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Substance Abuse Counselor

Pinnacle Treatment South Shore, KY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.


Coordinate all treatment aspects of a client’s drug and alcohol treatment program. Serves as a professional staff member and/or team leader of an interdisciplinary team and is responsible directly to the Clinical Service Supervisor for the coordination and continuity of care from admission through discharge and follow-up of the residents. Serves as an assistant to the Clinical Service Supervisor. To promote Performance Improvement and service delivery that is aligned with the agency’s primary mission.

Essential Duties:

· Identify training needs for assigned staff and program and submit suggestions to the Clinical Service Supervisor.

· Provide and obtain the following therapeutic services as determined by the Treatment Team and specified in the client’s Individual Treatment Plan: individual counseling, family counseling, group counseling, community activities, Facility visits, vocational training, and follow-up care.

· Ensure coordination and documentation of contracts with community workers including, preparation of monthly progress reports to community social workers, determination of placement plans according to Treatment plan recommendations.

· Provide/coordinate all drug and alcohol assessments as it relates to the diagnosis of residents.

· Enters progress notations summarizing all treatment interventions performed for clients on a weekly basis.

· Ensure the completion of all Individual Treatment Plans and their reviews following their perspective time frames.

· Report to the Clinical Service Supervisor any and all relevant developments and information affecting the clients and facility operation

· Provide staff duty coverage as scheduled.

· Perform other duties as assigned by the Clinical Service Supervisor or Clinical Program Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

· Must be a certified or licensed professional in a human services field such as: certified social worker (CSW), licensed professional clinical counselor (LPCC), licensed professional counselor associate (LPCA), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), licensed psychologists (LP), licensed psychological practitioners (LPP), licensed marriage & family therapists (LMFT) or certified drug and alcohol counselor (CADC) in the state of Kentucky

· Ability to work varying hours to accommodate client needs

We offer:

· Health, dental, vision insurance

· 401K with 3% company match

· Supplemental life insurance, short-term, long-term disability

· Paid time off

· Flexible work schedule (in most facilities)

Pinnacle Treatment

Why Work Here?

Growing company & opportunity to make an impact!

Pinnacle Treatment Centers Network is a recognized leader in comprehensive substance use services. All locations—Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia—are CARF–accredited and include credentialed physicians, nurses, clinicians, and administrative and support staff. A full continuum of quality care includes detoxification for residential and outpatient clients as well as transitional living programs. We treat the individual’s physical, emotional, spiritual, and psychological well-being.


South Shore, KY