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Addiction Jobs at the UW & Washington State

UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute

No openings at this time.

Other UW Departments

Center for the Study of Health Risk Behaviors

Psychology Training in Alcohol Research (PTAR) Fellowship
This two‐year appointment commences no earlier than July 1st and no later than December 31st of each year, within the Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and the Addictive Behaviors Research Center in the Dept. of Psychology. It is funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (Principal Investigator, Dr. Mary Larimer).  This fellowship will provide training for individuals who wish to pursue a career in alcohol research, with an emphasis on the etiology and prevention of problem drinking and alcohol dependence.  As this topic will be approached from both psychosocial and bio‐behavioral perspectives, individuals with background training in relevant areas of psychology (clinical, health psychology, behavioral neuroscience, social, developmental, cognitive, behavioral pharmacology, etc.) are encouraged to apply.  Both human and animal research will be supported.
  
Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating areas of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation by January 10th, 2018. Please email AND mail materials to:  Tanya Eng‐Aquino, Division Administrator, Postdoctoral Psychology Training in Alcohol Research Program, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, 1100 NE 45th Street, Suite 300, Box 354944, Seattle, WA 98195‐4944, tanyaeng@uw.edu.

Center of Excellence in Substance Addiction Treatment and Education (CESATE)

Substance Use Disorders Postdoctoral Fellowships, VA Puget Sound
CESATE at the VA Puget Sound has 13 first-year positions in our Postdoctoral Fellowship program, beginning in August 2018. All fellows participate in advanced training in clinical psychology, with a focus in one of 10 areas: PTSD, Substance Use, Neuropsychology, Couple and Family Care, Primary Care, Rehabilitation, Telehealth, Specialty Medicine, Serious Mental Illness, and Mental Health (Anxiety and Mood Disorders). Our program is APA accredited in Clinical Psychology as a single, integrated program. A full description including detailed instructions for application, is available here: https://www.psychologytraining.va.gov/seattle/

The application window for fellowships beginning August 2018 has closed. Contact: Stephen.McCutcheon@va.gov, or by phone at 206-764-2895.

harborview medical center

Mental Health Specialist 2 (Seattle)
The Edward Thomas House Medical Respite is a unique medical respite harm reduction program that provides shelter care with embedded nursing, mental health, and case management services to an at-risk homeless population. Medical Respite is a part of the Healthcare for the Homeless Network and is supported by funds from multiple sources including King County Public Health, MIDD, and local hospitals. The Edward Thomas House admits patients referred from all King County area hospitals 7 days a week and operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The program is operated by Harborview Medical Center (HMC) at an off-site location next to the Harborview emergency department.

Under the supervision of a RN, the Mental Health Specialist 2 uses a variety of clinical/psycho-therapeutic modalities and skills therapeutic to patients admitted to the Medical Respite Program. The MHS works with homeless patients who have complex medical, psychological and material needs.  This MHS has an advanced level of experience, knowledge and training, addressing critical patient care decisions independently.  The MHS is responsible for ensuring safety of the patients in the program, including the determination of immediate intervention in the case of a medical or psychiatric emergency. The MHS contributes to the bio-psycho-social patient evaluation and assessment, and collaborates with the interdisciplinary treatment team members in planning, implementing and documenting patient care from admission to discharge for psychiatric patients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Participates in unit and departmental activities to promote delivery of quality patient care, effective problem solving and communication, and continued clinical development.

Full description and application instructions, see Req. 15669 at UW Hires.

Social Worker (Seattle)
The Social Worker is to provide direct social work and implement the full range of social work for patients. Provide direct clinical social work services to inpatient medical surgical units or inpatient rehabilitation including social work screening and assessment of inpatients and their families. Interventions may include crisis intervention, grief counseling, discharge planning, crime victim advocacy, greater systems intervention, family counseling, resource advocacy, assistance with systems navigation, discharge referrals.

Full description and application instructions, see Req. 156455 at UW Hires.

Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC)

Deputy Director
The UW Department of Health Services is seeking a Deputy Director for the Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC). HPRC is one of 26 Prevention Research Centers (PRC) funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HPRC conducts community-based research that promotes the health and well-being of middle-aged and older adults, particularly those most at risk of health disparities. HPRC projects include research and program dissemination in the areas of workplace health promotion, cancer prevention and control, and older adult physical activity and mental health. In collaboration with partners in diverse communities and settings, the Center develops, tests, and disseminates innovative health promotion strategies in Washington State, the Pacific Northwest, and the nation.

The Deputy Director will have both internal and external responsibilities, ranging from strategic planning, fiscal and grant management, administering Center operations and human resources, to building relationships and managing operations and negotiations with the Center’s advisory boards, community stakeholders and partners, HPRC’s primary source of funding—the CDC Prevention Research Center Program—and other important sponsors. The Deputy Director will partner closely with the Center Director to provide strategic and innovative leadership, chart the HPRC’s growth, and leverage a variety of unique resources.

Full description and application instructions, see Req. 154875 at UW Hires.

School of Social Work

Network and Program Director
This person will work with the Faculty Director and the Chief Operating Officer to lead the organization through an exciting phase of growth and development. The Program and Network Director will provide program implementation leadership, will supervise program staff, contribute to writing grants and research papers, and coordinate a faculty network to work towards greater alignment with Washington State’s suicide prevention plan. This leader is someone with expertise in the field of suicidology, is a strategic thinker who is comfortable with public speaking and writing skills. It is also critical that this person can manage staff and speak powerfully about the cause of suicide prevention and conveys urgency to address this public health problem.

Full description and application instructions, see Req. 156762 at UW Hires.

Washington State University


Post-Doctoral Fellow/Research Associate (Spokane)
Working under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Postdoctoral Research Associate will have the opportunity to be a part of an active dynamic research program focused on improving behavioral treatments for adults with alcohol use disorders in communities that experience alcohol related disparities. Specifically research focused on solutions to alcohol problems in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities. Research foci also include evaluating alcohol biomarkers in clinical populations, co-occurring disorders treatment, early onset severe mental illness, and prevention of alcohol and drug related child abuse. The fellow will also have the opportunity to work with other addiction researchers as part of the Program of Excellence in Addiction Research and Partnerships for Native Health, two large and well-funded research groups at WSU.

The primary duties of this position will be to define research problems, approaches or hypothesis and methodology, design specific phases of research projects, carrying out complex analyses, analyzing results, developing conclusions and hypotheses, and/or presenting research findings in publishable form. Actively participates as a member of the research team, and frequently reports progress.

Full description and application instructions: https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/38111.

Jobs in the Community - Seattle & Washington


American Behavioral Health Systems

Chemical Dependency Professional (Aberdeen)
Looking for experienced Chemical Dependency Professionals to support our program at the Stafford Creek Corrections Center in Aberdeen, WA.

Chemical Dependency Professional (Centalia)
Llooking for Chemical Dependency Professionals to work at their mental health and chemical dependency outpatient clinic in Centralia, WA.

Chemical Dependency Professional (Vancouver/Yacolt)
Looking for Chemical Dependency Professionals to support our program at the Larch Corrections Center in Yacolt, Wa.$5,000 sign on bonus.

Chemical Dependency Professional (Whidbey Island)
Looking for experienced Chemical Dependency Professionals to support our new outpatient program in Freeland; Whidbey Island, WA.

You can also view the full listing on their website along with application instructions: https://www.americanbehavioralhealth.net/career-opportunities/.

Center for Human Services

Chemical Dependency Professional (Silver Lake/Everett)
The Chemical Dependency Professional is responsible for the delivery of individual counseling, group counseling and relat ed services to adults with drug/alcohol problems. The Chemical Dependency Professional reports to the Snohomish County SUD Program Manager.

Clinical Supervisor (Shoreline)
Support a dynamic team of therapists who provide quality mental health services in the clinics and at schools. Provides counseling and related services to children, youth, and families. Collaborate with mental health department to maintain a supportive and fun work environment.

