LCSW – Program Coordinator

New Life Medical Addiction Services
May 19, 2020
Job Type
Career level
3-5 years
salary range in US $
Certificate Needed:
Other Certifications


The Program Coordinator provides both direct and indirect services. The Program Coordinator is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the operating program, services and staff. The Program Coordinator is responsible for supervising and monitoring the work of the counselors who report to him/her and ensuring that the clients on their supervise-es’ caseloads receive quality substance abuse treatment services. They are also responsible for ensuring that their supervise-es' meet all of New Life Medical Addiction Service requirements.


Responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling the management and delivery of quality client services related administrative and support activities within a defined substance abuse treatment program.


  • Provide administrative oversight of the facilities, daily program operations and offer assistance where needed.
  • Ensure the development, implementation, and enforcement of all policies and procedures outlined in the Policy and Procedure Manuals, as well as regulatory procedures issued by applicable regulatory authorities.
  • Be a community liaison - create community connections that enhance the program as well as provide additional funding opportunities.
  • Be responsible for planning and administration of all operational functions including managerial, personnel, fiscal, and reporting requirements of the program.
  • Screen and interview new Counselors for hire as needed.
  • Participate budgets in developing program, goals and policies.
  • Provide training to staff as appropriate and ensure all staff are up to date with required training.
  • Establish and maintain liaison relationships and communication with facility staff, service providers, community resources, contracted management services, and patients.
  • Ensure that the facility is maintained to ensure patient and staff safety and in compliance with all building, fire, and safety codes.
  • Maintain the core values of the organization across the multiple locations
  • Assist in addressing any crisis situations
  • Other duties

-Knowledge of Program Management
-Knowledge of Recovery Peer Support and Ethics
-Knowledge of the addiction industry and cycle of treatment.
-Effective crisis intervention skills

Effective verbal and written communication skills
-Excellent organizational skills
-Excellent interpersonal skills
-Strong attention to detail
-Effective leadership skills
-Problem solving skills

Effective management practices:
a. address interpersonal barriers and strengths in his/her staff
b. empower those receiving supervision
c. offer criticism in a constructive manner
d. understand employment and labor laws
Familiarity with and ability to use an Electronic Health Record system


For Full time or Part-time positions, we offer medical, vision, dental, life and supplemental life insurance., 401k with employer match, Paid Time off (PTO), in house training seminars.


Masters Degree in Social Work, Human Services or Psychology with LCADC and minimum of two years’ experience in the field of addictions treatment are required.
• Must have two (2) years of experience at a recognized substance use disorder treatment agency
• Minimum two (2) years supervisory experience.
• NJ LCADC; physician (certified by ASAM) or a psychiatrist; a New Jersey certified advanced practice nurse, licensed psychologist, licensed clinical social worker, licensed marriage and family therapist or licensed professional counselor, all of whom shall be certified as clinical supervisors by ICRC member boards.

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