A/CDP Outpatient Coordinator

Job Closing: Feb 2, 2018

Division:  Health Services, A/CDP Outpatient   

Job Code:  11-9151   

Status:  Permanent, full-time   

General Description: To work in conjunction with the Clinical Director in the development and implementation of the Outpatient Treatment Component of the Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services Alcoholism/Chemical Dependency Program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities including the following:

  • Oversee the patient treatment component to maintain proper procedures and implementation of NYS OASAS 822 Outpatient Regulations.
  • Guide outpatient staff in proper direction regarding procedures of outpatient office.
  • Train and oversee employees in outpatient office required paperwork procedures.
  • Promote and work in a team-based setting.
  • On a regular basis, check files for completeness and accuracy.
  • To attend all weekly outpatient staff meetings, and all weekly treatment team review meetings.
  • Hold regularly weekly case consultation meetings with treatment team to discuss problems/success of clients for continuity of care.
  • To oversee and guide outpatient counselors on proper procedures for referring clients to other appropriate rehabilitations centers, both adult and adolescent.
  • Work with local detox units regarding proper procedures for admissions of Native clients.
  • Oversee and guide how counselors work with clients, schools, parents, medical staff and court system regarding referrals of adolescent to rehabilitation programs.
  • Keep regular contact with clinical personnel at rehabilitation centers where our clients are referred to, and work closely with inpatient programs regarding continuity of care for all clients.
  • Meet regularly with Franklin County Probation, Franklin County Adult Drug Court, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Healing to Wellness Court, and any other agencies involved with our clients.
  • Work with all other departments of the Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services and staff of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe.
  • Work with staff to prepare them for credentialing with NYS OASAS by setting up various trainings; and monitor re-credentialing process for credentialed employees.
  • To supervise and evaluate all staff of the outpatient treatment component, making recommendations regarding training, job performance, or disciplinary actions to the Clinical Director.
  • To supervise and guide all interns and/or volunteers involved with the A/CDP Outpatient component.
  • To prepare and submit monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports concerning the Outpatient component to the Clinical Director of A/CDP.
  • Attend conferences, workshops and in-services, when needed or required.
  • To attend all committee meetings and staff meetings required by the Clinical Director of the Alcoholism/Chemical Dependency Program.
  • To perform other duties as may be assigned by the Clinical Director of the Alcoholism/Chemical Dependency Program.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Will supervise all Alcoholism/Chemical Dependency Outpatient Program employees.

Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the sensitive nature of information maintained within the office, must maintain strict confidentiality at all times.

Education and/or Experience: Must be a qualified health professional: Certified Alcoholism Substance Abuse Counselor, Certified Alcoholism Substance Abuse Counselor-Trainee, Certified Social Worker, Nurse Practitioner, Professional Nurse, Rehabilitation Counselor, Therapeutic Recreational Specialist and Family Therapist preferred. Must maintain credential. Must have a thorough understanding of the disease concept of alcoholism, and how the disease affects the family and Native American communities in general.  Three years’ experience in the provision of alcoholism/chemical dependency services and at least one additional year of supervisory experience preferred.  Must have two years of sobriety for a recovering person.  Must not abuse alcohol and/or any other drug for a non-recovering person. 

Other Skills and Abilities: Strong listening, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills required. Must have excellent computer skills.  Possess individual and group counseling skills. Knowledge of computers, preferred.  Work in a team based setting.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.  Strong understanding of the 12-step based treatment process and prevention strategies.

Must be at least 18 years of age, have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract in accordance with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Fleet Policy.

Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Tribal Identification Card or Status Card or letter) by email to human.resources@srmt-nsn.gov or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 412 State Route 37, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks.  Applicants will need to attach their documents as PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.

NATIVE PREFERENCE POLICY

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.

DRUG TESTING POLICY

The successful applicant for employment must submit to and pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.

BACKGROUND CHECK

Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes.

ELIGIBILITY LIST

A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used to appoint individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.

INTERVIEW

Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.