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FADAA's Job Board is a listing of job openings in the substance abuse field in Florida. See instructions for information on how to post a vacancy at your organization.

The application for positions with FADAA can be downloaded here: FADAA Job Application.

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Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association
Tallahassee, FL

Assistant Project Director – Medication-Assisted Treatment Program

The Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association is seeking to hire an Assistant Project Director to support the leadership and management of the Medication-Assisted Treatment Program (MAT) funded through the Office of State Court Administrator (OSCA) program. This program provides financial and other support to providers around Florida that serve court ordered offenders and other individuals at-risk of involvement with the justice system. FADAA is looking for a proven leader who is committed to providing quality services and work products. The successful applicant will have:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A proven track record of successful project management
  • Education and experience in behavioral health, health care or Medication Assisted Treatment.
  • Strong computer skills

FADAA is a non-profit membership association representing over 100 of Florida’s premiere community-based substance abuse and co-occurring treatment and prevention agencies, managing entities, community anti-drug coalitions and over 3,000 individual members. Throughout its history, FADAA has been involved in leading industry change to better serve consumers and communities and has been at the forefront in creating responsive systems and tools to facilitate the transfer of evidence-based practices to the field and to initiate and expand continuous quality improvement activities. Our mission is to represent substance abuse prevention and treatment providers, managing entities and community anti-drug coalitions in advancing addiction and co-occurring treatment, prevention and research through communications, professional development and public policy leadership.

Scope of Responsibility: Responsible for the continuing development, implementation and management of a statewide medication-assisted treatment program for the distribution of extended naltrexone (Vivitrol) to court ordered offenders and other at-risk populations as defined in the OSCA contract. Support communication with the Office of State Court Administrator (OSCA), Florida’s drug courts and providers participating in the program. The position must support and accomplish the following objectives:

  • Achieve and maintain compliance with contract goals and objectives
  • Achieve and maintain compliance with contract requirements, Florida laws and regulations, and applicable federal laws and regulations
  • Timely submission of all contract deliverables and reports
  • Maintain FADAA Management Team informed of program achievements, and trends, research and best practices that may impact program goal and objectives.

Education/Skills Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in a behavioral health or pharmaceutical distribution related field and a minimum of four years’ experience in behavioral health, health care or distribution of medications. Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to relate and engage key leaders and managers of Florida’s behavioral health providers and Florida’s judicial system are required. Candidate must have strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.

Travel: 25%

Personnel Relationships:
Reports to the Project Director
Supervises program staff in the absence of the Project Director

Responsibilities:

  • Work in collaboration with the Project Director to support the goals of the program(s).
  • Coordinate and provide oversight to all aspects of the OSCA contract.
  • Ensure compliance with the requirements of the OSCA contract.
  • Develop/update and distribute, in collaboration with the Office of State Court Administrator, program eligibility criteria in accordance with contract requirements and other appropriate guidelines.
  • Develop/update, in collaboration with the Office of State Court Administrator, a selection protocol with specific eligibility criteria and an application process for potential providers in the program.
  • Solicit and actively recruit provider organizations to participate in the program.
  • Develop/update educational materials including a provider tool kit and a drug court resource guide.
  • Coordinate training events for providers such as webinars and workshops as required in the contract on topics relevant to the program activities and objectives.
  • Monitor all training activities to ensure they are of high quality and relevant to the goals of the program as well as in compliance with the contract.
  • Develop and/or update Memorandum of Agreements (MOUs) with the provider organizations and any other subcontractors in collaboration with Association managers and legal counsel as needed.
  • Establish and disseminate program guidelines, outcomes and goals regarding reporting requirements on medication inventory, client status, services provided and program outcomes/results.
  • Support, in collaboration with consultant and program staff, a program data management platform that includes provider information, services provided and other data as required by the contract.
  • Monitor the data collection, compilation and analysis activities for the Program to ensure its accuracy, overall accuracy and fitness to program requirement.
  • Conduct on-site reviews of provider organizations fidelity and compliance with project protocols, guidelines, requirements program goals.
  • Prepare and submit monthly activity reports for FADAA management review and submission to OSCA including data compilation and analysis.
  • Prepare and submit any ad hoc reports as requested by OSCA, the Office of the Governor, the Florida legislature, FADAA management team and Board of Directors and other stakeholders.
  • Support the preparation of billing and other fiscal reports related to the program.
  • Set up, facilitate and participate in annual user group meeting.
  • Set up, facilitate and participate in periodic provider teleconference meetings.
  • Keep abreast of research, best and promising practices, and trends in the field and develop vehicles to share this information with FADAA leadership.
  • Maintain a positive work environment
  • Additional duties as assigned.

