Job ID
Full Time
Department Name
Addiction Medicine 800 Cooper Street

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.


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Short Description

Counselors will work as part of an interdisciplinary team providing individual and group counseling, support, and care coordination. Ideal candidate will have an understanding of addiction and mental health counseling with awareness of evidence based practice (EBP).  Candidate must possess knowledge of substance use disorders (SUD) and medication assisted treatment (MAT) in order to engage with Cooper Addiction Medicine outpatient and inpatient hospital based clinical practices.  Counselors will need excellent interpersonal communication skills and must work well as part of a team. Counselors must be comfortable working with an underserved patient population and utilizing harm reduction models of care. There is a strong emphasis on care coordination that assists patients in accessing and remaining in treatment.


Responsibilities include:


  • Evidence based individual and group counseling
  • Psychoeducation and family support groups
  • Care planning, referrals, case management, and advocacy
  • Support and monitor biopsychosocial, protocol-driven SUD treatment plans for specific patient panels. 
  • Skills training with patients to facilitate disease self-management, improved coping, distress tolerance, stress reduction, and affect regulation.
  • Provide behavioral health care support for patients on medication assisted treatment, particularly coordination of care to community resources.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or similar discipline.

License/Certification Requirements

Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) or  Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (LAMFT) or Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor (LCADC) or Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CADC). 


Special Requirements

Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor Licensed Associate Counselor Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Licensed Professional Counselor Licensed Social WorkerM-F 8:30 am - 5pm


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