Job Information

Kaiser Permanente Addiction Medicine Therapist - LMFT, LCSW, LPCC in Sylmar, California

Job Summary:

Provides Chemical Dependency services and psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, significant others of CD patients, and families under indirect supervision.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Answers and triages patient calls for information, Tx services, general CD advice. Responds to and appropriately handles crisis calls.

  • Provides higher level assessment (e.g. other, non-CD, MH diagnoses; danger to self or others; non-CD crisis evaluations; emotional/family dysfunction).

  • Performs intake and psychosocial assessments.

  • Develops and presents treatment plans to CDRP/S treatment team for recommendations, revisions and approval.

  • Participates in clinical case conferences.

  • Conducts chemical dependency focused educational lectures.

  • Provides general chemical dependency counseling to include individual and group counseling services.

  • Provides Adolescent, Significant Other, Family and Multi-Family therapy as assigned.

  • Provides case management services to include resource and referral coordination.

  • May perform mentor functions/clinical direction to CDRP/S Counselors I and II, student interns, licensure candidates and Alcohol or Drug Certificate candidates.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum of two (2) years of recent post graduate supervised addiction medicine therapy experience within the last five (5) years required.


  • Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or other field related to behavioral health.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (California) OR Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (California) OR Licensed Clinical Social Worker (California)

Additional Requirements:

  • May consider LCSW, with a Masters Degree in Social Work, job code 16565, for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual is Spanish is preferred.

  • Experience in Chemical Dependency and facilitating groups are required.


  • May travel to Santa Clarita or Pan City, as needed.


TITLE: Addiction Medicine Therapist - LMFT, LCSW, LPCC

LOCATION: Sylmar, California

REQNUMBER: 1080978

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.