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Employment Opportunities

Vanguard Services Unlimited is always looking for qualified, dedicated employees. Vanguard is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Below you will find the list of current employment opportunities.

How to Apply

To apply for any position, you must submit:

  1. a cover letter
  2. a resume, and
  3. salary requirements

An application form will be required if you are offered an interview.

Email the above listed documents and questions to:    jobs@vanguardservices.org

or fax the documents to: Human Resources at 703.841.2316

Current Employment Opportunities

The following positions are currently open. Please note any application deadlines.

 August 8, 2008

  

Residential Coordinator: Boys Recovery Lodge, Full-Time

Reports to: Residential Supervisor

Residential Coordinator to coordinate and deliver daily residential activities and programs to adolescents. Requires minimal HS diploma or equivalent, 2 years experience in treatment setting, and CAC eligible. Prefer BS/BA or equivalent combination of education and experience in treatment setting. Open until filled.

 

Nurse: Vanguard, Full - Time

Reports to:  Clinical Manager

This position is responsible for the coordination of medical and psychiatric care for the residents of an addiction program.  The nurse will maintain relationships with consulting physicians, oversee the medical/psychiatric needs of residents,  manage sick call, conduct initial H &P, provide training to clients and staff, perform medication documentation audits, participate on infection control committee, oversee  Universal Precaution Procedures and make needed referrals.  Occupational Health and Clinic management experience would be helpful. Must have current Registered Nurse license; with a minimum of two years experience. Open until filled.

Utilization Reviewer: Admin, Part-Time

Reports to:  Clinical Operations Director

This position will work to maximize patient stays and facilitate appropriate referrals. Will work with insurance companies for recertification's and Vanguard counselors in programs to ensure care being delivered meets the client's needs per ASAM criteria.
Position is Part-Time and can possibly be done from home. Flexible hours about 10-12 per week.
Requirements Qualifications: Masters Degree in Counseling or Related field, Experience working with/in the health insurance funding arena a must. Must demonstrate a working knowledge of ASAM Placement Criteria, and Medical necessity criteria.  Open until filled.

Residential Specialist: Nuevo Dia, Full-Time and PRN

Reports to: Residential Manager

Residential Specialists plan and execute client activities, help maintain a drug-free environment, provide life skills, resident life training and 12-step education, monitor/document interventions, and respond to emergencies. Must be able to write and speak English and have the ability to effectively communicate with a diverse population. High school diploma, experience in a residential setting and bilingual (Spanish/English). Open until filled.  

 

Residential Specialists: Phoenix, PRN

Reports to: Residential Coordinator

Residential Specialists are needed to plan and execute client activities, interpret intake processes and participate in ensuring personal program needs are met. Will also help maintain drug-free environment, provide life skills/resident life training and 12-step education. Other responsibilities include monitoring/documenting intervention and responding to medical/psychiatric/behavioral emergencies. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with a diverse population. High school diploma and experience in a residential setting essential. Computer skills helpful. Open until filled.

 

Residential Specialists: Demeter Virginia, Part-Time and PRN

Reports to: Residential Supervisor

DVA is searching for individuals to work in their women w/children program, to execute client activities, interpret intake processes and ensure program needs are met. Maintain a drug-free environment. HS diploma and experience in a residential setting essential. Open until filled.

 

Residential Specialists: Lawrence Court Halfway House, Part-Time and PRN

Reports to: Program Manager

Lawrence Court is seeking Residential Specialists for Transitional living program serving adults. Plan and execute client activities and participate in ensuring personal program needs are met. Requires High School diploma and 1 year experience in an addiction treatment setting. Dependent upon contract. Open until filled.

 

Primary Counselor: Vanguard Counseling Center, Part-Time and PRN

Reports to: Director of Clinical Operations

Successful candidate will provide assessments, admissions, group and individual counseling, discharge planning and life/employment skills education and coordination. Must have excellent writing skills and be able to effectively write and follow treatment plans. BS/BA preferred and 2 year in a treatment setting. CSAC eligible in 1 yr. Open until filled.

 

Residential Specialist – Boy Recovery Lodge Full-Time, Part-Time and PRN

Reports to: Residential Supervisor

Residential Specialists to work with youth in substance abuse treatment facility. Successful candidate will assist with residential activities and program. Requires high school diploma or equivalent and experience in a treatment setting. Open until filled.

 

Residential Specialist – Girls Recovery Lodge, PRN

Reports to: Residential Supervisor

Residential Specialists to work with youth in substance abuse treatment facility. Successful candidate will assist with residential activities and program. Requires high school diploma or equivalent and experience in a treatment setting. Open until filled.

 

Residential Specialists: Independence House, Part-Time, 24 hours

Reports to: Program Manager

Independence House is seeking a p art time Residential Specialists for their Transitional living program serving adults. Plan and execute client activities and participate in ensuring personal program needs are met. Requires High School diploma and 1 year experience in an addiction treatment setting. This position is every other weekend Saturday and Sunday 12 hours per day. Dependent upon contract. Open until filled.

 

Primary Counselor: Demeter Virginia, Full-Time

Reports to: Program Director

Successful candidate will provide assessments, admissions, group and individual counseling, discharge planning and life/employment skills education and coordination. Must have excellent writing skills and be able to effectively write and follow treatment plans. MA, MS or MSW in Human Service field a plus and 2 years experience in a treatment setting preferred; licensed at must.  Open until filled. 

 

Primary Counselor: LCHH, Part- Time

Reports to: Program Director

Successful candidate will provide assessments, admissions, group and individual counseling, discharge planning and life/employment skills education and coordination. Must have excellent writing skills and be able to effectively write and follow treatment plans. 2 years experience in a treatment setting preferred, certification a must. Open until filled.

 

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