Job Description

Substance Abuse Counselor

Holliswood Center is actively seeking a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor to work Weekends in our Skilled Nursing Home Facility to provide substance abuse treatment services according to Holliswood Center standards.


  • Conduct individual and group counseling.
  • Maintain resident charts.
  • Develop and oversee Treatment Plans
  • Provide relapse prevention-related information/education to residents on a regular basis through small groups, seminars, and individual sessions.
  • Develops and updates, as needed, Substance Abuse Treatment Plan.
  • Coordinates resident's treatment with other program departments.
  • Assists residents in understanding the various phases of the treatment process.
  • Performs a welcome interview upon admission.
  • Review and distributes to residents of program policies, resident's rights, and responsibilities.
  • Make facility rounds to ensure the safety, security, and integrity of the environment.
  • Monitor resident behavior and compliance with a care plan.
  • Cover clinic desk to monitor call bell system as needed.
  • Monitor residents' rooms for compliance with regulations.


  • Bachelor's Degree or, completing
  • College for Bachelors Degree in Human Services or,
  • Be a credentialed CASAC. Counselor
  • Minimum of one year of recent experience working with substance abusers, T.C. HIV/AIDS, or in a related field.
  • Fluent in Spanish is a plus
  • CASAC Certification Required

About us:

Holliswood Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is a 314-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in New York’s beautiful Hollis neighborhood. Our size enables a warm, nurturing environment, which allows each resident to maintain his or her individuality. Holliswood Center staff is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life of all our residents, by maintaining each resident’s dignity and independence. Holliswood Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care Consortium.

Equal Opportunity Employer –M/F/D/V

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