Intake Specialist/Care Coordinator (Shoreline)
The Intake Specialist/Care Coordinator provides intake services to individuals seeking an assessment at our Shoreline mental health office, and works with Health Home clients referred by the King County BHO to help them identify and meet their goals for self -management, improving health, and providing comprehensive care management. Reports to both the King County Mental Health Program Manager and the Behavioral Health Integration Director. This is a non-exempt position and requires some local travel.

Full description and application instructions: http://www.chs-nw.org/about/work-for-us/.

Crisis Clinic

Crisis Services Clinician - CDP (Seattle)
The Crisis Services Clinician is a qualified Chemical DependencyProfessional who has the primary responsibility of overseeing all activities of the phone room while working as a team with other clinical staff and para-professionals on each shift in the phone room. The responsibilities of each clinical position are outlined below. Every Crisis Services Clinician will be required to be on-call for a one week period, on a revolving schedule, every 10 –12 weeks. .

Full description and application instructions: https://crisisclinic.org/get-involved/job-opportunities/.

Evergreen Recovery Centers

MEN’S RESIDENTIAL FACILITY - Mount Vernon – OPENING SOON!
Immediately needed are the following:

Please visit the website at www.evergreenmanor.org for the complete job description for each available position and to download an employment application. If you are interested in pursuing a career with Evergreen Recovery Centers, submit a detailed cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Email: hr@evergreenrc.org or Mail:  PO Box 12598, Everett WA 98206.

Evergreen Treatment Services

Click here to view all job openings at Evergreen Treatment Services.

Chemical Dependency Counselor (Hoquiam) (Olympia) (Renton) (Seattle)
The counselor shall serve as the primary contact person with their assigned agency patients. It is through the counselor’s ongoing individual contracts with his/her patients that the major objectives of treatment are attained. S/He shall provide assigned patients with necessary program information and scheduling referrals to internal and external resources, individual counseling, and guidance in developing their treatment plans and goals. The nature of this position is fast-paced in high-stress situations and conditions.

LEAD Case Manager (Seattle)
This position is critical to the LEAD project, by providing engagement and intensive case management services to individuals suspected of low level drug offenses and/or prostitution. The Case Manager will provide direct services to a case load of approximately 25-30 individuals. Case managers provide outreach, long-term engagement and supportive services for participants through intensive case management activities and collaboration with LEAD partners, service providers, housing providers and other community organizations.

To view the complete job descriptions for these and other ETS jobs, click on job link on employment page. Please be sure to include a resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and why you are interested in working at ETS.

Friends of Youth

Youth and Family Therapist (Maple Valley)
Therapist will provide services to youth and their families at Passage Point, a YWCA housing program that reunifies parents and children following incarceration, with the goal of transitioning them to independent housing. The therapist, using short- and long-term individual and family therapy, group counseling, educational classes and case management services, provides prevention and intervention services to children, youth, families, and communities.  Therapist should be able to provide crisis intervention, maintain strong boundaries, and have knowledge of childhood/adult trauma and domestic violence.

Complete job description and application instructions: http://www.friendsofyouth.org/JobYouthandFamilyTherapistMV.aspx

Youth and Family Therapist (Redmond/Bothell) (Part-time position)
The Therapist, using short- and long-term individual and family therapy, group counseling, educational classes and case management services, provides prevention and intervention services to children, youth, families, and communities.

Complete job description and application instructions: http://www.friendsofyouth.org/jobYFSTherapist.aspx.

See other jobs available at Friends of Youth: www.friendsofyouth.org/employment.aspx

King County Department of Community and Human Services

Health & Human Services Data Scientist (downtown Seattle)
This position will provide evaluation, performance measurement, and data extracting functions for projects managed by King County's DCHS Behavioral Health and Recovery Division (BHRD). Relevant BHRD projects include, but are not limited to: integrated physical-behavioral healthcare; interventions for high utilizers of healthcare, behavioral healthcare and/or the criminal justice system; and other initiatives at the intersection of health, behavioral health, human services, and criminal justice systems. The primary responsibility of this position is to support data needs of the contracting agency, HealthierHere in partnership with Public Health-Seattle King County (PHSKC) to support the King County Accountable Community of Health.

