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Substance Use Disorder Professional, White Salmon, WA

Organization: Comprehensive Healthcare
Category: Behavioral Health Professional
Location: White Salmon, WA
Date Job Posted: May 13, 2022
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Substance Use Disorder Professionals work with individuals who are experiencing addiction or are at risk of addiction to provide evidence-based interventions as part of an integrated treatment model. Substance Use Disorder Professionals also collaborate with therapists, case managers, nurses, and prescribers to develop treatment plans and assist with care coordination. This position emphasizes harm reduction and attaining progress toward each individual’s recovery goals. To be successful in this role, the Substance Use Disorder Professional will need to stay current on trends and developments in the substance use and addiction field. It is also important to be able to establish rapport quickly, motivate others, and keep a positive attitude in the midst of challenges. This position is located in our White Salmon office and has a regular Monday-Friday day shift schedule.

Substance Use Disorder Professional duties may include:

  • completing substance use assessments
  • collaborating with each client to develop an individualized treatment plan
  • providing supportive counseling and case management to clients & their families
  • facilitating behavioral health treatment and educational groups that focus on recovery barriers, skill-building, motivation, and harm reduction
  • assessing clients for safety and risk to self or others, and taking appropriate crisis intervention measures when indicated
  • providing progress reports and completion notices to the courts, probation departments, and referral sources as appropriate
  • completing all documentation in a respectful, client-centered manner


  • Associate's degree or certificate in addictions or chemical dependency studies
  • Substance Use Disorder Professional or Trainee certification in Washington
  • Must be eligible for registration as Agency Affiliated Counselor
  • Must have valid driver's license and vehicle liability insurance
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation during the hiring process or be approved for a qualifying medical or religious exemption prior to starting work

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