Substance Abuse Project Coord-Correctional Health
At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Skills / Requirements
Job Summary - CORRECTIONAL HEALTH
The Substance Abuse Project Coordinator position's responsibilities include supervision of the Correctional Health Substance Abuse Program, A New Beginning (ANB); ensures program operations are carried out under the supervision of the Director of Operations or his/her designee; organizes the activities of Substance Abuse Program in accordance with the mission and goals of the Harris Health System; oversees the individualized substance abuse counseling, chemical dependency education, coordination of care and case management of the patients in care of Harris County Jail.
Typical tasks may also include:
Participating in the design and implementation of grant-funded programs to support identifying, linking to and retaining in care. Identifying, training, and mentoring staff, Collaborating with external departments or other organizations to establish and maintain a network of services needed by patients, Participating in community-wide planning bodies; disseminating results of program evaluation activities, and ensuring that all grant standards and requirements are met.
Bachelor's Degree in science, social work, or related field
Master's Degree in related field preferred
Two (2) Year Work Experience working in the Medical Field preferred
Five (5) Years Work Experience In the field of chemical dependency counseling preferred
Management Experience: One (1) Year of supervisory experience preferred.
Licenses & Certifications:.
Licensed by (DSHS) Texas Department of State Health Services as a Chemical Dependency Counselor
Related specialty (CCHP) certification required within 12 months of employment preferred
Verbal/Written Additional details
Above Average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking)
Proficiencies: MS Word, Personal Computer
Work Schedule: Flexible
Equipment Operated: Standard office equipment.