Job Information

Organization: Rochester Regional Health

Posting Start: 07/15/2021

Location: Rochester NY

Job Title: Addiction Therapist

Posting End: 09/01/2021

A Brief Job Description:


As an Addiction Therapist, your close attention to detail and empathetic care greatly enhances patients’ ability to overcome chemical dependency and significantly improve their lives.

STATUS:  Full Time          

LOCATION:  Greece Chemical Dependency

DEPARTMENT: Behavioral Health – Outpatient

SCHEDULE:  Days/Evenings



  • Completion of a clinical internship in chemical dependency or at least one (1) year of work experience in chemical dependency
  • Compassionate, understanding and thoughtful
  • Extremely organized with an attention to detail


  • Assessment. Provide initial and ongoing assessment for clients in order to determine diagnosis and appropriate level of care
  • Counseling. Provide individual, family and group counseling, which engages and motivates clients throughout treatment
  • Planning. Develop treatment plans that are individualized and culturally sensitive
  • Education & Communication. Communicate with other care providers and referral sources to increase understanding of client problems and assets; participate in professional supervision and education that supports continuous improvement of client care

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum of an Associate’s degree required or Bachelor’s degree preferred in Health Science, Psychology, Social Work or the alike in a Human Service field of study for all employees hired into the position on or after April 1, 2016.
Completion of a clinical internship in chemical dependency or at least 1 year of work experience in chemical dependency.
For Evaluator Team Only:
Valid New York State Driver’s License.
Approved driving record (no major or capital violations within last 5 years).
Completion of mandatory driver education upon employment.
Participation in NYS LENS program.

Required Licensure / Certification Skills:

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.

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Contact Information:

Alyssa Wrobel

Recruiter, Talent Acquisition

Rochester Regional Health