Full Time Substance Abuse Lead Counselor

Counseling Hudson, NH


Position at Health Care Resource Centers

Compassionate Substance Abuse Lead Counselor 

** Sign on bonus offered for eligible applicants and offered for a limited time.** 

 **Details to be discussed during the interview process.**

Imagine a place where you can make a difference every day, LOVE WHAT YOU DO, and make a great living doing it. You just found it!!!

HCRC (Health Care Resource Centers) services is dedicated to providing individualized treatment integrating pharmacotherapy, clinical counseling, recovery support and medical services.

HCRC (Health Care Resource Centers), addiction treatment programs deliver medically-supervised services for adults in a variety of modalities and settings. As the largest specialty organization addressing the opioid crisis, we have unlimited opportunities for those looking to make a difference. At HCRC (Health Care Resource Centers), we believe in delivering a higher level of care to our patients, not just talking about it. We are committed to treating our patients and each other with dignity and respect in a culture that fosters excellence in all that we do.

Primary Job Function:

Provide treatment and casework services to patient as directed by the supervisor in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and with HCRC policies and procedures. Provide timely documentation of patient services based on plan of care. Identify other physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs for assigned patients. Manage related expenditures in a fiscally responsible manner in accordance with the company’s budget. Assist the Program Director and Clinical Manager in various administrative responsibilities. Provides training to new Counselors. Travel as necessary.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Participate in supervision of counselors, leadership, training, program development and chart auditing
  • Assists Program Director / Clinical Manager in daily programs operations
  • Support organizational and departmental philosophies, goal and objectives though own behavior lead and motivate others to do so
  • Maintain patient caseload
  • Provide clinical services, patient care, education and opiate addiction counseling services
  • Conducts individual initial assessment and evaluation interviews for service eligibility determination
  • Completes Bio-psychosocial assessment.
  • Provide individual and group counseling services; direct service hours at regularly scheduled intervals; coordinate all services throughout treatment
  • Facilitates, establishes and reviews with each patient the initial treatment plan
  • Develops and participates in individual or group patient teaching projects
  • Develop aftercare plans and discharge plans
  • Other related duties as determined by supervisor

Qualifications | Education | Certifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required with a minimum of 2+ years of individual counseling experience or a Behavioral Science. 
  • NH LADC with LCS or NH LADC working toward MLADC licensure
  • Ability to supervise Certified/Registered counselors and Trainees/Interns.
  • Maintain State Certification / Licensure or be in the process of obtaining Certification / License
  • Previous experience working with chemically dependent individuals a plus. Must demonstrate a positive, non-judgmental, and accepting attitude toward our patient population
  • Ability to work effectively within medical hierarchy, assist in complex problem solving with clients, and work autonomously.
  • Demonstrate excellent observation, good nursing judgment and communication skills. Ability to provide good written documentation in a timely manner
  • Self-directed with ability to work with little supervision.
  • Satisfactory criminal background check and drug screen

COVID-19 considerations:

Everyone will be asked to be in compliance with the most recent COVID guidelines from CDC, State, County and City. 


  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401(K)
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Excellent growth and development opportunities through our counselor career path
  • Rewarding opportunity with the ability to impact individuals’ life

What to expect from us:

HCRC (Health Care Resource Centers) a progressive substance abuse treatment program is committed to the highest quality of patient care in a comfortable outpatient clinic setting.  Our ultimate goal is to address the physical, emotional, and mental aspects of opioid use disorder to help each of our patients achieve long-term recovery and an improved quality of life. 

HCRC (Health Care Resource Centers)is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) and to follow compliance guidelines with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, natural origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or veteran’s status or any other classification protected by State/Federal laws.