MAT Clinical Care Coordinator

We have an opening for a full time Substance Use Counselor to work with individuals receiving Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) in the primary care setting. This position is primarily be located out of Lamoille Health Family Medicine in Morrisville. The Clinical Care Coordinator would provide screening and assessments to those struggling with opioid or alcohol use, referrals to services, comprehensive case management and care coordination, and individual or group counseling. Our team of Registered Nurses and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors are located in clinics across the Lamoille Valley area where MAT is provided. We work to support the providers and patients being served at the clinic we are embedded in and as a team to provide support and education to the community. Must have a Masters’ Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or Human Services. LADC is preferable or will obtain licensure within 1 year of hire.

Flexibility, dependability, strong communication, and the ability to be a team player are essential.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The MAT Clinical Care Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and providing the therapeutic care and treatment of patients receiving Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) for opioid addiction and is located in offices of physicians prescribing Buprenorphine.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Be a part of a community that is dedicated to removing barriers to people living their healthiest lives and the stigma of mental health and substance use disorders through integrative health care and a strength-based focus on well-being that treats the whole person. The Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Team is a dynamic group of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors and Registered Nurses working with providers across the Lamoille Valley area who are currently providing opioid replacement therapy and comprehensive care coordination.

As a Clinical Care Coordinator this role works collaboratively with patients and practitioners to provide substance use and mental health screening, create supportive care plans, referrals to community resources and brief intervention. MAT Care Coordinators specialize in opioid use but also provide support and resources for any substance use or addiction related challenges. They will also work closely with practitioners prescribing Suboxone or buprenorphine to provide comprehensive care management to current patients, including individual or group counseling.

This position will work closely with the primary care office teams at both Lamoille Health Family Medicine, Morrisville and Stowe.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

Requires active Vermont Licensed Drug & Alcohol Counselor license. Strong social work skills and experience in medication assisted treatment is preferred.  Working toward your licensure? We still want to hear from you and see if this role could be a good fit to meet your licensure goals!

To apply for this job email your details to vemerson@lamoillehealthpartners.org