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Evaluator/Medical Records Specialist
Rochester, New York - United States
Posted Date - 01/05/18, Respond By - 01/12/18

Program:                    New Directions

Location:                    33 Chestnut Street

Position:                      Evaluator/Medical Records Specialist                      

Hours:                         35 hrs. /wk., 52 weeks per year

Salary:                                    $14.63 to $19.00 /hour



Summary of Responsibilities:

The Evaluator/DWI Specialist compiles, conducts and processes Substance Abuse Evaluations and Assessments within the Clinic. Also conducts DWI Assessments, conducts DWI group treatment and may carry a DWI case load.  Shares oversight of ARES administration. This person also works closely with New Directions clinical and support staff as well as external collaterals and constituents such as Drug Court, probation, parole, and DHHS.  May assume clinical duties as identified in list of duties. Other duties as assigned by the Program Director.


Qualifications/Education and Experience:


  • Associates Degree in Human Services required; Bachelors Degree preferred.

  • Minimum one year prior working knowledge of Substance Abuse Evaluations and Comprehensive Psychosocial Assessments

  • Minimum one year prior working knowledge of Client Case Management.

  • Minimum one year prior working knowledge of the ARES and electronic database systems, prior working knowledge of Behavioral Health systems preferably in an OASAS licensed facility.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft office products and data entry.

  • Requires ability to work accurately and pay attention to details, strong organizational skills and understanding of information storage and retrieval.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of maintaining confidential records.

  • Strong experience in assessments, group treatment and case management  in an OASAS licensed facility.

  • Requires the health and physical capability of walking, lifting, bending and reaching (as lifting and carrying files).

  • Bi-lingual Spanish preferred.

  • All employees of ABC’s New Directions Program  must receive and maintain a full clearance from the Justice Center of New York that allows them unsupervised contact with clients (at the Agency’s expense). Any prospective or current employee who has an indication of abuse, maltreatment or neglect, or who cannot be left unsupervised with clients, will not be hired or retained.


The above description covers the principle functions of the job. It is not intended to be a complete listing of all the miscellaneous incidental or substantially similar duties, which may be assigned during normal or emergency operations.

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    1 Years
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