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.
Degrees: Bachelor's Degree in science, social work, or related field Master's Degree in related field preferred
Work Experience: 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
Communication Skills: Verbal/Written Additional details Above Average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact) Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking) Writing/Correspondence Writing/Reports
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.