Continuing Education Specialist
The Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (NWATTC) serves a four-state region of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska. The work of the NWATTC seeks to increase awareness and implementation of empirically-supported treatment and recovery practices among the regional healthcare workforce via information dissemination, training and technical assistance (i.e., consultative coaching), and systems change consultation. A new project within the NWATTC will focus on continuing education and technology transfer related to the Opioid State Targeted Response (STR) awards in AK, OR, and WA. Responsibilites include:
- Under the supervision of the NWATTC director and co-director, the successful applicant will be responsible for leading a technical assistance team created to inform and support varied projects under auspices of the Opioid State Targeted Response (STR) awards for AK, OR, and WA.
- Participate in extensive orientation training for all technical assistance team members on the required activities of regional STR projects.
- Assist consortium partners in reviewing existing opioid STR grantees’ needs assessments as well as supplementing this with further needs assessment within 60 days of the grant award.
- Serve as a project manager for the technical assistance team, scheduling regular virtual team meetings (via Zoom), maintaining communication channels within the team, and ensuring the team remains appropriately staffed.
- Lead the technical assistance team in matching evidence-based interventions—such MAT for opiate use disorder, prevention/early detection programs, and community-based recovery supports—to regional requests for technical assistance.
- Link the technical assistance team to existing training materials and other resources on topics relevant to regional opioid STR projects to aid team delivery of technical assistance.
For a full description and application instructions,see Req. 153599 at UW Hires.
Office Assistant 3 (part-time)
This position is located in the main office of ADAI and is currently 62.5% fte (M-F 8:00am – 1:00pm), with the possibility of increasing to 100% FTE as expanding work opportunities develop.
This position supports research scientists, library and administrative staff at ADAI. Under general supervision, the Office Assistant independently performs a variety of complex clerical tasks and assignments such as maintaining records, filing systems, monitoring financial records, responding to inquiries regarding departmental policies and procedures.
For a full description and application instructions,see Req. 153914 at UW Hires.
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,
Seattle, WA 98195‐4944, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Peer Counselor (part-time, hourly position located in Seattle)
Under general supervision, the Peer Support Counselor is an individual who self-identifies as a consumer of mental health services and is well grounded in their own recovery. They model resiliency in overcoming obstacles common to those with mental illness. This position will serve a wide diverse population of clients, all of whom have clear and persistent mental illness; they will help persons with mental illness identify goals that promote recovery and resiliency; and will assist in identifying services and activities to help them reach these goals and provide the support needed to accomplish them. This particular position will be based on inpatient units and assist individuals in the transition from inpatient to outpatient settings.
For a full description and application instructions,see Req. 152982 at UW Hires.
Indigenous wellness research institute
Research Study Assistant (part-time, hourly, temporary position, located in Yakima, WA)
This position will implement all field operations for Healing Seasons: Pathways to our heart, mind, body, and spirit. The Healing Seasons study is a randomized comparison control trial conducted among 200 participants to assess a 2 different 6-week interventions.
The two evidence-based interventions are 1) Motivational Interviewing Therapy – a goal setting and skill based talk therapy (MIST) and 2) Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET) a story based exposure therapy. The culturally-grounded study is funded by the National Institutes of Minority Health and Health Disparities will address trauma symptoms and substance misuse concerns while facilitating positive sexual health behaviors.
Working under the direct supervision of the Research Coordinator, the Research Assistant will coordinate and implement the onsite activities of the NET/MIST research study involving participants from a rural tribal community.
In addition, the applicant will be provide client support i.e., connecting participants to community resources and providing transportation to study activities.
For a full description and application instructions,see Req. 150512 at UW Hires.
psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Research Coordinator 2
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences currently has an outstanding opportunity for a RESEARCH STUDY COORDINATOR 2. This position will support the SAJE Center on projects related to a state-university translational partnership, juvenile justice diversion and cross-systems coordinator for reducing homelessness.
For a full description and application instructions,see Req. 153770 at UW Hires.
