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Substance Use Counselor in Jefferson City, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 11/16/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $27.20-$40.49;dependent on certification/licensure

Due to critical service need of the communities we serve, we are offering a $4000 sign-on bonus.*  We are eager to continue to provide quality and compassionate care in our service areas and need you to make this happen!

We are looking for a licensed or certified individual to serve as our next Substance Use Specialist on our Assertive Community Treatment team. They are responsible for providing specialized services for the treatment of co-occurring substance use and mental illness to individuals enrolled in the ACT TAY Program. This individual will conduct comprehensive substance use assessments, assess and track consumers state of change readiness and stages of treatment. CHN team members enjoy a collaborative team environment, and competitive benefits, including additional performance incentives up to $12,000 annually.

This is primarily a Monday-Friday position, but this candidate will also need to have some evening and weekend availability. On call availability is also required. 

Other responsibilities of the substance use specialist:

  • Utilize outreach and motivational interviewing techniques
  • Use cognitive behavioral approaches and relapse prevention
  • Provide individual co-occurring counseling; Arranging and providing educational and process groups co-occurring counseling
  • Prepare and/or participate in development of individualized wellness plans and wellness plan reviews
  • Involves High percentage of consumer contact involve specialty related activities related to substance use or co-occurring treatment concerns
  • Responsible for appropriate documentation and recording within the case record according to policy
  • Participate in ongoing clinical supervision
  • Participate in regular team meetings, including the following functions WITHIN the team: Modeling skills and consultation; Cross training other staff and help them develop dual disorder assessment and treatment skills; Attend daily organization team meetings; and attending all treatment planning meetings for consumers with a dual disorder.


Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree required
• Master’s degree preferred

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Current substance abuse counselor certification (CADC, CRADC, CRASDC or CCDP) and/or current licensure (PLPC, LPC, LMSW or LCSW); or currently pursuing required

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.