Supervises the community-based STARS outreach project that serves rural East Linn County. Provides community based intervention and engagement services for individuals with opiate use disorders (OUD), including peer support, assessment and referral. Develops and implements the grant requirements; organizes the day to day operations of the service team; and ensures quality service delivery including problem solving any crises, monitoring program efficacy, and developing collaborative linkage agreements with other providers and services. Conducts regular program analysis and makes procedural and programmatic changes as needed.
The Samaritan Treatment and Recovery Services Outreach Team works in collaboration with the STARS program and the Samaritan Recovery Clinic to provide outreach and education to addicts, their families and the community. The goals of the outreach team are to lower mortality rates, to increase access and engagement in treatment and to assist professionals and lay people in reaching out to addicts whenever and wherever needed.
FLAT RATE $28/hr Grant funded role
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field or equivalent experience required.
Five (5) years of experience in Alcohol and Drug treatment required.
Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC) Level I or National Certified Addiction Counselor (NCAC) Level I required. Higher certification (including CADCII, CADCIII, NCACII, MAC and LCPC) preferred.
Experience in a leadership role in Alcohol and Drug treatment preferred.
Experience in grant management preferred.
Experience in project management preferred.
Documentation of two (2) years of continuous abstinence required in the case of a recovering candidate.
Experience and/or training with computer applications required.
Team Building - Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time.
Community Relations - Ability to communicate to people internal and external to the organization and to represent the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources.
Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.
Communication - Effective written and verbal communication skills to perform group presentations, tactfully discuss issues, and listen to and understand complex information/situations. Ability to work with all levels within the organization, facilitate communication, and effectively document related activities.
Social Perceptiveness - Ability to work with a diverse population. Basic understanding of differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
A comprehensive understanding of substance abuse and its impact on the community and families and the ability to articulate that information to a diverse population.
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(67 – 100% of the time)
WALK – INCLINE
CLIMB – LADDER
LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0-36) 0-20 Lbs
LIFT (Knee to chest: 24-54) 0 - 20 Lbs
LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54) 0 – 20 Lbs
LIFT (Overhead: 54 and above) 0 - 20 Lbs
CARRY 1-handed, 20 - 40 pounds
CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds
SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)
BEND FORWARD at waist
CRAWL (hands & knees)
ENTER & EXIT VEHICLE/MACHINERY
CLIMB - STAIRS
CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds
ROTATE TRUNK Sitting
ROTATE TRUNK Standing
REACH - Upward
PUSH (0-20 pounds force)
PULL (0-20 pounds force)
WALK – LEVEL SURFACE
CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds
REACH - Forward
MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists