Research Assistant for Yale School of Medicine Clinical Research Program Conducted at APT Foundation, New Haven CT: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week, benefit eligible. Hours determined by the needs of the project. Anticipated end date of July 2021. This position may be ideal for a recent graduate who wishes to build up relevant work experience prior to applying for medical or graduate school. Under the direct supervision of the Project Director, the RA will act as the subject recruiter and interviewer for studies examining sleep among patients with opioid use disorder. The RA prepares data from these interviews for statistical analyses and project reports. The RA coordinates implementation and tracking of research study procedures. Professional Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in psychology, science, or related field; excellent verbal and written skills; ability to communicate clearly; extensive computer skills, including all basic skills (email, internet browser, word processing and spreadsheets), database and statistical skills; excellent organizational skills; commitment to human services research and client population; punctuality and positive work ethic; excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to multitask. Willingness and ability to travel to participants’ homes or medical settings to conduct research-related tasks. Flexibility with work schedule to meet study demands, including early morning, evening, and weekend hours.
IT Customer Support: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week, benefit eligible. Schedule will include Saturdays. This is a front line information technology support position. Primary responsibilities will include provisioning users with workstation equipment, access to application and network resources, and help desk assistance. Must be comfortable troubleshooting with staff and providing on site assistance as necessary. Travel to different clinics in own vehicle is a must. We are looking for someone who has excellent customer service skills, is dependable/adaptable, displays the technical competence needed to perform the job duties, and who strives to continually improve their performance. Professional Requirements: Associates Degree in Computer Science or related field. May consider equivalent combination of technical certification, education and experience. Technical Support/Help Desk/End User training experience preferred. Must have valid CT Driver’s License and be able to use own vehicle to drive to/from clinics as needed. Bilingual Spanish preferred.
Staff Nurse (LPN) 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. Must have blood draw experience and be Phlebotomy certified. Professional Requirements: The ideal candidate must possess current and valid licensure as an LPN and Phlebotomy certification. Prior experience in the mental health and/or substance abuse field preferred.
Program Director, West Haven Clinic: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week + benefits. Schedule determined by the needs of the clinic to include on- call responsibilities. The Program Director is accountable for the environment in which access to care and therapy services are provided. The Program Director works in conjunction with and under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer. S/he ensures ongoing collaboration with other Directors throughout the APT system. Responsibilities include clinical supervision for the clinical review, triage decisions, assessments, evaluations, disposition planning and therapy services. Ensures that ongoing liaison occurs with the patients, their families, referral sources and collaborative community providers and agencies. Ensures the accurate and timely completion of clinical recommendations. Leads organization-wide initiatives as assigned by the CEO. Participates in on-call rotation. Acts as a role model for staff, has strong oral and written communication skills, an ability to multi-task and possesses effective change management skills. Professional Requirements: Master’s degree with minimum 5-7 years’ experience, of which 2 were administrative, in a substance abuse or mental health environment; Valid and up-to-date license(s): LCSW, LPC, LMFT.
Staff Nurse Position – Outpatient Setting / Outpatient and Department of Corrections (DOC): Full Time, 37.5 hours per week + benefits. Schedule determined by clinic needs. Will include some weekends. Under the direct supervision of the Nurse Supervisor, the Staff Nurse serves as a member of a multidisciplinary team, providing services to DOC patients receiving Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD). Attendance is punctual and reliable, and necessary absences must be planned in advance. In addition, the ideal candidate must be willing to work in a high stress environment, must be able to manage multiple competing tasks, and demonstrate competency as a collaborative team member. Professional Requirements: The ideal candidate must possess current and valid licensure as an RN. Experienced LPN will be considered with a minimum of 3 years in mental health and/or substance misuse necessary. Must have a valid CT Driver’s License. Must be ready to work as part of our DOC team, including eligibility for all DOC requirements including passing their background check.
Staff Nurse (LPN) for Residential Program: Part Time, 20 hours per week. Not benefit eligible. Schedule will be 6AM-10AM Monday through Friday. 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 Residential Program. Professional Requirements: The ideal candidate must possess current and valid licensure as an LPN and have a valid CT Drivers’ License. Prior experience in the mental health and/or substance abuse field preferred.
Residential Clinician 1 or 2: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week + benefits. Schedule Determined by Program Need. Provide group and individual counseling to patients in our Residential Program, through a comprehensive, recovery-oriented and trauma-informed process. Professional Requirements: Master’s Degree + licensed by the State of CT (LPC, LADC, LCSW, LMFT). Licensed individuals preferred, but will consider
Patient Care Associate (PCA) Positions – Residential Setting: Full time 37.5 hours per week + benefits. 2nd shift schedule, 3-11 including weekends. Under the general supervision of the Program Director and Residential Coordinator, this is a front line position maintaining appropriate patient traffic flow within the residential 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. Must be comfortable administering urinalysis tests. 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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APT hosted its annual Fundraiser Gala at the picturesque Owenego Inn in Branford on Thursday evening, September 14, 2017. Entertainment was provided by Joni Madden and Andy Cutic and the evening featured live and silent auctions.
APT HOSTS ITS ANNUAL CLIENT SCHOLARSHIP AWARD CEREMONY
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