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Fairview Health Services CD Evaluation Counselor in Minneapolis, Minnesota


CD Adult Evaluation department

The department consists of 3 full time SUD evaluators, one full time gambling counselor, and a supervisor. The department is tasked with performing scheduled SUD assessments from the community and as needed on the inpatient medical and psychiatric units. We see patients 18 or older of all socioeconomic classes, of all gender orientations or cultural backgrounds. Other duties include doing updated SUD evaluations for patients admitting to Lodging Plus and reviewing SUD evaluations from outside referrals for Lodging Plus. One of the evaluators with an MSW also conducts Medicare assessments for our Deaf and Hard of Hearing patients, supervises other staff seeking their LPCC and will soon begin doing 1 to 1 mental health sessions for patients on the LP.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Adult/Adolescent CD Evaluation Counselor is to gather and assess sufficient CD data from adults/adolescents across Behavioral Services to make a valid CD assessment and make appropriate TX recommendations. The counselor is to be knowledgeable about third party payers and how to obtain the appropriate authorization for TX. The counselor is to follow Fairview’s ethical standards of practice


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or relatied Field

  • LADC licensure

  • 1 year experience in chemical dependency field

  • Basic Life Support Certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Human Services or related field


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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2019-35656

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Behavioral Services

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Department CD Adult Evaluation