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Substance Use Assessor/Intake

Company: Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (HBFF) is the largest nonprofit addiction recovery organization in the United States. It is also one of the most mission-driven places you will find. The HBFF team is passionate about providing hope and ultimately healing. As a living, growing and evolving institution, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is - at our core- a people-powered organization. HBFF is comprised of 1600+ employees, seventeen treatment sites and produces $190 million dollars in annual revenue. This exemplary organization serves nearly 25,000 people annually and is committed to provide hope and healing for those experiencing addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

What makes this organization unique is its total ecosystem approach to prevention, education, research, advocacy and treatment. All of the parts of the organization work together to inform, develop and deliver evidence- based practices that help people reclaim their futures and restore their hope.

Being "a best place to work" is a strategic goal of HBFF and it's a goal that every employee plays an active role in helping to achieve. Our culture is a reflection of how encouraged and energized we each feel about contributing our ideas and performing to our greatest ability. Join us and do meaningful work.

We deeply value our employees. Working at HBFF includes a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Competitive Health, Dental and Vision PlansRetirement savings plan with employer matchPaid time-offTuition reimbursement

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our colleagues is critical to our success as a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs; and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.


Utilizing a customer centered approach, meet with qualified applicants to complete a face- to face or over the phone assessment to determine diagnosis, appropriate facility and level of care. Manage the applicant, referent, family members or other stakeholder's questions or needs during the pre-admission process, including education on the treatment experience and patient expectations. Work collaboratively with other disciplines to ensure a smooth conversion from applicant to admitted patient.

  • Conduct assessments to determine program appropriateness and level of care recommendation.
  • Create a client/customer focused experience for all clients/referents/customers seeking services through the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.
  • Complete accurate and timely documentation in the EHR.
  • Communicate timely and clearly with clinical team and others.
  • Provide crisis management services in order to prevent reduce or eliminate emergencies.

This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus (external applicants only).


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Completed certificate/degree program in addiction counseling or equivalent

  • Minimum 2 yrs experience providing alcohol and drug counseling (supervised internship applies)

  • Minimum 1 yr experience assessments for all levels of care

  • Must be age 18 or older.

  • CPR certification or obtain within 30 days

  • Proficiency with technology and computer skills to document in an electronic health record systems, attend virtual meetings, and manage outlook emails and calendars.

  • License from appropriate state:


Preferred Qualifications:

  • LMHC, LMFC, LCSW, LPC, LPCC or related field licensure

Keywords: Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Bellevue , Substance Use Assessor/Intake, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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