Come join LifeLong Medical Care and make an important contribution to improving the lives of our patients.
LifeLong Medical Care is looking for a Substance Use Counselor. The counselor will split time between two assigned sites, Downtown Oakland and Brookside San Pablo (Spanish speaking candidates are highly desired based on patient population at San Pablo). CADAC or other recognized certification as SUD Counselor along with two years of counseling experience is required.
LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative healthcare and social services to a wonderfully diverse patient community. Our patient-centered health home is a dynamic place to work, practice, and grow. We have 10 primary care health centers and deliver integrated services including psychosocial, referrals, chronic disease management, dental, health education, home visits, and much, much more. LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision (including dependent and domestic partner coverage), generous leave benefits including nine paid holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b) retirement savings plan. LifeLong is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Under supervision, the Substance Use Counselor provides individual, group and family counseling to primary care patients experiencing problems related to substance use and co-occurring substance abuse/mental health disorders. They conduct evaluations, implement patient driven plans and provide referrals to community resources. This position supports primary care medical providers in the implementation of medication assisted treatment for substance dependence and abuse.