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Substance Abuse Counselor

Substance Abuse Counselor

Job Description

 Position DescriptionProvides direct patient care to patients in a women's residential treatment setting setting.   Therapy, individual and group, treatment plans and .  Discusses patient’s responses to treatment and discusses individual treatment with various treatment providers as well as a multi-disciplinary treatment team.

Job Requirements

Education/Experience/Skills/Abilities Required:

  • LPC, LCSW, or licensed psychologist --or--RSAP, CADC, CRADC, CRAADC --or-- provisional licensure
  • At least one year of experience as a treatment provider
  • Experience working with a substance abuse population preferred

Position Requirements:


  1. Requires team skills.
  2. Requires effective verbal, written and nonverbal communication skills.
  3. Possess cognitive, organizational, and emotional ability and maturity to deal effectively with multiple stressors, deadlines and difficult situations.
  4. Provides direct patient care to assigned age groups.
  5. Requires working with physically aggressive patients; participates in physical intervention techniques.
  6. Acts as an educator to new employees and students.
  7. Participates in the hospital Continuous Quality Improvement Program.
  8. Serves as a member of assigned committees.
  9. Requires the ability to function effectively in the context of a team concept.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $28,350.00 - $41,604.00 /Year
Other Pay Competitive Compensation
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Yes
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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Substance Abuse Counselor

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