Addiction Health Counselor
Job Opportunity at Public Health - Dayton and Montgomery County

Posted on Jul 17    

Location: Dayton, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4133636

Position: Addiction / Mental Health Counselor

Department: Addiction Services

Office: Health Services

Posting Date: May 15, 2017

Hours: Full-time, M F, 8 am - 4:30 pm

Starting Salary: $23.68 - $32.58/hour*

*Salary commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Substance Abuse or related field
  • Two yearsof experience in chemical dependency
  • Current valid Ohio driver’s license & access to a motor vehicle
  • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and Licensed Social Worker or Professional Counselor

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Performing abio/psycho/social assessment of client’s mental and physical health, diagnosing and evaluating their substance abuse treatment needs, situation, concerns, and barriers to accessing services
  • Formulating individualized client centered treatment plans in collaboration with the client and client’s designated support system
  • Monitoring, updates and modifies treatment plan as necessary, to be consistent with client’s needs and/or conditions
  • Performing individual, group and family counseling
  • Providing crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques with clients
  • Referring clients to community programs/services and conducts follow-up as necessary
  • Conducting on site drug testing and interprets urine drug screening results from lab
  • Providing case management services
  • Compiling client records and maintains documentation according to program and accreditation standards and protocols
  • Maintaining confidentiality, respect client’s privacy, routine, and independence as much as possible
  • May be required to play an active role in the event of a public health emergency, which may include changes in responsibilities and working hours

How to apply:


Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County

117 South Main Street, 2nd Floor

Dayton, Ohio 45422

Fax (937) 496-3070

Deadline to Apply: July 30, 2017 or until filled

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