Placement Specialist

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3 days ago(5/20/2022 3:29 PM)


Company Summary


AdCare, a subsidiary of American Addiction Centers, Inc., is a for-profit substance abuse disorder treatment facility located at 107 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA 01605 . For over 45 years, AdCare has been helping individuals and families struggling with alcohol and drug use, one life at a time. The AdCare name represents innovation, quality, and cost efficiency in treating alcohol and drug dependency. We are committed to improving the lives of our patients and their families by providing safe, effective, recovery-based alcohol and drug treatment.


Our addiction recovery center(s) provide a comprehensive approach to care. AdCare's integrated system of care offers a range of accessible treatment centers including a 114-bed inpatient hospital and several conveniently located outpatient sites located throughout the Massachusetts and Rhode Island areas. When you join AdCare, you become part of our family. AdCare seeks talented individuals who are passionate, empathetic, engaged in their work and dedicated to serving people. Together, we can enable our patients to live happier and healthier lives. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.


Job Summary


Maintain responsibility for caseload of patients requesting continued treatment supports related to their homelessness or readiness to engage in continued treatment for short or long term commitments.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will collaborate with Care Coordination and AdCare inpatient medical and counseling staff with goal for quality discharge planning for each patient requesting supports for placement at discharge. 
  • Maintain individual caseload of patients identified on daily placement documents-interviewing patients and in conjunction with them identifying options for referrals for continued treatment supports. 
  • Will coordinate with Care Coordination team members in the development of quality discharge plans that maximize community supports for recovery.
  • Accountable for ongoing patient contact throughout hospital stay and support for continuing care upon discharge.
  • Maintains accurate and patient centered documentation of patient contacts within same day period.



  • CADAC preferable.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or Social Work preferred
  • Knowledge of addiction needs and treatment supports.
  • Effective verbal communication and strong organization skills.
  • Detail-oriented and knowledgeable regarding HIPPA regulations.
  • Ability to participate in strong team environment.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in addiction supports in a counselor, social worker or discharge planning/placement position is preferred

Competitive Benefit Package

  • Affordable Medical (with HRA) and Dental plans provided to meet the needs of full-time and part-time employees.
  • Package also includes Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare and Dependent Care expenses.
  • Voluntary insurances include Vision, Accident, Critical Illness, LTD, Pet Insurance, & Supplemental Life Insurance.
  • Company-paid Life Insurance and AD&D Policy.
  • Generous paid time off package.
  • Company-matching 401(k).

Physical Requirements

AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws


American Addiction Centers is an equal opportunity employer.  American Addiction Centers prohibits employment practices that discriminate against individuals or groups of employees on the basis of age, color disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other category deemed protected by state and/or federal law.


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