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DATE ADDED: Sun 14/10/2018

Substance Abuse Counselor

Elizabethtown, USA


Job Description

$3,000 sign on bonus to eligible candidates


Coordinate all treatment aspects of a client’s drug and alcohol treatment program. Serves as a professional staff member and/or team leader of an interdisciplinary team and is responsible directly to the Clinical Service Supervisor for the coordination and continuity of care from admission through discharge and follow-up of the residents. Serves as an assistant to the Clinical Service Supervisor. To promote Performance Improvement and service delivery that is aligned with the agency’s primary mission.

Essential Duties:

  • Shall identify training needs for assigned staff and program and submit suggestions to the Clinical Service Supervisor.
  • Shall provide and for obtain the following therapeutic services as determined by the Treatment Team and specified in the client’s Individual Treatment Plan: individual counseling, family counseling, group counseling, community activities, Facility visits, vocational training, and follow-up care.
  • Shall insure coordination and documentation of contracts with community workers including, preparation of monthly progress reports to community social workers, determination of placement plans according to Treatment plan recommendations.
  • Shall provide / coordinate all drug and alcohol assessments as it relates to the diagnosis of residents.
  • Enters progress notations summarizing all treatment interventions performed for clients on a weekly basis.
  • Shall ensure the completion of all Individual Treatment Plans and their reviews following their perspective time frames.
  • Shall report to the Clinical Service Supervisor any and all relevant developments and information affecting the clients and facility operation
  • Shall provide staff duty coverage as scheduled.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Clinical Service Supervisor or Clinical Program Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

CADC or licensed clinical social worker, psychiatrist, or other licensed professional per 908 KAR 1:370, or a bachelor’s level degree working under a Clinical Services Supervisor with assessed competence in the role of Clinical leader with 20 hours of annual training in alcohol and drug services. 

Company Description
Pinnacle Treatment Centers Network is a recognized leader in comprehensive substance use services. All locations—Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia—are CARF-accredited and include credentialed physicians, nurses, clinicians, and administrative and support staff. A full continuum of quality care includes detoxification for residential and outpatient clients as well as transitional living programs. We treat the individual’s physical, emotional, spiritual, and psychological well-being.

Role: Substance Abuse Counselor
Job Type:
Location: Elizabethtown,

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