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Addiction Research & Teaching Jobs at the UW & Seattle Area

UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute

Data & Training Coordinator (temporary, hourly position)
The Fetal Alcohol & Drug Unit within ADAI has an opening for temporary Data and Training Coordinator. The Data and Training Coordinator will have the combined role of: 1) managing logistics for up to 12 trainings and meetings per year and 2) assisting with project evaluation tasks. The Data and Training Coordinator will be responsible for assisting the FADU Research Coordinator with training and meeting logistics for the two state-wide intervention programs for up to 30 participants. Tasks will include preparation of materials, arranging for locations and coordinating participation. This individual will also be responsible for assisting the FADU Project Evaluator as needed with data monitoring online data entry being done at remote project sites, cleaning data, and preparing evaluation reports.

For details and application, search for Req. # 113547 at UW Hires.


Opportunities in other UW Departments

Center for the Study of Health Risk Behaviors

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Alcohol Research
This is a two-year appointment, commencing no earlier than July 1st and no later than December 31st of each year, within the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and the Addictive Behaviors Research Center in the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington, and is funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (Principal Investigator, 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. For more information, see the CSHRB website: http://depts.washington.edu/cshrb/training/post-doctoral-opportunities/

Department Of Health Services

Research Coordinator - Part Time (Seattle)
This is an opportunity to work on a new NIH-funded study. The study is an evaluation of an intervention to reduce unhealthy drinking among Latino day laborers.  Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Research Coordinator will be responsible for day-to-day research activities necessary for the development and implementation of study timelines and protocols.

For details and application, search for Req. # 112639 at UW Hires.

Family Medicine

Research Coordinator (Location: Roosevelt Commons, U District)
Family Medicine’s Research Section is seeking a Research Coordinator to work with a multidisciplinary team of researchers on studies of the nation’s health workforce and rural health care delivery.  Work related to these projects involves collection of data through the use of surveys (mailed, web-based, and by phone) as well as use of secondary datasets.  The research coordinator will assist the study team in the development of survey instruments, obtaining Institutional Review Board (IRB) reviews, managing survey operations (developing survey workplans, overseeing mailings and web survey systems, making followup phone calls and emails, tracking responses, etc.), cleaning and managing study datasets, and assisting with data analysis (performing data cleaning and dataset management tasks). The Research Coordinator will also oversee data collection for required performance monitoring of the HRSA Area Health Education Center (AHEC) grant.

For details and application, search for Req. # 113624 at UW Hires

Madison Clinic / HArborview

HIV/AIDS Education Coordinator (Harborview Medical Center, Seattle)
This person assesses the health education needs of patients, their barriers to learning ( e.g. readiness, cognitive, cultural, physical and emotional) provides direct education to patients(orientation and disease specific information) coordinates educational sessions for staff and providers, maintain printed educational materials for patients and providers and coordinates the clinic's Community Advisory Board.  Provides direct education, disease specific  information and adherence counseling and conducts HIV rapid testing. Additionally the position will work in collaboration with Public Health King County to increase access to HIV care and treatment by providing client centered outreach services to persons who fail to link to HIV care within three months of diagnosis and to persons who have fallen out of care.

For details and application, search for Req. # 112220 at UW Hires.

Psychology / UW Tacoma – Office of Research

Administrative Coordinator (UW Tacoma)
This position will work with faculty and staff at multiple locations including the Center for Urban Waters and the Research Commons in the Tioga Library Building (TLB). The Center for Urban Waters (CUW) is an off-campus research center, located in a LEED-Platinum facility on the Foss Waterway.  CUW is a community of environmental scientists, analysts, engineers and policy makers developing creative and sustainable solutions to restore and protect the Puget Sound.  The center provides an intellectual environment where people with a diverse mix of skills can collaborate to develop innovative approaches to environmental restoration and protection and to sustainable urban development.  The Research Commons in TLB is on the main UWT campus and houses the Office of Research, the Center for Strong Schools, the Center for Data Science and other research centers.

For details and application, search for Req. # 112870 at UW Hires.

School of Social Work - Social Development Research Group

Associate Professor, Professor
The Social Development Research Group has an opportunity for a tenured, senior faculty position in the School of Social Work, SDRG is a nationally recognized, interdisciplinary team of 35-50 staff and 15-20 Ph.D. researchers. For over 30 years SDRG has investigated healthy behaviors and positive social development in children, youth and adults. SDRG annually has 15-20 grants and contracts, and between $6-10 million of annual awards. A recognized leader in the field of prevention research, it conducts research on factors that influence development; develops and tests the effectiveness of interventions; studies service systems and seeks to improve them; advocates for science-based solutions to health and behavior problems; promotes innovative and evidence-based practices; and disseminates knowledge, tools, and expertise produced by our research. Search under UW Academic Jobs # AA3699

Tacoma Research Study Assistant (TEMP) (Tacoma)
The Stepping Up to High School Study is looking for part-time staff to coordinate and conduct interviews with families in the Tacoma area. The study is investigating a prevention program involving 8th grade students and their adult caregivers.  Staff will work closely with participating families to schedule and conduct one on one interviews with parents and youth in the home.
Staff will be responsible for traveling to and from the interview site, transporting all interview materials and collecting data in a secure and consistent manner.

