5500 Buena Vista
Roeland Park, KS 66205
P.O. Box 1063
Mission, KS 66222
© Heartland Regional Alcohol & Drug Assessment Center

Licensed Substance Abuse Specialist / Assessor – KC Metro

The SUD Specialist / Assessor completes impartial and objective alcohol and drug assessments using the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Patient Placement Criteria, DSM-5 diagnostic criteria and rating the severity of alcohol/drug use to determine a diagnosis and recommend an appropriate treatment placement at the most clinically appropriate level of care.

HRADAC hires highly energetic self-starters, who can work autonomously in the community and focus on meeting client needs from a holistic, integrated strengths based model.


  • Administer the SUD Assessment tool, and other screening tools to determine a chemical dependency diagnosis
  • Rate the severity of alcohol/drug use as Mild, Moderate or Severe
  • Recommend an appropriate placement at the safest and most clinically appropriate level of care in a treatment setting that matches the client needs
  • Generate clinically appropriate referrals into community based recovery oriented systems of care
  • Establish working relationships with contracted providers and other community agencies

Qualifications: Minimum required qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree / Master's degree
  • Licensure through the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board of KS (BSRB)
    • LAC – Licensed Addictions Counselor
    • LMAC – Licensed Masters Addictions Counselor
    • LCAC – Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor
  • Computer skills require proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Ability to document client progress in electronic medical record
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required - verbal and written
  • Attention to detail required to complete documentation and reporting
  • Ability to work autonomously and effectively with the public and staff
  • Bi-lingual skills a plus


Salary is based on level of education and experience.

Full benefits package available including health, dental, vision and term life insurance

Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays.


Application Instructions:

Apply through Indeed or by sending a resume through the website at www.hradac.com

Heartland Regional Alcohol & Drug Assessment Center

913-789-0952 or 1-800-281-0029