Substance Abuse Counselor II Job at Big Island Substance Abuse Council (BISAC) – in Hawaii

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Job Details

Full-time$40,000 – $45,000 a year22 hours ago


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Referral program


  • Microsoft Excel
  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Communication skills
  • EHR systems
  • Microsoft Office
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree

Full Job Description


Adult Substance Abuse Counselor-II


The Substance Abuse Counselor assists in facilitating screening, assessments and intakes, including referral to appropriate program(s). Facilities process, skill building and educational groups, and individual counseling sessions and assists in case management services.


  • Responsible to carry a full caseload and to keep accurate documentation required in a timely manner
  • Document all pertinent client data activity including length of activity and billing
  • Develop treatment plans with client that ensure the formulation of realistic and attainable short and long term goals
  • Maintain client records in accordance with the organizations policy and procedures and state standards
  • Provides case management services to a regularly assigned caseload of clients, ensuring clients linkage to appropriate programs and community resources
  • Observe federal regulations (42CFR) and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act, 1996) governing the confidentiality of alcohol and drug abuse consumer’s privacy and records
  • Ability to instruct a wide range of individuals and groups in both formal and informal environments
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of substance use, abuse and addiction
  • Demonstrate strong written, oral and computer skills
  • Project a professional manner in conduct, dress and language at all times. Maintain a professional relationship with clients, ensuring boundaries and ethics are adhered to at all times
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Training and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree in Human Services, Counseling, Psychology or closely related field
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in the field of Substance Abuse/Mental Health
  • Hawaii State Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) certification-required.


  • Tuberculosis (TB) Clearance (within the last 12 months)
  • Medical/Physical Clearance (within the last 12 months)


  • Advanced computer skills, including experience in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Knowledge and experience working with Electronic Health Records.
  • Able to work with clients from diverse backgrounds.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented, able to multi-task and work independently with minimal supervision.

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply

Work Remotely

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $45,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • substance abuse: 3 years (Preferred)


  • CSAC-Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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Company: Big Island Substance Abuse Council (BISAC) –

Company Location:  Hawaii

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