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 The APT Foundation currently has openings for the following positions: 

Research Assistant:  Full time 37.5 hours + benefits.  Flexibility for early morning and evening hours as needed.  Primary responsibilities include recruitment of mothers enrolled in substance abuse treatment within the agency for study participation.  The successful candidate will conduct screening interviews to determine eligibility for the study; serve as liaison between the research team and clinics; review informed consent with mothers and counselors; work side by side with addiction counselors in running research appointments; connect study participants to resources in the community; schedule, set up and lead research assessments (parent-child play sessions, interviews and questionnaires); provide administrative support; lead developmentally-appropriate activities with children ages birth to 5 years; participate in weekly supervision meetings; and perform data entry.  Professional Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or other related field along with relevant clinical and/or research experience.  Must be interested in clinical research, have a passion for working with at-risk families; have experience working with children, be able to work sensitively with confidential materials, have a non-judgmental, compassionate attitude, be self-motivated/reliable and possess excellent written, organizational and communication skills.

Clinical Supervisor (Outpatient Setting):  Full time 37.5 hours + benefits.  Schedule Determined by Program Need.  The Clinical Supervisor reports directly to the Clinic Program Director.  S/he, along with 1-2 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; LADC considered, but only combined with one of the other three approved license types) and have a minimum of three years’ experience post-licensing.  Consideration will be given to a combination of training, education and experience.

Counselor:  Full time 37.5 hours + benefits.  Schedule Determined by Program Need.  Provide group counseling to patients receiving opiate replacement therapy in an outpatient setting through comprehensive, recovery-oriented and trauma-informed treatment planning and implementation.  Meet weekly with Clinical Supervisor and/or Program Director to review caseloads, for clinical supervision and professional development.  Participate in weekly treatment team and staff meetings to review patient treatment plans.  Facilitate patient interventions and agency initiatives.  Attendance is punctual and reliable, and necessary absences are planned in advance.  Professional Requirements:  Minimum requirements for Counselor I:  BA or BS in Human Services + active pursuit of CAC/CADC certification, or Associates Degree plus CAC/CADC certification.  Minimum requirements for Counselor II:  BA or BS + CAC/CADC certification + experience.

Maintenance Worker:  Full time 37.5 hours + benefits.  Schedule Determined by Program Need.  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; inspection of assigned building daily for adequate heat, lighting and ventilation to ensure that these systems are working properly and are properly and regularly cleaned; performance of janitorial tasks as required; supervises 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 Connecticut driver’s license.  Trade license and/or certification in electrical, plumbing, carpentry and/or HVAC helpful.

Certified Professional Coder:  Full time 37.5 hours + benefits.  The Certified Professional Coder will review clinical documentation to assign and ensure appropriate ICD-10 and HCPCS coding at point of care in accordance with official coding and compliance guidelines for billing.  The successful candidate will be responsible for accurately capturing the diagnoses/procedures documented in the clinical record.  Professional Requirements:  Certified Professional Coder certification required for consideration with a minimum of 2-3 years experience.  Training in ICD-9, ICD-10, HCPC’s, CPT-4 (Current Procedural Terminology, 4th edition), E&M and behavioral health coding.  Must be familiar with medical and behavioral health reimbursement and have knowledge of anatomy/physiology and medical terminology.  Must have experience with Medicare, Medicaid and commercial billing and proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Word and Excel).  Prior experience with EHR and end coding software desirable.

Staff Nurse (LPN):  Full time 37.5 hours + benefits.  Schedule Determined by Program Need.  Under the direct supervision of the Nursing Supervisor, the staff nurse serves as a member of a multidisciplinary team, providing services to patients in our Residential Program.  Professional Requirements:  Must have current and valid State of CT LPN license.  Prior experience in substance abuse, mental health preferred.

Clinician 1 or 2:  Full time 37.5 hours + 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 Connecticut (LPC, LADC, LCSW, LMFT). Licensed individuals preferred, but will consider an individual who is within 18 months of receiving a license.

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

Last updated Monday, March 27, 2017

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