Full-Time Substance Abuse Counselor

Counseling Chandler, Arizona


Position at BAART Programs

Compassionate Substance Abuse Counselor Needed!

Do you want to make a difference? Apply Today!                                                                                          

Substance abuse counselor will be in charge with assisting patients through medically assisting treatments and offering techniques for handling opioid addiction. Counselor conducts individual sessions to assist with crisis management and coping strategies. Counselor will evaluate patients’ progress during counseling and collaborate with doctors, nurses and other counselors to assist the patients’ achieving overall outcome.

BAART, 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 BAARTwe 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.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide individual counseling services; direct service hours at regularly scheduled intervals; coordinate all services throughout treatment.
  • Conducts individual initial assessment and evaluation interviews for service eligibility determination.
  • Completes Bio-psychosocial assessment.
  • Facilitates, establishes and reviews with each patient the initial treatment plan.
  • Involve families and significant others in patient’s recovery process whenever possible.
  • Respond, as needed, to patient grievances and complaints.
  • Develop aftercare plans and discharge plans.
  • Other related duties as determined by supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science with 2 years of counseling experience or Master’s Degree in Behavioral Science Field with 1 year of experience.
  • LASAC (Associate Substance Abuse Counselor in AZ) or higher
  • Previous experience working with chemically dependent individuals a plus.
  • Must demonstrate a positive, non-judgmental, and accepting attitude toward our patient population.
  • Satisfactory criminal background check and drug screen


  • 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:

BAART Programs a progressive substance abuse treatment organization 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.  

BAART Programs is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance 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.