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Counselor (Remote / Telehealth)


United States
Spero Health

Job Description


Spero Health is seeking a Telehealth Counselor to join our awesome team in Kentucky!

*** Only candidates who live in and are licensed in the state of Kentucky will be considered ***

This position is for a licensed counselor or social worker who supports the mission of “Saving Lives, Instilling Hope and Restoring Relationships” in an integrated team with patients receiving counseling, case management and medically assisted treatment. Spero Health believes better outcomes are achieved when you treat the whole person, through integrated care. If you are looking for a career where you can make a difference in someone's life, Spero Health is the right place for you!

The Telehealth Counselor's responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Conduct initial assessment and ongoing patient care.
  • Provide counseling to patients through evidenced-based practice.
  • Provide patient education.
  • Ensure accountability of treatment program and patient compliance through collaboration.
  • Assist patients in creating realistic goals toward achieving freedom from addiction.
  • Act as a clinic resource and assure compliance with HIPPA and CFR42 Part 2 regulations.



  • Education: Minimum, Master's Degree in a human services field (psychology, sociology, social work, family studies, human services, counseling, nursing, or another human service degree program related to working with individuals with substance use disorders.
  • Experience: Minimum of 1 year of full-time employment/internship working in a human-services setting OR Master's Degree in behavioral science, as defined above.


  • Medical, Dental, and Health Savings Account
  • Vision, Life and Disability insurance (100% Company Paid)
  • Generous PTO and paid holidays
  • 401(k) retirement program with company match
  • Wellness Programs (Fitness Reimbursement & Smoking Cessation)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discounts via Tickets at Work


  • Spero Health is a STAR (Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery) approved organization. This means our clinicians will have access to help pay off federal student loans so they can focus on what they do best: patient care!
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  • CEU reimbursement up to $400 annually (calendar year)
  • Opportunities for growth - we encourage our teammates to consider new growth opportunities with us

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Advice from our career coach

A successful applicant for the Telehealth Counselor position at Spero Health must be licensed in the state of Kentucky and have a minimum of a Master's Degree in a human services field. To stand out as an applicant, candidates should emphasize their experience working in a human services setting and highlight their expertise in counseling individuals with substance use disorders. Here are some specific tips to help candidates standout:

  • Highlight any experience in conducting initial assessments and providing ongoing patient care.
  • Emphasize your ability to provide evidence-based counseling and patient education.
  • Showcase your track record in helping patients set realistic goals towards freedom from addiction.
  • Demonstrate your knowledge of HIPAA and CFR42 Part 2 regulations.
  • Consider mentioning any relevant certifications, such as CSW, LCSW, LPCC, LPCA, LMFT, or LCADC.
  • Point out any relevant CEU reimbursement opportunities or career growth initiatives you have pursued in the past.

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Jul 10, 2024


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