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Substance Abuse Counselor - Pinnacle Treatment Centers - Ontario, CA 91762 - Drug and Alcohol Counseling

Date Posted: Nov 22, 2021

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    • Associate (Required)

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Loan repayment program
Disability insurance
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
401(k) matching
Professional development assistance
Flexible schedule
Life insurance
Referral program
Retirement plan

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We offer competitive salary, full benefits package, Paid Time Off, and opportunities for professional growth.

Pinnacle Treatment Centers is a growing leader in addiction treatment services. We provide care across the nation touching the lives of more than 30,000 patients daily.

Our mission is to remove all barriers to recovery and transform individuals, families, and communities with treatment that works.

Our employees believe we are creating a better world where lives and communities are made whole again through comprehensive treatment.

As a Counselor, you play a direct role in saving the lives of our patients each day by providing counseling services to your assigned clients including individual, family / group therapy sessions, and promoting an environment of long-term recovery. You will partner with the Clinical Director and Executive Director to establish and maintain a therapeutic environment and routine for our residents.


· Associates Degree specializing in psychology and/or counseling.

· Licensure as a Drug/and or Alcohol Counselor or, an application in process.

· 3 years’ experience in substance abuse and/or related field

· COVID –19 Vaccination / approved exemption status


· Communicate with the director and other program staff in the decision-making process involving clients to include attending all clinical meetings.

· Assess the counseling needs of the client

· Assessing client for substance abuse diagnosis using DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual) (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual) criteria in determining the appropriate level of care based on ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) criteria.

· Preparing the substance abuse counseling portion of the client treatment plan

· Development of the client discharge/continuum of care plan to ensure movement to the appropriate levels of care.

· Documenting all counseling and education services, assessments, reassessments, referrals, and follow-up in the client’s clinical record.

· Maintain client caseload (including all case management and utilization review updates). Treatment planning duties and clinical charting as required.

· Provide coordination of support services for the client/family and record the services provided in the client’s clinical record.

· Contact and coordination with referral sources, (i.e., legal, school, employer, etc.)

· Facilitate needed interventions for crisis-orientated issues utilizing a multi-disciplinary team approach for assigned clients.

· Act in accordance with Pinnacle Treatment Centers’ policies and federal confidentiality laws (42-CFR, Pt 2)


· 18 days PTO (Paid Time Off)

· 401k with company match

· Company sponsored ongoing training and certification opportunities.

· Full comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability and accident insurance.

· Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP)

Join our team. Join our mission.


Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Psychiatry


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Are you vaccinated for Covid-19?
  • Please provide your direct personal email address, so we may contact you.
  • List your desired or expected wage.


  • Associate (Required)

Work Location: One location



125 W F St, Ontario, CA 91762

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