Clinician, Addiction Treatment Services

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Location: Danvers, MA
Job ID: 157425-1A
Date Posted: Apr 6, 2020
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

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Lahey Health Behavioral Services is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Sign on bonus up to $3000 (pro-rated for part time)

Responsible for providing direct clinical services to persons with identified substance use disorders. As part of the multidisciplinary treatment team, counsels clients to assist with achieving treatment goals. Completes assessments, treatment and discharge planning and provides adequate and timely clinical documentation.


  1. Counsel clients individually and/or in group sessions to assist with meeting treatment goals.
  2. Complete adequate and timely clinical documentation including all individual and group treatment notes, intake packets, termination/transfer, billing sheets, insurance forms, etc. in compliance with regulatory and organizational standards.
  3. Understands and complies with confidentiality requirements as defined by 42 CFR Part 2.
  4. Maintains current knowledge of Medication Assisted Treatment for opioid use disorders.
  5. Formulate treatment plans based on a comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment of the client.  Regularly review and update treatment plans based on the client’s clinical needs.
  6. Monitor condition of assigned clients to evaluate success in therapy and adapt treatment as necessary. 
  7. Adhere to all organization policies and procedures and federal and state regulations and contractual obligations.
  8. Share responsibility for group treatment programming.
  9. Refer clients to other support services such as medication evaluation, social services programs, detoxification, domestic violence services and employment services as needed. 
  10. Attends and participates in weekly multidisciplinary team meetings, monthly all staff meetings and other meetings as requested. 


  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, rehabilitative counseling or a related field
  • One year of supervised substance abuse counseling experience preferred.
  • Openness to Medication Assisted Treatment for opioid use disorders is essential.

Scheduled Hours

Per Diem

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.