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Chemical Dependency Professional / Counselor - (102255)

Universal Health Services
Kirkland, WA 98033
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Fairfax Behavioral Health Hospital is seeking aChemical Dependency Counselor. The position reports directlyto theDirector of Clinical Services and is an integral part of the clinical team.

Fairfax Behavioral Health Hospital, has served the behavioral health needs of the Greater Puget Sound area for more than 80 year. Fairfax Health is committed to providing quality behavioral health services in Kirkland, Everett, and Monroe, Washington.Fairfax Behavioral Health operates a 157-bed, standalone psychiatric hospital, located in Kirkland, WA; composed of six units providing specialized treatment for mental health and co-occurring disorders (concurrent mental illness and substance abuse issues), as well as detoxification services for both adolescents and adults.

Fairfax BH is part of Universal Health Services (UHS) whichhas been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of Americas top 500 public companies as well as Fortune list of 500 Worlds Most Admired Companies in 2017 and 2018!!

The patient population we care for is culturally and clinically diverse, creating a stimulation and rewarding workplace. Our strong team environment and mission allows us to provide friendly services that focus on the highest quality patient care.

The Chemical Dependency Professional completes CD (ASAM) evaluation, conducts recovery-oriented group therapy and provides motivational interviewing in support of appropriate disposition planning. The CDP utilizes evidence based practice in assisting patients achieve their optimal level of mental and emotional health with a focus on substance use issues.

Fairfax offers a competitive compensation and benefit package and provides an enhancing lifelong career.

Job Requirements


Education: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work or clinical related mental health field and CDP Certification. Masters degree preferred.


  • Minimum of one years experience working as a Chemical Dependency Professional in a DBHR certified agency.

  • Direct clinical experience in the treatment of chemically dependent patients.

  • Minimum of one-year experience in an inpatient or residential setting.

  • Skills and experience in community relations and group presentation.

  • Prior experience in dealing effectively with courts, probation departments, and other agencies and referral sources.

  • Ability to supervise other CDPs and CDPTs.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Mental Health treatment.

    Benefit Highlights:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401(K)

If you have the desire to work in an engaging environment with a team of professionals dedicated to the healing and health of the patients we serve, we want to hear from you! Apply directly on our career page www.fairfaxhospital.com


Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-03-23

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Chemical Dependency Professional / Counselor - (102255)

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Kirkland, WA 98033

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