Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Supervisor, Recovery Housing

Job Location US-IL-Chicago
Full Time
Hours of Work


The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (HBFF) is the largest nonprofit addiction recovery organization in the United States. It is also one of the most mission-driven places you will find. The HBFF team is passionate about providing hope and ultimately healing. As a living, growing and evolving institution, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is – at our core- a people-powered organization.  HBFF is comprised of 1600+ employees, seventeen treatment sites and produces $190 million dollars in annual revenue.  This exemplary organization serves nearly 25,000 people annually and is committed to provide hope and healing for those experiencing addiction to alcohol and other drugs.


What makes this organization unique is its total ecosystem approach to prevention, education, research, advocacy and treatment.  All of the parts of the organization work together to inform, develop and deliver evidence- based practices that help people reclaim their futures and restore their hope.


Being “a best place to work” is a strategic goal of HBFF and it’s a goal that every employee plays an active role in helping to achieve. Our culture is a reflection of how encouraged and energized we each feel about contributing our ideas and performing to our greatest ability. Join us and do meaningful work.


We deeply value our employees.  Working at HBFF includes a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Competitive Health, Dental and Vision Plans
Retirement savings plan with employer match
Paid time-off
Tuition reimbursement

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our colleagues is critical to our success as a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs; and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.


This position has dual responsibility of providing leadership and direct supervision of the Addiction Technicians and designated residential clinical staff while also providing day to day management and oversight of operations for the structured recovery housing.  Ensure 24 hour staffing coverage of the housing facility with a focus on patient safety and recovery.  Assist patients and staff in the treatment process within the organizational guidelines, philosophies, policies and procedures.


This position has been defined as a Hazelden Betty Ford firewall position, which means it has been identified as needing access to PHI that is otherwise restricted in the functional department under HIPAA regulations. Firewall jobs are supervised by staff members that have less access to PHI than the person in the firewall job. Employees are expected to:

·         Review what protected health information cannot be shared openly within the department

·         Ensure the integrity of the job function

·         Understand the significance of HIPAA

·         Not undermine the process

·         Report to either the Corporate Privacy Officer or Human Resources any attempts to compromise these positions


This position will:

  • Provide advanced clinical services in coordination with the multi-disciplinary team consistent with Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s Standards of Care
  • Lead the Structured Recovery Housing team
  • Facilitate and demonstrate communication of patient information to internal and external resources for patients according the Hazelden Betty Ford policy and procedures and consistent with Federal Confidentiality (CFR 42) and Health Information Portability and Privacy Act (CFR 45) and mandated reporting requirements
  • Assure services are delivered according to the standards of care and practice within the parameters established by the strategic plan and budget process
  • Ensure the monitoring of patient needs and behavior on an ongoing basis by effectively training, coaching and observing Addiction Technicians and clinical staff




Required Qualifcations:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • CADC
  • Three or more years providing clinical supervision
  • Three or more years’ experience in the addiction field with a minimum of two years with 12 step facilitation
  • CPR certification or attain within 30 days  


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • LCSW, LPC, LPCC or related field licensure
  • Master’s Degree in Addiction Studies or related field


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