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Community Healthlink Detox Assistant Program Director in Worcester, Massachusetts

Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Assistant Program Director in Worcester, MA.

Thayer Detox is an acute, intensive, inpatient treatment program for men and women 18 and older who suffer from substance use disorders. The program provides individual comprehensive case management services to each client along with at least four treatment groups per day, run by all team members (residential counselors/recovery specialists, case managers, clinicians, nurses).

Detox also offers Enhanced Acute Treatment Services (EATS) to support individuals also dealing with active symptoms of a mental illness. Services for these clients include daily individual counseling as well as a psychiatric consultation with an MD or NP.


Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications

Health and Dental insurance (available upon starting)

Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time

CEU benefits

Life and Disability insurance

401k with agency contribution

Wellness activity discounts

Work related travel reimbursement

  • Administration: Oversees day to day operation of the program. Interviews and recommends staff for hire. Participates in Management Team meeting to develop and implement program goals and objectives. Co-leads staff meetings.

  • Supervision: Provides administrative and clinical supervision to program staff. Assigns work responsibilities to staff.

  • Training: Designs/implements staff training schedule.

  • Maintenance: Responsible for monitoring the physical plant status and arranging for repairs as needed.

  • Financial: Purchases or arranges purchases of items needed by program.

  • Continuity of Care: Attends treatment team meeting and case conferences. Establishes and maintains good working relationships with contracting agencies, community organizations and consumers.

  • Routine Paperwork: Completes all paperwork as assigned.

  • Staff Schedule: Responsible for designing and implementing staff work schedule to provide maximum coverage.

  • Maintain competencies: Sets up human rights, infection control, CPR, first aid and restraint training. Informs staff of agency and divisional policy and procedures as well as other required competencies.

  • Data Entry: Will be responsible for ensuring that client data is entered in to EIM/ESM.

  • On call: Will take turns with other managers in the adult addiction continuum carrying the on call manager cell phone.

  • Other Duties: Other related job duties as assigned by the Program Director

  • Encourages and supports diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, respect, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.

  • Masters degree, licensed eligible with some mental health/substance abuse treatment experience.

  • Must be able to pass a CORI background check

Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

PCN#: 4022

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