Allina Health System
Substance Abuse Counselor III
UNY SA Outpatient
Hours Per Week
Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90 clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.
Mercy Hospital is the premier hospital in the northern metropolitan communities of the Twin Cities. It is located on two campuses: one in Coon Rapids, and one in Fridley. Together, these facilities offer nationally recognized clinical excellence and compassionate health care services, including cancer care, heart and vascular services, emergency and trauma care, surgical services and da Vinci System, The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Childrens Minnesota, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, the Joint Replacement Center and womens and childrens services. In 2016, Mercy Hospital was named one of the nations 100 Top Hospitals and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S. by Truven Health Analytics. With 3,500 employees, 830 affiliated physicians and 420 staffed beds, Mercy Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient services to more than 270,000 patients each year.
Req ID: 43219
The Substance Abuse Counselor is responsible for providing the direct patient and family treatment within the Substance Abuse programs. This includes screening, assessment, individual/family/group counseling, educational lectures along with treatment and discharge planning.
Masters degree in the behavioral sciences, or comparable experience required
3-5 yrs Experience as LADC.
Classroom training in chemical dependency counseling, as defined by licensure requirements. Training in family dynamics and treatment issues for families is required.
At least six months of internship or employment in a treatment program. Good communication skills, & ability to work as part of a team. Interest in facilitating groups, and providing education in a group setting.
Licensed as LADC & either LICSW or LPCC ( Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor)
CPR and First Aid Certification required (can be obtained after hire).
Fridley is known for a small-town atmosphere in the midst of a metro area. Fridley schools experience unusually strong enrollment by nonresidents who cite quality academics, good school climate, and personalized attention for each student, as their reasons for choosing the Fridley Schools.
- Located 15 miles North of Minneapolis
- Population = 20,000
- Service Area = 600,350
If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.
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Allina Health System
Website : http://www.allinahealth.org
Allina Hospitals & Clinics is now Allina Health. Our new name better defines who we are and what we do. Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.