Due to rapid expansion in our service areas, we are offering immediate SIGN-ON BONUSES for nurses, licensed therapists/certified counselors, qualified mental health professionals, community support specialists, dental hygienists and direct care technicians. If you are interested in joining a progressive company whose mission focuses on the wellbeing of our customers and team members, apply today!

Counselor/Therapist in Higginsville, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 6/17/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $26.78-$39.29/hourly Dep on License

Due to rapid expansion in all of our clinics, we are offering a $4,000 sign on bonus. We are eager to be able to continue to serve clients in our service areas and need you to make this happen!

The counselor/therapist provides individual and group counseling to consumers with substance use disorders and their codependents with the goal of helping them to improve functioning and reduce substance use, thereby enhancing their quality of life. They assess, treat, counsel, provide crisis intervention services, and refer consumers of the organization. This is an office based position. 


• Perform the twelve core functions as set down by the Missouri Credentialing Board: screening, intake, orientation, assessment, education, referral, record keeping, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis intervention and consultation
• Participate in treatment meetings and staffing
• Maintain an adequate caseload size to meeting productivity expectations
• Complete required paper and electronic documentation within required timeframes
• Update documentation as required by standards
• Respond to general chart audits and contract compliance visits
• Although driving is not an essential function of the position, a valid license and agency established minimum automobile coverage are required in the event the employee drives during employment
• Abide by ethical standards as set forth by the MCB and the agency
• Collect and process urine drug screens
• Other duties as assigned
• Regular exposure to blood and/or body fluids
• Regular exposure to biohazard waste materials


Job Requirements

• High School/GED required
• Bachelor’s degree preferred*
*experience in lieu of education is accepted for the requirements with Bachelor’s degree preferred

At least two (2) years’ experience preferred

QUALIFICATION(S): LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: MO Substance Use credential (CADC, CRADC, CRAADC or QAP), provisional licensure or full licensure in Missouri required (PLPC/LPC/PLMFT/LMFT/LMSW/LCSW)

Compass Health Network is a nonprofit health care organization offering accessible, comprehensive, & compassionate behavioral health, substance use treatment, family medicine and dental services throughout Missouri. Our network of care includes Royal Oaks Hospital and Adapt of Missouri. We are both a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC). Operating only from the highest ethical and professional standards, we provide access to innovative care designed to meet the health needs of the communities we serve. Our mission is “Inspire Hope. Promote Wellness.”

Why join us?

We believe some of the most passionate people in the world work here. Our dedicated and talented staff are our most valuable asset. We strive to provide a work environment and services that are inclusive for our patients and our employees.

At Compass Health Network, these are just a few of the benefits that we offer as an organization:

  • Competitive benefits
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Professional development
  • Licensure supervision
  • Mentor opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Scholarship program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Headspace Access
  • Paid time off & Paid Holidays
  • NHSC Loan Repayment Participant

We welcome inquiries from qualified individuals who want to be part of a team of hardworking, dedicated and compassionate employees whose work helps us aspire to our vision of full, healthy, productive lives for everyone. We look forward to meeting you!

*Signing bonuses paid as per bonus policy; exclusions may apply.

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