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 The APT Foundation currently has openings for the following positions:

Residential Services Coordinator:  Full time 37.5 hours per week + benefits.  Schedule determined by program need.  The Residential Services Coordinator, working under the supervision of the Senior Program Director, offers clinical/crisis intervention services to the adult residents of APT Residential Services Division while ensuring the safety, security and well-being of the residents and property.  Directly supervises the Patient Care Associates and other staff as assigned through both individual and group supervision.  This position will require the scheduling and training of the PCA staff.  This is an on-call as scheduled position, including nights and weekends.  Professional Requirements:  Master’s Degree  (MA, MS, MSW or comparable degree) required.  Must be license eligible at time of hire.  Licensure by the State of CT (LPC, LADC, LCSW, LMFT) must occur within 18 months of hire.  Bilingual preferred.

Clinician 1 or 2 – Residential Program:  Full time 37.5 hours per week + benefits.  Schedule determined by program need.  Provide group and individual counseling to patients in residential treatment 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.

Staff Nurse (LPN) – Outpatient Setting:  Full time 37.5 hours per week + benefits.  Schedule determined by clinic need.  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 Opioid Replacement Treatment Program.  Professional Requirements:  The ideal candidate must possess current and valid licensure as an LPN and have a valid CT Driver’s license.  Prior experience in the mental health and/or substance abuse field preferred.

Clinical Supervisor:  Full time 37.5 hours per week + benefits.  Schedule determined by clinic 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 of the clinic operations.  The hired individual serves as a member of a multi-disciplinary team comprised of clinicians, counselors, and patient care associates.  The supervisor works collaboratively with nursing staff to ensure clinical services are met.  Participates in clinical program development and conducts weekly clinical supervision of assigned staff.  Professional Requirements:  The ideal candidate must possess a Master’s Degree and is licensed by the State of Connecticut as a LPC, LCSW or LMFT.  LADC and additional license of LPC or LCSW will be considered.

Staff Nurse (RN):  Full time 37.5 hours per week + benefits.  Schedule determined by clinic need.  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 assigned clinic.  In addition, this role will act in the capacity of a Charge Nurse in the absence of the Nurse Supervisor or as requested.  Professional Requirements:  The ideal candidate must possess current and valid licensure as an RN and have a valid CT Driver’s License.  Prior experience in the mental health and/or substance abuse field preferred.

Clinic Safety Staff:  Full time 30 hours per week + benefits.  Schedule determined by clinic need.  The safety staff monitors program area and grounds to ensure safety of all staff and patients during medicating hours.  Assists clinic staff in managing patient flow 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.

Employment Specialist:  Temporary Full time 37.5 hours per week, possibility of going to Full Time Permanent.  Works as part of the clinical team to provide non-traditional vocational rehabilitation services to clients.  Establishes initial contacts and continued working relationships with the business community to develop employment slots for clients.  Provides orientation and vocational assessment of clients requesting vocational services.  Prepares resumes and cover letters for job ready clients.  Enters progress notes weekly into our database system.  Holds an active caseload of up to 30 clients.  Professional Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in human services and/or 3 years of work experience in vocational rehabilitation, job development, job coaching desired.  Excellent time management and organizational skills a must.  Familiarity with substance dependence and mental health issues necessary.  Good communication skills, both oral and written, are required.  Must have a valid CT Driver’s License.

 Child Watch Specialist:  Full time 37.5 hours per week + benefits.  Schedule determined by program need.  The purpose of this position is to provide developmentally-appropriate activities for young children while their mothers are participating in treatment.  This includes supervision of children, documentation  as required by the program standards, daily open communication with parents and staff and inspection and replacement of damaged or lost program materials.  Professional Requirements:  HS Diploma with preference given to those who have the Child Development associate Certificate or other child care classes/trainings.  A minimum of two years experience directly working with infants and young children.  Bilingual/Spanish preferred.  Infant CPR/First Aid Certification required.  Attendance is punctual and reliable, and absences are planned in advance.

Clinician 1 or 2 – 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:  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.

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.

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

Last updated  Thursday, January 17, 2019

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