To apply: Complete the FADAA Job Application form located at www.fadaa.org under View Jobs on the Job Board link. Submit the completed application with a cover letter including salary requirements to: FADAA at 2868 Mahan Drive, Suite 1, Tallahassee, FL 32308, or via e-mail at hr@fadaa.org, or by fax to (850) 878-6584.

The Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Screening tests for illegal drug use are required as a condition for employment. E-verify of proof of eligible employment to work in the U.S. is also required for employment.



Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association
Tallahassee, FL

Project Director – ER Intervention Program

The Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association is seeking to hire a Project Director to lead and manage the All in for Florida: The ER Intervention Program. This program seeks to improve Florida’s system of care by linking hospital systems with community-based behavioral health programs to provide treatment, transitional support and other wrap around services to prevent readmissions to hospital emergency departments due to opioid overdoses. FADAA is looking for a proven leader who is committed to providing quality services and work products. The successful applicant will have:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A proven track record of successful project management
  • Education and experience in behavioral health or health care administration
  • Strong computer skills

FADAA is a non-profit membership association representing over 100 of Florida’s premiere community-based substance abuse and co-occurring treatment and prevention agencies, managing entities, community anti-drug coalitions and over 3,000 individual members. Throughout its history, FADAA has been involved in leading industry change to better serve consumers and communities. It has been at the forefront in creating responsive systems and tools to facilitate the transfer of evidence-based practices to the field and initiating and expanding continuous quality improvement activities. Our mission is to represent substance abuse prevention and treatment providers, managing entities and community anti-drug coalitions in advancing addiction treatment, co-occurring treatment, prevention and research via communications, professional development and public policy leadership.

Scope of Responsibility: The ER Intervention Program Director is a time-limited position for 24 months for an individual with strong coordination and skills building systems of care. The Director is responsible for the continuing development, implementation and management of the ER Intervention Program. This program seeks to improve Florida’s system of care by linking hospital systems with community-based behavioral health programs to provide treatment, transitional support and other wrap-around services to prevent readmissions to hospital emergency departments due to opioid overdoses.

Education/Skills Requirements:

  • Master degree in a behavioral health, health care administration or related field
  • Minimum of four years of experience in the field (pertinent experience may partially substitute for some of the educational requirements)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to research evidence-based and promising practices and to develop and deliver professional training modules
  • Proven track record in coordination, collaboration and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

Travel: 50-75%

Personnel Relationships:
Position will report to the Director of Contracts and Professional Services and may supervise support staff or the work of partner organizations.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, manage, coordinate and provide oversight to all aspects of the ER Intervention Program
  • Ensure compliance with the requirements of the contract including keeping abreast of and meeting all the deliverables and timelines
  • Develop a plan to determine the state of collaboration between hospital systems and community-based behavioral health programs in Florida including identifying stake holders and developing data collection tools (e.g. surveys, interview protocols)
  • Research best and promising practices related to coordination between hospital systems and community-based behavioral health programs
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Draft a State of the State report regarding collaboration between hospital systems and community-based behavioral health programs in Florida by compiling all the data collected in a readable and utilitarian format and update the report as needed
  • Draft periodic reports for wide dissemination (e.g. hospitals, community-based behavioral health organizations, foundations, state offices, legislature)
  • Develop tools, policies and procedures that support the goals of the program
  • Develop training materials that balance the needs of hospital systems, community-based behavioral health organizations, best and promising practices, emerging trends and the needs of the target audience
  • Lead in-person trainings and webinars
  • Provide technical assistance in person or through coaching calls
  • Organize and conduct meetings with large audiences in a manner that affords participants a voice
  • Keep abreast of research, best practices and trends in the field and organize this information in a platform that is easily accessible to FADAA leadership and other stakeholders
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

