Addiction Counselor jobs in the United States

The Addiction Counselor acts as mediator between patients, relatives, medical staff, and outside agencies if needed. Runs individual, family, and group counseling for patients in chemical dependency programs. Being an Addiction Counselor typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent; meets the standards for Addiction Counselor Certification Board, or other appropriate certification. Tracks patient progress and dispensation of treatment services. In addition, Addiction Counselor typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Addiction Counselor's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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Addiction Counselor
  • Addiction Recovery Care
  • Morehead, KY FULL_TIME
  • Are you looking for the best place to work? Join Addiction Recovery Care, LLC (ARC) which was selected as one of the 2024 Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, based on surveys of our employees!

    Are you passionate about serving in an environment of shared purpose and shared goals while driving the ARC mission and values to excellence for our clients, patients and team members? ARC has been leading the way and has become one of the fastest growing healthcare systems in Kentucky (and beyond!) in addiction treatment, mental health services and improving lives by creating opportunities for people to discover hope and live their God-given destiny!

    ARC is ready to offer you “The B.E.S.T. of ARC” (Balance, Energy, Safety, Training) on day 1 when you enter through our doors. ARC is a thriving, dynamic, and fast-paced healthcare system environment where compassion, accountability, respect for the dignity of life, entrepreneurship, and stewardship are key elements of every thing we do!

    We are hiring an Addiction Counselor for our growing clinical team! Our Addiction Counselors will primarily be responsible for our direct client/patient services such as performing initial assessments, diagnosis, documentation and group and individual therapy sessions.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Delivers direct patient services, such as performing initial assessment, diagnosis, and documentation of each event necessary to determine placement for level of care.
    • Delivers direct patient services performing individual and group therapists sessions, and documentation of each event, as needed.
    • Effectively communicate medical necessity of services, utilizing the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) guidelines for care
    • Complete appeals process with third-party payers as needed.
    • Communicate clearly and accurately to various staff.
    • Coordinates with program administration.
    • Organizes professional development and training in diagnosis and assessment, therapy, and charting/documentation as needed.
    • Serves as a positive role model by demonstrating professional and caring attitudes and behaviors toward co-workers, patients, and guests.
    • Maintains an effective clinical organizational structure and delegate appropriate authority for completion of assigned responsibilities.
    • Knowledge of administrative, personnel, and clinical policies and procedures, and ability to comply and communicate these clearly and accurately to staff.
    • Evaluates the impact of therapeutic interventions upon the therapeutic milieu.

    The above is intended to be a general outline of job duties and not a complete list.

    Key Experience and Education Needed:

    • Graduate of an accredited college or university with a minimum of Bachelor's degree in Drug and Alcohol Counseling and/or Masters Degree in Clinical Counseling or Social Work.
    • Must hold an active professional certification/license recognized by the state of Kentucky for providing counseling services to individuals with a Substance Use Disorder Diagnosis. Specifically, one of the following licenses: CADC, LCADC, LPCA, LPCC, CSW, LCSW, AMFT, LMFT.

    Other Qualifications to be Considered:

    • Minimum of 2 years administrative and management setting familiarity, with Performance Improvement and Standards necessary.
    • Communications skills to relate to all levels of management and counseling staff.
    • Self-motivated and confident Application of Continuous Quality Improvement/Performance Improvement philosophy and ability to develop the organizational strategy.

    Salary market competitive and commensurate with experience.

    New Hire Bonus of up to $5,000 available during the first 12 months of employment.

    ARC full-time employees enjoy very attractive benefits packages for employees and their families to include health, dental, vision, life insurance, a wide array of ancillary insurance products for life’s needs, 401(k) plan with company matching and to ensure the work-life balance - generous paid vacation, sick, holiday and maternity/paternity leave policies. Clinicians receive two self-care days each year allowing for you to take care of yourself while you have taken care of others!

    Come join ARC and transform lives anchored in strong family relationships, social responsibility and meaningful career paths by empowering our nationally recognized crisis to career model!



    Addiction Recovery Care, LLC and its affiliated entities are an equal opportunity employer.

    ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

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Addiction Counselor
  • Addiction Recovery Care
  • Benham, KY FULL_TIME
  • Are you looking for the best place to work? Join Addiction Recovery Care, LLC (ARC) which was selected as one of the 2024 Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, based on ...
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Addiction Counselor
  • Addiction Recovery Care
  • Prestonsburg, KY FULL_TIME
  • Are you looking for the best place to work? Join Addiction Recovery Care, LLC (ARC) which was selected as one of the 2024 Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, based on ...
  • 5 Days Ago

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Addiction Counselor
  • Addiction Recovery Care
  • Ashland, KY FULL_TIME
  • Are you looking for the best place to work? Join Addiction Recovery Care, LLC (ARC) which was selected as one of the 2024 Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, based on ...
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Addiction Counselor
  • Addiction Recovery Care
  • Lexington, KY FULL_TIME
  • Are you looking for the best place to work? Join Addiction Recovery Care, LLC (ARC) which was selected as one of the 2024 Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, based on ...
  • 6 Days Ago

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Addiction Counselor
  • Addiction Recovery Care
  • Owensboro, KY FULL_TIME
  • Are you looking for the best place to work? Join Addiction Recovery Care, LLC (ARC) which was selected as one of the 2024 Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, based on ...
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Case Manager
  • Hillcrest Children Center
  • Washington, DC
  • Position Summary The Case Manager works directly with the Certified Addictions Counselor II, Clinical Manager, and the Q...
  • 7/20/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Clinical Addictions Counselor (CAC I/II or LGSW)
  • SOME (So Others Might Eat)
  • Washington, DC
  • SOME (So Others Might Eat) provides material aid and comfort to our vulnerable neighbors in the District of Columbia, he...
  • 7/19/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Addiction Counselor-LI (Remote Opportunity)Telehealth Behavioral Health
  • NYC Health + Hospitals
  • Washington, DC
  • About NYC Health + Hospitals Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center is one of New York City’s premier acute care hospi...
  • 7/19/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Addiction Counselor
  • People Encouraging People
  • Rockville, MD
  • Job Description Job Description The successful candidate that will be selected to join a dynamic and growing team of pro...
  • 7/18/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Case Manager - exempt status position
  • Metropolitan Educational Solutions
  • Washington, DC
  • Job Description Job Description The Case Manager implements the individual and family case management services program. ...
  • 7/18/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Remote Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) - Colorado
  • Headway
  • Washington, DC
  • Are you a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) in Colorado in South Dakota looking to launch a private practice, or grow y...
  • 7/17/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Addictions Counselor
  • Gaudenzia
  • Washington, DC
  • Overview: We need hope-bringers and changemakers because the work we all do matters. If youre passionate about making an...
  • 7/17/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Certified Addiction Counselor
  • Delta-T Group Inc
  • Washington, DC
  • Location: Washington, DC 20017 Date Posted: 7/15/2024 Category: Addictions Education: None Delta-T Group is a nationwide...
  • 7/16/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Addiction Counselor jobs
$51,990 to $66,813