The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and Substance Exposed Infants (SEI) Coordinator leads the cross sector collaboration, sets the agenda and direction for the FASD-SEI Core Team members, and engages members in workgroups to accomplish the statewide FASD-SEI related goals. This position oversees and provides strategic direction to the statewide initiative focused on raising awareness and the prevention of infants who are prenatally exposed to substances. This Coordinator will utilize project management skills to work with the coalition to develop or disseminate resources that address SEI and FASD.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s Degree in project management or behavioral health related field required, Master’s degree preferred. A minimum of 1 year project leadership experience required, however 3 years experience is strongly preferred. Experience related to FASD and SEI including mental health, substance use disorders, treatment, and recovery preferred.
Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:
For Good Health
- Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
- Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution
- Wellness Programs
- Free annual flu shots
For a Secure Future
- Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
- Company paid long-term disability insurance
- 403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees
For Career Advancement
- Education Reimbursement Program
- Training and development opportunities
For Work Life Balance
- Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
- Employee discounts at local spa and on cell phone services
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Independently coordinates all aspects of the statewide FASD-SEI initiative to meet all project goals and the expectations of the funders.
Maintains collaboration with key stakeholders statewide through high-quality member engagement activities.
Develops and leads a core team of key stakeholders to provide oversight and guidance of the work associated with achieving the statewide long-term goals.
Develops, distributes and monitors all activities of a FASD-SEI Statewide Plan.
Maintains relationships with program stakeholders including but not limited to DCF and DMHAS, federal partners, treatment and recovery agencies, and other community organizations.
Shares information and technical assistance, collects and disseminates current literature on FASD-SEI interventions and scientifically validated FASD-SEI intervention approaches.
Disseminates FASD-SEI education and training programs for providers to promote awareness, understanding, and competency in the topic of FASD-SEI.
Develops and maintains a website to promote FASD-SEI awareness and prevention as well as share all activities, reports, and resources.
Attends regular administrative meetings and other meetings with DCF and DMHAS, stakeholders, and partners, as required, to report on accomplishments, challenges, progress, and next steps.
Develops and maintains records of all activities and meetings planned/held, including agendas, attendance, minutes, and reports.
Provides regular updates and reports as required by the funders.
Adheres to all relevant program standards, guidelines, codes of ethics, and confidentiality.
Develops and maintains holistic knowledge of populations being served including cultural, ethnic, sexual orientation, gender, and ability difference.
Promotes the Center for Prevention, Wellness and Recovery at Wheeler Clinic and its activities throughout the state.
Provides culturally competent services and maintains sensitivity to and respect for clients' cultural traditions, values, and beliefs.
Works with the Associate Director and Vice President to develop, monitor, and analyze program outcomes and develop and monitor quality improvement program goals.
Interfaces and collaborates with funders, and other community stakeholders to support positive system development and to promote Wheeler Clinic’s reputation as an innovative quality service provider.
Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.
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