Providence Health & Services Chemical Dependency Counselor - Intensive Case Manager in Olympia, Washington


Providence is looking for a Chemical Dependency Counselor (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to work in the Chemical Dependency department at the St. Peter Chemical Dependency Center.

We are seeking a Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) to provide counseling to chemically dependent patients and their families. This is a Monday - Friday position that will require working some evenings.

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:

  • 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:

  • Bachelor’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 expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Behavioral Health

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 207643