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 – Topeka, KS

These licensed professionals complete impartial and objective substance use assessments, using age specific DSM5 diagnostic criteria, based on criteria developed by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, to determine the severity of an individual’s alcohol/drug use and what level of treatment placement would be appropriate, or if the individual would be best served by linkage to community based systems of care. 


We hire highly energetic, self-starters, who can work autonomously and focus on meeting client needs from a holistic, integrated strengths-based model.  

  • Bachelor’s degree / Master's degree preferred
  • Licensure through the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board of KS is required.
    • 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 with timely documentation & reporting
  • Ability to work autonomously & 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 Instruction:

Send resume to: kris@hradac.com 
Kris Carnahan, Director of Operations & Administrative Services
Heartland Regional Alcohol & Drug Assessment Center
913-789-0952 or 1-800-281-0029