Employment

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.Senior Clinical Program Manager (Social Worker)

Vanderbilt University Medical Center/Team Firefly

Posting date: May 6, 2021 

In 2020, Tennessee was one of 10 states to receive the Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The purpose of the model is to assist states in combating the nation’s opioid crisis and address fragmentation in the care of pregnant and postpartum Medicaid beneficiaries with opioid use disorder (OUD).

The Division of TennCare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center partnered to form Firefly, Tennessee's MOM program focusing on 26 rural and urban counties in the state. Firefly seeks to improve outcomes for women with opioid use disorder and their infants beginning in pregnancy and extending to one year postpartum. The model, which officially begins accepting patients in July 2021, coordinates clinical care and integrates services critical for health, well-being, and recovery.

Job description: 

The Senior Clinical Program Manager will manage front line staff members of the Transition Management Office working under “Firefly,” a program to improve outcomes for women with opioid use disorder and their infants beginning in pregnancy and extending to one year postpartum.

The manager will coordinate and monitor clinical services provided by the model, promoting a culture of trauma-informed care, as well as develop and manages a new Intensive Outpatient Program for pregnant women with opioid use disorder.

The manager will provide clinical coverage for social work services as needed including individual counseling, group therapy, case management and intensive outpatient services. The program is funded by the CMS Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) model.

The ideal candidate for this position would hold a LMSW or LCSW, have experience in addiction and/or working with families affected by opioid use disorder/substance use, and have 5+ years of strong program management experience, including managing staff.

 Shift:  Monday-Friday, 40 hour per week

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Recovery Coach

Vanderbilt University Medical Center/Team Firefly

Posting date: May 6, 2021

 In 2020, Tennessee was one of 10 states to receive the Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The purpose of the model is to assist states in combating the nation’s opioid crisis and address fragmentation in the care of pregnant and postpartum Medicaid beneficiaries with opioid use disorder (OUD).

 The Division of TennCare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center partnered to form Firefly, Tennessee's MOM program focusing on 26 rural and urban counties in the state. Firefly seeks to improve outcomes for women with opioid use disorder and their infants beginning in pregnancy and extending to one year postpartum. The model, which officially begins accepting patients in July 2021, coordinates clinical care and integrates services critical for health, well-being, and recovery.

Job description:

Provides peer recovery support services to patients with substance use disorder (SUD) and will assist patients in achieving and sustaining recovery as defined by each individual patient, with some guidance. Facilitates patient access to recovery-oriented substance use disorder treatment, resources, and community recovery groups. Maintains ongoing patient support regardless of relapse and will serve as a motivator, ally, role model, sounding board, and advocate for patients with substance use disorders.

Key responsibilities:

Serves as a liaison between the recovery community, the addiction treatment system, the medical treatment system, and the patient’s community, family, and social context to facilitate connections across systems of care.

Meets with patients in clinical and community settings to understand their needs and personal goals, support the exploration of potential positive and negative consequences associated with personal goals, and work collaboratively with the patient to remove obstacles that might interfere with goal attainment.

Educates patients about addiction safe use practices, multiple pathways of recovery, and utilizes motivational enhancement techniques.

Conducts active outreach efforts to encourage attendance and participation in recovery-oriented, self-help, and pro-social groups.

Works collaboratively with treatment team in support of evidence-based services to patients.

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Social Worker (LCSW) -- Two positions

Vanderbilt University Medical Center/Team Firefly

Posting date: May 6, 2021

In 2020, Tennessee was one of 10 states to receive the Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The purpose of the model is to assist states in combating the nation’s opioid crisis and address fragmentation in the care of pregnant and postpartum Medicaid beneficiaries with opioid use disorder (OUD).

 The Division of TennCare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center partnered to form Firefly, Tennessee's MOM program focusing on 26 rural and urban counties in the state. Firefly seeks to improve outcomes for women with opioid use disorder and their infants beginning in pregnancy and extending to one year postpartum. The model, which officially begins accepting patients in July 2021, coordinates clinical care and integrates services critical for health, well-being, and recovery.

Job description: 

  • Provides psychosocial assessment of and brief targeted intervention for social, emotional and environmental issues that impact client/family's ability to optimally benefit from care.
  • Actively collaborates with team to meet patient care management and system improvement goals.
  • Represents the Social Work department on institutional and community committees/task forces.
  • Provides leadership for department committees/workgroups.
  • Contributes to the plan of care with knowledge of population specific needs as it relates to the identification of patient psychosocial needs.

 Key responsibilities:

  • Maintains professional documentation which meets department and VUMC standards as it relates to compliance.
  • Provides brief targeted interventions for identified clients.
  • Completes psychosocial assessment and assists team with the development of the plan of care.
  • Provides education and or consultation to clients and families, treatment team and community.
  • Contributes to the organization by actively participating in process improvement initiatives and shared decision making.
  • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.

