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 patients in the Opioid Replacement Treatment Program and DOC. 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 an individual who is within 18 months of receiving a license.
Research Assistant: 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 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. Masters preferred. Preferably experienced with research or clinical experience assistant human participants, using PubMed and doing scientific writing. Must be willing to have a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the participants.
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.
Maintenance Worker: Full time 37.5 hours per week + benefits. Duties include but are not limited to the following: general repairs such as painting, patching walls, hanging shelves and landscaping; moving and arranging office equipment such as desks, file cabinets, and other office supplies; inspecting the assigned building daily for adequate heat, lighting and ventilation to confirm that these systems are working properly and are properly cleaned; performing janitorial tasks as required; supervising the receipt and shipment of various materials and/or equipment; other tasks as assigned. Must be available for after-hours emergencies and possible on call hours as needed. Professional Requirements: Must have High School diploma or equivalent and valid CT Driver’s License. General knowledge of facilities maintenance needed. Trade license and/or certification in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC helpful.
Housekeeper: Full time 37.5 hours per week + benefits. Under the general supervision of the Housekeeping Coordinator, the Housekeeper will clean, maintain and improve the common areas, staff offices, bathrooms, and other areas as directed. This position will also clean and maintain other areas of the facility as requested. Patient confidentiality must be maintained at all times. Professional Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent and valid CT Driver’s 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.
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