For details and application, search for Req. # 107998 at UW Hires.


Jobs in the Community - Seattle & Washington
(& sometimes more)

Crisis Clinic

Washington Recovery Help Line Clinical Supervisor (Seattle)
The Clinical Supervisor will oversee the delivery of services via phone, e-mail and website and will assure that callers receive appropriate referrals to prevention, intervention and treatment services. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for 1) the training, supervision and supporting of Recovery/Crisis Clinic staff and volunteers, 2) the scheduling of 24/7 phone coverage and providing back up support as needed, 3) ensure that information on multiple media sites is relevant and current, 4) share in the networking with behavioral health providers, Statewide. 

Send resume’ and cover letter to Robyn Smith, MSW, CDP
Recovery and Crisis Text Services Manager Crisis Clinic
9725 – 3rd Ave. NE, Ste 300 Seattle, WA  98115 or
rsmith@crisisclinic.org.

Washington Recovery Help Line Specialist (On Call) (Seattle)
The Washington Recovery Help Line Specialist is responsible for providing support to phone workers responding to calls on the Recovery Helpline.  S/he provides support in identifying appropriate resources and referrals, and provides support to phone workers during the call and debriefing after the call.  The Specialist responds to calls on the Help Line and emails, as well as does quality assurance screening for all calls handled. Salary: $14.25/hour. On-call positions are available for morning, afternoon, evening or late evening shifts. A CDP is required.

Send resume and cover letter to: Robyn Smith, MSW, CDP, Recovery Help Line Manager, Crisis Clinic, 9725 – 3rd Ave. NE, Ste 300, Seattle, WA  98115, or rsmith@crisisclinic.org

Evergreen Treatment Services

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

Chemical Dependency Counselor (Hoquiam)
ETS has an immediate opening for a full time Chemical Dependency Counselor in Hoquiam. CDPT licensure is required, CDP licensure. ETS provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical and dental coverage, 403B and paid time off. 

To view the complete job description and apply please click here and fill out the online applicaiton. Please be sure to include a resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and why you are interested in working at ETS. 

nystrom & Associates, ltd.

Chemical Dependency Professional (Seattle)
Full time position. Must be willing to work three evenings a week. In this role you would complete CD evaluations and comprehensive assessments, and implement treatment plans reflective of identified clients need, teaching and lecturing, maintaining client records in accordance with policy requirements, and attending all staff meetings.

Details and application: Nystrom & Associates Job Opportunities Page or click here.

Residence XII

Treatment Director (Kirkland)
Seeking a full-time Treatment Director for our Kirkland residential and outpatient programs for women. The ideal candidate will be an experienced leader and Washington State Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) with a Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or other appropriate Human Service/Social Service discipline.

Details and application: http://www.residencexii.org/careers/

Ryther

Chemical Dependency Specialist (Seattle)
Ryther is seeking Chemical Dependency Professional to work with youth who have had an arrest in King County. As part of the Juvenile Justice Assessment team, complete GAIN Short Screen on each youth and assess necessity of referring the youth for further evaluation and assessment. Work cooperatively with county probation counselors. Ability to quickly engage high risk youth. MUST have a CDP credential.

This is a full time, benefited position. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@ryther.org.

Sound Mental Health

COD Youth Clinician – Child and Family Services (Bellevue and Seattle)
Full time (24 hours/week in Bellevue, 16 hours/week in Seattle) with full benefits.  The Clinician is responsible for providing assessment, direct clinical intervention, and supportive consultation to child, adolescent, and adult family members presenting with a wide variety of emotional, behavioral and co-occurring disorders.  Delivery of therapeutic services in the office, school, and community, to child, adolescent, and adult family members will be emphasized, including ongoing consultation and collaboration with collateral agencies (schools, agencies, caseworkers, etc.).  The individual in this position will be required to work with the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS), education (school), inpatient facilities, mental health residential facilities, and other systems of care in developing holistic, strength based, recovery oriented therapeutic plans to maintain children and adolescents with significant mental health problems in the community.  A Master's degree in a therapeutic counseling field, nursing, or special education, with a strong emphasis in working with adolescents, children, families and community agencies is required.  A minimum of two years clinical experience as a psychotherapist or case manager with children and adolescents and demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and treatment of multi-problem families is preferred.  Direct clinical experience with minority and low-income families is required.  Because of the nature of the target population, experience with ethnic/cultural diversity is preferred.  Mental Health Professional status and Licensure preferred. A minimum of one year of experience as a drug and alcohol counselor is preferred. Knowledge of healthcare systems and recovery concepts, including drug/alcohol and community mental health systems & King County resources, is highly desirable. Ability to work well independently is necessary. CD, ASAM Patient Placement Criteria, and TARGET experience desired. CDP preferred. Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Theresa Winther or Terry Richardson, Job #14-160, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to TheresaW@smh.org or TerryR@smh.org
 
