Substance Abuse Counselor

Acadia Healthcare Inc. Lynn , MA 01902

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description



Lynn Comprehensive Treatment Center, located in Lynn, MA, is part of Acadia Healthcare's outpatient Comprehensive Treatment Centers, the leading provider of medication-assisted treatment in the nation. Our counseling team provides compassionate, high-quality counseling and therapy to patients that are seeking recovery from Opioid Use Disorder.

Location: Lynn CTC - Lynn, MA

Schedule: Early mornings Monday - Friday from 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM, allowing you to enjoy a great work/life balance.

Pay Rate: Dependant upon counselor level (1-4)

The Substance Abuse Counselor is responsible for:

  • Providing high quality, compassionate guidance in both individual and group counseling sessions.

  • Planning, overseeing, facilitating and documenting patient's recovery.

  • Co-facilitating assigned group or family sessions.

  • Ensuring all documentation regarding patient care, treatment, and incidents is completed timely and in a clear, concise manner.

  • Preparing individual treatment plans for each assigned patient.

  • Initial assessments as well as follow up assessments.

  • Evaluating patient' needs and determines if referrals to other programs or facilities are needed

  • Providing crisis intervention to patients, as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in social or health services field with 2+ years' experience in counseling field, OR

  • Master's degree in social or health services field with 1+ years' experience in counseling field

  • Experience providing guidance in a substance abuse/recovery environment

  • Prior knowledge/experience working with MAT (medication assisted treatment) highly preferred

  • CADC or LADC preferred, not required

Our Benefits

  • Employer paid clinical supervision for candidates seeking supervison for LICSW

  • Quarterly Bonus Program Eligibility

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • Sign on Bonus

  • Opportunity for growth/career advancement



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