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Sanford Health Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) | Chemical Dependency in Luverne, Minnesota

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Facility: Luverne Clinic
Location: Luverne, MN
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

The Licensed Addictions Counselor provides behavioral treatment and support to help clients or patients recover from addiction and address related issues in emotional, social, occupational, and mental health functioning. Has working knowledge of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria. Assesses the severity of addiction and related issues and issues that may help or hinder recovery. Develops individualized treatment plans specific to client issues and delivers treatment interventions to guide and support behavior change. Plans and provides treatment and continuous assessment through a variety of modalities, including individual treatment, therapy groups, and case management. Documents and maintains treatment records, including assessments, summaries, progress notes, and discharge summaries. Serves as a primary source of education to other team members regarding chemical dependency and health. Collaborates with others in the treatment planning and support of clients, including other treatment providers, primary care providers, and legal officials, when needed. Has knowledge of referral sources and community resources that are available to support treatment. Performs work duties within the scope of individual competence and licensure.

Department Details

This position is full-time, 80 hours every 2 weeks, Monday - Friday, and includes evening treatment until 8:30 PM on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.


Bachelor’s degree or exempt under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148C . Completion of 40 hours of continuing education every two years including cultural diversity and ethics, and completion of annual/bi-annual mandatory trainings.

In Minnesota, must have one of the following:

  • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC)

  • Alcohol and Drug Counselor - Trainee (ADC-T)

  • or exempt from licensure under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148C

Basic Life Support (BLS) training and certification within six months of hire.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

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Job Function: Behavioral Health and Dependency
Req Number: R-19288
Featured: No