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Advanced Recovery Systems, LLC Licensed Addiction Counselor - Telehealth in Ridgefield, Washington

We are seeking a full-time Licensed Addiction Counselor - Telehealth to join our Team!

Advanced Recovery Systems is an integrated behavioral healthcare management company dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues. We put behavioral health front and center, providing assistance to people with substance abuse issues, addictions and mental health concerns.

Serving all of the Pacific Northwest, The Recovery Village Ridgefield is a short drive from Portland and Vancouver. The idyllic grounds are close to the banks of the Columbia River and the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, where you can spend time with migratory birds that nest in the forest of fir, cedar and oak. Throughout treatment, the healing power of the rolling hills, forests and rivers that surround The Recovery Village can help you work through difficult emotions in a healthy and productive way.

Every facility in the Advanced Recovery Systems network strives to provide the highest quality of care, using evidence-based therapeutic models that really work. Our goal is to help men, women and adolescents live healthy, happy lives without the burden of substance abuse or mental illness.

The Licensed Clinician Addiction Counselor - Telehealth is responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care activities as directed by the Clinical Director. Licensed Clinician Addiction Counselor - Telehealth will be responsible for maintaining a patient caseload and will provide group and individual therapy. Licensed Clinician Addiction Counselor - Telehealth will conduct bio-psychosocial assessments and help develop appropriate telehealth curriculum options OP clientele. Licensed Clinician Addition Counselor - Telehealth will collaborate with the Treatment Team to formulate the Master Treatment Plan and assist in coordinating discharge planning. This position is for telehealth services and would have you working from home most days; there are some days in which the clinician would have to come on site for training purposes. Licensed Clinician Addiction Counselor - Telehealth may be required to provide supervision to Residents in Counseling, provided adequate supervisor status is demonstrated.

Works effectively with the facility leadership team to ensure success of the facility by completing the following:

Core Job Duties:

  • Provides excellent individual, family and group therapy to assigned patients following program curriculum provided by Clinical Director.

  • Completes all required documentation ensuring compliance with all company policies and procedures, state regulations, Joint Commission standards and Medical Needs Criteria. This includes the following documents:

  • Biopsychosocial Assessment

  • Integrated Summary

  • Comprehensive Problem List

  • Integrated Master Treatment Plan and Updates

  • Individual, family and group therapy session notes

  • Discharge Summary

  • Effectively uses therapeutic interventions to assist patients with accomplishing all treatment plans goals and objectives and successfully complete treatment plans.

  • Effectively prepares patient for maintaining sobriety post discharge.

  • Maintain referent contact weekly or as required by Clinical Director.

  • Demonstrates sufficient comprehension of the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery and Substance Use Disorders.

  • Consistently identifies areas for improvement within the department by studying data and developing, implementing and documenting plans for improvement and outcomes.

Other Required Tasks:

  • Maintains positive relationships with all staff.

  • Participate effectively in multidisciplinary treatment plan reviews.

  • Maintains healthy boundaries with patients and staff.

  • Asks for and accepts feedback from supervisors.

  • Provides a safe and therapeutic environment to all staff and patients.

  • Communicates significant patient developments to supervisor

  • Participates in Quality Improvement activities and contribute to the success of the organization

  • Pursues professional development through participation in education and training programs

  • Contributes positively to the morale of other staff members

  • Performs other tasks, as assigned

  • Master's Degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree with appropriate licensure/certification as per State regulations

  • At least two (2) years of clinical experience in mental health field (additional training may substitute for one year)

  • Licensed in the State of Washington - Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC), Social Work, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC or LPCC)

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in communicatio & written skills.

  • Knowledge of State and Federal Statues regarding patient confidentiality laws.

  • Knowledge of licensing and accreditation standards.


We offer great benefits including 401(k), paid time off plan, medical, dental, vision, and much more.

Advanced Recovery Systems, a national integrated behavior healthcare management company dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues. We invite you to learn more about us at our website!

The Company complies with state and federal nondiscrimination laws and policies that prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex. It is unlawful to retaliate against individuals or groups based on the basis of their participation in a complaint of discrimination or on the basis of their opposition to discriminatory practices/EEO

We are proud to be a drug-free workplace.


ID: 2021-2979

External Company URL:

Street: 888 South Hillhurst

Telecommute: Yes