Research Assistant I: Full time 30 hours per week + benefits. Schedule determined by needs of the study. Primary responsibilities include administrative duties to include: transcriptions, data entry, scanning and filing. Management of collected behavioral and biological data including the scoring of assessments and preparation of diagnostic summaries and analysis; other duties as assigned. Professional Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or other related field along with relevant clinical and/or research experience. Must be interested in clinical research, have a passion for working with at-risk populations, be able to work sensitively with confidential materials, have a non-judgmental, compassionate attitude, be self-motivated and reliable, and possess excellent written, organizational and communication skills.
Clinic Safety Staff: Full time 30 hours per week + benefits. Schedule determined by clinic needs. The Safety Staff monitors program area and grounds to ensure safety of all staff and patients during medicating hours. Assists clinic staff in managing crowds in the lobby and medicating areas during high volume periods. Provides backup assistance to staff and patients. Must maintain patient confidentiality at all times. Professional Requirements: Minimum 1 year experience in security position with valid CT Guard Card preferred, or equivalent work experience. Bilingual-Spanish preferred.
Staff Nurse (RN) Position – Central Medical Unit: Full time 37.5 hours per week + benefits. Schedule determined by clinic needs. Under the direct supervision of the Nurse Supervisor, the Staff Nurse serves as a member of a multidisciplinary team, providing services to patients in the Central Medical Unit. Professional Requirements: The ideal candidate must possess current and valid licensure as an RN and have a valid driver’s license. Prior experience in the mental health and/or substance abuse field preferred.
Clinician I or II – Outpatient Setting: Full time 37.5 hours per week + benefits. Schedule determined by program need. Provide group and individual counseling to patients receiving opiate replacement therapy through a comprehensive, recovery-oriented and trauma informed treatment process. Professional Requirements: For Clinician I: MA, MS, or MSW + LMSW. For Clinician II: Must be fully licensed in the State of Connecticut–LPC, LADC, LCSW, or LMFT.
Counselor I or II – Outpatient Setting: Full time 37.5 hours + benefits. Schedule determined by program need. Provide group counseling to patients receiving opiate replacement therapy in an outpatient setting through comprehensive, recovery-oriented and trauma-informed treatment planning and implementation. Meet weekly with Clinical Supervisor and/or Program Director to review caseloads, for clinical supervision and professional development. Participate in weekly treatment team and staff meetings to review patient treatment plans. Facilitate patient interventions and agency initiatives. Attendance is punctual and reliable, and necessary absences are planned in advance. Professional Requirements: Minimum requirements for Counselor I: BA or BS in Human Services + active pursuit of CAC/CADC certification, or Associates Degree plus CAC/CADC certification. Minimum requirements for Counselor II: BA or BS + CAC/CADC certification + experience.
Patient Care Associate (PCA) – Outpatient Setting: Full time 37.5 hours per week + benefits. Schedule determined by program need. Under the general supervision of the Program Director and Clinical Nursing staff, this is a front line position maintaining appropriate patient traffic flow within the clinical setting, including but not limited to: greeting and checking in all patients, providing appropriate diagnostic tests as required by staff, and entering data into APT’s patient clinical management system. Professional Requirements: Associates Degree or 2 years post-secondary education, or equivalent combination of training and education.
The APT Foundation maintains an active pool of candidates by accepting resumes for all positions on an ongoing basis.
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