Counselor Level 1 Taylorsville, UT in Taylorsville, UT at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


We are currently seeking a Part -time Entry Level Substance Use Disorder Counselor SUDC for our Taylorsville facility. Hours are Monday-Friday 5:30 am to 2:00 pm and every other from Saturday 7:00 am-10:30 am. 

Discovery House Taylorsville is a leader in medication assisted treatment for individuals struggling with an opioid addiction. We provide full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications. We are prepared to treat the entire problem, not just a piece of it.

Position Characteristics 

The Counselor is a counseling professional who provides treatment and support to assist patients receiving care in their recovery from addictions, such as alcoholism, drug addiction, eating disorders, or other behavioral problems; assists with modifying problem behaviors; may also provide counseling services to families of patients receiving care through an outpatient setting.

  • Conducts individual counseling sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and documents as required;
  • Conducts group and/or family sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and documents as required;
  • May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions;
  • Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment, for patients;
  • Prepares an individual treatment plans for each assigned patient;
  • Insures all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents is completed timely and in a clear, concise manner;
  • May act as a liaison between referral sources and patients;
  • Provides crisis intervention to patients, as needed;
  • May plan for aftercare for assigned patients;
  • May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested;
  • May provide case management duties for patients, insuring individualized quality care;
  • Evaluates patient’ needs and determines if referrals to other programs or facilities are needed; and,
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • HS graduate or equivalent required; 


  • SUDC or SUDC in Training Accredited Certification for counseling in the state of Utah is required.

Company Benefits 

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Company paid group term life insurance.

Connect With Our Recruitment Team!

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