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Addictions Counselor - PPMC

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Job ID: 206578
Category: Behavioral Health/Psychology
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: 8a - 4:30p

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


  • The Addictions Counselor is responsible for providing clinical substance use services including, but not limited to individual and group counseling as well as case management services to assigned patient caseload. The Addictions Counselor is responsible for ensuring all clinical care guidelines, standards and regulations are upheld in the delivery of care to patients for which they are assigned according to program, organization, state and federal standards and guidelines.


  • Requires demonstrated education, training, knowledge, understanding and practice in providing individual and group drug and alcohol counseling services to assigned patient caseload. Provides 3-hour IOP group services 3 days/week to assigned caseload. Provides weekly, bi-weekly and monthly individual counseling services to patients. Conducts intakes, assessment and utilization review services. Ensures compliance with all documentation standards and standards regarding delivery of care. Attendance in individual and group counseling supervision.


  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • Cert Alcohol and Drug Cnslr (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience: Bachelor's degree required with Minimum of 1 year providing direct counseling services to Substance Use Population. Master's degree preferred

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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