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Licensed Addiction Counselor - Youth ACT - Part 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: Part time
Weekly Hours: 12.00
Salary Range: $21.50 - $34.50

Department Details

Are you forward thinking regarding mental health and substance use disorder services and strengths based when it comes to working with those you serve? We are looking for individuals who want to work with an exciting new team. Our team will have knowledge and skill in working with children and adolescents, ages 8-15 specifically, as well as their families, schools, and community systems that are involved in a variety of client-centered settings. Work environments may include office, school, in-home, and community-based spaces depending on what clients and families need. This team will have flexibility regarding working hours, and environments, as we will utilize the clients as our guide for what works best for them.

This is an opportunity to change lives in your community for the better using a team approach with core members of the team that include a mental health therapist, a licensed alcohol and drug counselor, medication management provider, and a peer support specialist. Be part of the positive change in behavioral health with this new innovative team and help start a new program that will be the standard of care!

As the LADC on the treatment team, you will work directly with clients and families struggling with the impact of substance use, along with providing psychoeducation to treatment team and other allied fields like the schools, probation, child protection, etc. You will also have connection to Sanford's larger Substance Use Disorder (SUD) services for greater support and resources. Ability to work up to full-time hours possible.

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-0121736
Job Function: Behavioral Health and Dependency