Social Worker (Seattle)
Looking for a Social Worker for the Harborview-based Trauma Survivors Outcomes and Support (TSOS) research program. TSOS currently supports two trauma center studies: one 25-site investigation funded through the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and one single-site study funded through the Patient-Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI). Under general supervision, the social worker will provide social work services to clients/patients or client/patient families and/or others; and participate in health sciences research. Specifically, the social worker will assist with the clinical needs and patient safety monitoring for the NIMH- and PCORI-funded projects, which both aim to develop new interventions for injured trauma survivors with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related comorbidities.
For a full description and application instructions,see Req. 153771 at UW Hires.
Social Development Research Group
The Administrator serves in a variety of roles and must demonstrate effective management and administrative skills in exercising extensive independent judgment and decision-making authority in performing and directing the full range of management services, including program and budget planning, grant and contract budget administration, personnel administration and facilities management both within the unit and in coordination with the School of Social Work leadership team. With the Director, and Assistant Director, the Administrator is part of SDRG’s executive management team to work with the SDRG Executive Committee to meet the goals of the Group.
For a full description and application instructions,see Req. 152809 at UW Hires.
Scientific Assistant / Research Coordinator (position is located in Seattle)
Washington State University researcher Michael McDonell is looking for a Scientific Assistant (experienced research coordinator) to supervise the SEATTLE site of a new 5 year NIH grant focused on improving the efficacy of contingency management as a treatment for alcohol use disorders in individuals living with serious mental illness. This individual will work with WSU's Spokane and Seattle based team, along with Dr. Richard Ries at UW to oversee all study recruitment, conduct research procedures, and interventions. Salary is competitive and based on qualifications. If interested please apply below. Any questions can be directed to Dr. McDonell, email@example.com
Full description and application instructions: https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/36399
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 (Chehalis)
Looking for Chemical Dependency Professionals to support our inpatient facility in Chehalis, WA.
Chemical Dependency Professional (Seattle)
Looking for experienced Chemical Dependency Professionals to support our Reynolds Work Release program in downtown Seattle.
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
Behavioral Health Therapist (Lynnwood/Everett)
The Behavioral Health Therapist/counselor is responsible for providing behavioral health assessments and brief therapy to patients referred by specific health care providers. The position will be located at one or more primary care practice.
Chemical Dependency Professional (Bothell)
The Chemical Dependency Professional
is responsible for the delivery of individual counseling, group counseling
ed services to
adults with drug/alcohol problems. The Chemical Dependency Professional reports to the Snohomish County SUD Program Manager.
Community-Based Youth Therapist (Shoreline)
Through funding from the King County Best Starts for Kids (BSK) Initiative, the Community-Based Youth Therapist will work in collaboration with the Shoreline Teen Program to implement the Youth Outreach Leadership and Opportunities (YOLO) program by leading “Healthy Relationships 101” groups for teens. The Community-Based Youth Therapist will also provide “Hang Out” time on-site to develop rapport with youth who may benefit from a healthy, stable adult relationship. Weekly supervision and clinical consult provided.
Full description and application instructions: http://www.chs-nw.org/about/work-for-us/.
Prevention/Intervention Specialist (Silver Lake/Everett)
The Prevention/Intervention Specialist provides prevention, intervention, and SBIRT services to Ingraham High School in the Seattle School District 24 hours a week. The Specialist will also provide assessments to Ingraham High School one day a week. This will include drug and alcohol screenings and providing information to school personnel, parents and students. Reports to the Prevention/Intervention Program Manager. This is a non-exempt position.
Full description and application instructions: http://www.chs-nw.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/SA-Snohomish-County-SUD-Program-manager-a-SA-103.pdf
Snohomish County SUD Program Manager (Silver Lake/Everett)
The Snohomish County SUD Program Manager is responsible for the delivery of assessments/intakes, individual counseling, group counseling and related services to Snohomish County clients with drug/alcohol problems. The Program Manager will work directly with clients and maintain their case work in the absence of counselors. In addition, as Program Manager, this person will supervise CDPs and Trainees (CDPTs). Reports to the SUD Department Director. This is an exempt position.
