Full Time Registered or Certified Substance Abuse Counselor

BAART Programs

Job Overview


Position at BAART Programs

Compassionate Registered or Certified substance abuse counselor needed!

  • Sign on Bonus offer ends July 31, 2021 **
  • Currently offering a sign on bonus for new employees that sign an offer letter by July 31, 2021**

*Bonus details will be discussed during the interview process. *

  • Must be certified or registered in the state of California to receive sign on bonus**

BAART services is dedicated to providing individualized treatment integrating pharmacotherapy, clinical counseling, recovery support and medical services.

BAART, addiction treatment programs deliver medically-supervised services for adults in a variety of modalities and settings. As the largest specialty organization addressing the opioid crisis, we have unlimited opportunities for those looking to make a difference. At BAART, we believe in delivering a higher level of care to our patients, not just talking about it. We are committed to treating our patients and each other with dignity and respect in a culture that fosters excellence in all that we do.

Title: Full Time Substance Use Disorder Counselor

Location: San Francisco, CA (Market)

Schedule: M-F 6a-2p (1 hour paid lunch)

Primary Job Function

Substance use disorder counselor will be in charge with assisting patients through medically assisting treatments and offering techniques for handling opioid addiction. Counselor conducts individual sessions and group sessions to assist with crisis management and coping strategies. Counselor will evaluate patients’ progress during counseling and collaborate with doctors, nurses and other counselors to assist the patients’ achieving overall outcome. Counselor must be Registered or Certified by the state of California.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide individual counseling sessions
  • ASAM placement assessment
  • Active, aftercare and discharge planning
  • Conducts individual initial assessment and evaluation interviews for service eligibility determination
  • Facilitates intakes or assist with intake process
  • Ensure efficient and effective delivery of counseling services to all patients
  • Coordinate patient care with other helping agencies
  • Other related duties as determined by supervisor

Qualifications | Education | Certifications:

  • Must be Registered or Certified for substance abuse counseling in the state of CA.
  • Previous experience working with chemically dependent individuals a plus. Must demonstrate a positive, non-judgmental, and accepting attitude toward our patient population
  • AA Degree with 1 year counseling preferred
  • EHR Documentation skills preferred
  • Bilingual preferred but not required
  • Satisfactory criminal background check and drug screen


  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401(K)
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Excellent growth and development opportunities through our counselor career path
  • Rewarding opportunity with the ability to impact individuals’ life

What To Expect From Us

BAART a progressive substance abuse treatment organization is committed to the highest quality of patient care in a comfortable outpatient clinic setting. Our ultimate goal is to address the physical, emotional, and mental aspects of opioid use disorder to help each of our patients achieve long-term recovery and an improved quality of life.

BAART is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, natural origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or veteran’s status or any other classification protected by State/Federal laws.

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  • Mental Health Care
  • Health, Wellness & Fitness
  • Hospital & Health Care

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  • Health Care Provider

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