Full description and application instructions: https://tinyurl.com/y7jgschx

Criminal Justice Program Manager (downtown Seattle)
This 2 year Term Limited Temporary (TLT) position will provide evaluation, performance measurement, data management and extracting functions for a number of King County DCHS projects managed by the Behavioral Health and Recovery Division (BHRD), including but not limited to interventions for utilizers of the criminal justice system who have behavioral health issues, and other initiatives at the intersection of healthcare, behavioral health, human services and criminal justice/juvenile justice systems. This position offers a unique blend of working in depth with complex data sets, matching and querying data, as well as conducting high level analysis and preparing outcome and other results for multiple audiences. Superb attention to detail as well as analytical thinking is required.

Full description and application instructions: https://tinyurl.com/ya4uykjf

The King County Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe) program is seeking qualified individuals to be part of a team of individuals who are relevant to the well-being of children/ youth up to 21 years old. Please refer to the following websites with job announcements for Wraparound facilitators, parent partners, youth partners, and mental health clinicians:

NOTE:  Each organization hiring may have a different application process and closing dates may differ. Please read each posting carefully.  

Kitsap Mental Health Services

Chemical Dependency Professional (Bremerton)
Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team while demonstrating the clinical skill and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate, and provide treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to program clients.  To provide integrated substance use disorder treatment for KMHS clients to include: assessment, collaborative treatment planning, individual, family, and group therapy and perform all duties necessary to comply with relevant Treatment Contracts and all other regulatory agencies.

Detailed job descriptions and other job opportunities: Kitsap Mental Health Employment page.

Lifeline Connections

Clinical Supervisor – Therapeutic Specialty Courts
The Clinical Supervisor works closely with the Program Director and Chief Clinical Officer and is responsible for the provision of clinical services to patients enrolled in Lifeline services in general and in their specific unit in particular. The Clinical Supervisor provides program oversight and clinical supervision for all designated staff on their assigned unit including clinical service delivery, maintenance of client records, contract compliance, public relations, and liaison with various government and private agencies and officials and other duties assigned by the Program Director.

Detailed job descriptions and other job opportunities: Lifeline Connections. Posting #17-018. To apply, please send resume to employment@lifelineconnections.org.

Chemical Dependency Professional – Parenting Women
The CDP(T) provides counseling and case management services. The CDP(T) supports daily management of treatment activities, in providing these services; the incumbent performs other duties.

Detailed job descriptions and other job opportunities: Lifeline Connections. Posting #18-028. To apply, please send resume to employment@lifelineconnections.org.

Navos Mental Health Solutions

Chemical Dependency Counselor (Burien)
This position is responsible for providing clinical assessments, intake, and treatment services, including group and individual counseling, to chemically dependent and mentally ill adults.Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references for consideration. Navos will contact those most qualified for the position. Submissions without a cover letter and resume will not be considered. Please send documents to jobs@navos.org.

Detailed job descriptions and other job opportunities: https://navos.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=28.

Northwest Indian Treatment Center

Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse (Elma, WA)
Northwest Indian Treatment Center is a small  Native American residential drug and alcohol treatment center. We are currently looking for an LPN or RN to work on call. This would be primarily to fill in for me for requested days off/ vacations. No weekends.  A nice chunk of training with me would be done prior to the nurse working on their own. We have a very supportive staff here and it is an amazing place to work.  I am attaching a copy of the job description and would love for you to share it with any nurses in the WHPS program or others looking for part time work.