Full description and application instructions: http://www.chs-nw.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/SA-Snohomish-County-SUD-Program-manager-a-SA-103.pdf
Community Youth Services
Residential Counselor (Tacoma)
The New Directions program provides a safe and nurturing milieu for youth ages 12 – 17, ensures basic living needs are met, provides guidance, counseling, and helps program participants maintain appropriate and safe behavior, objectively documents behavioral observations, and works to aid in the avoidance of further out-of-home placement.
You can also view the full listing on their website along with application instructions: https://communityyouthservices.org/job/residential-counselor-new-directions/.
Chemical Dependency Counselor (Friday Harbor)
As part of a multi-disciplinary therapeutic team, the CD Counselor provides chemical dependency services to adults and youth and their families. They provide quality creative services to children, families and adults in a variety of outpatient, residential and inpatient settings.
Apply online at: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=compassh&jobId=172070&lang=en_US&source=CC3
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
New Detox Unit – All Positions Available (Everett)
Immediately needed are the following;
- RN's/LPN's - Full time/part time/on-call - All shifts (8hour days, eves and nights) Current active WA license required
- Detox Unit Assistants - Full time/part time/on-call - 12 hour days/nights
- Counselors- CDPT/CDP
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: firstname.lastname@example.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 (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 Program Manager (Seattle)
The function of the LEAD Program Manager is to develop and oversee all aspects of the REACH LEAD Program operations. This position will provide leadership to facilitate team cohesion within the LEAD program and across all REACH programs.This position is critical to the functioning of the LEAD Program and the effective allocation of goods and services to the LEAD clientele. The Program Manager will be responsible for day to day supervision of LEAD Supervisors, LEAD Screening and Outreach Coordinators, and other LEAD staff, through regularly scheduled individual meetings and clinical supervision. The Program Manager will also be available to supervisees as needed for consultation when questions arise. The Program Manager will monitor the productivity and documentation of those supervised. The Program Manager will maintain effective collaborative relationships with all LEAD partners and community stakeholders.
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 Specialist (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.
Send cover letter and resume to Brooke Drennon at email@example.com. Please visit their website at www.friendsofyouth.org/employment.aspx for a complete job description.
King County Department of Community and Human Services -
Behavioral Health and Recovery Division (BHRD)
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.
Chemical Dependency Professional
The SUDP(T) provides counseling and case management services for clients. The SUDP(T) supports daily management of treatment activities, in providing these services. Assesses the psychosocial functioning of assigned clients and develops individualized treatment plans; apprises team members of specific treatment plans and intervention strategies so that therapeutic consistency can be maintained; and leads treatment groups.
Detailed job descriptions and other job opportunities: Lifeline Connections. Posting #17-016. To apply, please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.
Detailed job descriptions and other job opportunities: https://navos.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=28.
Nooksack Indian Tribe Genesis Program
Chemical Dependency Professional
The purpose of the Chemical Dependency Professional is to provide services for individuals, family and groups in mastering their addictions, and to understand the problems caused by their chemical dependency. Responsibilities includes conducting assessments and evaluations, documentation of treatment services, monitoring of treatment plans, intervention, outreach, referral advocacy, follow-up care, support services, and educational and prevention activities for Nooksack Indian Tribal members, extended family and tribal community members. Emphasis is on cultural sensitivity, partnering actively with families, natural support and other tribal and community services providers to promote safe, stable and healthy families.
Detailed job description.
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/
NW High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (NW HIDTA)
The Northwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (NW HIDTA) has three positions open now, with a deadline of March 16, 2018.
