Substance Abuse Counselor


We offer competitive salary, full benefits package, Paid Time Off, and opportunities for professional growth. 

Aegis / Pinnacle Treatment Centers is a nationally recognized leader in addiction treatment services that has been featured in publications such as: LA Times, NBC Today, US News, Health Digest, Medscape, and Huffington Post.

Through our mission to remove all barriers to recovery and transform individuals, families, and communities with treatment that works we are able to touch the lives of more than 35,000 patients across the country every day.

Our teammates believe we are creating a better world where lives and communities are made whole again through comprehensive treatment.

As a Counselor, you will play a direct role in the treatment plan and execution for your patients daily. You will assist in diagnosing, planning, and giving referrals to your patients during their treatment at our facilities.


  • 18 days PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • 401k with company match
  • Company sponsored ongoing training and certification opportunities.
  • Full comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability and accident insurance.
  • Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP)
  • Discounted tuition and scholarships through Capella University


Counselor I ($18/hour to $19/hour)

  •  Associates Degree (minimum)
  •  0 -2 years of experience

Counselor II ($19/hour to $21/hour)

  •  Associates Degree (minimum)
  •  2-5 years of experience

Counselor III ($21/hour to $23/hour)

    •  Must be a licensed or certified substance use disorder counselor
    •  Candidates that are license/ certification eligible will be considered


  • Provide professional individual and case management services to patients
  • Complete initial needs assessment and individualized treatment plans to effectively help patients to improve the quality of their lives
  • Maintain patient charts and document all counseling services according to local, state, and federal regulations
  • Follow supervision of Clinic Management
  • Facilitate group therapy sessions to ensure participation from each patient
  • Refer patients to outside community supportive services when necessary
  • Conduct intakes, discharge planning, initial needs assessments, and treatment plans in a professional manner
  • The ability to develop comprehensive treatment plans and chart accurately
  • Substance abuse counseling experience and an advanced degree are preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong Attention to detail
  • Ability to work with a variety of personalities
  • Consistent and accurate documentation and tracking of a patients’ progress and upcoming appointments.
  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply

Join our team. Join our mission.