Full description and application instructions: http://squaxinisland.org/licensed-practical-nurse/

Quileute Tribe Health Center

Chemical Dependency Program Coordinator (La Push)
Tthe Chemical Dependency Program Coordinator is to work closely and in collaboration with the Health Director, Social Workers, Case Managers, School and Court administrators in a team-based approach; to provide screening, assessments, interviewing, treatment planning and interacting with prospective clients, to support the patient’s wellness and recovery from maladaptive uses of substances. This position requires patience, dedication, and a desire to help the Quileute Tribal members in crisis. To apply please submit a resume, cover letter and the Quileute Tribe application to the address listed below. Applications can be obtained at www.quileutenation.org/job-openings/. The Quileute Tribe Ms. Gina Gonzales-Leva, HR Director Department of Human Resources at P.O. Box 279 La Push, Washington 98350.

Ryther Center for Children and Youth

Chemical Dependency Specialist (Seattle)
Provides chemical dependency training, technical and consultation services for host site staff, provides chemical dependency services (i.e. education, prevention, recovery groups, assessment and referrals) as needed to children/adolescents and their families.

Read the full description for this job and others at Ryther: http://www.ryther.org/employment/. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@ryther.org.

Sound

SUD Clinician (Auburn) 
Full Time position, with full time benefits (Auburn). Sound is implementing Reaching Recovery – an innovative, game-changing model to better meet the needs of the community and the people we serve. We’re searching for people who want to improve lives and be part of the exciting changes we’re making in the future. Team members will work in an adult outpatient, office based setting. Monday – Friday 8:30 to 5pm.This position includes a $1500 sign-on bonus/Competitive Compensation Package.

Full description and application instructions: https://www.sound.health/jobs/sud-clinician-su…00-sign-on-bonus/

SUD Clinician (Bellevue) 
Full Time position, with full time benefits (Bellevue). Sound is implementing Reaching Recovery – an innovative, game-changing model to better meet the needs of the community and the people we serve. We’re searching for people who want to improve lives and be part of the exciting changes we’re making in the future. Team members will work in an adult outpatient, office based setting. Monday – Friday 8:30 to 5pm.This position includes a $1500 sign-on bonus/Competitive Compensation Package

Full description and application instructions: https://www.sound.health/jobs/sud-clinician-su…00-sign-on-bonus/

SUD Clinician (Flex) 
Full Time position, with full time benefits (Flex). Sound is implementing Reaching Recovery – an innovative, game-changing model to better meet the needs of the community and the people we serve. We’re searching for people who want to improve lives and be part of the exciting changes we’re making in the future. Team members will work in an adult outpatient, office based setting. Monday – Friday 8:30 to 5pm. This position includes a $1500 sign-on bonus/Competitive Compensation Package

Full description and application instructions: https://www.sound.health/jobs/sud-clinician-su…00-sign-on-bonus/

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

The Strengthening Families Division seeks a Full-time Program Manager for our Substance Abuse Services program. Experience leading or supervising other professionals is required. This position is responsible for leading a staff of 40+ to provide chemical dependence treatment services to residents of Pierce County, serving approximately 1,000 clients. This position is responsible for ensuring that all elements of program services including planning, monitoring and evaluating clients meet applicable local, state and federal regulations in areas of chemical dependency and mental health. This position will direct, manage, hire, develop and evaluate a diverse staff. This position works under the supervision of senior level management. This position will work in strong partnership with division and department managers to develop and monitor program budgets. This position also involves providing input and comment on applicable legislative initiatives and will assist in policy development.

Full description and application instructions: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/tpchd/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1930779

Washington Health Professional Services

Chemical Dependency Professional (Tri-Cities)
Washington Health Professional Services (WHPS) is looking for a CDP to open a Peer Support Group in the Tri-Cities Area. 

WHPS is a program within the state Department of Health and provides substance use monitoring services to the nursing professions.  They operate peer support groups throughout the state that are attended by WHPS and Washington Recovery and Monitoring Program (WRAMP) participants.  WHPS and WRAMP participants are required to attend weekly  peer support groups during their usually 5 years of program participation.

The Washington Health Professional Service website is: www.doh.wa.gov/whps. For more information email  John.Furman@doh.wa.gov. or contact him at 360-236-2882.

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