Treatment Program Coordinator/HEAL

Job description

Job Title:

Treatment Program Coordinator/HEAL

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Department Name:

40113:Opioid Abuse Research Strategic Invstmnt

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

3 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

The essential job functions of this position require: communicating effectively; building positive working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds; abiding by University guidelines; maintaining confidentiality; prioritizing and managing work effectively; providing exceptional customer service and positively representing the university; ensuring work is detailed, accurate, and completed in a timely manner; performing work in a sedentary position; reporting to meetings at different locations both on campus and off campus; traveling regionally; interacting with individuals from various levels throughout the university; and working successfully with a team, as well as independently.


Primarily days, with core hours from 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Weekend and evening hours may be required as workload demands.

Job Summary:

This grant-funded position is in direct support of the research mission of the NIH Healing Communities Initiative at the University of Kentucky. The Treatment Coordinator will report to the Treatment Program Manager. The primary responsibilities of the Treatment Coordinator are to: work with implementation science and community engagement team to develop and coordinate contact with OTPs, OBOTs, care navigators, peer supports, and other buprenorphine treatment providers; assess partner needs, triage needs of a client within partner organizations, coordinate technical assistance delivery and training to community providers, provide general technical support to partners, and generate and facilitate reporting of providers to HCS teams and coalitions. Emphasis will likely be placed on collaboration with opioid treatment program partners as well as care navigator and peer supports.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Project coordination, relationship management, data collection, previous experience with human studies.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Master’s Degree in a human services or related field. Knowledge of substance use disorders. Driver’s License Preferred.

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 4/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time