Associate Therapist – Addiction Medicine Counselor in Los Angeles

Full-time @Kaiser Permanente in Healthcare
  • Los Angeles, California View on Map
  • Apply Before : September 30, 2022

Job Description

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Position : Associate Therapist – Addiction Medicine Counselor

Location :  Los Angeles, California

Job Type : Full-time

Job details:

Description: Job Summary:

Provides Chemical Dependency services to adults, adolescents and significant others of CD patients under supervision.

Essential Responsibilities:

Under the direction of a licensed clinical supervisor performs the following:
Answers and triages patient calls for information, Tx services, general CD advice.
Responds to and appropriately handles crisis calls.
Identifies need for higher level assessment (e.g. other, non-CD, MH diagnoses; danger to self or others; non-CD crisis evaluations; emotional/family dysfunction).
Performs intake and psychosocial assessments.
Develops and presents treatment plans to CDRP/S treatment team for recommendations, revisions and approval.
Participates in clinical case conferences.
Conducts chemical dependency focused educational lectures.
Provides general chemical dependency counseling to include individual and group counseling services.
May provide Adolescent, Significant Other, Family and Multi-Family therapy only under licensed supervision as assigned.
Provides case management services to include resource and referral coordination.
May perform mentor functions to Alcohol or Drug Certificate candidates as assigned.
Other duties as assigned.


Must be able to work 2 nights to 8pm, will work Saturday half day

Basic Qualifications:


Minimum two (2) years of supervised and related (may include adolescent, adult, family, co-dependent) work experience in the field of chemical dependency treatment.  Will consider successful completion of a KP addiction medicine internship in lieu of experience.


Master’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology or other field related to behavioral health.

License, Certification, Registration

Associate Professional Clinical Counselor Registration (California) OR Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (California) OR Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker (California)


Additional Requirements:

Once hired as an Associate, an employee will be offered and must work a schedule that would accumulate at least half of the required supervisory hours annually.
Upon completion of supervised hours, the employee must obtain state licensure within two and one-half (2.5) years. If hired as a license-eligible employee (i.e. has completed all clinical hours), the employee has two and one-half (2.5) years from their date of hire to complete state licensure.


Preferred Qualifications:



Other Details

Primary Location: California,Los Angeles,Culver Marina Medical Offices

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 35

Shift: Day
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM

Working Hours End: 05:00 PM

Job Schedule: Part-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B11-PSC|NUHW|NUHW Psych Social Chapter

Job Level: Entry Level

Department: Culver Marina MOB – Chemical Dependency-Reg Clin – 0806

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.


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