Providence Health & Services Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee in Lacey, Washington


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

We are seeking an individual to train in providing support services in the treatment of chemically dependent patients and their families.

In this position you will:

  • Work under the supervision of the Chemical Dependency Counselor, Patient Services Coordinator and Patient Services Manager to implement, maintain and coordinate the case management of chemical dependency patients.

  • Deliver treatment services including individual and family sessions, lectures and group therapy according to the guidelines of WAC 246-811 and RCW 18.205 and under the direction and tutoring of a Chemical Dependency Professional.

  • Perform all levels of preadmission assessment, from inquiry to biopsychosocial assessment, as well as aspects of the clinical admission process.

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

  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills, ethical discernment and decisive judgment.

  • Maintain patient records by using electronic systems.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Current WA State Department of Health Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee Certification as defined in WAC 246-811-035

  • Currently Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Proficiency in speaking, reading and writing English

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling or related field

  • Completion of Chemical Dependency classes involving treatment planning, individual and group counseling, assessments and case management

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling

Location: Washington-Lacey

Req ID: 136141