Substance Abuse Case Counselor

HCA San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 2 months ago

Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. Recognized nationally for quality and safety, it has an 'A' from The Leapfrog Group and has been voted a "Family Favorite" hospital for more than ten years.

It is one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times. Good Samaritan is a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques, and is a Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and an accredited Chest Pain Center.

Our Case Counselor teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions.

If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

SCHEDULE: PRN as needed


Under general supervision, provides all services required as a case counselor in an intensive out-patient program including but not limited to conducting CD evaluations, facilitating didactic and support groups, developing and reassessing treatment plans and documenting care of patient.


Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required:

Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Studies or Chemical Dependency required. Certification or working toward Certification through the California Certification Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors also required. CADC II preferred.

Current Basic Cardiac Life Support required.

Minimum three (3) years experience in the field of Chemical Dependency preferred.

Ability to learn and utilize computerized patient care management system.

Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. Must effectively read, write and verbally communicate in the English language.

Minimum Experience:

Three years progressively more responsible related work experience necessary in order to gain thorough understanding of system and department policies, procedures and operations to perform moderately complex administrative duties such as coordinating meetings and conferences, budget development, complex computer and database management.


The Case Counselor is directly responsible to the Chemical Dependency Coordinator and/or the Department Manager or delegate. A collaborative relationship with other staff members is maintained.

Degree of supervision required: Minimal, individual proceeds on his/her own initiative, in compliance with policies, practices and procedures approved by the hospital's Operations Division.

Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER's, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics.

Our facility-based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health's top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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