Position SummaryGrant Project REACH (Recovery, Engagement, Acceptance, Compassion, Hope) intends to leverage our existing and somewhat new integrated medication assisted treatment infrastructure to expand capacity and outreach capability to individuals aged 18 years and older in two counties in Maine: York County and Knox County. The REACH Project Director is responsible for leading the successful development, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of Project REACH and works in conjunction with the REACH team to support achievement of the goals of the grant while at the same time supporting the program teams working in the field. Some key project initiatives include developing pathways to treatment for those being released from incarceration, developing the ability to provide immediate outreach and engagement services to local law enforcement, primary care, provider agencies, and emergency departments to increase opportunity to initiate treatment to those individuals who might not otherwise seek treatment, and offering periodic community-based training. He/she links with strategic community partners to communicate REACH initiatives, builds community relationships and referral relationships and a network that supports the recovery of those with opioid use disorder. This position is responsible for ensuring effective service delivery and care coordination and oversees the REACH multidisciplinary treatment teams in both York and Knox County. The Director participates in the formulation and implementation of overall strategic plans, policies, and procedures as they relate to the REACH project. This position is responsible for either gathering or ensuring that required data is both collected and reported.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)Master's degree in Social Work or related field, or Ph.D. in psychology
1+ years of progressive health care management experience including clinical and administrative responsibility with a focus on substance use treatment and/or prevention, experience treating adolescents and transitional aged youth preferred
Independently fully licensed to practice in Maine with LADC preferred
Evidence of leadership skills and management experience, including staff management, budget development and oversight, and strategic planning
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Knowledge and demonstrated experience in clinical process improvement, including familiarity with process improvement literature, techniques, methods, and facilitation
Ability to work both independently and to collaborate with teams of individuals in diverse settings