CRITICAL-Substance Use Counselor
Compass Health Network

Windsor, Missouri

Posted in Health and Safety
13 days ago

Job Info

Compensation: 19.37


Provides direct patient care to preadolescents, adolescents, and adult patients in an acute psychiatric setting including individual and group counseling. Directs all addiction services including delivery of substance abuse counseling and chemical dependency evaluations. The Counselor also ensures that substance abuse services are complaint with regulatory organizations (i.e., Department of Mental Health, TJC, Center for Medicaid & Medicare Services).


• Provide therapeutic services and education about substance use and addiction
• Provide initial evaluation and assessment interview within 72 hours of patient admission
• Develop appropriate treatment plan goals to provide service during hospitalization and aftercare recommendations
• Conduct individual, group, family/couples therapy and chemical dependency consultations with recommendations
• Maintain appropriate documentation within time frames stated in policies
• Work with interdisciplinary treatment team members
• Abide by HIPAA laws
• Remain current on organizational standards such as, but not limited to, CALM, CPR and Essential learning
• Abide by all professional and corporate ethical standards
• Other duties as assigned


• Regularly attends work except for approved absences
• Attends all training as required
• Maintain professional, “champion” behavior
• Provides quality customer service
• Provides services with a commitment to service excellence
• Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence
• Team Oriented and Values Diversity



• Regular exposure to blood and/or body fluids
• Regular exposure to biohazard waste materials



• High School/GED required
• Associates/Bachelor’s/Master’s degree preferred


At least five years experience as a substance abuse treatment provider required


Certified Substance Abuse Counselor-II


Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant. 

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