Work where what you do matters every day!  You are cordially invited to become part of a high energy, multi-disciplinary team where care, compassion and science intersect.  APT Foundation provides the best in substance use care including medications for opioid use disorder, primary care and mental health treatment services.

APT Foundation is proud to be the eighth-largest employer in New Haven with 340 employees. We maintain an active pool of candidates by accepting resumes for all positions on an ongoing basis. The following positions currently have openings:

Part-time APT Research Assistant – Part-time, non-benefit eligible (20 hours per week; 4 week days TBA 8am-1pm).  We are seeking to employee a part-time Research Assistant to assist Dr. Copenhaver’s research team in conducting a NIH-funded randomized controlled trial of a HIV prevention program at the APT Foundation. This person will serve a range of functions including, but not limited to, assisting with HIV prevention group sessions, recruiting/screening/assessing study participants, conducting HIV prevention skills sessions with participants, entering and monitoring study data using the ACASI system and SPSS, assisting with data quality control, entering data as needed in the NIH clinical trials website, collecting weekly urine toxicology samples and dried blood spot samples, and weekly check-ins with participants, participating in clinical supervision as needed, and assisting with progress reports, IRB renewals and other routine study activities as needed based on the needs of the study.

Professional Requirements: The person would preferably have a Bachelors degree in Social Work, Public Health, Counseling, Psychology, or related field, and previous experience working in drug treatment settings. In addition, the person must be comfortable conducting HIV risk reduction skills sessions (including condom application and needle cleaning) and discussing HIV prevention related challenges with study participants. In addition, the person must be able to work at least 4 weekday mornings from 7am-noon.

Employment Application

Counselor:  Outpatient: Part-time, non-benefit eligible.  Schedule determined by program need.  Provide group and individual counseling to patients receiving Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) through a comprehensive, recovery oriented and trauma informed treatment process. Meet 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.

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Clinicians (2 positions): Part-time, 20 hours per week, including weekend days. Provide group and individual counseling to patients receiving Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) through a comprehensive, recovery oriented and trauma informed treatment process. Additional responsibilities include: conducting evaluations, outreach and ongoing support.

Professional Requirements: Master’s Degree + licensed by the state of CT (LPC, LADC, LCSW, LMFT). These licenses preferred but will consider an individual with their Associate License:  LPCA, MFTA, LMSW.

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Residential Clinician-RSD: Full time, 37.5 hours per week + benefits.  Provide group and individual counseling to patients receiving Medications for Opioid Use Disorder in our RSD 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). These licenses preferred but will consider an individual with their Associate License:  LPCA, MFTA, LMSW. Must pass all Department of Corrections policies, requirements and background checks. Must have strong working relationships with community providers. Must have valid CT Driver’s license. 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.

Employment Application

Staff Nurse (LPN): Outpatient Setting. Full Time 37.5 hours + benefits.  Schedule determined by program need. Under the direct supervision of the Nurse Supervisor, the Staff nurse serves as a member of a multidisciplinary team, providing services to patients receiving Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD).

Professional Requirements:  The ideal candidate must possess current and validly censure as an LPN and have a valid CT Driver’s License. Prior experience in the mental health and/or substance abuse field preferred.

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Counselor: North Haven. Full Time 37.5 hours + benefits, Schedule determined by program need. Provides group and individual counseling to patients receiving MH/SA treatment in one of our Outpatient Facilities through comprehensive recovery-oriented and trauma informed treatment planning and implementation. Meet 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

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Food Services Associate: Full Time 37.5-hour week, + benefits.  Scheduled determined by program need.  The Food Service Associate is supervised by the Food Services Coordinator and is responsible for the day to day food services operation at our Residential Services Division.  Must act in accordance with all USDA, DPH, Child Nutrition program standards and Regulations.  Attendance and reliability are a crucial function to this position.  Weekends and holidays are required. Must maintain patient confidentiality and all times.

Professional Requirements: Valid CT Driver’s License, State Certification in Safe Serv and HS diploma or GED required.

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Residential Clinician-RSD: Full time + benefits. Schedule Determined by Program Need. Provide group and individual counseling to patients receiving opiate replacement therapy in our DOC 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. These licenses preferred but will consider an individual with their Associate License:  LPCA, MFTA, LMSW. Must pass all Department of Corrections policies, requirements and background checks. Must have strong working relationships with community providers. Must have valid CT Driver’s license. 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.

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Staff Psychiatrist – General Purpose: Under the general direction and supervision of the APT Medical Director, is responsible for the psychiatric care, including care for substance use disorders of patients at the APT Foundation. Provides direct services and clinical supervision and performs related administrative duties. Provides scheduled periodic-on call consultation for after-hours calls and psychiatric emergencies and arranges care as appropriate and on-call consultation for MOUD dispensing and admissions. Is responsible for appropriate documentation of all medical/psychiatric services in accordance with agency policy and procedures.

Professional Requirements: M.D. degree and Connecticut license; minimum of 5 years as MD. Must have Addiction Psychiatry training. Experience in providing medical education preferred. Must possess DEA License and waiver.

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Staff Nurse (LPN) for Residential Program- Per Diem, no benefits. Schedule will be determined by Residential Services Division needs. 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.

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Licensed Clinician: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week + benefits. Schedule Determined by Program Need. Provides intake assessments, group and individual counseling to patients in one of our outpatient clinics, 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).

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Clinic Safety Staff: Full Time, 36 hours: 4 (9 hour) days + benefits. Schedule determined by clinic needs–will include early mornings and Saturdays. 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.

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Maintenance Worker 1: 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.

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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.

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The APT Foundation does not discriminate in employment against any individual on account of that individual’s sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation or gender identity), race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does APT discriminate on the basis of genetic information (including family medical history) and will not be tolerated. And here is the culture statement for recruitment:

The APT Foundation is proud to stand among the leading organizations in our field. Employees are supported in their career development and receive competitive benefits including tuition assistance and flexible scheduling. If you’re interested in joining our dynamic team, apply today!

Last updated October 26, 2022

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