Providence Health & Services Chemical Dependency Counselor in Olympia, Washington


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

We are seeking a Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) to provide counseling to chemically dependent patients and their families.

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 field

  • 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

Aboutthe facility you will serve.


Saint Peter CDC is a treatment center in Lacey, Washington that primarily

focuses on substance abuse services. They also offer physician clinics, senior

services, supportive housing and many other health and educational services,

administrative fellowship program, and ethics & theology. It has programs

catering to particular demographics, such as active duty military. The patients

often report having a supportive community to identify with as an important

factor successful treatment.

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: Mental/Behavioral Health

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 145332