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JOB TITLE:  CARE COORDINATOR                                             

DEPARTMENT: Clinical/Residential/Out Patient



SUPERVISOR: Clinical Administrator


TYPE & HOURS: Part-time, must be available for some weekends and afternoon shifts

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintains the therapeutic atmosphere by upholding policies and procedures to assure order, safety, and day to day routines appropriate to adult clients with substance abuse disorders or co-occurring disorders.  They insure continuity for the efforts of the treatment staff between the daytime and evening hours, and between the weekday and weekend hours. This person coordinates various aspects of the clients’ treatment needs including orientation and assisting with admissions and discharges.  This person applies basic counseling and case management skills for helping clients achieve their treatment goals. May assist with daily living activities, lead clients in educational and recreational activities, or accompany clients to and from medical examinations and treatments.  This person may work with nursing or other clinical staff to complete assessments, which may include monitoring of vital signs, administering medications, and charting.  Coordinate program services and provide direct back-up assistance to program leadership, operations, and clients in need.

EDUCATION:  Minimum: High school diploma, some college or BA/BS degree preferred, nurse aide training helpful. 




CPR/First Aid

Valid driver’s license and good driving record. A chauffeur license is mandatory upon hire.

Fire Suppression

MCBAP Certified or Development Plan with MCBAP required upon hire

Bloodborne Pathogens

CNA preferred

Communicable Disease




  1. Conduct regular program rounds to insure the whereabouts of clients and/or to monitor the safety of agency programs
  2. Help with admitting, discharging, and de-escalating clients as necessary
  3. Perform and oversee emergency drills scheduled each month, supervise evacuation and safety drill paperwork
  4. Assure that clients understand their rights and responsibilities and that they have thorough orientation to treatment milieu schedule, rules, guidelines, confidentiality, and releases of information, etc. and adherence to program procedures/policies
  5. Complete intra-office and program mailings and inventory deliveries, as well as, stock inventories and coordination
  6. Write client progress notes when required; assist counselors and nurses with filing progress notes and other treatment documents into active client charts, as well as, communicate any program/client needs with leadership and 24/7 hour staff
  7. Continue intake and orientation procedure started by the Admissions Coordinator with all new clients
  8. Assist clients with developing treatment plans and identifying resources to overcome barriers to successful completion of treatment
  9. Assist in house meetings, educational groups, and solution solving when requested
  10. Perform random breathalyzers and urine screens
  11. Coordinate with counselor or nurse to assist clients with daily living needs including clothing, medical, and other case management needs
  12. Transport clients to any necessary appointments or meetings when necessary
  13. Enforce all rules regarding passes and visitors
  14. Maintain confidentiality of all clients at all times
  15. Role model of good therapeutic boundaries and ethical behavior to clients
  16. Participate and help coordinate special activities for clients to help them develop pro-social activities
  17. May oversee client performance of chores and ensure the sanitary and cleanliness conditions of the unit are met on every shift
  18. Monitor the functioning of equipment in the unit including vehicle maintenance and safety.  Submit maintenance requests for repairs as necessary

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted and to traverse stairs.


  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must possess excellent decision making and critical thinking skills as member of team
  • Knowledge of recovery and various addiction treatment models
  • Proficient computer and word processing skills
  • Strong crisis intervention skills to effectively deescalate and problem-solve to promote safety and stability
  • Awareness of how to maintain appropriate boundaries in the therapeutic relationship
  • Ability to build rapport with clients and communicate a supportive, non-judgmental




We are looking for a nurse to fill a part-time position for our agency.


  • Conduct medical and social histories, obtain vital signs, alcohol breath content; conducts blood glucose level (when indicated), TB and urinalysis testing.
  • Administer medications, treatments and procedures according to standard nursing practices and agency policies.
  • Perform nursing assessments as required upon admission and facilitate a client-centered and engaged intake process.
  • Responsible for providing direct patient care, medication administration and for maintaining documentation as required.
  • Assist Physician Assistant and/or Medical Director and implement orders.
  • Assist in agency compliance and development by keeping current with online agency trainings.
  • Screen clients (telephone assessment, walk-ins, and scheduled admissions) to determine if admission (ASAM) criteria are met, and refer to appropriate level of care. Ensure quality documentation of all patient-related services are completed and maintained.
  • Prepare medication administration records, performing a detailed and documented count and record of incoming client medications, as well as planning and coordinating patient care.
  • Occasionally responsible for on-site visits to various agency satellite programs to conduct client scheduled nursing appointments, medication reconciliations, and/or general nursing duties as required/requested.
  • Facilitate authorizations and re-authorizations through various insurance companies and funding agencies.
  • Maintains open lines of communication between nursing shifts, as well as other programs, supervisors, physicians and other healthcare providers as indicated.


  • Nursing degree from an accredited college or university is required. One year of related experience and/or training is preferred.
  • Valid Michigan LPN licensure and CPR certificate are also required.




    1. CPR/First Aid



    2. Fire Suppression



    3. Bloodborne Pathogens





  1. Exchange client information prior to shift.
  2. Count C.S.
  3. Medicate residential clients as needed.
  4. Conduct urine screens for clients
  5. Conduct telephone assessments on potential clients.
  6. Assist Physician Assistant/Medical Director as needed.
  7. Admission and discharging of clients.
  8. Charting of all clients at least once per shift.
  9. Other duties as assigned by the Manager 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Able to traverse stairs and lift up to 20 lbs.


  • Strong computer and data entry skills a must
  • Good communication, writing, and charting skills
  • EMR experience a plus
  • Experience with substance abuse treatment helpful
  • Ability to multitask and de-escalate stressful situations