Substance Use Clinician; Full-Time; Days


  • Conduct diagnostic and assessment evaluations and place clients in the appropriate level of care.
  • Develop Master Treatment Plans (MTP) and determine continuing care plans with the clients.
  • Provide individual, family and group counseling and rehabilitation services to client and their families (all levels, including advanced or specialized therapy skills) using evidence-base practices.
  • Facilitate skills and educational groups as required by the program.
  • Maintain thorough documentation of all services provided within the required timeframes.
  • Maintain regular contact with each client s collaterals.
  • Demonstrate competency in utilizing evidence based approaches (including, but not limited to MET, CRA, CBT) which are consistent with the following treatment philosophies: client centered, trauma informed, recovery oriented, and strength based.
  • Be knowledgeable of and adhere to ASAM criteria, DASA Rule 2060 and DSM.
  • Demonstrate proficient computer skills to perform job duties.
  • Function as a team member, attend meetings, client staffing, participate in program development activities and provide support and backup to other team members as necessary.
  • Participate in professional training and educational activities in order to achieve/maintain professional development and upgrade knowledge/skills.
  • Meet or exceed productivity expectations as determined by supervisor.
  • Support, model, and teach recovery values including hope, respect, empowerment, health/wellness, and spirituality/connectedness.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and sensitivity to individual s cultural beliefs and values.
  • Recognized by the Program and Clinical Directors as a peer leader to informally advise staff (clinical mentor) and provide clinical guidance to less experienced staff.
  • Maintain and protect confidentiality and security of all organizational information gained in the course of performing job responsibilities including, but not limited to, financial and client information.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must have a Bachelor s degree with five (5) years supervised mental health experience and obtain Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor certification (CADC) within two (2) years of hire; or a Bachelor s degree and Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor certification (CADC) in good standing with the State of Illinois
  • Or a Master s degree in a human services field with relevant experience and eligible for license or certification within two years from hire date.
  • Must have a valid driver s license, private automobile insurance and be insurable (when applicable).
  • Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and an electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut s background checking process.

This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match, generous paid time off benefits, and more.

For immediate consideration, please see us at www. chestnut. org/employment

For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211

Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.

EOE - Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled

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