Patient Placement Counselor

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Center City , MN 55012

Posted 2 weeks ago


The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is the world's leading organization singularly dedicated to combating addiction to alcohol and drugs with a full continuum of services.

Over the course of a year, we:

  • Serve over 15,000 patients annually through treatment centers in Minnesota, California, Illinois, Oregon, New York, and Florida

  • Educate over 600 professionals through our accredited Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies, Professionals in Residence program and Summer Institute for Medical Students.

  • Provide publishing books and materials for over 32,000 publishing customers

  • Provide prevention services to over 50,000 students across the United States and the world

One of our key strategic objectives is people - our employees are essential in the process of propelling our organization forward to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead. Are you ready to excel in these challenges and opportunities? Do you possess the qualities below? Join Our Team!

What are we looking for?

  • Individuals with a Client, Customer, and/or Stakeholder Focus

  • Results-oriented attitude

  • Interpersonal Skills and Teamwork

  • Courage and Commitment

  • Adaptability and Learning Agility

What do we offer?

  • Competitive Benefits (health, dental, vision, etc)

  • Paid Time-Off

  • Training Opportunities

  • Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match

  • Tuition Reimbursement

Diverse individuals encouraged to apply.Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities


Utilizing a customer centered approach, meet with qualified applicants to complete a face- to face or over the phone assessment to determine diagnosis, appropriate facility and level of care. Manage the applicant, referent, family members or other stakeholder's questions or needs during the pre-admission process, including education on the treatment experience and patient expectations. Work collaboratively with other disciplines to ensure a smooth conversion from applicant to admitted patient.

  • Conduct assessments to determine program appropriateness and level of care recommendation.

  • Create a client/customer focused experience for all clients/referents/customers seeking services through the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.

  • Complete accurate and timely documentation in the EHR.

  • Communicate timely and clearly with clinical team and others.

  • Provide crisis management services in order to prevent reduce or eliminate emergencies.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Minimum 2 yrs experience providing alcohol and drug counseling (supervised internship applies)

  • Minimum 1 yr experience assessments for all levels of care

  • Must be age 18 or older

  • Current State Licensure or Certification in Alcohol and Drug Counseling or equivalent in CA, FL and NY only.

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Patient Placement Counselor

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation