Substance Use Disorder Counselor



Provide clinical services in coordination with the treatment team consistent with Wild Hearts Treatment Center’s Standards of Care. Provide clinical coaching, as assigned, to students and interns to facilitate development of clinical competency and ethical practice.

As an Substance Use Disorder Counselor 1 you will:

  1. Provide substance use disorder treatment services to patients according to the Wild Hearts Treatment’s standards of care, policies, and procedures
  2. To represent Wild Hearts Treatment Center services to various audiences to ensure consistent knowledge about services, processes and participation
  3. Facilitate and demonstrate communication of patient information to internal and external resources for patients according to Wild Hearts Treatment Center policy and procedures and consistent with Federal Confidentiality (CFR 42) and Health Information Portability and Privacy Act (CFR 45) and mandated reporting requirements

This role is on a 6 week rotation for weekends. Monday – Friday for 5 weeks and on the 6th week you will work Sunday – Wednesday, with Thursday & Friday off, and work on Saturday


Required Qualifications for Substance Use Disorder Counselor 1

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Completed certificate/degree program in addiction counseling or equivalent
  • Current and active license:
    • MN: LADC
  • CPR certification or attain within 30 days
  • Proficiency with technology and computer skills to document in an electronic health record system, attend virtual meetings, and manage Outlook emails and calendars

Preferred Qualifications

  • Independent Mental Health License: LPCC, LCSW, LMHC or equivalent


USD $63,099.00/Yr.


USD $88,689.00/Yr.


Wild Hearts Treatment Center is one of the most mission-driven places you will find. Wild Hearts Treatment Center team is passionate about providing hope and ultimately healing. As a living, growing and evolving institution, the Wild Hearts Treatment Center is – at our core- a people-powered organization.

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 Wild Hearts Treatment Center 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 Wild Hearts Treatment Center includes a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Competitive Health, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Paid time-off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Wild Hearts Treatment Center 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.

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