Acadia Healthcare

  • Substance Abuse Counselor

    Job Locations US-CA-Santa Ana
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(12/14/2018 10:48 AM)
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    We are currently seeking a motivated and passionate full-time Substance Abuse Counselor to join our amazing team at Recovery Solutions of Santa Ana.  Hours are full time, 40 hours per week, 6 am-2:30 pm.


    Recovery Solutions of Santa Ana, a member of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, is a part of the leader in medication assisted treatment for individuals struggling with an opioid addiction. With full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications, we are prepared to treat the entire problem, not just a piece of it.


    Position Characteristics 

    We are looking for a confident and energetic counseling professional to provide outpatient drug addiction treatment for a diverse population. We follow a harm reduction model, and our goal is to meet each patient where they are, and support their individualized recovery plans. 


    Our ideal candidate will have experience with medication-assisted treatment programs. However, new counselors with an appreciation for the model, and desire to learn and grow, are encouraged to apply. 



    • Conducts individual counseling sessions as scheduled and documents as required;
    • Conducts group and/or family sessions as scheduled and documents as required;
    • May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions;
    • Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment, for patients;
    • Prepares individual treatment plans for each assigned patient;
    • Ensures all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents is completed timely and in a clear, concise manner;
    • May act as a liaison between referral sources and patients;
    • Provides crisis intervention to patients, as needed;
    • May plan for aftercare for assigned patients;
    • May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested;
    • May provide case management duties for patients, ensuring individualized quality care;
    • Evaluates patient’s needs and determines if referrals to other programs or facilities are needed; and,
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • HS graduate or equivalent required; prefer bachelor's degree in social or health services field from an accredited college or university
    • Previous experience preferred.


    • Active and valid CCAPP certification required for counseling.

    Company Benefits 

    We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Company paid group term life insurance.






    Connect With Our Recruitment Team!


    Sarah McCloud: New England and East Region


    Justin McComber: Central Region 


    Madeline Morris: West Coast and Discovery House





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