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Director of Medication Assisted Treatment Services Program

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Center For Human Services - Stratford, CT


Recovery Network of Programs, Inc. (RNP), is a private, non-profit, social service agency which has been serving the Greater Bridgeport Community and Fairfield County area since 1972. RNP is dedicated to helping those living with substance use, mental health disorders, and homelessness. Our mission is to restore hope, health, and wellbeing for individuals and families in a recovery environment that embraces compassion, dignity, and respect.

The Center for Human Services (CHS) located in Stratford, Connecticut is a CARF accredited, Department of Public Health licensed, medication-assisted treatment program for opiate addicted persons utilizing prescribed methadone or buprenorphine/suboxone, and supportive counseling in conjunction with other support and referral services. The persons served attend individual counseling to address drug use/abuse, personal/family, employment, health, and legal issues. Group and family counseling, in addition to intensive outpatient services are offered to those who voluntarily seek additional support. Clients at CHS also have access to psychiatric care.

Full-time position. Schedule will require some flexibility. A sample schedule would be 3 early shifts (6am-2pm) and 2 evening shifts (11am-7pm).


  • Consistently puts forth efforts to build team, inspires and motivates direct supervisees and all staff.
  • Effectively manages the program from a clinical/administrative perspective and supervises all Clinical Coordinators, Receptionists/Secretaries, Technicians and Counselor Aid in the day-to-day operations of MAT.
  • Oversees and ensures the coordination of team meetings, case conferences, ad hoc and project team meetings and assumes responsibility of the Director of MAT Services in persons absence.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Kinsella Treatment Center, trains and supervises personnel engaged in providing client services and confers with staff to implement policies and regulations.
  • Responsible for the daily review and approval of all take-home bottle requests in consultation with the medical team and Director of MAT and ensures that compliance has been met.
  • Responsible for review and approval of all staff timesheets and time off requests and submits this information to Payroll in a timely manner.
  • Acts as liaison to advocacy committee, reviews identified issues, and assists with implementing solutions.
  • Assumes lead role in systems analysis and implementation of more effective systems and policies and procedures.
  • Works closely with Quality Department on continuous quality improvement including long-range planning, enhancing programs and systems, ensuring compliance with regulatory bodies, timely implementation of corrective actions, and improving program outcomes.
  • Compiles, prepares and submits reports in a timely manner as required and when requested by administrative team.
  • Assists in budget preparation and monitors revenues and expenditures.
  • Acts as a liaison and educator to the community and professional organizations; collaborates with other agencies.
  • Shares responsibility of 24-hour 7-day per week on call with the Director of Kinsella Treatment Center.
  • Assumes all other appropriate duties as deemed necessary by the supervisor.



  • Masters degree in a related field and License required or CCS required.
  • At least six years of related clinical experience with at lease three years of supervisory experience required.
  • Thorough knowledge of person-centered and family-centered services as provided by community-based, non-profit service organizations.
  • Knowledge of and ability to effectively apply management principles and techniques; plan, organize and direct large and comprehensive programs; evaluate data and quality of services; and prepare comprehensive reports.
  • Proven interpersonal skills and supervisory abilities.
  • Considerable knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations regarding client confidentiality.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to project a professional image.


  • Incumbents may be required to secure additional professional certifications and/or licenses.
  • Valid Connecticut driver's license is required.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Flexible Healthcare or Dependent Care accounts or Health Savings Account
  • Generous employer contribution provided for annual healthcare expenses
  • Basic Life insurance at no cost to employee
  • Generous Paid Time Off as well as 14 Holidays and Birthday off
  • Retirement plan- 403b with discretionary employer contribution
  • Tuition, License and Certification Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Optional voluntary insurance for short-term and long-term disability

Recovery Network of Programs, Inc.

2 Trap Falls Rd. Suite 405, Shelton, CT 06484

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.