Volunteers of America Northern Rockies
Job Description
Job Details

Job Location - Sheridan County Clinic - Sheridan - Sheridan, WY
Position Type - Full-time
Travel Percentage - Up to 25%
Job Shift - Day




The Clinician provides clinical and education-based treatment services throughout an individual's treatment per practice standards, are appropriate to client needs, and comply with agency standards.
Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Complete social histories, assessments, treatment plans, admission and discharge summaries, and other chart-related documents and correspondence for assigned patients promptly
  • Provide individual counseling and facilitate educational and counseling groups as assigned; accurately and promptly chart these activities in patient records
  • Develop educational and therapeutic curriculum to be utilized in group settings with patients and family members, as well as prevention education
  • Assist patients in understanding and completing therapeutic change objective-driven treatment plans
  • Work cooperatively with necessary staff members, other community resources, and referral sources to coordinate services to patients
  • To ensure the smooth functioning of clinic operations, the therapist will attend staff meetings, supervisory conferences, and clinical supervision
  • In-person and Telehealth sessions weekly
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Effective communicator; assertive when necessary
  • Ethical practice
  • Highly confidential
  • Calm under pressure and in crisis
  • Interacts with clients and team members in a professional manner
  • Continuous demonstration of behaviors aligned with a posture of servant leadership and our cultural values

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the organization.

Work Environment

This job operates in a residential treatment facility and Outpatient Clinic setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptops, photocopiers, and smartphones.
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. This position would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets, bend or stoop as necessary, and perform work at a computer for extended periods.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position; the schedule includes weekend and on-call rotational work. This position has flexible work settings, i.e., from off-site location or utilization of a mobile office.

Little travel is required for this position.
Required Education, Experience, or Eligibility Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Clinical Social Work, or related field from a Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs. (CACREP), Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) or Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited program in counseling
  • Fully or Provisionally licensed as an LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or LAT through the Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board, or eligible for licensure if current licensure is out-of-state
  • Meet qualifications required for a substance abuse professional, Clinician, or assistant by the State of Wyoming's Division of Behavioral Health Standards for the Operation of Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Programs
  • Proficient in the use of computer software programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Suite and desktop publishing
  • Exceptional and demonstrated time management skills to stay organized and meet tight deadlines

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Five years of post-licensure clinical experience, with some of this experience directly related to serving persons with addiction disorders: alcohol, drugs, gambling

EEO Statement

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristics. Volunteers of America Northern Rockies will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, please contact us at 307-672-0475.


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