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

Clinical Supervisor (Outpatient Setting):  Full time 37.5 hours per week + benefits.  Schedule Determined by Program Need.  The Clinical Supervisor reports directly to the Clinic Program Director.  S/he, along with 1 or 2 other Clinical Supervisors, comprise the senior leadership team for clinic operations.  The successful candidate will serve as a member of a multi-disciplinary team comprised of clinicians, counselors, and patient care associates, work collaboratively with nursing staff to ensure clinical needs are met, participate in clinical program development, and conduct clinical supervision of assigned staff.  Professional Requirements:  The ideal candidate must possess a Master’s Degree and be licensed by the State of CT (LCSW, LPC or LMFT) and have a minimum of 3 years’ experience post-licensing.

Clinician 1 or 2 at our Residential Services Division:  Full time 37.5 hours per week + benefits.  Schedule Determined by Program Need.  Provide group and individual counseling to patients with substance abuse disorders and/or mental illness through a comprehensive, recovery-oriented and trauma-informed treatment process.  Professional Requirements:  The ideal candidate must possess a Master’s Degree and be 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.

Research Assistant (RA):  Part Time 15 hours per week.  Not benefit eligible.  The person who holds this position will assist with the day-to-day operations of the research study entitled “Methadone vs. Buprenorphine Therapy for Opioid Dependence:  Diet and Metabolic Implications.”  The goal of the study is to examine differences in sugar intake, weight gain and HbA1c levels between patients undergoing methadone maintenance treatment versus buprenorphine-naloxone treatment therapy.  The research assistant will report to Drs. Shristi Rawal and Roman Shrestha, the Primary Investigators.  The Research Assistant (RA) will work on IRB protocols, participant recruitment and data collection.  Professional Requirements:  Minimum Bachelor’s degree.  Candidate must have completed a Bachelor of Arts or Science in Public Health, nutrition, psychology, biomedical sciences, or related field.  Master’s preferred.  Preferably experienced with a research or clinical experience assisting human participants, using PubMed, and doing scientific writing.  Must be willing to have a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the participants.

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 Friday, May 22, 2020

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