UofL Physicians

Licensed Clinical and Alcohol Drug Counselor

Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
# of Openings
Mid-Level Provider
Psychiatry - Depression



Counsel and advise individuals with alcohol, tobacco, drug, or other problems, such as gambling and eating disorders. May counsel individuals, families, or groups or engage in prevention programs.



  • Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
  • Develop client treatment plans based on research, clinical experience, and client histories.
  • Coordinate counseling efforts with mental health professionals or other health professionals, such as doctors, nurses, or social workers.
  • Review and evaluate clients' progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment and care plans.
  • Plan or implement follow-up or aftercare programs for clients to be discharged from treatment programs.
  • Work in conjunction with physicians to set and enforce policies relating to suboxone program. Make suggestions for termination of patient relationship based on clinical therapies.
  • Evaluate all patient requests for entrance into the suboxone program ensuring compatibility with the program and ensuring physician maximum case load is maintained
  • See 32 clinical hours of patients independently per week using appropriate clinical and behavioral modalities and therapies. Maintain schedule to ensure that clinical targets are met.
  • Responsible for timely, accurate and complete patient notes in the electronic medical record.
  • Complete and sign billing fee ticket with all required components daily for each patient see so that daily bills for services can be generated.
  • Respond to emergency calls from patients.
  • Attend weekly clinical meetings with the physicians.



  • Must be a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of Kentucky
  • Bachelor’s degree in Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling, or Bachelor’s degree in any field with a Certification in Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
  • Completed a minimum of 4,000 hours of experience within the 12 core functions: Screening; Intake; Orientation; Assessment; Treatment Planning; Counseling; Case Management; Crisis Intervention; Client Education; Referral; Reports and Record Keeping; Consultation
  • Completed a minimum of 300 hours of supervision from a qualified supervisor and this must include a minimum of 10 hours of supervision during work in each of the 12 Core
  • Completed the IC&RC/AODA exam and have a valid Kentucky state licensure


    • Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology
  • Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate



  • A good portion of each day will be providing direct patient care, which is in a normal office environment. There is also the need to be able to get up and down out of a chair without difficulty, as one in this position moves to the front office frequently.


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  • Only those candidates whose experience best meets our requirements will be contacted.
  • University of Louisville Physicians is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Current UofL Physicians employees must follow the UofL Physicians Internal Transfer Policy.





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