Job ID
Full Time
Department Name
Addiction Addict 800 Cooper St

About Us

At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to its employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.


Discover why Cooper University Health Care is the employer of choice in South Jersey. 

Short Description

Contribute subject matter expertise to design and development of pilot outpatient Suboxone treatment program with physician medical lead and program managers.


Provides substance abuse counseling services including but not limited to assessment,    treatment planning, long-term counseling, psycho education, case management, advocacy, and follow-up to adult patient panel.


Conduct mental health assessments with systematic rating tools and track these in a registry 


Consults with patient’s medical team to enhance understanding of patient; provides decision support for treatment planning and assists in the implementation and monitoring of biopsychosocial treatment plans


Self-care plan development and skills training to facilitate disease self-management, improved coping, distress tolerance, stress reduction and relaxation and affect regulation


Support protocol-driven substance abuse treatment for patient panel.


Performs on-call duties as required by program protocols and patient need.


Provide behavioral health care management support for Suboxone patient panel, particularly coordination of care between medical providers and community resources.

Experience Required

 Minimum 3 years full-time substance abuse counseling experience

 Experience in behavioral health as a clinical provider (biopsychosocial evaluations and psychotherapy). Experience in a group treatment modality a plus.

 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Education Requirements

Master’s degree or doctorate in social work or counseling

License/Certification Requirements

NJ Certified or Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC/LADC) preferred

NJ Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) required

NJ Certified or Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC/LADC) preferred

Special Requirements

Training in current evidence based substance abuse treatments and therapeutic approaches.; Ability to manage priorities and workflow; Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm; Strong interpersonal skills; Able to work collaboratively with multiple health and community professionals using tact, diplomacy, and discipline; Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds.  Experience or desire to work with perinatal population preferred


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