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Behavioral Health Counselor - Savas Health - Victorville, CA - Drug and Alcohol Counseling

Date Posted: Dec 13, 2021

Job Description

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Health savings account
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Paid time off
Employee assistance program
Vision insurance
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Full Job Description

Our Story

Savas (pronounced sah-vus) is a derivative of the word Seva (pronounced say-va), which means an act of selfless service and compassionate care. At Savas Health we strive every day to live up to that definition by providing the best care possible for our complex patient population. Our team of medical doctors, psychologists, chiropractors, acupuncturists, dietitians, and massage therapists work together within a revolutionary transdisciplinary model that addresses the quadruple aim of healthcare: enhancing patient experience, improving patient health, reducing healthcare costs, and increasing employee satisfaction. Visit our website at

Job Duties

  • Coordinates admissions and case management services
  • Provides orientation services to acclimate client to milieu
  • Performs behavioral interviews toward the completion of the Admissions and Case Management Assessments
  • Provides discharge and after care services with guidance from the clinical team
  • Assist staff in coordinating all admissions and discharges
  • Creation of Client Charts in the EMR
  • Provides assistance with filing for disability, food stamps, FMLA and other services
  • Communicates with attorney’s, probation and parole officers, employers and other entities
  • Assists with ACA (Against Clinical Advice) blocking and client management
  • Liaises with the on-site multi-disciplinary team, as well as the Utilization Review Team, Business Development and other departments
  • Leads groups in support of programming needs
  • Participates in case staffing’s and reports concerns
  • Attends daily staff meetings and weekly department meetings as pertinent to job functions and responsibilities.


  • Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor required
  • Minimum High School Education, GED, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • certification and/or registration by a “Certifying Organization”
  • Maintain compliance with the requirements for continuing education hours and/or units (CEH or CEU) as determined by the and/or other regulatory agencies
  • Substance abuse/mental health experience required.
  • Requires a valid State of California Driver’s License

Conditions: The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Similarly, the work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to manipulate equipment, and to talk and hear. The employee is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is high to moderate.

Disclaimer: The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to decide the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Job incumbents are expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the position, facility, or the business.
The position purpose, principal accountabilities, essential functions, minimum qualifications and the requirements listed in this job description are representative only and are not exhaustive of the tasks that a Team Member may be required to perform. Savas Health reserves the right to revise this job description at any time, and to require Team Members to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business considerations or work environment change.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Savas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from all individuals regardless of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability or any other protected class, political affiliation or belief.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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