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Newsletter Article | May 22, 2014

CALIFORNIA - Mission Pacific Coast Recovery

Chemical Dependency Counselor 
Mission Pacific Coast Recovery - Laguna Beach, CA


Job Description
Mission Pacific Coast Recovery is dedicated to the effective treatment of the disease of Chemical Dependency, and to the effective treatment of Chronic Pain without the use of addictive medications. We are a 12-step-based and holistic treatment program. We believe in the importance of incorporating the entire family in the recovery process.

Mission Pacific Coast Recovery is a contracted service of Mission Hospital Laguna Beach. We assist patients in all aspects of their care, from acute Medical Detoxification and Rehabilitation, Partial Hospitalization Program, Intensive Outpatient Programs, and aftercare planning. Our Family Program assists the entire family in healing relationships for ongoing support and recovery.

We are currently looking for Certified Chemical Dependency Counselors to join the team at our rapidly expanding program. If you fit the following requirements, please submit your resume.

Position Summary:

Conducts psychosocial assessments, designs and implements master treatment plans to address the specific needs of the patient. Must be able to perform a full scope of chemical dependency counseling duties with a focus on the disease of addiction, relapse prevention, life skills, co-dependency, and family issues

The successful candidate must have the ability to work with patients who may have co-occurring disorders and/or chronic pain issues and will initiate and conduct individual and group sessions.

The position for which we are currently recruiting is for a per-diem counselor and could eventually lead to full time. The candidate will be required to work flexible hours and some weekends.

License or Certification:  CADC II / CATC or equivalent.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in chemical dependency in a clinical setting working with adults.

To learn about employment opportunities at Mission Pacific Coast Recovery, please contact:

Christopher Knippers, PhD 
Program Director 
Mission Pacific Coast Recovery 
At Mission Hospital Laguna Beach 
31872 Coast Highway 
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 
(949) 499-7244 
christopher.knippers@stjoe.org

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