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ATCNE Job Openings


Director of Clinical Services

Reports to:

Executive Director/CEO

Summary:

Provides program management and oversight for the Social Services Program. Provide supervision to the Social Workers with an emphasis on meeting clinical benchmarks for quality care and productivity (psycho-social assessments, groups, and discharge planning), ensuring proper care is being provided in accordance with regulations, developing and providing ongoing clinical staff development and program planning. Collaboration with other departments as necessary. This position may also be required to provide direct service to patients in the hospital.

Qualifications:

  • LCSW Required.
  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in a Behavioral Health discipline or related field, and five years program management experience working with clinical multidisciplinary teams preferred.
  • Experience should include working with adult, child and adolescent behavioral health and chemical dependency populations, and experience in acute care settings.
  • Experience should also include utilization review and care coordination. Knowledge of state and accreditation requirements desired.
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a member of the Management Team and on committees as assigned.
  • Serve as a leader to the clinical teams by providing support, guidance and information.
  • Administrator on Call as required.
  • Maintain current knowledge of regulatory and accreditation requirements and share with staff to ensure their understanding of and adherence to these requirements.
  • Ensure the program operates in compliance with the laws and regulations of federal, state and local agencies, the standards, rules and regulations of various accrediting and approval agencies, including Joint Commission and according to current narrative/schedule, admission/discharge criteria and all other applicable policies, procedures and plans.
  • Integrate program with nursing functions, assuring efficient and effective operations.
  • Daily monitor units and program functioning through attendance at staffing and management by walking around.
  • Provide reports as required to administration and external funding and regulatory entities.
  • Oversee unit coordinator to ensure the following:
  • Assure that psychosocial assessment, individual, family and group therapy are provided in accordance with clinical guidelines and modalities recognized and accepted by the behavioral health field.
  • Drive process with clinical therapists of creating and following an individualized treatment plan per patient.
  • Measure patient involvement in the treatment and discharge planning processes.
  • Work with nursing, clinical and physician staff to determine when specialized assessments are needed for patients.
  • Oversee clinical documentation of therapy and assessment services to ensure they meet all standards.
  • Actively participate in strategic planning and budget development.
  • In conjunction with the CEO, formulate flexible staffing plan for clinical programs.
  • Ensure that the program operates within budgetary staffing and expense guidelines. Assist with proposal writing when necessary and identify potential funding sources when possible.
  • Educate clinical team and staff supervised regarding their operating budget and seek input when preparing for new annual budget.
  • Develop innovative programs as outlined in the Scope of Services and identified in the Strategic Planning Process.
  • Modify existing programs using feedback received from clinical and nursing staff, patients, referral sources and other involved entities to improve service effectiveness, availability and delivery.
  • Research and implement best practice program models.
  • Actively participate in Performance Improvement activities per requirements of accreditation, licensure, funding and administration.
  • Oversee data collection, analysis, and quality management activities related to performance improvement for youth programs.
  • Other Duties as Assigned.

For more information regarding this position or to apply, please contact Sharon Whitworth at (617) 254-1271, ext. 147 or fax resumes to her attention at (617) 787-4279.


Clinician

Reports to:

Clinical Director

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in social work, psychology, counseling or related field. (May be waived by approval of the Clinical Director and/or Executive Director.)
  • Experience as a clinician in an addiction or mental health program is preferred, though not required.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual, family and group therapy for assigned clients as needed.
  • Maintain documentation of contacts with clients in a timely manner. This may include, but not be limited to, completion of psychosocial evaluations, progress notes of individual and group treatment, quarterly treatment plans, and discharge summaries.
  • Participate in weekly individual and group supervision.
  • Participate as a member in staff meetings, case conferences, and other in-service trainings.
  • Provide HIV education and HIV pre- and post-test counseling to clients as needed.
  • Collaborate with other treaters and providers in coordinating clinical treatment, in the best interests of the client with his/her permission.
  • Maintain confidentiality, as required by law, with regard to information and material concerning client involvement in treatment.
  • Make referrals for auxiliary services as needed and provide needed documentation to outside agencies, as requested and with proper authorization.
  • Comply with all agency policies and procedures.
  • Provide supervision for junior staff and/or trainees when qualified and upon request of agency administration.
  • Perform other tasks as may be required by supervisory personnel.

For more information regarding this position or to apply, please contact Sharon Whitworth at (617) 254-1271, ext. 147 or fax resumes to her attention at (617) 787-4279.


Grant Project Manager

Reports to:

Executive Director/CEO

Position Summary:

The Transitional Addiction Treatment (TAT) pilot project seeks to identify, assess, induce (when appropriate) and provide linkages to community-based MAT for individuals with OUD who are admitted to a hospital facility or an ATS/detox. This project is funded by a grant from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services.

The person in this position will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities associated with implementation of the pilot project including coordinating project activities, services, data collection and reporting. The nature of the work requires excellent business communication skills including professional writing, strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize to meet deadlines, and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively as part of a project team.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and ability to execute the principles and practices of project management.
  • 2-4 years of experience coordinating federal grant projects, familiarity with standard federal grant-related policies/regulations.
  • Critical thinking skills, using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as collaboratively with colleagues and external constituents.
  • Confident and able to effectively engage stakeholders in challenging or deadline-oriented situations.
  • Proven ability to supervise, including the planning and assigning of work according to the nature of the job to be accomplished.
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies, and guiding investment in processes and systems.
  • Ability to multitask and manage several projects at one time.
  • Capacity to maintain accurate records and exercise discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Responsibilities:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of a federally funded project including communication with internal and external constituents, and a variety of stakeholders
  • Collaborate in the preparation of grant proposals, development of policies and procedures, as well as reports and presentations relevant to the grant application and submission process.
  • Assist in the review of grant evaluation protocols and in the development of standard data collection instruments (e.g., surveys, interviews).
  • Ensure the project meets funders' budgetary and reporting requirements.
  • Participate in the preparation of metrics and reports for funders and stakeholders
  • Maintain collaborative, team relationships with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the achievement of goals, and to help foster a positive work environment.
  • Attend regularly scheduled departmental/agency meetings as required; collect and distribute meeting minutes when appropriate.
  • Travel to local, regional and/or national meetings and conferences pertaining to the grant or project as needed or required.
  • Perform other related duties such as facilitating meetings, providing recommendations, records management, and general information sharing amongst project partners.

For more information regarding this position or to apply, please contact Tim Burke at (617) 254-1271, ext. 145 or fax resumes to his attention at (617) 787-4279.

Jump-Start a Rewarding Career Helping Others

The Addiction Treatment Center of New England provides mental health internship opportunities in Brighton, Massachusetts for qualified candidates. Interns seeking their graduate degrees in social work or mental health counseling are afforded great individual and group counseling experiences and are supervised by licensed mental health specialists. Our program offers a structured and involved treatment process which yields a great chance of success. Our multimodal treatment program requires group and individual counseling.

For more information regarding this program or other clinical opportunities, please contact Sharon Whitworth, LICSW, at (617) 254-1271, ext. 147 or fax resumes to her attention at (617) 787-4279.

For Nursing opportunities, please contact Stepha Speed at 617-254-1271, ext 125 or fax resumes to her attention at 617-782-7668.