Employment Application
 The APT Foundation currently has openings for the following positions:

Food Services Associate:  Full Time 37.5 hours per week + benefits, Schedule determined program need.  The Food Service Associate is supervised by the Food Services Coordinator and is responsible for the day to day food services operation at our Residential Services Division.  Must act in accordance with all USDA, DPH and Child Nutrition standards and regulations.  Attendance and reliability are a crucial function to this position.  Weekends and holidays are required.  Must maintain patient confidentiality at all times.  Professional Requirements:  Valid CT Driver’s License, State Certification in ServSafe and HS diploma or GED required.

Part-Time Research Assistant to Dr. Michael Copenhaver’s research team in conducting a NIH-funded randomized controlled trial of an HIV prevention program at the APT Foundation:  Must be able to work at least 3 weekday mornings from 7am-noon at the APT/Welch Building, as well as help recruit at other APT facilities, including but not limited to North Haven and West Haven.  This is a grant funded position.  The position will start 10/7/2019 and may be renewed July 1, 2020 depending on the availability of research grant funds.  This person will serve a range of functions including, but not limited to, assisting with HIV prevention group sessions, recruiting/screening/assessing study participants, conducting HIV prevention skills sessions with participants, entering and monitoring study data using the ACASI system and SPSS, assisting with data quality control, entering data as needed in the NIH clinical trials website, collecting weekly urine toxicology samples and dried blood spot samples, and weekly check-ins with participants, participating in clinical supervision as needed, and assisting with progress reports, IRB renewals and other routine study activities as needed based on the needs of the study.  Professional Requirements:  The person would preferably have a bachelors degree in Social Work, Public Health, Counseling, Psychology, or related field, and previous experience working in the substance abuse field.  In addition, the person must be comfortable conducing HIV risk reduction skills sessions (including condom application and needle cleaning) and discussing HIV prevention related challenges with study participants.

Administrative Associate:  Full Time 37.5 hours per week + benefits, Schedule determined by the needs of the assigned program.  As an Administrative Associate, you are responsible for providing superlative customer service to external and internal customers on both the phone and in person.  The ideal candidate for this position will be able to perform his/her job with integrity and values consistent with the APT Foundation’s mission.  As a front-line representative of the APT Foundation, the Administrative Associate is responsible for providing and disseminating APT information in an accurate manner that is courteous and consistent.  Key behavioral attributes the Foundation looks for in an Administrative Associate include but are not limited to the following:  solid written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multi-task in an often busy and chaotic front reception area.  The ideal candidate must have proven problem-solving skills and the ability to work and produce in a team environment.  Must be able to work with and relate well with persons from diverse groups.  Professional Requirements:  Associates Degree + 2 years’ experience in a call center or medical office; or High School diploma + 4 years’ experience in a call center or medical office; or an equivalent combination of experience, training and education.  Basic knowledge and ease with Microsoft Office Suite.  Bilingual-Spanish preferred.

Patient Care Associate (PCA) – Residential Program:  Full Time 37.5 hours per week + benefits, Schedule determined by program need–will include weekends and evenings/nights.  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 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.  Professional Requirements:  Associate’s Degree or 2 years post-secondary education, or equivalent combination of training and education.  Must have valid Driver’s License.

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 treatment process.  Professional Requirements:  Master’s Degree + licensed by the State of CT (LPC, LADC, LCSW, LMFT).  Licensed individuals preferred, but will consider an individual who is within 18 months of receiving a license.

Counselor, Outpatient Services:  Full time 37.5 hours per week + benefits.  Schedule Determined by Program Need.  Provides group counseling to patients receiving opioid replacement therapy through comprehensive recovery-oriented and trauma-informed treatment planning and implementation.  Meets weekly with Clinical Supervisor and/or Program Director to review caseloads, and for clinical supervision and professional development.  Participates in weekly treatment team, counselor and staff meetings to review patient treatment plans and reports to facilitate patient interventions and agency initiatives.  Attendance is punctual and reliable, and necessary absences are planned in advance.  Professional Requirements:  BA or BS in Human Service field, CADAC or CAC Certification + Experience.

The APT Foundation maintains an active pool of candidates by accepting resumes for all positions on an ongoing basis.

Last updated Tuesday, October 1, 2019

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