Northwell Health Counselor in Ossining, New York

Req Number 001RFZ

Job Category Mental Health

Job Description

Provides counseling, advocacy and chemical dependency treatment services to patients.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Interviews new patients and provides program orientation.

  • Conducts psychosocial assessment related to chemical/substance abuse and dependence.

  • Collaborates with healthcare team members to develop and implement patient treatment plan.

  • Conducts individual, group and family counseling sessions.

  • Provides transitional care services to facilitate patient discharge.

  • Completes documentation in accordance with policies and procedures of the organization, State and Federal regulations.

  • Serves as a liaison to referral sources to facilitate continuity of care.

  • Participates in related utilization review and performance improvement activities.

  • Performs related duties, as required.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Bachelor’s Degree in human service field, preferred.

  • Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC), required.

  • BLS, required.

  • Minimum of three (3) years substance abuse counseling experience, required.

  • Working knowledge of computer applications, required.

  • Demonstrated communication and organizational skills, required.