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Substance Abuse Counselor - LCAC

  • Ascension
  • Kokomo, IN, United States
  • May 04, 2019

Job Description

We Are Hiring

Substance Abuse Counselor - Bev Health Part Hosp 001 - Full-Time Rotating - Kokomo-1907 W. Sycamore - Kokomo, IN

Able to perform Psychosocial assessments. Individual Counseling, run an evening IOP group 3 times per week from 5-8pm (ave, group size (10 - 15)

Why Join Ascension?

St. Vincent, part of Ascension, is a nonprofit, faith-based health system that is guided by our mission to provide compassionate, personalized care, especially for those who are vulnerable. St. Vincent is one of Indiana’s largest employers with 22 ministries serving 57 counties in central and southern Indiana. Our 134-year-old health system includes a wide range of services including cardiovascular care, women’s and children’s health, neurosciences, cancer care, orthopedics, bariatrics, primary care, emergency medicine, imaging, general surgery and long-term acute care.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Vincent Health-IN, you will have the opportunity to provide substance abuse counseling services.


  • Provides assigned patient counseling services and case management.
  • Systematically and continually assesses the patient's coping mechanisms and progress.
  • Utilizes appropriate teaching methods and/or referral sources.
  • Coordinates patient's discharge planning needs and readiness for discharge with other healthcare members.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):
    • One or more of the following:
      • Counselor specializing in Addiction credentialed from the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Social Worker credentialed from the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 
    • Licensed Addictions Counselor (LCAC)
    • Ansa and Darmha certified


  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
    • Bachelors/Masters Preferred

Work Experience: One to two years preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St.Vincent is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.
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E-Verify Statement

St. Vincent, a member of Ascension Health, participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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