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.
Recovery Coach: Full Time 37.5 hours per week + benefits, Schedule Determined by Program Need. The successful candidate will utilize personal recovery experience and training to assist individuals, families, couples and groups with engagement into substance abuse treatment, accessing and utilizing resources, and managing substance use disorders. Assesses client needs, plans and links appropriate services, advocates for and monitors client needs to ensure the provision of comprehensive services to meet identified client needs. Ongoing interaction with individuals who have been diagnosed with severe and chronic mental illness and/or substance abuse. Professional Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent with 4 years of relevant experience, or Associate’s degree in a mental health or human services discipline with 2 years of relevant experience preferred. Requires current and valid CT Driver’s License. Recovery Support Support Specialist Certification from Advocacy Unlimited, Recovery Coach Certification from CCAR, or an equivalent certification related to the field of Recovery Support required. Ability to provide a strength based, client centered approach to the delivery of service. Should be able and comfortable with assessment tools. Experience working with primary care preferred.
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 Connecticut (LCSW, LPC, or LMFT. LADC considered, but only combined with the other three approved license types), and have a minimum of 3 years’ experience post licensing. Consideration will be given to a combination of training, education and experience.
Clinic Safety Staff: Full time 30 hours per week + benefits. Schedule Determined by Program 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 crowds in the lobby and medicating areas 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.
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, Residential: Full time 37.5 hours per week + benefits. Schedule Determined by Program Need. Provides group counseling to patients receiving MH/SA treatment in our Residential Facility 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.
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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Dr. Tetrault receives Macy Foundation Award
Jeanette Tetrault, MD, staff physician at CMU and Associate Professor of Medicine At Yale University School of Medicine has been received the Macy Foundation Faculty Scholars Award. The award recognizes the work of innovative educators in medicine and nursing. Macy Faculty Scholars are selected for having demonstrated innovation in health professions education and because they…
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APT held Dancing Mindfulness training for staff the week of September 18, 2017. Staff and patients involved with the training all reported a very positive experience. Dancing Mindfulness groups will be added to all clinic group schedules soon!
APT’s 6th Annual Fundraiser Gala
APT hosted its annual Fundraiser Gala at the picturesque Owenego Inn in Branford on Thursday evening, September 14, 2017. Entertainment was provided by Joni Madden and Andy Cutic and the evening featured live and silent auctions.
APT HOSTS ITS ANNUAL CLIENT SCHOLARSHIP AWARD CEREMONY
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