Substance Use Disorder Program Coordinator

Position Summary:
The Substance Use Disorder Program Coordinator (SUDPC) will work collaboratively with the Adult Outpatient Services Program Manager to ensure program goals are being met, foster community relationships and provide administrative programmatic oversight. Utilizing the ASAM Level of Care, the SUDPC will provide diagnostic assessments and assist with coordination into appropriate levels of care, including referrals into Medication Assisted Treatment. Additionally, the SUDPC will provide crisis intervention, group and individual counseling and case management to individuals in the Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Program and the intensive outpatient level of care. The SUDPC will serve as the drug court liaison and work in association with internal and external treatment team members and stakeholders.
A Master’s Degree, or substantial progress towards a Master’s Degree in counseling or social work with credentials as an LSW or PC, LISW or PCC preferred. Clinical training in the treatment of Substance Use Disorders and additional licensure through the OCDP Board is preferred.
One to three years of work experience in the Substance Use Disorder field in either an outpatient or residential treatment setting.
The SUDPC must demonstrate strong skills in applying individual and group counseling theory and technique. Shall be able to assess substance use disorders and mental health issues which are indicative of dual diagnoses. Must be able to develop appropriate treatment plans based upon needs presented by the individual. Shall have knowledge of ASAM criteria. Familiarity with individuals participating in Medication Assisted Treatment Programs. Shall have knowledge of recovery oriented community services and resources. Must have the ability to manage and track many tasks simultaneously as well as demonstrate flexibility, adaptability, collaboration, mediation, patience, and organization. Open to the individuality of others and able to establish professional rapport. Demonstrate strong oral and writing skills. Must be able to effectively manage his/her caseload of clients to produce positive outcomes. Proficiency in working with electronic medical records. Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word and Excel).
Job Type: Full-time
Contact: Interested candidates may send a resume and cover letter to Jessica Schenek, Director of Human Resources and Operations, Alternative Paths, Inc., 246 Northland Drive, Suite 200A, Medina, Ohio 44256. EOE