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Addiction Medicine Counselor III

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: West Covina
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:


Provides Chemical Dependency services and psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, significant others of CD patients, and families under indirect supervision.

Essential Responsibilities:

Answers and triages patient calls for information, Tx services, general CD advice. Responds to and appropriately handles crisis calls.Provides higher level assessment (e.g. other, non-CD, MH diagnoses; danger to self or others; non-CD crisis evaluations; emotional/family dysfunction).Performs intake and psychosocial assessments.Develops and presents treatment plans to CDRP/S treatment team for recommendations, revisions and approval.Participates in clinical case conferences.Conducts chemical dependency focused educational lectures.Provides general chemical dependency counseling to include individual and group counseling services.Provides Adolescent, Significant Other, Family and Multi-Family therapy as assigned.Provides case management services to include resource and referral coordination.May perform mentor functions/clinical direction to CDRP/S Counselors I and II, student interns, licensure candidates and Alcohol or Drug Certificate candidates.Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum of two (2) years post graduate relevant supervised clinical experience in the field of chemical dependency treatment.


  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or other field related to behavioral health.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Current and valid LMFT license issued by the State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Additional Requirements:

  • May consider LCSW, with a Master's Degree in Social Work, job code 16565, for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A


  • Weekends variable based on need.

Primary Location: California,West Covina,West Covina Garvey CDRP/MH Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 09:00 AM Working Hours End: 09:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B11-PSC|NUHW|NUHW Psych Social Chapter Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: West Covina Addiction Medicine - Chemical Dep CDRP-O/P - 0806 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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