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Substance Use Disorder Counselor Clearview

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Location: Cheektowaga, NY, United States

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Job Description

Salary: 25.06-37.60 USD

Facility: Sisters of Charity Hospital St Joseph Campus

Shift: Shift 1

Status: Full Time FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Work Schedule: Days and Evenings with Weekend and Holiday Rotation

Hours: Flex shift 7-3, 8-4, 9-5. 10-6, 11-7, 12-8, 1-9, 2-10, 3-11, Rotating weekends and holidays, Days and Evenings with weekend and holiday rotation five eight hour shifts


The SUD counselor provides group, individual and family therapy within the treatment philosophies and policies of the program, utilizing evidence based practices. This position is responsible for the evaluation of, and delivery of care and service to all individuals who present for care, treatment and service. The SUD counselor is responsible for the accuracy and timely completeness of the medical record.



  • Q.H.P. status preferred
  • If hired with CASAC-T or LMHC-P, obtaining full licensure within three (3) years of date of hire is strongly encouraged
  • Experience in substance abuse or allied health field preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge or evidence of training regarding the stages of human development

  • Minimum of one-year experience providing chemical dependency counseling, and/or counseling in an allied or related field preferred
  • Experience treating patients with co-occurring disorders preferred
  • Orientation and training will be provided with the expectation that, within 90 days of hire date, the SUD counselor will demonstrate a satisfactory level of competence in most areas of performance with minimal supervision

  • Demonstrated experience specific to clinical/medical documentation and record keeping
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both written and verbal
  • Bi-Lingual abilities appropriate to population served may provide additional opportunity for communication. (not required)
  • Documentation must be legible, concise, and professional
  • Must demonstrate outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to establish and maintain therapeutic relationships with all patients who present for care, treatment and service
  • Must function as a clinical team member, integrating the Core Values and Mission into all daily activities
  • Experience with, and aptitude for basic computer skills
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