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Program Coordinator Opioid Treatment - Opiate Treatment Grant

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Vancouver
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Program Coordinator Opioid Treatment - Opiate Treatment Grant for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 173878



Under the direction of the Hospital CMO, responsible for coordinating the overall operations of the Opioid Treatment Network (OTN) Grant. Develop and implement policies and procedures and collaboratively manage processes to provide low-barrier access to medication-based treatment for inpatients and ED patients; work with and train various inpatient physician provider and nursing teams; and champion the program and processes that foster the evidence-based medication-based treatment of opioid addiction.  Has primary responsibility to ensure that the OTN Grant outcomes are successful.



  1. Provide oversight of the identification, screening and induction of patients with Opioid Use Disorder onto medication-based treatment, wherever they are within the hospital setting.
  2. Cultivate and maintain positive working relationships with PeaceHealth caregivers, physicians, managers, patients, their families and the public.
  3. Ensure patients treated under this program receive excellent and compassionate treatment regardless of their social background or drug-use history.
  4. Develop, conduct and coordinate staff training for the identification, assessment and induction of patients onto medication-based treatment in all clinical areas. Collaborate with clinical education team to identify methods and resources for staff education and deliver this education jointly with education team as appropriate. Serve as staff resource on opioid use disorder and medication-based treatment options.
  5. Coordinate planning and evaluation of program effectiveness, efficiency and quality of service.  Provide ongoing assessment of program needs.
  6. Responsible for all deliverables as described in the OTN grant contract including data collected through patient interviews at induction and subsequent timelines, following the patients through their continued treatment following hospital discharge.
  7. Maintain monthly patient log and reports required by the State of Washington for all inductions, assures accuracy of information and uploads data through an HCA secure portal monthly, and as requested by the State Program Manager.
  8. Provide oversight of the OTN grant program to ensure compliance with all State and Federal laws, regulations, and statutes related to the grant, as well as hospital policies, including ensuring confidentiality requirements are stringently met.
  9. Collaborate with and oversee activities of outside contracted opioid educators embedded in the hospital, ensuring that they maintain compliance with all legal and grant contract requirements while working within the hospital setting.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.




QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)



Clinical Roles:

  • May require a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree according to State license requirements.



  • Minimum of 2-year experience in working with patients from various backgrounds struggling with opioid use disorder.
  • Experience with grant and/or project management including budgetary management in a hospital setting strongly preferred.
  • Previous leadership experience preferred.
  • Any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience that fulfills the requirements of the position will be considered.



Clinical Roles:

  • Current license/registration/certification as required by State to practice.
  • MSW, RN, LPN, CDP, MHP or other Behavioral Health related background certification.



  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office including Excel spreadsheets
  • Familiar with program organization and coordination strategies and techniques.



Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About PeaceHealth


PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage:


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Location: Vancouver, Southwest Medical Center (150)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $29.97, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: 


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


Posting Notes: Vancouver || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support || Other - Allied || Full Time || GRANT SVCS

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma

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