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Outpatient MICD Addiction Counselor

Requisition #


Physical Location

Fridley, Minnesota

Posted Date


Dept. Name

UNY SA Outpatient

Hours Per Week





Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Mercy Hospital is the premier hospital in the northern metropolitan communities of the Twin Cities. It is located on two campuses: one in Coon Rapids, and one in Fridley. Together, these facilities offer nationally recognized clinical excellence and compassionate health care services, including cancer care, heart and vascular services, emergency and trauma care, surgical services and da Vinci® System, The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children’s Minnesota, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, the Joint Replacement Center and women’s and children’s services. In 2016, Mercy Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S. by Truven Health Analytics. With 3,500+ employees, 830+ affiliated physicians and 420 staffed beds, Mercy Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient services to more than 270,000 patients each year.


Req ID: 58685
  • Assess for symptoms and underlying family dynamics to help determine treatment plan
  • Working with patient, family and treatment team establish plan and goals
  • Establish therapeutic alliance with the patient and family
  • Adapt interventions to meet individual or family needs
  • Demonstrate varied repertoire of therapeutic skills for varied patient and family population
  • Creates safe therapeutic milieu
  • Working with treatment team, develop an on-going treatment plan for patient and family
  • Demonstrate initiatives and processes that support continuous quality improvement in patient care and education
  • Meet documentation requirements
  • Maintain communication with patients, family and other treatment team members to optimize success for patient and family
  • On going coordination of care with community care providers
  • Consistently monitors the treatment plan, goals and discharge plan to ensure appropriate utilization of resources to meet patient and family needs


Education :
  • Masters degree in psychology, family therapy, social work or counseling related field
  • LADC


Qualifications/Skills :


  • 2-4 yrs Experience as LADC.
    Classroom training in chemical dependency counseling, as defined by licensure requirements. Training in family dynamics and treatment issues for families is required.
    At least six months of internship or employment in a treatment program. Good communication skills, & ability to work as part of a team. Interest in facilitating groups, and providing education in a group setting.
  • Must have demonstrated clinical experience in providing family assessment, group psychotherapy and education to mental health patients in acute crisis


  • LADC and one of the following Licensure/Certifications required:
  • LPCC
  • LMFT
  • LP

Work Schedule

M-F days

Location/Community Information

Fridley is known for a small-town atmosphere in the midst of a metro area. Fridley schools experience unusually strong enrollment by nonresidents who cite quality academics, good school climate, and personalized attention for each student, as their reasons for choosing the Fridley Schools.


  • Located 15 miles North of Minneapolis
  • Population = 20,000
  • Service Area = 600,350

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Requisition #

Mental Health / Social Svcs