Detox- Counselor/Human Service Specialist Hybrid

Organization: Tellurian

Location: Madison, WI

Duties include patient intake and monitoring, conducting Alcohol and Drug assessments and evaluating patients for the need for substance abuse treatment following detoxification; providing counseling and group services; referral and follow-up to the appropriate level of care; documentation of services provided; collecting billing/insurance information.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

Persons occupying this position must be able to perform all essential functions, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Essential Functions

  • Knowledge of assistance programs and other resources, and ways in which these resources may be used by people in need.
  • Ability to relate to people in an unprejudiced and understanding manner with concern for their circumstances and feelings.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain necessary records and reports and to understand and follow oral or written instructions.
  • Ability to participate in and appropriately use available supervision.
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build coalitions and work collaterally with other related agencies.


  • Excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • A bachelor’s degree in health/social series and two years paid experience, OR
  • Substance Abuse Counselor in Training license with the State of Wisconsin
  • OR both and one year paid experience,
  • OR a High school diploma/GED or equivalent, specialized training through workshops and/or college courses sufficient to enable the person to exercise independent professional judgment and five years paid experience.

Physical Requirements

  • Be able to Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Twist
  • Lift up to 50lbs


Tellurian is an equal opportunity employer who fully supports equal access for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or testing, family and medical leave, and sexual orientation. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth a complaint in good faith to the employer or government agency, or participate in said investigation of any complain, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

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