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Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP)

Ideal Option

Ideal Option

Marysville, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024
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Location: Marysville, WA

Note: Individual must be located and licensed as a SUDP in Washington State. Out of state candidates or those who do not possess a substance use disorder/chemical dependency credential will not be considered.

Compensation: $26.00-$30.00 per hour

Schedule: Monday-Friday; 40 hours per week

Who is Ideal Balance?

Ideal Balance provides substance use disorder counseling for those struggling with a substance use disorder.

We treat our employees like we would want to be treated ourselves: with respect and compassion. We value teamwork and support open, transparent communication.


We offer our employees a competitive and comprehensive benefits program to recognize how important you are to the company. Current benefits include:

• Medical, vision, and dental

• Short-term and long-term disability options

• Life insurance

• 120 hours paid time off and 8 paid holidays annually

• Employee Assistance and Life Assistance programs

• A 401(K) retirement program

• Pet Insurance

The Role:

As a Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP), you will provide individual counseling and case management services to clients who suffer from a Substance Use Disorder (SUD), both in-person and via Telehealth.

The following functions have been determined by Ideal Balance to be essential to the successful performance of this position which includes but is not limited to:

• Completes substance use disorder assessments.

• Provides direct services to clients; including assessment, counseling and aftercare services; consisting of individual, group, family, case management and educational services.

• Provides case management to clients to help clients access needed services and resources.

• Coordinates and collaborates with other agencies and organizations in order to support clients in their recovery.

• Prepares current client progress reports and completion notices and provides them to the courts, probation departments, and referral sources as appropriate.

• Meets goals and metrics of position.


Requirements to be considered:

  • Qualified and in good standing as a Substance Use Disorder Professional and licensed through the Washington State Department of Health.
  • Understands and adheres to state and federal confidentiality regulations, including HIPAA and 42 CFR part 2. Willing to sign an oath of permanent confidentiality covering all client-related information.
  • Understands and implements the Washington Administrative Codes (WAC) as they pertain to our agency.
  • Familiar with and utilizes the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria for treatment provided.
  • Conducts self in a professional manner at all times and participates as a part of the Ideal Balance and Ideal Option teams.
  • Knowledge of, and culturally sensitive to, Substance Use Disorders and its effect on families and communities.
  • Practices within the scope of your education and makes appropriate referrals according to the client’s needs.
  • Must be of the conviction that a substance use disorder is a treatable illness and constitutes a public health problem.
  • Applicants are expected to subscribe to the philosophy of a harm-reduction approach for recovered and recovering individuals with a substance use disorder.
  • Must be intermediate to expert level in providing services via a digital platform (multiple PC platforms, multi-screen, etc.).
  • Ability to type fluently to include excellent spelling and grammar.
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