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UnityPoint Health Robert Young Center - CADS, Behavioral Health Professional in Davenport, Iowa

Robert Young Center - CADS

Behavioral Health Professional

Full-Time + Benefites

Multiple Shifts Available

The Robert Young Center and Center for Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS) is dedicated to the prevention, education, and treatment of addictions, substance abuse, and other disorders related to the harmful use of alcohol and drugs. We treat the addict, the abuser, and their family and friends. CADS offers a variety of substance abuse services focused on support, care, and treatment designed to meet the needs of families and individuals of all age groups in the community. CADS Country Oaks facility is a 66 bed freestanding facility in the west end of Davenport, IA near the Buffalo, IA border. CADS Country Oaks facility provides detoxification, residential, halfway house, and day treatment services.

This position is responsible for providing direct evaluation, counseling and education services to individuals in treatment.

The work involves facilitating overall case planning for clients and their families and maintaining all necessary documentation of a client’s involvement in treatment. In addition this position also serves as a team leader for members of the substance abuse counselors, provides assistance to the Manager, and participates in the multidisciplinary team planning. Supervision is provided by the Manager of CADS Residential and Outpatient Services or Manager Riverside Residential and Outpatient Services.

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Requirement: It is required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza. Exemption requests based on medical or religious reasons may be submitted, but must be approved for active employment.

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  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

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Client/Patient Care

  • Will provide direct substance abuse assessment, intervention, individual counseling, group counseling, and develop treatment plans, education and consultation services to identified clients, family, and support systems to promote recovery.

  • Will follow conformance with standards set by local, state, and federal agencies (DASA rule 2060, Federal Probation guidelines, DEA, CARF, IAC, and Joint Commission standards)

  • Be knowledgeable of all regional substance abuse facilities and services to assist in coordinating care for clients.

  • Will complete drug and alcohol toxicology screenings as needed.

  • Consult with in-house staff and other outside professionals to assure comprehensive, quality care for the client.

Care Coordination

  • Provide information to Third Party payers

  • Responsible for referral and case management activities, including facilitating referrals for additional services, participation in team meetings, coordinating care with community resources, etc.


  • Documentation of services provided by maintaining accurate client record reflecting services provided and recommended follow up


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services.


  • Preference of 2 years of experience in the field of substance abuse; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the below knowledge, abilities, and skills.


  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons, attained within 3 months of employment.

One of the Following Certifications listed below:

  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker within 2 years of employment in the state they are working.


  • Must have thorough knowledge of human behavior and performance for the assessment and treatment of substance use disorders.

  • Specific knowledge necessary for working with special populations (i.e. adolescent developmental issues).

  • Must have thorough knowledge of the federal drug and alcohol confidentiality law (42 C.F.R. Part 2) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

  • Must have considerable knowledge of the signs and symptoms of substance use disorders including pharmacological factors.

  • Must have considerable knowledge of the current American Society of Addiction Medicine patient placement criteria and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual as it relates to substance-related disorders or able to acquire the knowledge.

  • Must have knowledge of different approaches to counseling and accepted clinical practices.

  • Must have knowledge of the Code of Ethics for substance abuse counselors.

  • Ability to perform the core functions accepted for Behavioral Health Professionals.

Requisition ID: 2022-120334

Street: 12160 Utah Ave

Name: 6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity

Name: START- Country Oaks

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Multiple Available

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