Job Definition Job DescriptionSCOPE OF POSITION
This is a grant-funded position for 36 months with the potential for continued funding.
The Director, Rural Health Opioid Program Grant must be dedicated to work with individuals with Opioid Use Disorder and have experience with Substance Abuse Disorders. The Project Director will be the central point of success for achieving the goals of the program. The Project Director will personally conduct outreach and education sessions to help guide people with OUD to seek treatment, to help people with OUD become knowledgeable about the services available in our community, and to educate the community on OUD to help reduce stigma and encourage community support of the project. The Project Director will work with the Ministerial Associations to implement additional dates and times for Narcotics Anonymous meetings and to aid in tailoring programs for specific populations.
This individual will work with consortium members to encourage referrals, ensure data is being properly collected for the Performance Measures (9 required and 2 additional) and verify Work Plan is being followed and goals and objectives are being are being addressed. The Project Director will monitor job performance of the grant funded staff, as well as educate business and industry Human Resource Directors concerning the resources available within the community for Substance Abuse treatment. This individual will provide educational workshops and training within the community and supervise RHOP funded staff and ensure ongoing training of the Care Coordinators. In addition, the Project Director will stay in contact with community treatment resources to ensure referral information is up to date and assist community leaders in developing other needed resources to ensure effective interventions and manage the budget and other business aspects of the program. The Program Director will work with the Mount Rogers Community Services Board and the Saltville Medical Clinic for referral for Substance Abuse Counseling and/or Medication Assisted Treatment. This person will establish relationships with community and social service organizations in Smyth County (and surrounding areas) to refer patients for assistance and maintain database of available services to prevent duplication and provide accurate information for patient referrals. The Project Director will be responsible for tracking and documentation of all interaction and patient progress is required. They will participate in regular meetings with supervisor, Rural Health Opioid Program staff, and the Consortium to discuss problems/issues and work towards resolution.
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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in social work or other health related field required. Leadership or management experience preferred. Excellent computer skills, experience with Microsoft suite. Must be willing to work non-traditional hours to meet patient needs. Knowledge of community and social service organizations within Smyth County preferred. Required to maintain a valid driver's license.
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