- Executive Director. NW HIDTA is seeking qualified candidates for Executive Director of a federally funded, multi-agency, regional drug enforcement consortium. The NW HIDTA serves as a coordinating and collaborating organization and supports efforts to identify, investigate, disrupt and dismantle drug trafficking and drug money laundering enterprises and related violence. The Executive Director reports to the NW HIDTA Executive Board, consisting of local, state and federal law enforcement agency executives. The Executive Director is charged with oversight of the Investigative Support Center (ISC) and providing executive and administrative support and oversight to HIDTA funded activities. [Full description]
- Fiscal Officer. This independent contractor reports to the Director of the Northwest HIDTA and is responsible for tracking regional program budgets and performance in accordance with the policies established by the Office of National Drug Control Policy. The ideal candidate will have administrative law enforcement experience in maintaining and evaluating budgets and program oversight. [Full description]
- Communications & Inventory Technician. The Northwest HIDTA Communications & Inventory Technician is responsible for providing technical expertise, instruction on use, and covert installation of a variety of equipment. This position is also responsible for safely repairing a variety of electronic equipment or coordination with vendors for replacement. This position ensures NW HIDTA and its participants comply with HIDTA Program Policy and Budget Guidance and Uniform Guidance 2 CFR Part 200 as it pertains to equipment purchases and inventory safekeeping. [NW HIDTA_CIT_2018.pdf]
Olalla Recovery Centers
Support Coordinators (Olalla)
Seeking highly motivated, caring, compasionate individuals to work in our Support Services Department. This is a perfect job for those interested in the human services field, college students, and for those who enjoy working with people. Olalla Guest Lodge is open 7-days per week, 24-hours per day, thus this position does require working some evenings, weekends, and holidays. Other team members have stated that being a Support Coordinator at Olalla Recovery Centers is very rewarding position, so we hope you will consider joining our team!
To apply for employment with Olalla Recovery Centers, please come to Olalla Guest Lodge (12850 Lala Cove Lane SE, Olalla, WA 98359) with your cover letter & resume and complete their employment application. Detailed job description: http://www.olalla.org/about/employment.
Ryther Center for Children and Youth
Behavior Specialist (Seattle)
Provide a consistent therapeutic milieu through direct care and supervision of residents. Plan and direct all daily program activities. Provide direct, consistent supervision to teach residents skills necessary to function within a family and the community. Assist residents to gain the skills to live in a less restrictive setting.
Read the full description for this job and others at Ryther: http://www.ryther.org/employment/
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org F: 206-525-9795.
Clinician - Child & Family Services (Seattle)
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. 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.). This position includes a $1500 sign-on bonus.
Full description and application instructions: https://www.sound.health/jobs/clinician-child-and-family-services-seattle-wa-1500-sign-on-bonus/
Full time position, with full time benefits (Tukwila and Auburn). The SUD Coordinator will be responsible for consultation to program staff and other organizations regarding SUD services. The Coordinator shall supervise hourly staff and interns/volunteers, and review intakes, treatment plans, and referrals. The SUD Coordinator also serves as a resource for, and provides leadership to, other team members. A SUD Coordinator is responsible for providing diagnostic evaluation and treatment recommendations for clients and for court referrals, and will carry a caseload of SUD treatment clients and conduct individual and group therapy. The program manager provides supervision of all SUD staff, CDP trainees, students and volunteers. The individual in this position will be required to work with other departments and staff within SMH, as well as with outside agencies. The Chief Clinical Officer maintains responsibility for coordinating supervision of all clinical staff. This position includes a $1500 sign-on bonus.
Full description and application instructions: https://www.sound.health/jobs/coordinator-substance-use-disorder-sud-tukwila-wa-1500-sign-on-bonus/
Find other open jobs at Sound here: https://www.sound.health/job-listings/
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
The Strengthening Families Division seeks a Full-time (1.0 FTE) 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 developmentFull description and application instructions: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/tpchd/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1930779
Washington State University Health Sciences (Spokane)
Post-Doctoral Research Associate (Spokane)
Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane and the Initiative for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH) invite applications for a Post-Doctoral Research Associate, a full-time, temporary 12-month position. Subsequent renewals are subject to satisfactory performance, mutual consent, and available funding.
Working under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Post-Doctoral Research Associate will be part of an active dynamic research program focused on improving behavioral treatments for adults with co-occurring alcohol use disorder and serious mental illness. Research foci also include evaluating and improving behavioral interventions for addiction, co-occurring disorders, individualizing addiction treatment, studying predictors of treatment efficacy and alcohol biomarkers. There are also opportunities to be involved with other research projects, related to first episode psychosis, treatment of substance abuse in the foster care setting, cannabis research, and treatment of alcohol use disorders in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. The Post-Doctoral Research Associate will also have the opportunity to work with other addiction researchers as part of the Program of Excellence in Addiction Research (https://nursing.wsu.edu/research/pear/) at WSU Spokane. For more information.