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Providence Health & Services Substance Use Disorder Professional - Chemical Dependence Op in Lacey, Washington


Providence is calling a Substance Use Disorder Professional (1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week Variable SHIFT) to work in Chemical Dependence Outpatient at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Lacey, WA.

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We are seeking a Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP) to provide counseling to chemically dependent patients and their families.

In this position you will:

  • Perform comprehensive clinical screenings (inquiry calls) and initiate admission process, if appropriate.

  • Develop and complete comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments, create a treatment plans, and counsel patients in a behavioral health setting.

  • Provide therapeutic individual and family sessions while maintaining positive therapeutic relationships within patient and staff boundaries.

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

  • Demonstrate knowledge of substance use disorder treatment modalities and the ability to perform related functions consistent with the patient’s age, gender, cultural and spiritual influences, and ability to participate and benefit from the activity.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Washington State license as a Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP)

  • Current AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Current Washington State Driver's License

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

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree in Counseling or related field

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling or related field

  • Recent or current 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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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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.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Counseling

Location: Washington-Lacey

Req ID: 313933