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Hazelden Addiction Counselor in Naples, Florida

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 Plans

Retirement savings plan with employer match

Paid time-off

Tuition 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.

Provide clinical services in coordination with the treatment team consistent with Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s Standards of Care. Provide clinical coaching, as assigned, to students and interns to facilitate development of clinical competency and ethical practice.

This position has been defined as a Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation firewall position, which means it has been identified as needing access to PHI that is otherwise restricted in the functional department under HIPAA regulations. Firewall jobs are supervised by staff that have less access to PHI than the person in the firewall job. Employees are expected to:

  • know what protected health information cannot be shared openly within the department

  • ensure the integrity of the job function

  • understand the significance of HIPAA

  • not undermine the process

  • report to either the Corporate Privacy Officer or Human Resources any attempts to compromise these positions

As an Addiction Counselor you will:

  • Provide substance use disorder treatment services to patients according to the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation standards of care, policies, and procedures

  • To represent Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation services to various audiences to ensure consistent knowledge about services, processes and participation

  • Facilitate and demonstrate communication of patient information to internal and external resources for patients according to Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation policy and procedures and consistent with Federal Confidentiality (CFR 42) and Health Information Portability and Privacy Act (CFR 45) and mandated reporting requirements


  • Bachelor's degree

  • Completed certificate/degree program in addiction counseling or equivalent

  • State licensure to provide counseling; including eligibility for a temporary permit through a current, active MCAP, CAP, LMHC, LCSW, and Florida certification

  • Ability to use Microsoft office programs and other computer skills

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


  • Master's Degree in Addiction Studies or related field

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

ID: 2021-9082

Shift: Varied

External Company URL: www.hazeldenbettyford.org

Street: Hazelden Florida