Telehealth Substance Abuse/Mental Health Counselor

Lionrock Honolulu , HI 96812

Posted 2 weeks ago

Hiring Mental Health Counselors with Substance Use Disorder experience for a 100% Remote, statewide position in Hawaii.


Do you possess a Masters Degree?

Do you hold one of the following licenses in Hawaii?

  • LCSW: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • LMHC: Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • LMFT: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

IF YOU ANSWERED NO to either question above, we are unable to accept your application for this position. If you have any questions about these requirements you can email us at

If you are a Master's-level, fully licensed Mental Health Counselor who holds one of the licenses listed above, and has Substance Use Disorder, Substance Abuse, or Addiction Counseling experience please read on and APPLY HERE!

About Us

Lionrock Recovery was established in 2010 to provide Substance Use Disorder (SUD)-specific, outpatient, telehealth treatment for adults struggling with alcohol and/or drug addiction. Based in Northern California, our unique services employ the use of a HIPAA-compliant, tele-counseling platform that provides our clients with an intensive outpatient/outpatient (IOP/OP) treatment program, offered entirely online. While many companies have switched to a telehealth model in response to COVID-19, weve been perfecting ours for over ten years! We are Joint Commission accredited and supply a better value than residential treatment; at Lionrock, were not merely in the treatment businesswere in the business of recovery.

Our Culture

At Lionrock, youll enjoy a career with a flexible schedule and a sustainable, work/life balance. Youll be a part of a vibrant, caring team, where every day offers the opportunity to collaborate, provide input, and present innovative ideas. Were a rapidly growing company, but we continue to place a high value on what each individual team member has to offer. Simply put, your expertise matters.

Experience and Qualifications

  • A minimum of two (2) years post-graduate relevant supervised clinical experience in the field of substance use disorder treatment is required.

  • Unrestricted license (i.e., able to work independently, without supervision, from a licensed supervisor) without current disciplinary action.

  • Experience with assessment, diagnosis, crisis intervention, individual and group psychotherapy/psychoeducation, and individualized treatment planning for adults with substance use disorders.

  • Experience assessing, diagnosing, and treating a broad range of psychiatric conditions is preferred.

  • Must be familiar with DSM-V as a means of diagnosis.


  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or other field related to behavioral health. Please Note: in accordance with our compliance requirements, all Lionrock counselors must have obtained their Masters degree prior to obtaining state licensure.


  • Ability to accurately assess, diagnose and create individualized treatment plans for an adult SUD population.

  • Deliver treatment to an adult substance abuse disordered (SUD) population utilizing Evidence-Based SUD Practices.

  • Ability to conduct individual and group psychotherapy sessions using evidence-based SUD practices.

  • Ability to deliver psychoeducational materials in a group setting that relate to overall health, mental health, and recovery from substance use disorders.

  • Familiarity with medical and pharmacological resources

  • Ability to deliver culturally appropriate treatment strategies that demonstrate an understanding of diversity and utilize the clients resources.

  • Knowledge of regulations for documentation and the ability to write comprehensive, accurate, and concise notes that record clients progress towards treatment goals.

  • Demonstrate the professional maturity and ethical integrity necessary for assuming professional responsibilities and working independently in a web-based treatment program.

  • Demonstrate commitment to quality of service, teamwork, and participation in a web-based treatment program.

  • Ability to complete multiple tasks/objectives in a timely manner.

  • Knowledge of social service agencies, state regulations, and professional standards as they relate to client treatment, patient rights, and client/patient confidentiality.

  • Responds to and appropriately handles crises to ensure client safety

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs intake and psychosocial assessments.

  • Develops individualized SMART treatment plans and updates treatment plans regularly.

  • Provides general chemical dependency counseling to include individual, group, and group psychoeducation counseling services.

  • Provides higher-level assessment (e.g. other, non-CD, Mental Health diagnoses; danger to self or others; non-CD crisis evaluations; emotional/family dysfunction).

  • Completes documentation of all clients visits and contacts in a timely, accurate and concise manner.

  • Communicates regularly with the Admissions Team and colleagues to coordinate client care.

  • Communicate with outside agencies and providers to coordinate client care.

  • Crisis assessment and intervention as needed.

  • Assess for detox and create a plan to help clients connect with their local medical services.

  • Participates in clinical case conferences.

  • May be required to participate in a group coverage on-call rotation.

  • Other duties as assigned.

You wont be tasked with securing client referrals, obtaining liability insurance, handling the admissions process, OR billing and marketing - weve got you covered!

Compensation & Benefits

Stream 1 - Part-Time, 15-24 hrs, Competitive Hourly Rate, W-2 position:

  • Direct Compensation: starting rate of $40 per hour

  • Indirect Compensation: valued at $4,000 per year; includes PTO and Holiday Pay

~potential full-time/benefitted positions available for candidates that are independently licensed in multiple states~

Flexible Scheduling M-Fri: Lionrock Recovery offers a flexible schedule with multiple shifts available! However, due to existing needs, hiring priority presently goes to those counselors available from 5 pm PT (Pacific Time) and later.

Opportunities for advancement: we are dedicated to providing a clear path for internal growth and development that includes multiple tiers of advancement and leadership opportunities.

How Well Support You

We believe our counselors deserve the very best, which is why we offer:

  • Starting 401K match of 50% of every dollar up to 4% gross pay

  • Peer Mentorship Program

  • Annual Company Meet-Ups (in accordance with COVID restrictions)

  • Weekly Meditation Sessions

  • Flexible Work Schedules & Individual Client Scheduling

  • Internal Opportunities to Obtain CEUs (up to 5xs annually)

  • Access to a Growing Network of Like-Minded, Collaborative Professionals

  • Employee Referral + Incentive Programs

  • Opportunities for Advancement (Clinical Management & other Key Roles)

  • Enjoy an inclusive, progressive work environment that is both client AND counselor-centered

Still Not Convinced? Check out our Glassdoor & TrustPilot Reviews!

Want to be Considered for Future Opportunities?

Whether youre not quite ready to take that first step in embarking on a new career, or you were notified by a member of our Recruiting Team that the above position has already been filled, please Email Us directly to inquire about Lionrocks Priority Pipeline! We expect to continue experiencing rapid, consistent growth and as a result, new opportunities present all the time. Please let us know if you would like to keep in touch and well be sure to let you know about our upcoming opportunities first!

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Lionrock Recovery provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

At Lionrock Recovery, we are addictions worst enemy and recoverys steadfast friend

Lionrock Recovery Behavioral Health is not a designated 501(c)(3) and does not fall under the charitable classification as defined by the IRS.

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