Clinician, Addiction Treatment Services

Location: Danvers, MA
Job ID: 161156-1A
Date Posted: Jul 24, 2020
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services. Our team delivers quality care to clients and families in more than 30 communities throughout the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston. Our mission is to provide personal, compassionate, state-of-the-art, integrated behavioral healthcare that makes a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. Our services include mental health counseling, addiction treatment, and family and school-based services.


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.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

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