1. Clinical
  2. Full-time
  3. Pinelands Recovery Center
  4. Medford

Primary Therapist (Per Diem)

  1. Clinical
  2. Full-time
  3. Pinelands Recovery Center
  4. Medford

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Company Description

At Pinelands you will have the opportunity to work closely within a team of professionals consisting of substance use experts, all dedicated to promoting lasting health and healing. Clinical supervision and guidance are provided on total client care and therapeutic milieu management, as well as career growth and personal development oversight. You will develop an individualized growth plan which will help you develop your professional skills and career objectives.

If you are looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates diversity of thought, and rewards passionate execution, you’ve come to the right place. Because we put clients first, it is our honor to support and reward those who serve them.

Compensation Range: $26.45 - 36.06 per hour

Compensation will be dependent upon geographic region, education, and experience.

Our Offer to You!

We are dedicated to empowering our employees with their professional and personal development by providing:  

  • 401(k) 
  • Healthcare benefits 
  • Vacation and sick days
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee discounts to various stores, amusement parks, events, etc.
  • Continuing education (CE) programs and training
  • Weekly training opportunities 
  • Advancement opportunities within the organization 

Job Description

The Primary Therapist is responsible for performing patient care activities as directed by the attending physician, Medical Director and Clinical Supervisor. He/she will provide group therapy as ordered by the Clinical Director. Collaborates with the Treatment Team in the formulation of the Master Treatment Plan, and assists in coordinating discharge planning.


  • Actively participates in Interdisciplinary Treatment Plan meetings.
  • Shares pertinent information with team as obtained from patient’s family, or others as indicated throughout the program.
  • Attends daily and weekly staffing meetings per schedule.
  • Evaluates the impact of therapeutic interventions upon the therapeutic milieu.
  • Facilitates group therapy.
  • Performs individual therapy with patient/family.
  • Documents the assessment of patient progress/regress and interventions provided in the medical record, ongoing basis.
  • Recognizes, responds to and assists in psychiatric crisis situations and provide the intervention necessary.
  • Responds and assists in medical emergency situations as directed and needed.
  • Communicates effectively with patient, staff and physician.
  • Provides patients with education and instruction on Advance Directives.
  • Attends and participates in monthly Program Staff meeting as scheduled by Lead Therapist, clinical supervisor or clinical director.
  • Adheres to policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties assigned.

This is an on-call position that will work per diem, at least 5 hours/week.

For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at pinelandsrecovery.com


  • Graduate from an accredited college or university with a minimum of Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or health-related field
  • Candidates holding a CADC without a Master’s degree will be considered.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in chemical dependency - psychiatric setting.
  • Licensed by the State in specialization preferred.

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? Apply anyway! To provide truly innovative care, we need to have a diverse team around us. That’s why Discovery Behavioral Health is committed to creating an inclusive environment. If you find yourself meeting some but not all the above, we’d be happy to consider your application.

Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. 

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/ 

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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