 Shift:  Monday-Friday, 40 hour per week

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Redline and Resource Specialists (Two positions)

Location: Nashville

Posting date: March 15, 2021

TAADAS is offering two full-time positions with benefits in nice office environment in Nashville Airport area. Starting pay is $13.50 an hour. Hours are Saturday-Wednesday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm OR Thursday-Monday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Please send questions and/or resume to Jackie Rodriguez, jackie@taadas.org, 615-780-5901 x.110.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Basic computer skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Call center experience or skills preferred
  • Knowledge of substance abuse preferred; Certified Peer Recovery Specialist training is ideal
  • Bilingual skills a plus

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Front desk/daily operations

  • Answer multiple phone lines/route calls or assist callers.
  • Assists with preparation of meeting, training, or membership packets and distributes as directed.
  • Assist with staff projects such as bulk mailings, inventorying office supplies, copying, faxing and other general office duties as assigned.
  • All interactions in all areas of responsibility will be professional, courteous and supportive.

Redline Responsibilities

  • Answer REDLINE as assigned; REDLINE responsibilities are primary and should always supercede any Clearinghouse or Bookstore support.
  • Provide confidential, alcohol, tobacco and other drug information and referral resources according to REDLINE manual.
  • Report incorrect provider information, service trends, or urgent issues to supervisor promptly.

Clearinghouse and Bookstore Support

  • Participate with inventories as assigned.
  • Assist Clearinghouse and Bookstore customers.
  • Assist with documenting the number of Walk-ins as well as other reports as requested regarding Clearinghouse use.
  • Assist with check out of equipment.
  • Assist with stocking and other tasks as assigned.
  • Assist free literature clearinghouse orders, including boxing and shipping.
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Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Trainers

Posting date: May 6, 2021

The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is currently seeking additional Trainers for the Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Training. TDMHSAS is particularly interested in peers who are already CPRS’s (preferred but not required) and who have experience not only providing peer support but also experience in training peers.

This is not a full- or part-time position. The department would only need you to conduct up to three trainings per year and travel may be required. Travel, lodging, meals are all covered in the contract.

This position allows trainers to keep their regular job; the department would compensate your employer for your time away from the job while you undergo the training. As an alternative, we would pay you a stipend for training if you take annual leave from your job.

If you are interested, please fill out the attached questionnaire. Email the application along with your resume to Michelle Webster at michelle.webster@tn.gov

**CPRS's who are bilingual in English and Spanish are especially encouraged to apply.

 

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Accounting/Membership Support

Location: Remote

The Tennessee Association of Drug Court Professionals d.b.a. Tennessee Association of Recovery Court Professionals (TARCP) is a small but growing statewide 501(c)3 that is the membership and technical assistance organization for all the recovery courts in the state of Tennessee. 

This is a contracted position, which means there are no employee benefits and you must submit a 1099 (self-employed) for tax purposes. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains records of financial transactions by establishing accounts; posting transactions; ensure legal requirements compliance.
  • Develops/maintains system to account for financial transactions by establishing a chart of accounts; defining and writing bookkeeping policies and procedures.
  • Maintains subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions.
  • Balances subsidiary accounts by reconciling entries.
  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary account summaries.
  • Balances general ledger by preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
  • Maintains historical records by filing documents.
  • Prepares financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing reports; advising management on needed actions.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Ensures accounting policies and procedures comply with non-profit and state granting requirements.
  • Maintains membership records through the membership platform STARCHAPTER
  • Processes membership invoices and provides assistance to members if they need help accessing the platform STARCHAPTER.
  • Maintains up-to-date membership records in STARCHAPTER.
  • May include other grant-related duties as assigned that support the training and technical assistance needs of the recovery court professionals in Tennessee.

Position Details:

While there will be times in-person meetings are necessary, otherwise most work can be done at home.  TARCP already has an established method for virtual accounting processing and membership organization.  The position is a contracted position.  The individual will work closely with the Executive Director.  While you will be required to be available for meetings (regularly scheduled or as needed), and will be needed during regular business hours for at least a portion of your working time.  The position will require up to 30 hours of time each week.  Pay range is $17-$21/hour and is based on education and experience.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Developing standards
  • Analyzing information
  • Dealing with complexity
  • Reporting research results
  • Data entry skills
  • Accounting
  • Knowledge of non-profit accounting principles (knowledge of grant fiscal management a plus)
  • Attention to detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Thoroughness
  • Ability to be productive in an at-home environment
  • Experience with QuickBooks
  • Comfort with new technology (virtual training available to learn STARCHAPTER)

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • Previous bookkeeping experience preferred
  • Experience in working with state and federal grants
  • Experience in the non-profit sector
  • Must have the ability to work from home (stable internet access, phone, work computer with microphone and camera)
  • Must have transportation to get to in-person meetings when required

Individuals with questions or interest in applying can submit a resume, including references, to Marie Crosson, Executive Director, at marie.crosson@tarcp.org.  For more information about TARCP, find us online at www.tarcp.org.