supervised experience in alcoholism and drug abuse counseling. Supervision shall be provided by a qualified professional with the population served until the individual meets one year of experience. The supervisor and the employee shall develop an individualized supervision plan upon hiring. The parties shall review the plan annually; or
(b) Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in a human service field with less than two years of full-time, post-bachelor's degree accumulated MH/DD/SA experience with the population served, or a substance abuse professional with less than two years of full-time, post-bachelor's degree accumulated supervised experience in alcoholism and drug abuse counseling. Supervision shall be provided by a qualified professional with the population served until the individual meets two years of experience. The supervisor and the employee shall develop an individualized supervision plan upon hiring. The parties shall review the plan annually; or
(c) Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in a field other than human services with less than four years of full-time, post-bachelor's degree accumulated MH/DD/SA experience with the population served, or a substance abuse professional with less than four years of full-time, post-bachelor's degree accumulated supervised experience in alcoholism and drug abuse counseling. Supervision shall be provided by a qualified professional with the population served until the individual meets four years of experience. The supervisor and the employee shall develop an individualized supervision plan upon hiring. The parties shall review the plan annually; or
(d) Registered Nurse licensed to practice in the State of North Carolina by the North Carolina Board of Nursing with less than four years of full-time accumulated experience in MH/DD/SA with the population served. Supervision shall be provided by a qualified professional with the population served until the individual meets four years of experience. The supervisor and the employee shall develop an individualized supervision plan upon hiring. The parties shall review the plan annually.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:
Ability to effectively utilize an electronic medical record and other software such as Microsoft office programs, and email.
Considerable originality and initiative are required in the daily performance of tasks.
Basic knowledge of principles, techniques, and practices of social work, social policy, services and supports which are effective for recovery from substance abuse and psychiatric symptoms.
Basic knowledge of a wide range of medical, behavioral and psychosocial problems and their treatment.
Considerable knowledge of the methods and principles of recovery and person centered thinking. 
Basic knowledge of governmental and private organizations and resources in the community.
Basic knowledge of the laws, regulations, and policies, which govern the program.
Basic knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes, and their treatment.
Basic knowledge of substance abuse to include diagnostic criteria for abuse, dependence, intoxication and withdrawal of all drug classifications, methods of evaluation and assessment, impact of mental illness on patients ability to negotiate treatment recommendations, current treatment approaches, modalities of care, and substance abuse and other programs or services available to patients.
Skill in establishing rapport, and appropriate respectful relationships with clients and families. 
Ability to determine appropriate boundaries with clients, and maintain professional ethics in all situations.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues of other professional disciplines, and a variety of governmental and private resources and organizations in the community.
Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively.
Ability to ascertain the potential lethality of a situation, respond and refer accordingly.