NHS Human Services, Inc. FFS Drug & Alcohol Counselor / Therapist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

NHS is currently seeking Fee for Service Drug & Alcohol Counselor to join our Parkside Recovery in West Philadelphia, PA location.


With a rich tradition spanning almost 50 years, NHS is at the forefront of providing care and services to people with special needs. Today NHS, through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of community-based, non-profit education and human services. More than 10,000 employees provide care to almost 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, and Michigan. NHS has developed a unique continuum of care providing services in the areas of mental health, addictive diseases, education, foster care and permanency, autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and many more specialized programs.


  • The stability that comes with working for a national leader in the human services industry

  • Highly competitive compensation plans

  • Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company

  • Flexible scheduling


Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

  • To provide individual and group psychotherapy to clients with substance abuse problems in Outpatient Drug-Free Program settings, as well as maintaining progress notes, treatment plans, and overall chart compliance


Apply Online: www.nhsonline.org/careers

Requisition Number: 29047

NHS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

Position Requirements

  • Master's Degree or higher in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services)

  • Other related field and/or full certification as an addictions counselor by a statewide certification body which is a member of a national certification body or certification by another state government's substance abuse counseling certification board

  • Current licensure in this Commonwealth as a registered nurse and a degree from an accredited school of nursing

  • 1 year of counseling experience (a minimum of 1,820 hours) in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting.

  • If a person's experience was not in a drug and alcohol setting, the individuals' written training plan shall specifically address a plan to achieve counseling competency in chemical dependency issues.

  • Additional/specific training and/or education in specific human service/counseling fields related to the field of drug and alcohol only.


  • Fee For Service -25-30 hours per week

Pay Rate:

  • $30/hour

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)