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Licensed Addiction Counselor - Bemidji 1705 Clinic - Full Time

Posted: 03/16/2023

Facility: Bemidji 1705 Clinic
Location: Bemidji, MN
Address: 1705 Anne St NW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $21.50 - $34.50

Department Details

This position is primarily focused on re-entry for those who are incarcerated. The mission is to reduce recidivism and facilitating the successful reintegration of individuals returning from incarceration. This project will expand re-entry services and will provide resources, services, and ongoing support for participants. Those applying should be receptive to working in the corrections facility, community, and outpatient settings.

Job Summary

The Licensed Addictions Counselor provides behavioral treatment and support to help clients or patients recover from addiction and address related issues in emotional, social, occupational, and mental health functioning. Has working knowledge of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria. Assesses the severity of addiction and related issues and issues that may help or hinder recovery. Develops individualized treatment plans specific to client issues and delivers treatment interventions to guide and support behavior change. Plans and provides treatment and continuous assessment through a variety of modalities, including individual treatment, therapy groups, and case management. Documents and maintains treatment records, including assessments, summaries, progress notes, and discharge summaries. Serves as a primary source of education to other team members regarding chemical dependency and health. Collaborates with others in the treatment planning and support of clients, including other treatment providers, primary care providers, and legal officials, when needed. Has knowledge of referral sources and community resources that are available to support treatment. Performs work duties within the scope of individual competence and licensure.


Bachelor’s degree or exempt under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148F. Requires completion of 40 hours of continuing education every two years, including diversity and ethics, and completion of annual/bi-annual mandatory trainings.

In Minnesota, must have one of the following:

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC)

Alcohol and Drug Counselor - Trainee (ADC-T)

or exempt from licensure under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148F

Basic Life Support (BLS) training and certification within six months of hire.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.


To protect our patients and our staff, Sanford Health and The Good Samaritan Society require employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation.

Req Number: R-0126264
Job Function: Behavioral Health and Dependency