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Sanford Health Licensed Addiction Counselor - Chemical Dependency Detox in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

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Facility: Thief River Falls Downtown Campus
Location: Thief River Falls, MN
Address: 120 Labree Ave S, Thief River Falls, MN 56701, USA
Shift: 10 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: $21.50/hour and up (with creditable experience)

Department Details

Join our residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment program as an LADC. This position is primarily day shift and offers license and continuing education reimbursement. This full-time position offers benefits and a 401(k).

Job Summary

The Licensed Addictions Counselor (LADC) provides behavioral treatment and support to help clients or patients recover from addiction and address related issues in emotional, social, occupational, and mental health functioning. Has working knowledge of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria. The Licensed Addictions Counselor (LADC) assesses the severity of addiction and related issues and issues that may help or hinder recovery. Develops individualized treatment plans specific to client issues and delivers treatment interventions to guide and support behavior change. Plans and provides treatment and continuous assessment through a variety of modalities, including individual treatment, therapy groups, and case management.

The Licensed Addictions Counselor (LADC) documents and maintains treatment records, including assessments, summaries, progress notes, and discharge summaries. Serves as a primary source of education to other team members regarding chemical dependency and health. Collaborates with others in the treatment planning and support of clients, including other treatment providers, primary care providers, and legal officials, when needed. Has knowledge of referral sources and community resources that are available to support treatment. Performs work duties within the scope of individual competence and licensure.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or exempt under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148F. Requires completion of 40 hours of continuing education every two years, including diversity and ethics, and completion of annual/bi-annual mandatory trainings.

In Minnesota, must have one of the following:

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC)

Alcohol and Drug Counselor - Trainee (ADC-T)

or exempt from licensure under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148F

Basic Life Support (BLS) training and certification within six months of hire.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Behavioral Health and Dependency
Req Number: R-72724
Featured: No