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Substance Abuse Counselor- CAP

Requisition #: 187419
Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Social Work/Mental Health
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: June 3, 2019

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The substance abuse counselor for the assigned department facilitates treatment planning, provides individual and group counseling services, case management, and referral services. This position requires good knowledge of substance use disorder, and good counseling and case management skills. The position also requires good organizational, communication, and writing skills. The substance abuse counselor is required to document clinical activities and treatment response through progress notes, treatment plans, and other required forms and assessments. The substance abuse counselor is expected to participate in team meetings, individual and group supervision, interdisciplinary treatment rounds, and clinical workshops. The substance abuse counselor works closely with the other team members (medical, counseling, administration, support staff) to coordinate care, and must support team decisions. The substance abuse counselor must maintain professional credentials and is encouraged to seek training opportunities to further develop clinical knowledge and skills.

Full Time, Day Shift, 40 hours

8 am- 4:30


Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Mental Health, or a closely related field


Requires an alcohol and drug certification or licensure through the appropriate Maryland State Board. (e.g. Alcohol and Drug Trainee, CSC-AD, CAC-AD, CPC-AD, LGPC, LCPC, LGSW, LCSW)


Previous experience is preferred but not required.

Working Condition:

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Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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