  • Strong analytical skills as evidenced by an ability to synthesize information from different sources into an integrated narrative
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Knowledge and ability to lead groups in strategic planning
  • Ability to articulate recovery-oriented concepts for design and implementation strategies
  • Ability to evaluate local and community needs
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work assignments
  • Proficiency in the complete Microsoft Suite

To apply: Complete the FADAA Job Application form located at www.fadaa.org under Resources/ Job Board/ View Jobs. Submit the completed application with a cover letter including salary requirements to: FADAA at 2868 Mahan Drive, Suite 1, Tallahassee, FL 32308, or via e-mail at hr@fadaa.org, or by fax to (850) 878-6584.

The Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Screening tests for illegal drug use are required as a condition for employment. E-verify proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. is also required for employment.



Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association
Tallahassee, FL

Project Director – Recovery Project

The Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association is seeking to hire a Project Director to lead and manage the All in for Florida: A Recovery Project. This program seeks to build recovery groups in Florida into sustainable Recovery Community Organizations (RCO) that utilize Certified Peer Recovery Specialists to enhance support services consistent with the guiding principles of a Recovery Oriented System of Care (ROSC) within the recovery network. FADAA is looking for a proven leader who is committed to providing quality services and work products. The successful applicant will have:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A proven track record of successful project management
  • Education and experience in behavioral health with an emphasis on recovery and building recovery networks
  • Strong computer skills

FADAA is a non-profit membership association representing over 100 of Florida’s premiere community-based substance abuse and co-occurring treatment and prevention agencies, managing entities, community anti-drug coalitions and over 3,000 individual members. Throughout its history, FADAA has been involved in leading industry change to better serve consumers and communities. It has been at the forefront in creating responsive systems and tools to facilitate the transfer of evidence-based practices to the field and initiating and expanding continuous quality improvement activities. Our mission is to represent substance abuse prevention and treatment providers, managing entities and community anti-drug coalitions in advancing addiction treatment, co-occurring treatment, prevention and research via communications, professional development and public policy leadership.

Scope of Responsibility: The Recovery Project Director is a time-limited position for 36 months, designed for an individual in recovery with lived experience in the behavioral health system of care. This position will serve as the lead position for the Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association to promote recovery oriented system of care (ROSC) related activities to build recovery community organizations and assist in enhancing peer networks across the state. In addition, this position will coordinate efforts with behavioral health treatment providers, the Florida Department of Children & Families, the Peer Support Coalition of Florida, and other community providers to provide technical assistance to promote recovery communities as well as assist in developing the peer behavioral health workforce.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in behavioral health or related field
  • Minimum of four years of experience in the field (pertinent experience may partially substitute for some of the educational requirements)
  • Currently certified as a Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS) or equivalent, through the Florida Certification Board
  • Eligible to obtain National Certified Peer Specialist (NCPS) credential within one (1) year of hire
  • Strong oral, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to research evidence-based and promising practices and develop training modules
  • A proven track record in coordination, collaboration and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently in a fast-paced environment