CD Counselor – Chemical Dependency (Bellevue)
Full time with full benefits (Bellevue).  Provide diagnostic evaluation and treatment recommendation for adult clients applying for outpatient chemical dependency treatment and for court referrals.  Carry a caseload of chemical dependency treatment clients, and conduct group therapy sessions.  WA State CDP License required.  A strong background in co-occurring disorders is preferred. WDL & insurable driving record necessary. Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Arden James, Job #14-158, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to ArdenJ@smh.org

Mental Health Clinician – Adult Services (Seattle)
Full time with full benefits (Seattle).  Responsible for providing a range of outpatient services including assessment, individual therapy, group treatment, and case management services to adult mental health clients aged 18 years and older. Participate actively in the treatment planning and review process, including supporting documentation of the clinical services performed.  Candidate must be a Mental Health Professional; two years related experience required. CD experience preferred. Must have experience with chronically mentally-ill adult population as well as domestic violence, trauma and chemical dependency treatment. Excellent diagnostic and case management skills strongly desired. Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Jim Nielson, Job #14-152, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to JimN@smh.org

Regional Mental Health Court Clinician – Sound Response (Seattle–King County Court House & Community)
Two positions, both full time with full benefits (Seattle – King County Court House and Community).  Serves as a MHP level Clinician to the Regional Mental Health Court (RMHC) Team.  Expertise with Co-Occurring disorders and Forensic background is a necessary part of the job; individuals who do not have this experience upon hire will be trained.  The Court Clinician is responsible for providing screenings and integrated assessment information on referrals to Regional Mental Health Court in order to determine clinical eligibility. The majority of the participants have a Co-Occurring Diagnosis. Responsible for developing a treatment plan for eligible clients based on the needs identified through observation, assessment, record-gathering, and court input. This treatment plan must fully incorporate the clinical needs of the client as well as the forensic needs of the court. Will be responsible for linking clients with services so that they can be released from custody to services without interrupting continuity of care, or for linking clients with services while out of custody so that they can be accepted in to the court.  Master’s degree in a social service field required.  Mental Health Professional (MHP) status required.   Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with community mental health, severely disturbed individuals and the criminal justice system is essential.  CDP/CDPT preferred.  WDL, car and excellent driving record necessary.  Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Ethan Seracka, Jobs #14-145 and 14-144, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to EthanS@smh.org

Clinician – Co-Occurring Disorders (Tukwila) 
Full time (20 hours/week in Tukwila, 20 hours/week in Auburn) with full benefits.  The Clinician is responsible for providing assessment, direct clinical intervention, and supportive consultation to child, adolescent, and adult family members presenting with a wide variety of emotional, behavioral and co-occurring disorders.  Delivery of therapeutic services in the office, school, and community, to child, adolescent, and adult family members will be emphasized, including ongoing consultation and collaboration with collateral agencies (schools, agencies, caseworkers, etc.).  The individual in this position will be required to work with the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS), education (school), inpatient facilities, mental health residential facilities, and other systems of care in developing holistic, strength based, recovery oriented therapeutic plans to maintain children and adolescents with significant mental health problems in the community.  A Master's degree in a therapeutic counseling field, nursing, or special education, with a strong emphasis in working with adolescents, children, families and community agencies is required.  A minimum of two years clinical experience as a psychotherapist or case manager with children and adolescents and demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and treatment of multi-problem families is preferred.  Direct clinical experience with minority and low-income families is required.  Because of the nature of the target population, experience with ethnic/cultural diversity is preferred.  Mental Health Professional status and Licensure preferred. A minimum of one year of experience as a drug and alcohol counselor is preferred. Knowledge of healthcare systems and recovery concepts, including drug/alcohol and community mental health systems & King County resources, is highly desirable. Ability to work well independently is necessary. CD, ASAM Patient Placement Criteria, and TARGET experience desired. Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Dennis Marceron, Job #14-133, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to DennisMa@smh.org

 


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