Licensed Chemical Dependency Professional I - Exeter

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions.

Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person-and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As 'One Phoenix House' we believe in having fun along the way - embracing 'progress not perfection' as our journey continues. 


  • Perform client screening, intake, orientation, and assessment functions necessary to complete admission as required by Program Director.

  • Guide clients in individual, group, and family formats.

  • Document developments and important events in accordance with clinical policies for reporting and record keeping.

  • Develop person centered treatment plans that are measurable, coherent, and reflective of client's progress and development.

  • Consistently enforce rules and programmatic procedures.

  • Provide direct client monitoring as needed, including medication monitoring.

  • Maintain client records to comply with CARF and state licensing standards, using the Welligent Electronic Health Record.

  • Assist in the provision of staff orientation and ongoing training regarding clinical policies and procedures.Participate in the support and training of other staff members.

  • Maintain positive working relationship with agencies, resources, and families to coordinate services for client care; provide information on substance abuse use disorder treatment resources and services; and make necessary referrals.

  • Complete all Quality Assurance Record Review Corrections as indicated on the form.

  • Participate in treatment team meetings, case conferences, and required training to ensure continuum and quality of care.

  • Facilitate EBT groups as assigned.

  • Maintain current licensure and/or credentialing.Maintain CPR/FA certifications and CPI annual training.


  • Ability to promote and demonstrate Phoenix Houses core values through work ethic, compliance, and attitude

  • Integrity

  • Collaboration

  • Appreciation

  • Respect

  • Excellence

  • Forward-Thinking

  • Customer Service

  • Problem Solving

  • Communication Proficiency:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in Phoenix House's electronic health record system (Welligent) sufficient to fulfill the duties required by this position is expected within 30 days of employment.

  • Appropriate boundaries between staff and clients.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.

  • Must have strong knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.


  • Ability to perform the core functions of a licensed chemical dependency professional.

  • Ability to develop rapport with substance-abusing populations and families.

  • Ability to apply organizational management skills and maintain self and client discipline.

  • Ability to prepare and maintain required documentation.

  • Ability to comply with internal, local, state, and federal regulations and policies.

  • Ability to work and communicate with others.


  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience working in the substance use disorder field.

  • Associates or bachelor degree from an accredited institution preferred OR high school diploma and equivalent combination of knowledge and experience.




Every other weekend and holiday required.

Phoenix House requires background checks, drug testing, TB testing, verification of employment history, reference checks and possibly a medical exam, prior to employment.

 Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. 

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