Do you want to make a difference in the opioid epidemic? Do
you want to be a leader? We are seeking a Clinical Director to work at one of
Howard Center's award-winning addiction programs, Chittenden Clinic. We are a large
Opioid Treatment Program in Chittenden County, serving 1,000 patients. Our
Medical Director, John Brooklyn, is a 2019 recipient of the Nyswander-Dole
award for his contribution to the field of OUD treatment. We have a harm
reduction orientation, use evidence-based interventions, and have a dedicated
group of professionals using an inter-disciplinary team approach to client
care. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated history of program and
clinical leadership, experience with medication-assisted treatment; have a
client-centered orientation and familiarity with Vermont's hub and spoke model.
Supervision of staff:
- Clinical supervision of counseling staff
- Works with staff to ensure compliance with all relevant standards, regulations and job expectations.
- Provides training and supervision to clinical supervisors to assist them in developing supervisory and leadership skills.
- Hires and evaluates clinical staff.
- Training and education on EBP, including use of screening tools, assessment and diagnosis, treatment planning, case management, care coordination, and therapy of substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders.
- Maintain up to date training manual for clinicians.
- Trains staff on hub and spoke model, Health Home concept and health home services
- Implements variety of groups to address clinical needs of population in both subject matter and intensity.
- Assures that 95% of clients receive at least one Health Home Service a month.
- Assigns clients to clinicians, or approves transfers between clinicians.
- Works with clinicians to avoid gap in services.
- Engages with medical, admin, and security teams to promote a positive, safe, and clinically excellent program.
- Participation in community meetings or presentations
- Works with advisory board
- Master's degree in social work, counseling or psychology required.
- LADC required
- Minimum of 4 years experience in clinical work, with at least two being specific to co-occurring disorders.
- Minimum of 1 year working in a medication-assisted treatment program.
- Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience that includes program management.
- Excellent communication skills, and ability to motivate and support staff
Perks & Benefits:
BCBS Medical with agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples,
time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time
employees (and increasing with years of service)
paid 401K retirement and additional incentive match program
referral program with financial incentive
online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
workplace wellness program HC4ME including physical fitness groups for
staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness
advocacy and education
benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships,
mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!
Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. The agency's culture
and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.
Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged
to apply. EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's