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Coordinator of Substance Use Disorder Services

Greater Nashua Mental Health

Established in 1920, Greater Nashua Mental Health has as its mission: empowering individuals to lead full and satisfying lives through treatment and support. Our agency provides comprehensive, evidence-based behavioral health services for individuals with mental health and/or substance misuse disorders. We offer a wide array of services in office and community settings, serving adults and children.  As the State-designated Community Mental Health Center for Southern Hillsborough County, we serve everyone who walks in our doors, and no one is ever turned away due to the inability to pay for services.  Without our agency, many of the most vulnerable members of our community would not have access to critically needed behavioral health care.   We believe that by respecting people as they are, we can help them to become all that they wish to be.

This position is eligible for a $1,000 hiring bonus!

Job Summary:
Greater Nashua Mental Health is looking for a Coordinator of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services to join our team! The Coordinator of SUD Services is responsible for providing direct services to individuals and families seeking treatment for a substance use disorder. The Coordinator of SUD Services oversees hiring, training, and supervision of the staff who provide outpatient services within the Department. The Coordinator of SUD Services also provides consultation and education to staff of GNMH, other agencies, and the public about SUD and its treatment as requested.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Provides direct service to clients for a percentage of time per week as appropriate for position and as directed by supervisor.
• Completes paperwork related to the provision of clinical services on a timely basis, and in accordance with agency Policies and Procedures.
• Ensures that all clients are offered a level of service either within or external to the Agency in accordance with the American Society of Addiction Medicine's criteria.
• Manages the service in a way that staff clearly understand how to effectively perform their work roles, responsibilities, and clinical interventions. 
• Facilitates department or other staff meetings as needed to support ongoing departmental operations.
• Provides and documents clinical supervision at levels consistent with agency Policies and Procedures.
• Provides education and consultation to staff of GNMH about the importance and availability of Substance Use Disorder Services.
• Serves as a liaison to other agencies and provides education, consultation, and leadership in collaborative projects when requested by supervisor, the Chief of Services and/or President & CEO.
• Ensures that the department is appropriately staffed including hiring staff, maintaining accurate job descriptions, and completing reviews of staff performance consistent with the department's and GNMH's goals and procedures.
• Serves as professional person in charge of building during assigned times.
• Complies with all facility, personnel, safety, infection control, and security policies and procedures.
• Develops and oversees the department budget.

• Master’s Degree in Counseling or related field.
• New Hampshire licensed mental health counselor (LCMHC) and/or Master’s Level Alcohol and Drug Counselor (MLADC)
• Minimum of 3-5 years of related work experience.
• Leadership ability in work setting. Flexible, willing to learn, and anticipates the needs of self and staff.
• Strong collaborating skills, and an ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
• Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines; high energy, self-motivated and proactive.

Our agency is a team of talented and dedicated professionals who are passionate about helping the community and each other! We provide staff supervision and a stimulating work environment. We are an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, NH State Loan Repayment Program and offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Apply today!

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Date Added: September 9, 2021

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