Travel: 50-75%

Personnel Relationships: Position will report to the Director of Contracts and Professional Services and may supervise support staff or the work of partner organizations.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, manage, coordinate and provide oversight to all aspects of the Recovery and Peer Communities Program
  • Ensure compliance with the requirements of the contract including keeping abreast of and meeting all the deliverables and timelines
  • Develop a plan to determine the state of recovery communities in Florida including identifying stake holders and developing data collection tools (e.g. surveys and interview protocols)
  • Coordinate statewide listening tours to identify local needs and gaps to grow recovery communities.
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Draft a State of the State report regarding recovering communities in Florida by compiling all the data collected in a readable and utilitarian format and update the report as needed
  • Identify and recruit key stakeholders around the state to form a statewide advisory board
  • Plan and implement periodic advisory board meetings and trainings
  • Draft periodic reports for wide dissemination (e.g. community-based behavioral health organizations, foundations, state offices and legislature)
  • Manage activities related to the development of recovery community organizations (RCOs) using a recovery-oriented system of care (ROSC), to include but not limited to:
    • providing technical assistance on the use of ROSC related activities;
    • identifying key leaders in communities to develop RCO;
    • assisting local leaders in organizing local community activities;
    • coordinating and developing training modules; and
    • coordinating statewide activities
  • Develop tools, policies, and procedures that support the goals of the program
  • Develop training modules that balance the needs of the recovery community, peer-led activities, local and state agencies, and community stakeholders with emerging trends.
  • Provide and arrange for technical assistance in person or through coaching calls
  • Keep abreast of research, best practices and trends in the field and organize this information in a platform that is easily accessible to FADAA leadership and other stakeholders
  • Identity opportunities to reduce stigma around substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders among communities
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

  • Strong analytical skills as evidenced by an ability to synthesize information from different sources into an integrated narrative
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Knowledge and ability to lead groups in strategic planning
  • Ability to articulate recovery-oriented concepts for design and implementation strategies
  • Ability to evaluate local and community needs
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work assignments
  • Proficiency in the complete Microsoft Suite

To apply: Complete the FADAA Job Application form located at www.fadaa.org under Resources/ Job Board/ View Jobs. Submit the completed application with a cover letter including salary requirements to: FADAA at 2868 Mahan Drive, Suite 1, Tallahassee, FL 32308, or via e-mail at hr@fadaa.org, or by fax to (850) 878-6584.

The Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Screening tests for illegal drug use are required as a condition for employment. E-verify proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. is also required for employment.



Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association
Tallahassee, FL

Senior Director for Behavioral Health Policy

The Florida Behavioral Health Association is seeking a highly skilled professional with extensive expertise in Medicaid, behavioral health policy, behavioral medicine, mental health, and/or substance use disorders to lead the Association's health policy initiatives. Key duties include leadership in promoting healthcare implementation and integration; building relationships with healthcare agencies, managed care organizations, health plans, and insurers; and leading the Associations' efforts to promote robust behavioral health services in various health care delivery systems. Specific duties include:

  • Serve as the policy lead on all issues related to healthcare reform, integration of behavioral health into healthcare systems, and the promotion of behavioral medicine as an essential component of healthcare.
  • Lead initiatives related to State and federal Medicaid policy, including innovative strategies related to contracting and service delivery.
  • Oversee the Association’s activities related to the implementation of mental health/ substance use disorder services into AHCA’s managed care initiatives and care delivery guidelines.
  • Lead efforts to develop collaborative partnerships with healthcare partners such as state hospital associations, state health plan associations, etc.
  • Lead the Association’s activities related to the integration of behavioral health services into health plans, Accountable Care Organizations, commercial insurance, and other healthcare delivery systems.
  • Advise on legislation related to behavioral health and behavioral medicine; promote policy and legislation that supports providers of behavioral health services.
  • Inform members of federal/state initiatives and funding opportunities related to behavioral health.
  • Provide guidance to Association operations and projects related to healthcare including relevant communication activities and publications.
  • Coordinate the activities of healthcare consultants and staff working on the Association’s healthcare initiatives.
  • Provide support and leadership to the Health Care Division of the Association.

Education/Skills Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in a related health field and a minimum of five years' experience in behavioral health policy and/or behavioral medicine. Medicaid experience is desired. Strong verbal, written, and organizational skills and the ability to work in fast-paced environment.

Personnel Relationships:
Reports to the President/CEO

To apply: Complete the FADAA Job Application form located at www.fadaa.org under View Jobs on the Job Board link. Submit the completed application with a cover letter including salary requirements to: FADAA at 2868 Mahan Drive, Suite 1, Tallahassee, FL 32308, or via e-mail at hr@fadaa.org, or by fax to (850) 878-6584.

The Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Screening tests for illegal drug use are required as a condition for employment. E-verify of proof of eligible employment to work in the U.S. is also required for employment.


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