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Substance Abuse Assessor

Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems Upper Darby, PA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems is seeking to hire a Substance Abuse Assessor

Position specifics: Full - Time and Part - Time

Location: Upper Darby, PA

Role Description: In this role the Substance Abuse Assessor will complete the drug and alcohol assessment process which includes face-to-face interviews with clients, assessment write-ups, processing funding requests and case management services related to client entry into treatment.

Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:


• Complete substance abuse assessments using PCPC/ASAM level of care placement criterion and assessment principles.
• Provide case consultation and professional documentation to contractual agencies.
• Identify funding sources and process funding requests as needed.
• Report to direct supervisor and administrative staff as required.
• Maintain a professional relationship with clients, payers, and community support representatives.
• Attend inter-agency meetings as requested by referring agency.
• Submit accurate and timely professional clinical documentation.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in behavioral health field.

Minimum Experience: One year of experience in drug and alcohol assessment/treatment.

Required Clearances: Pennsylvania Child Abuse clearance, Criminal clearance, and fingerprint based federal criminal history; Verification that employee is not on any Medicaid/Medicare Exclusion list.

*Interested persons should complete an online application.
*Resume REQUIRED.
Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.
Review of applications will commence Immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Holcomb offers a generous benefit package to all employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week. Benefits are available the first day of a new month after completing 30 days of employment. Health insurance, including medical, dental, and vision are included. Paid holidays in addition to earned paid time off, 403(B) with company match, and 1 year salary of life insurance is available as well. Some benefits are available to employees working between 25-29 hours per week.

Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer! Holcomb personnel policies, procedures and practices prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, handicap, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class. Employment opportunities shall be made available for qualified handicapped applicants and reasonable accommodation shall be made to meet the physical or mental limitations of qualified applicants or employees.

Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems is accredited by the Joint Commission and provides a comprehensive range of services and supports for people with mental health, substance abuse, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and co-occurring disorders throughout southern and central Pennsylvania, central New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Additionally, we provide an array of prevention and educational programs for youth, parents, and adults to encourage healthy choices and lifestyles.

Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems

Why Work Here?

Flexible Schedule; Competitive Salary; Benefits Offered at 30 hours per week

Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems joined Chimes Family of Services in 2000. We provide a comprehensive range of services and supports for people with mental health, substance abuse, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and co-occurring disorders. Additionally, we provide an array of prevention and educational programs for youth, parents, and adults to encourage healthy choices and lifestyles.

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