Counselor-Behavioral Health

Ascension Health Southfield, MI
Job ID: 248948Counselor-Behavioral HealthSouthfield, MichiganRegular / Rotating

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Additional Job Information

Title: Behavioral Health Counselor 5

City, State: Southfield,MI

Location: Eastwood: Recovery Ctr - 34008

Department: Eastwood Royal Oak Residential

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Rotating, 40 hours,Weekly

Starting Shift: Tuesday - Saturday with some day and some evening shifts

About Us

St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: St. John Providence Health System, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication

Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Behavioral Health Counselor 5 provides substance abuse counseling services.


* Provides assigned patient counseling services and case management.

* Systematically and continually assesses the patient's coping mechanisms and progress.

* Utilizes appropriate teaching methods and/or referral sources.

* Coordinates patient's discharge planning needs and readiness for discharge with other healthcare members.

* Performs all other duties and projects as assigned.



* Required Credential(s):

* One or more of the following:

* Certified by the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP) with a CADC, CAADC, or CADC-M credential or developmental plan required. Licensure/certification monitored by health ministry Central Credentialing Office.

* Preferred Credential(s):

* Registration and/or licensure from the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulation as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Social Worker or Counselor preferred. Licensure/certification monitored by health ministry Central Credentialing Office.


* Bachelor's Level Degree

* Bachelor's degree required Master's degree preferred

Work Experience:

* Substance abuse experience including Intake, group, and individual therapy required.

* 2 years of experience preferred.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining the St. John Providence Health System team, please apply by completing an online application at

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. John Providence Health System is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:


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Reasonable Accommodation

St. John Providence Health System provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within St. John Providence Health System will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.

Thank you for considering a career with St. John Providence Health System.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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