Lead Substance Abuse Coordinator

Management/Leadership Gilbert, Arizona


What You’ll Get…

When you join our team as a full-time Lead Substance Abuse Coordinator, you’ll receive:
  • Limitless growth and career advancement opportunities
  • Career development offered internally through our Organizational Development & Learning Department
  • Generous PTO program – up to 3 weeks off your first year with continued accruals each pay period
  • 9 paid holidays per year
  • Wellness Program  - Offering access to an expert Health Coach and wellness incentives to lower cost
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $3,000
  • Affordable health care plans: Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • H.S.A., H.R.A, F.S.A. (with select medical plans)
  • Free Short-Term Disability and Life/AD&D Insurance up to $100,000
  • 403(b) retirement plans with company match.
  • Employee Assistance Program Voluntary benefits: Long-Term Disability, Pet Insurance, Additional Life/AD&D Insurance, and much more!
Job Summary:   
Serves as a substance abuse expert and lead clinician for program development, supervision, counseling, and therapy interventions for the Tribal Grant SUD (Substance Use Disorder) project. Provides direct counseling/therapy for co-occurring mental health and substance use conditions and supervises non-licensed counseling aides in delivery of treatment in group and individual formats in clinic and community settings. Develops and implements substance abuse assessment tools to determine level of need and ensures timely referrals to corresponding interventions and services.  Develops and implements staged-wise, harm reduction focused treatment curriculum focused on persons with a serious mental illness and co- occurring substance disorders. Works as a collaborating team member to assess service member needs, coordinate admission and discharge from detox and SUD inpatient facilities and residential treatment centers, participates in the development of individual service plans, and provide advocacy and support for service members, their families and involved community agencies. Provides program oversight and development of the Tribal Grant SUD project, including direct supervision and training of counseling staff, researches and develops relationships with community SUD resources, and tracks and reports program outcomes including making any needed program improvement recommendations and interventions.  

Who We Need

We’re looking for someone with the following skills, experience and credentials:  
  • Works as part of a clinical team to facilitate recovery and inspire hope for service members while supporting their achievement of service plan goals.
  • Establishes therapeutic relationships with members for the purpose of reaching appropriate treatment goals and maintains professional relationships with clinical care teams and medical staff, involved family members/guardians, and external customers.
  • Develops/implements substance abuse assessment tools to determine level of need and ensures referrals are made to corresponding interventions.
  • Develops stage-wise assessments and service plans for integrated co-occurring interventions consistent with evidence-based program standards. Conducts regular reviews of progress and provides status updates of the Tribal Grant SUD program.
  • Provides direct treatment services for co-occurring conditions including screening, assessment, engagement, persuasion, active treatment and relapse prevention interventions in group and individual formats.
  • Provides clinical oversight, training, and coaching support to other team members delivering treatment interventions for substance use conditions.
  • Participates in any additional individual treatment teams or other team communication meetings as required.
  • Documents all services and member incidents consistent with Copa Health policy and company standards.
  • To ensure compliance & adequate services, additional job duties may be required to meet the needs of the program and or department.

Job requirements  
  • Master’s degree in a behavioral health related field.
  • Licensures: Licensed as a Behavioral Health Professional through the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners as a current associate or independent level of licensure in the discipline of counseling, social work, substance abuse and/or marriage and family counseling. LPC, LCSW, LAC, LISAC accepted.
  • Valid AZ State Driver’s License, vehicle with state minimum insurance coverage and able to meet Copa Health company driving requirements.
Copa Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. Pre-Employment Criminal Background and Drug Testing Required. EOE. 

Sign-on and retention incentive are subject to change.