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Addiction Counselor I - Opioid Treatment Program

Company: Helio Health
Location: Utica
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Addiction Counselor I - Opioid Treatment Program

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Counselors / Therapists

Position Type

Regular Full-Time

Work Arrangement





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, the Addiction Counselor will review main responsibilities. The Addiction Counselor will work on a Full-Time basis out of Insight of Helio Health's Opioid Treatment Program. In addition to Helio Health's comprehensive benefits package, Full-Time hires for this position are eligible for a Sign-On Incentive up to $2,50.00! Qualified Health Professionals may be eligible for an even larger amount, up to $8,000.00!


  • Maintain a case load of patients seeking treatment from the effects of substance use and/or mental health disorders.
  • Perform essential counseling responsibilities including screening, intake and orientation, assessment, evaluation and intervention, treatment planning, referrals, crisis intervention, counseling, patient education, case management, reporting and record keeping.
  • Participate in program, administrative and clinical committees as assigned.
  • Relate effectively with staff, clients, and community while upholding confidentiality requirements.


    • Associate's Degree in a human service field with minimum of CASAC-T required.
      • Or a Bachelor's Degree in a human service field with demonstrated steady progress towards QHP status (CASAC-T or enrolled in a MSW or Mental Health Counseling Masters or equivalent licensure-oriented program).
      • One year counseling experience preferred.
      • Equivalent alternative combination of education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirements.
      • Knowledge of addiction/recovery, behavioral health, self-help group process and principles of counseling.
      • Proficiency with basic computer applications. Our Comprehensive Employee Benefits Package Includes:
        • Health insurance including dental and vision for employees and families.
        • Paid Vacation and Sick leave - No Waiting Period for accruals.
        • Paid holidays, including a floating birthday holiday.
        • 401(k) plan with up to 5% company match.
        • 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. IND123B

Keywords: Helio Health, Utica , Addiction Counselor I - Opioid Treatment Program, Other , Utica, New York

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