Association of Utah Substance Abuse Professionals

We are currently seeking a full-time Substance Abuse Counselor SUDC for our:

Salt Lake City, Taylorsville and Orem facilities

Hours are Monday-Friday 5:30 am to 2:00 pm.

$1000 Sign-On Bonus!!

Discovery House Utah Treatment Centers offer comprehensive outpatient services serving patients diagnosed with opioid dependency. The qualified counselor candidate will work closely in a team environment with a team of clinicians, medical personnel, and office personnel in accordance with State and Federal Regulations to provide care for our patients. We offer our patients an out-patient environment conducive to recovery from the disease of addiction. We offer our associates an educational environment where patient care is our top priority.

Discovery House Utah clinics are licensed by the State of Utah Department of Human Services, the State of Utah Division of Professional Licensing, the incorporation of cities of SLC, Taylorsville and Orem and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).  Each of the Utah Discovery House clinics has a three year accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Company paid group term life insurance.

Position Summary:  Under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, our counselors are ultimately responsible for providing individual and group therapy to patients with a primary diagnosis of chemical dependency. Additional responsibilities include:

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilizing knowledge of a variety of therapeutic models and theories to understand and plan intervention strategies for a variety of patients.
  • Monitoring patient progress and making changes to the therapeutic approach and best practice, evidenced based interventions based on patient response to treatment.
  • Working collaboratively with the patient and appropriate others to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that addresses priority needs of the patient, desired treatment outcomes, an agreed upon plan of action, and reassessment.
  • Maintaining patient records related to screening, intake, treatment, continuing care, progress toward goals and objectives, discharge summary, and treatment outcomes that are accurate, concise, timely, and useful for coordinating treatment team planning, monitoring, and review.
  • Coordinating and cooperating with local agencies and organizations necessary to expedite treatment for each patient.

Amazing Hours!

Our hours are earlier than many places... 5:30 am to 2:00 pm Monday thru Friday.

This gives our counselors more time to pursue part-time schooling and hobbies in the evenings and weekends.

Job Requirements:

  • Current Utah Substance Use Disorder Counseling experience is preferred.
  • Must hold a SUDC Licensure credential in good standing or in an accredited SUDC program in the state of UT.
  • Excellent Verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills.
  • Time management & organizational skills.
  • Great organizational skills.

Please contact the following Clinic Directors located at the following Utah locations:

Discovery House SLC clinic at 449 East 2100 S. SLC, Utah 84115

Mark Morgan, Clinic Director at
Telephone: 801-596-2111 ext 769 / Fax: 801-359-3878

Discovery House Taylorsville clinic at 5983 South Redwood Road,
Taylorsville, Utah 84123
Dan Hymas, Clinic Director at dan.
Telephone: 801-293-9999 ext 732 / Fax: 801-293-3310

Discovery House Orem at 714 S. State Street,
Orem, Utah 84058
Steve Havertz, Associate Reg. Dir. at
Telephone: 801-426-6565 ext 736 / Fax: 801-426-6464