HELP OTHERS, MAKE A DIFFERENCE, SAVE A LIFE.
The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of
mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an
individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate
approach to care from infancy through adulthood.
Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so,
we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the
following position: Master's
Level Medication Assisted Treatment Therapist
SUMMARY - MAT Therapist
Master's Level Clinician is responsible for administering and overseeing all
clinical and therapeutic functions of outpatient medication assisted treatment
(MAT) program. Job duties include, but are not limited to completing
psychosocial assessments, providing individual, group and family therapy, case
management/care coordination and advocacy. Completes all diagnosis assessments,
treatment plans and discharge plans. Completes and tracks all insurance
information and submits all client data into state database. Submits all
documentation within acceptable Center timeframes. The position interfaces with
other medical providers, social service agencies and legal entities to ensure
coordination of care. Embraces the key concepts of motivational
interviewing and harm reduction.
to the diversity of job responsibilities, this position requires flexibility in
scheduling. Any other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate.
- This position requires
utilizing a personal dependable vehicle to conduct Center business. Maintaining
a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment.
COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $41,226 /yr
based on relevant education and experience.
REQUIREMENTS - MAT Therapist
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
Master's Degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, Social
Work, or other related field of study.
- Knowledge of addiction and adolescent development is
- Must have course work and or experience in the areas of
cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental
illness, alcohol and drug abuse, co-occurring disorders, physical and sexual
abuse and suicide.
- One year experience preferred. Experience working in
the substance use field is preferred although applicants may have other skills
and experiences that could accommodate this position.
of outpatient detox, medication assisted treatment, motivational interviewing,
and 12-step programs, as well as assessment, treatment planning and after-care
is also beneficial.
- Applicants should possess
the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural
backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect
- Excellent verbal,
written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and
collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community
professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation.
- Clinical staff members
must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement
on driver's license, and transport clients.
- Ability to effectively and ethically counsel adults and
- Ability to present professionally and work within a team
format to plan, implement, and evaluate successful interventions.
- Ability to effectively facilitate both process and
psycho-educational groups with clients and families.
- Ability to work within a team format to meet positive goals
for clients and interface with other agencies involved in the ecology of the
- Must have mental ability to exercise sound judgment under
pressure and effective decision-making skills, ability to set and demonstrate
appropriate boundaries, ability to be an empathic listener, flexibility, willingness,
and adaptability to working with diverse populations.
- Must also have the ability to communicate effectively and
possess good time management and organizational skills.
- Must be computer literate and have ability to communicate
effectively (oral and written communication.)
- Exposure to biological
- Hearing of normal and
soft tones as well as close eye work.
- Valid driver's license.
- Lifting up to 50 lbs.
- Pushing/pulling up to 150
- Frequent sitting,
standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
- To ensure the safety of
the clients and staff, this position requires certification in and adequate
implementation of verbal de-escalation techniques (Handle with Care)
- Must be capable of driving a van and transporting clients in
The McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) is a premier not-for-profit provider of
behavioral health services. The Center provides quality care and serves
all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social,
co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.
MC is an EOE. MC conducts
background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug
screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background
check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB
Screening and/or testing. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also
perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate
supervisor and other management as required. This organization reserves
the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. Moreover,
management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or
working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with
disabilities. This job description does not constitute a written or
implied contract of employment.