Substance Abuse Counselor (Groton, CT)
Matrix Providers

Groton, Connecticut

Posted in Medical and Nursing

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Experience the Matrix Providers Advantage.

We strive to provide a framework of stability and structure for our valued employees, where you will experience lower provider-to-patient ratios and fair, reliable schedules.

Matrix Providers is hiring a Substance Abuse Counselor to join our team of talented professionals who provide health care services to our Military Service Members and their families at the Navy Medicine Readiness & Training Unit, Groton, CT

  • Setting: Substance Abuse Clinic
    • May provide additional services in the Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury Division
  • Compensation: $33.00 - $38.00 per hour
  • Bonus: $2500 Sign on bonus
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday
    • 40 hours per week
    • No nights
    • Hours scheduled between 6:30 AM and 5PM (8 hours + 30 or 60 minute uncompensated lunch)
    • 2 Saturdays per month may be assigned
  • Benefits: Competitive financial package with a comprehensive insurance package including health, dental, vision, and life coverage.
    • Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Paid Holidays
    • 401(k) Plan
Minimum Qualifications for Substance Abuse Counselor:
  • Certification: Possess and maintain a National Certification Credential by one of the following:
    • The National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors
    • The International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium/Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse
  • Completion of the Navy Drug and Alcohol Counselor School (NDACS) that lands to a Navy Certification as a Navy Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor
  • Additional Certifications: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) hands on certification through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross
  • Experience: One year of experience as a Substance Abuse Counselor after graduation
  • Licensure: Possess a current and unrestricted license to practice as a Certified Addictions Counselor in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Island
Core Duties:
  • Perform a full range of Certified Addiction Counselor duties, in accordance with assignment and consistent with the scope of practice for profession, including but not limited to, medical care treatment and patient education in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent, and continuous manner.
  • Obtain or provide relevant information that will facilitate treatment and assist in developing programs.
  • Provide assessment of substance abuse and addiction.
  • Identify and document medical consequences of alcohol and other substance use, including withdrawal and detoxification.
  • Facilitate the placement and management of patients in appropriate levels of care within the continuum of care model of the treatment of addictive disorders
We support our employees with an accessible dedicated representative to assist you throughout the duration of your contract. We firmly believe that a healthy work/life balance enables you to perform at your best. Our mission is to serve Americas military family by aligning exceptional healthcare workers like you with rewarding career opportunities.

Come home to Matrix.

Matrix Providers is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For our EEO Policy Statement, please see To learn more about our Benefits Packages, please see

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