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DATE ADDED: Thu 11/10/2018

Substance Abuse Counselor

Johnstown, USA


Job Description

We are currently seeking experienced Counselors to join our team at our Alliance Medical location in Johnstown, PA

About the Position:

The primary purpose of this position is to offer comprehensive psychosocial therapy directed towards addressing the causes and effects of addiction in all aspects of patient lives.


-Assess needs of the patient for counseling and level of care.

-Facilitate individual, group, and/or family therapy as determined by patient needs and in accordance with state regulations.

- Conduct intakes on new patients, which include obtaining previous records that are relevant to the current treatment episode.

- Maintain accurate and up-to-date case files on each patient per Federal, State, and PTC requirements, which includes documenting all counseling and education services, assessments, reassessments, referrals and follow-up in the client’s clinical record.

- Coordinate care between treatment providers, including physicians and MH agencies, and any other relevant treatment provider as needed. Provide coordination of support and referral services for the patient/family and document in the clinical record.

- Prepare individualized treatment plans on each patient. Develop patient discharge/aftercare/continuum of care plans.


Minimum Education:

An Associates Degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling,nursing(with a clinical specialty in the human services) or other related field and 2 years of clinical experience;

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: Johnstown,

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