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Counselor ll - Licensed Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Counselor

Company: Helio Health
Location: Utica
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Counselor ll - Licensed Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Counselor

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Counselors / Therapists

Position Type

Regular Full-Time

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Helio Health is on a mission to treat and promote recovery from the effects of substance use, mental health disorders, and other behavioral healthcare issues. To support the mission of Helio Health we are seeking a dedicated and passionate Substance Use / Mental Health Counselor to provide mental health and/or substance use disorder counseling to our patients at our Opioid Treatment Program. In addition to Helio Health's comprehensive benefits package, Full-Time Licensed Substance Use Counselors are eligible for a Sign-On Incentive up to $3,500 or $8,000.00 depending upon licensure!


  • Maintain a case load.
  • Perform essential counseling responsibilities including screening, intake and orientation, evaluation and intervention, treatment planning, referrals, crisis intervention, counseling, patient education, case management, reporting and record keeping.
  • Assist with the training of staff, volunteers and student interns as assigned.
  • Exhibit exemplary knowledge of the biopsychosocial process of substance use disorders/recovery, behavioral health, self-help group processes, and principles of counseling.
  • Relate effectively with staff, patients, and professional community while upholding appropriate standards of confidentiality.


    • Qualified Health Professional (CASAC, LMSW, LMSW, LCSW, LMHC or equivalent licensure or permit eligible)
    • Master's Degree Required.
    • Two years employment experience in the Human Services field.
    • An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for the educational requirements.
    • Proficiency with basic computer applications. Our Comprehensive Employee Benefits Package Includes:
      • Health insurance for employees and families including domestic partners
      • Dental insurance Paid vacation leave - No Waiting Period for Accruals!
      • Paid sick leave - No Waiting Period for Accruals!
      • Paid holidays, including birthday holiday
      • 401 (k) plan - No Waiting Period for Enrollment!
      • Company-paid short-term disability insurance
      • Company-sponsored life insurance Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Helio Health provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), parental status, religion, national origin, citizenship, status as a victim of domestic violence, age, military or veteran status, handicap or disability, family medical history or predisposing genetic characteristics or carrier status, marital status, family status, political affiliation, felony conviction record, status as a victim of a crime, or status as an employee who has complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit, or any other categories, status or activity protected by federal, state or local law. IND123A

Keywords: Helio Health, Utica , Counselor ll - Licensed Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Counselor, Healthcare , Utica, New York

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