Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP or SUDPt) - PHRC

PHRC Substance Use Disorder Professional or Substance Use Disorder Professional Trainee with SUDP training completed.

Friday to Monday 32hrs/wk.

SUDPt Pay Range: $20.07 - $24.58

SUDP Pay Range: $24.94 - $30.55

General Summary of Duties: The Substance Use Disorder Professional functions as a member of a multidisciplinary team while demonstrating the clinical skill and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate, and provide treatment, rehabilitation, and support services for the people we serve. Provides integrated substance use disorder and mental health treatment for those we serve to include: assessment, collaborative treatment planning, individual, family, and group therapy and perform all duties necessary to comply with relevant Kitsap County Substance Use Disorder Treatment Contracts and all other regulatory agencies.

Consider every idea and responsibility contained herein through the lens of Trauma-Informed Care (TIC), and specifically oriented towards promoting Recovery for the people we serve in our unit, as well as anywhere in KMHS at large. These two guiding principles form an umbrella under which all services provided are contained.

To improve the operations of KMHS in support of its stated mission. To provide the highest level of customer service to internal and external customers. The Kitsap Mental Health Services community fosters a culture of hope and empowerment through a safe, welcoming environment, compassionate relationships, and a commitment to respecting life experiences .

Major Responsibilities/Tasks:
  • Provide direct services in a 28-day, residential, co-occurring treatment program. Services may include individual & family therapy, group therapy, psycho-educational workshops, recovery skill-building groups, and crisis intervention. Provide encouragement and positive reinforcement to engage the people we serve who maintain ambivalence related to pursuing a healthy lifestyle.
  • Develop written treatment plans with integrated interventions to address issues across the health continuum, with emphasis on substance use disorders.
  • Utilize motivational interviewing, stages of change theory, harm reduction, stage-wise treatment strategies, and other behavioral interventions as clinically indicated.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the unique presentation and needs of clients experiencing co-occurring disorders.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of medications used in the treatment of SUD (MAT).
  • Establish and maintain therapeutic relationships while maintaining professional boundaries.
  • Provide crisis intervention services as indicated by the assessment and treatment process. Recognize and intervene according to continuous assessment throughout the individuals stay.
  • Monitor assigned individuals for compliance with court-ordered requirements such as LRAs and substance-related mandates. Follow all WACs and RCAs required of mandated individuals. Provide legal documents and reports.
  • Perform random UDS as clinically indicated.
  • Document all clinical services thoroughly and accurately and submit all documentation in a timely manner per agency policy and contractual/WAC requirements.
  • Demonstrate ability to work efficiently and effectively, organizing workload by prioritizing and managing multiple tasks. Maintain, or exceed, productivity standards as established by policy and evaluated by the unit manager.
  • Pursue professional growth and development by seeking out learning opportunities, coordinate with unit manager to share with the team, and if approved, integrate into work practices. Maintain working knowledge of current Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health treatment recommendations, trends in community mental health, including health care reform, electronic medical records, and computer technology.
  • Focus on teamwork, teambuilding, and the maintenance of a positive work atmosphere in order to best provide for the people we serve.

In addition to the above, any responsibilities appropriate to the position and not specifically listed in the job description

Our recruitment processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any aspect which makes someone unique.

  • Comprehensive and generous health, dental and vision benefits
  • Up to 19 days of PTO and 8 paid holidays your first year (pro-rated for part-time)
  • An incredible team approach that is dynamic and collaborative
  • Loan Forgiveness, training, and extensive education available
  • Multiple locations and opportunities close to home
  • Advancement opportunities available within the agency
  • Free Employee Assistance Program and parking
  • Full Time, Part Time and PRN positions along with flexible hours for professional advancement


Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION: Associates Degree in Psychology, social services, or behavioral health field.

EXPERIENCE: Experienced (minimum 2 years of job-related experience)

Possess and maintain a valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation.

WA Food Worker Card if working at Pacific Hope & Recovery.

LICENSURE: Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration. Current licensure as a Substance Use Disorder Professional.

Preferred Qualifications:

EDUCATION: Bachelors Degree in Psychology, social services, or behavioral health field.

EXPERIENCE: Experience working with clients with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders.