Careers

Careers

Your career at The Walker Center is full of opportunities to make a difference in others’ lives and be a part of positive change. Each day you will work with people who value honesty, unity, integrity, and compassion. By joining our team, your individual strengths and talents will shape a unique career path with The Walker Center, inspired by our mission to offer the hope, help, and healing essential for recovery from chemical dependency and co-occurring mental health disorders.

To apply for one of the job openings listed below, please submit your information via the application links under each posting or email your cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation to asa@thewalkercenter.org. Please use the following subject line format: “[Job Title] – [Your name]”.

Certified Medical Assistant -Full or Part Time- Gooding Idaho

Reviews medical charts for new physician orders and medication changes.Administers staff TB tests as requested. Triage/review medical needs of clients to determine if need to be seen by physician.Train Client Support Specialists regarding compliance with medication administration including consistency with vitals, CIWAS, and COWS.Review medical “flags” upon admission or during inquiry process to approve admissions based on exclusion criteria. Takes phone calls from Client Support Specialists if Director of Client Support Services is not available. Coordinates medical information/orders from the Medical Director. Scheduling Doctor Time for clients.Completes End of detoxification assessment summary. Review of pills and MAR after admission for accuracy and identify medications. Weekly chart reviews of Physicians, nurses, and Client Support Specialists documentation in Accucare for completeness of notes, effectively relays information that pertains to medical needs, and is understandable. Monthly chart review of documentation. Insurance Calls for detox, Treatment plan development in ASAM Dimensions 1& 2.Serves as member if Quality Assurance Committee and reports quarterly on indicators.HIV, STD, & Hepatitis Programs including client education and testing.

Apply for the Certified Medical Assistant -Full or Part Time- Gooding Idaho position

Client Support Specialist- Part Time- Gooding Idaho

Part Time Client Support Specialist for mostly weekend shifts.

The primary responsibility of the Client Support Specialist is for the comfort, safety and welfare of the clients. The Client Support Specialist works under the overall direction of the Director of Client Support Services.

REQUIREMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITY:
1. High school graduate/GED preferred. Individual will learn as a result of on-the-job training.
2. Must be physically fit and able to work with people in a friendly, caring manner.
3. Must have a valid Idaho ID or driver’s license.
4. A history of responsible full-time employment preferred.
5. Minimum of two years with no history of substantial evidence of alcohol or other drug use prior to time of employment.
6. Maintain a safe environment for the clients and staff while on duty.
7. Conduct yourself as a positive role model for the good of the Walker Center.
8. Willing to work a variety of shifts to fill Walker Center needs. Show up to work on time and ready for your shift leaving behind your personal problems.
9. Able to pass medications as ordered by Medical Staff.
10. While at work you are to stay on the assigned side except specific task/duty requires.
11. Be aware of clients’ activities and whereabouts when they are out of group.
12. Compile a shift report that will be used at the end of the day for the email.
13. Use “Unconditioned Positive Regard” to anyone connected with the Walker Center.
14. Must successfully complete pre-hire requirements including a criminal background check, UA and TB test.

Apply for the Client Support Specialist- Part Time- Gooding Idaho position

Dietary Employee (Cook, Dishwasher)-Full Time- Gooding Idaho

Prepares meals for the day of duty. Washes serving dishes and equipment used in preparation and maintains general kitchen sanitation.
Turns food and supply orders in and receives deliveries in absence of Food Service Manager.
Performs quality assurance functions as assigned by Food Service Manager or dietitian.Serves out cafeteria style meals to Walker Center residents.
Reviews menus to determine type and quantities of meats, vegetables, soups, salads and desserts to be prepared.

Apply for the Dietary Employee (Cook, Dishwasher)-Full Time- Gooding Idaho position

Yoga Instructor - Part Time- Gooding Idaho

The Yoga Instructor provides small and large group yoga classes . Classes focus on increased range of motion, breath work, and basic asanas (positions) for endurance, balance, strength and flexibility.

Certification showing formal yoga teacher training required.

Apply for the Yoga Instructor - Part Time- Gooding Idaho position

LPN/RN - Full Time- Gooding

Reviews medical charts for new physician orders and medication changes.Administers staff TB tests as requested. Triage/review medical needs of clients to determine if need to be seen by physician.Train Client Support Specialists regarding compliance with medication administration including consistency with vitals, CIWAS, and COWS.Review medical “flags” upon admission or during inquiry process to approve admissions based on exclusion criteria. Takes phone calls from Client Support Specialists if Director of Client Support Services is not available. Coordinates medical information/orders from the Medical Director. Scheduling Doctor Time for clients.Completes End of detoxification assessment summary. Review of pills and MAR after admission for accuracy and identify medications. Weekly chart reviews of Physicians, nurses, and Client Support Specialists documentation in Accucare for completeness of notes, effectively relays information that pertains to medical needs, and is understandable. Monthly chart review of documentation. Insurance Calls for detox, Treatment plan development in ASAM Dimensions 1& 2.Serves as member if Quality Assurance Committee and reports quarterly on indicators.HIV, STD, & Hepatitis Programs including client education and testing.

REQUIREMENTS: RN or LPN licensure & must pass pre-hire requirements including a Criminal Background check, UA and TB test. Experience in addiction treatment preferred but willing to train the right qualified candidate.

Apply for the LPN/RN - Full Time- Gooding position

Counselor- Full Time / Part Time- Gooding

REQUIREMENTS:
a. CADC certification/ACADC, QP per IDAPA certification or equivalent.
b. Two (2) years experience treating chemically-dependent individuals using individual and group counseling techniques.
c. Physical and emotional health adequate to perform duties.
d. If recovering from chemical dependency, a minimum of two years continuous sobriety upon hire.

Assumes responsibility as primary counselor for Substance Use Disorder and Co-occurring clients
Complete client evaluation based on assessment of their needs and complete diagnosis based on DSM IV Axis I-V criteria and level of care placement based on ASAM Criteria.Complete individualized treatment planning with clients including initial, on-going, continuing care and discharge plan. Complete referral and discharge planning with client and family, and oversee referral completion. Complete timely utilization reviews (or communicate needs to supervisor or treatment team). Complete individual, group, and family counseling sessions which address the individual needs of the client, including relapse prevention. Prepare and complete all necessary documentation and record keeping. Prepare and conduct lectures on substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders. Maintain knowledge and adhere to The Walker Center policies and procedures. Participate as an effective and contributing member of the counseling team. Demonstrate knowledge and competency related to confidentiality and ethical standards of the counseling profession.

Apply for the Counselor- Full Time / Part Time- Gooding position

All Walker Center employment opportunities are subject to pre-hire requirements, including but not limited to a criminal background check, pre-employment drug testing, and TB testing.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of The Walker Center not to discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. This policy shall include, but not be limited to, the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, and termination.

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Vacation/Paid time off
  • Simple IRA retirement plan
  • Paid holidays
  • Bereavement leave