Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor



City
Albert Lea
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Fountain Centers
Why Mayo Clinic
Men's Unit Outpatient
Position description
Mayo Clinic Health System Fountain Centers is currently recruiting for Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor positions for our Outpatient Treatment Department to provide 12 step counseling services to individuals, groups, and families while monitoring patients in pursuit of treatment program goals.


At Mayo Clinic, you will experience:
•The Highest Quality Patient Care by placing the needs of the patient first. We will do everything in our power to help you deliver the world’s finest care for our patients.
• We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education.
•Our schedules offer terrific Work / Life Balance including opportunities to work 4 days a week!
•Professional Growth and Unlimited Career Opportunities. We invest in you. On-site education and in-service opportunities make it possible for you to meet re-licensure needs while expanding your professional knowledge and skills. Backed by Mayo’s commitment to education and professional development, you will be empowered to pursue opportunities in management, education, process improvement, and research.
•Empowerment and Collaboration. You will be empowered to make decisions not only in patient care but in clinic teams where you will have the opportunity to broadly affect patient care, education and research. You’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and mutual respect.
•Competitive salary and outstanding benefits. Highlights include paid time off, short term disability, Professional Development Assistance, a pension plan plus a 401K.
To get you started on your career we are currently offering a $5000.00 sign on bonus for Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors hired at Fountain Centers.
Qualifications
Bachelor degree in alcohol and drug studies or related field. Counselors must meet training, experience, and continuing education requirements necessary for the patient population for which services are provided. Counselors providing adolescent services and family counselors must meet training requirements or training will be provided. Must document two years of freedom from chemical abuse problems. Must be at least 21 years old. 1 to 3 years’ experience providing counseling services to patients preferred.
Additional qualifications
Preferred: Master’s degree in counseling-related field.
Preferred: Treatment philosophy consistent with Fountain Centers philosophy. Knowledge of chemical dependency and 12 Step recovery philosophy.
License or certification
Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) or Licensed Social Worker (LSW) with current licensure with Minnesota Board of Social Work with additional alcohol and drug related state requirements, or exempt status in accordance with Minnesota. BLS and First aid training required within 90 days of hire.
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $22.65 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Schedule details
Evening Albert Lea Outpatient Addiction Counselor. Hours are typically 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday 10 hour shifts.
Weekend schedule
Optional opportunities to pick up weekend and/or holiday shifts.
Site description
Albert Lea is a community of 18,000 in scenic Southern MN, surrounded by several lakes and located just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis and 60 miles from Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent family amenities include a community focus on education (new high school, superb test scores), 38 city parks, 6 nearby golf courses, cultural events, festivals, performing arts, 250 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, Blazing Star Recreational Trail, and Audubon Nature and Wildlife Preserve. Austin is a community of 23,000 surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 40 minutes west of Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent public and parochial education system, including programming for students with special needs and gifted students. Great recreation options including trout fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, camping, hiking, cycling, indoor/outdoor tennis, canoeing and golfing.
Category
Other Patient Care
Job posting number
121291BR
Recruiter
Gloria Yarwood
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).