Updated November 29, 2018
Position: SBIRT Manager
Reports to: Executive Director
Start Date: January 1, 2019
Job Type: Full-time
Salary Range: $50,000 – $60,000 a year
Job Summary: SBIRT refers to Screening, Recovery Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment. It is an evidenced-based practice used to identify, reduce & prevent problematic alcohol & drug use. This position will supervise all SBIRT Care Managers.
Administrative Summary Specific to Job:
- Supervise all SBIRT Care Managers.
- Conduct SBIRT staff performance evaluations annually.
- Collect, manage and maintain all required documentation, paperwork and reports in a timely manner.
- Manage daily SBIRT operations of sobering services.
- Evaluate all SBIRT staff for agreed upon competencies and report to Executive Director.
- Identify training needs of SBIRT staff and coordinate with Executive Director to schedule and organize.
- Review processes and documentation to ensure that COGS related to SBIRT are being followed as written. Provide feedback to staff where discrepancy.
- Maintain communication between administration and SBIRT staff by attending weekly leadership meetings and coordinating interdepartmental functioning.
- Maintain communication with area SUD providers.
- Represent center reflecting a professional image.
- Attend all meetings and trainings as requested.
- Adapt to changing work requirements.
- Complete quarterly narrative reports on services provided.
Clinical Summary Specific to Job:
- Conducts a screening using tools for alcohol and other drug use.
- Provide education and brief intervention to individuals with identified need using motivational interviewing techniques.
- Make appropriate treatment and service referrals for individuals with high risk alcohol and/or drug use.
- Coordinate with area service providers to assist persons identified with High Risk Substance Use to gain access to substance use treatment services.
- Follow up and monitor progress of persons placed in treatment or other SUD services through sobering center.
- Collect and enter customer information in customer database (Electronic Service Record).
- Liaise with local mental health and homeless service team around service coordination.
- Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology.
- Licensed Social Worker.
- Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. Must be willing to obtain.
- 3+ years of experience in substance abuse and/or mental health services.
- SBIRT training and experience preferred.
- Supervise others.
- Comfortable working in a harm reduction setting.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Knowledge of substance use disorders.
- Excellent assessment skills.
- Flexibility and multi-tasking.
- Sensitive to issues of diversity.
- Communicate well; both oral and written.
- Adhere to client confidentiality policies and strong ethics.
- Knowledge of Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change, Mental Health 1stAid and Mental Health Awareness.
Accept and follow directions that comply with the organization’s guidelines.