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Substance Use Disorder Counselor (CADC)

Job Description
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Join our team and help us change lives!

We are immediately looking to hire a full-time SUD Counselor to work at our East Portland Outpatient Office, to provide counseling, therapeutic, crisis intervention, and supportive services to individuals with substance use disorder.

We are looking for compassionate individuals with an OR CADC I to deliver counseling services by:

    Creating a safe, therapeutic environment for their patients and their families, that facilitates exploration of the chemical dependency issues they face.
    Counseling patients in individual and group sessions which can include IOP, OP-Level 1 and DUII groups as assigned, including telehealth groups.
    Maintaining records for health insurance and patient tracking, according to OARS, ASAM, CARF, and Serenity Lane’s policies and procedures.
    Ensuring each patient has an individualized service plan prior to start of services and update according to OAR, CARF, and company policy.
    Collaborating with other professional staff on treatment plans for patients and provide outside referrals as needed.
    Complying with all in-house and third-party reporting responsibilities and protocols

Schedule: Monday through Friday 1pm to 9:30pm


    Current Oregon CADC I certification required
    CADCII Certification preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Familiarity with medical records software required
    Previous MAT counseling experience desired.
    Familiarity with Excel and Outlook a plus.

About Serenity Lane
Since 1973, Serenity Lane a recognized not-for-profit organization, has been helping people find recovery from addiction in the Pacific Northwest. With a specialty and residential treatment program in Coburg, OR, and nine outpatient facilities in Roseburg, Eugene, Bend, Albany, Salem, and Portland (SW and SE), our team members are passionately engaged in providing safe, quality and best in class residential and outpatient care to patients through the process of admissions, detoxification, and addiction treatment.

Working at Serenity Lane offers the opportunity to collaborate with exceptional professionals on making a difference and improving the quality of life of our patients and their families, and in some cases, saving lives. We believe in a team approach to our patient care and provide support for working within an integrated office that provides SUD, MAT, mental health, and psychiatric services.

In addition to a comprehensive compensation package which includes health and wellness benefits (medical, dental vision), time off benefits (paid vacation and sick time), and financial security benefits (403(b), life insurance, education assistance), you will be joining a supportive and collaborative culture fostered by leaders and colleagues who are available, open and invested in the success of their teams and therefore the success of their patients in their journey of recovery.

Drug Free Workplace (free of substances of abuse including Cannabis THC).
Pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check will be required.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
COVID-19 considerations:
As part of the healthcare sector in Oregon and Washington and the Governor mandates, in order to be qualified for employment at Serenity Lane, final candidates to staff, clinical, volunteer, student employee positions and contractors, must comply with Serenity Lane's vaccination requirement or receive an approved exemption. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual received both doses of a FDA authorized or approved two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or one dose of a FDA authorized or approved single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, AND at least 14 days have passed since the individual’s final dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Exception forms will be available after successful completion of the interview process.

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If you are searching for a career where you can help transform lives and make a lasting difference in your community as part of a dynamic team, then Serenity Lane is the right place for you!

How to Apply: 

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to:
Subject: NAATP-SUDPDX Application

Contact Information
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Serenity Lane
12662 SE Stark Plaza 125
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