Providence Health & Services Chemical Dependency Counselor in Lacey, Washington


Providence is calling a Chemical Dependency Counselor to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Lacey, WA.

We are seeking a Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) to provide counseling to chemically dependent patients and their families. This is a Part Time position working Monday - Friday, no weekends required.

In this position you will:

  • Develop a biopsychosocial assessment, create a treatment plan, and counsel patients in a behavioral health setting.

  • Maintain a positive therapeutic relationship with each patient while maintaining patient and staff boundaries.

  • Use open and clear communication with patients, family members, and multidisciplinary medical professionals while maintaining patient and employer confidentiality.

  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Counseling or a related area

  • Current Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) license in Washington State

  • Current AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Current Washington State Driver's License

  • Two (2) years of experience with persons with the primary problem of chemical dependency

  • Proficiency in speaking, reading and writing English

  • Effective communication skills

  • Computer proficiency

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree in Counseling or related field

  • Experience working with dual diagnosis patients

About the facility you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Chemical Dependency Center (PSPCDC) is part of Providence Behavioral Health Services, coordinating care with Providence St. Peter Hospital Psychiatry Services and Providence Sexual Assault Clinic. We offer programs for adults and adolescents, for Substance Use Disorder, Problem Gambling and Tobacco Cessation. Our treatment model incorporates the

nationally recognized American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) patient placement criteria, family involvement and community-based recovery support groups.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Mental/Behavioral Health

Location: Washington-Lacey

Req ID: 145331