Helping Drug Users Help Themselves

Careers with SACHR

As our organization grows, we are regularly seeking talented and passionate employees who are interested in becoming a part of SACHR. Explore the toggles below to learn more about the jobs we have available and how to apply. If you do not see a job opening that applies to you, be sure to check back soon as we regularly update our list of available positions.

Agency Driver – Part-time

Required Qualifications:
• High School Diploma required.
• Valid and clean New York State Driver’s License (Class D).
• Experienced driver and comfortable driving cargo van.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Ability to listen and respond non-judgmentally with empathy.
• Computer skills required (e.g., Microsoft Word).

Principal Functions:
Responsible for the agency vehicle, maintenance, repairs, inspections, vehicle travel logs, etc., to ensure all transportation-related areas are met. This position reports to the Outreach Coordinator.

Job Duties Include (but not limited to):
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with accuracy and timeliness.
• Ability to follow NYS driving laws and keep free of tickets, penalties, moving violations, etc.
• Knowledge of vehicle maintenance and general repairs.
• Ability to prioritize schedule to meet Agency needs relative to picking up orders, dropping off supplies, etc.
• Furnish regular vehicle maintenance logs to ensure Agency vehicle meets all applicable standards relative to being an Agency asset.
• Maintain all related documents in an organized fashion (e.g., repairs, maintenance, fuel logs).
• Ensure vehicle is cleaned and maintained properly.
• Make copies of program documents as needed.
• Transport outreach workers and assist with outreach activities.
• Keep management informed on all vehicle-related matters.
• Participate in regular supervision, training, and staff meetings.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send a responsive cover letter and resume to the following e-mail: jobs@sachr.org with subject line “Agency Driver”

SACHR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, SACHR complies with applicable NYS and NYC laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. SACHR is committed to attracting, retaining and providing opportunity for a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Agency Tester

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field preferred; or equivalent experience required.
• Two years’ experience in social service organizations. Excellent working knowledge of the compendium of issues related especially to women and to those impacted by trauma and stigma, and engaged in substance use and high risk sexual behaviors.
• Phlebotomy experience strongly preferred.
• Experience with individuals experiencing homelessness, mental illness, and substance use.
• Good computer skills – proficient in word, excel, and electronic record keeping.
• Ability to listen and respond non-judgmentally with empathy.
• Experience with trauma-informed practice, motivational interviewing, stages of change, or other evidence-based practices.
• Familiarity with Bronx mental health, health, housing, and social service providers.
• Demonstrated professional/career success in navigating institutional and social barriers.
• Cultural competency sensitivities to the unique characteristics of the variety of populations served is essential. Uncompromising advocacy for the dignity and worth of each person and their right to life choices.
• Flexible schedule.

Principal Functions:
Provide participants with the utmost confidential health care testing, education, and harm reduction counseling. This position reports to the Program Manager.

Job Duties Include (but not limited to):
• Responsible for providing bilingual (English & Spanish), culturally competent, anonymous and confidential HIV antibody counseling, HIV/HCV testing, referrals, and related services
• Provide sensitive harm reduction counseling, HIV/HCV prevention education, and referrals to participants accessing HIV/HCV testing.
• Educates participants about HIV/HCV and antibody testing.
• Perform HIV/HCV risk assessments, HIV/HCV testing disclosure of test results, and enhanced risk assessments to individuals who test positive for HIV/HCV.
• The Agency Tester oversees SACHR’s HIV & HCV Rapid Testing Program by:
• Maintaining daily temperature logs.
• Maintaining testing logs.
• Regular cleaning of the testing room and safe deposit of medical waste.
• Keeping inventory of HIV & HCV Rapid Test kits.
• Ordering new test and control kits when necessary.
• Performing quality controls at the beginning of each month and when a new batch of kits arrives.
• Training new testers and performs annual checks of staff’s testing performance.
• Preparing reports on monthly basis to Laboratory Director and plans yearly site visit of Lab Director.
• Implements other testing protocols as introduced.
• Maintains training and other requirements as directed by jurisdictional authorities.
• Participate in regular supervision, training, and staff meetings.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Special Skills:
• Training and experience in program development, implementation and management for HIV prevention interventions.
• While NYS does not certify or license HIV Testers, candidates are strongly preferred who have had training from the NYS Regional Training Centers (RTC) and Centers of Expertise.
• Experience working with persons at high risk for HIV infection.
• Experience working with active substance use populations, women, LGBTQ, socially, ethnically, and economically diverse populations.
• Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
• Must demonstrate sound judgment, initiative, discretion, diplomacy, and confidentiality.
• Spanish speaking strongly preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send a responsive cover letter and resume to the following e-mail: jobs@sachr.org with subject line “Agency Tester”

SACHR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, SACHR complies with applicable NYS and NYC laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. SACHR is committed to attracting, retaining and providing opportunity for a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Co-Director of Programs

History

For over 30 years, St. Ann’s Corner of Harm Reduction (SACHR) has offered a wide range of programs, ranging from HIV testing to needle exchange, meditation to mental health counseling, meal services to women’s programs. Our services seek to restore each participant’s basic human dignity and are offered free and anonymously to everyone. We measure our progress by the steady steps our participants take to regain their lives, health and self-respect. In our practice, healing is a process, not a destination.

Mission

We provide non-judgmental quality access to health resources to persons for whom the social stigma attached to their illicit drug use, HIV/HCV status, poverty, race, gender identity, homelessness, or health undermines their ability to access the services they require and deserve.
Cornerstone

SACHR is driven by the following cornerstone that is ever present and inform all actions and decisions regarding how we grow, what direction our business takes, and how we conduct ourselves:
“Team-based approach that centered participant needs and resiliency and recognized how much we really need each other to achieve the end result – leading with empathy to provide quality, accessible services to our participants.”

Our Founder & CEO has always iterated for the organization to “lead with empathy, practice mercy and provide safety” – we will continue to serve the Bronx Community.

Required Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s or Master’s degree strongly preferred.
● Direct experience of 5+ years engaged in the delivery and oversight of harm reduction programs, or equivalent.
● Supervisory experience required.
● Ability to listen and respond non-judgmentally with empathy.
● Experience and knowledge of Harm Reduction as well as anti-racist and anti-oppressive frameworks, Trauma Informed Practice, Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change or other evidence-based practices.
● Familiarity with Bronx mental health, health, housing, and social service providers.
● Bi-lingual preferred (English-Spanish a plus).
● HIV/AIDS/HCV/PrEP/PEP/IDU understanding required.
● Harm Reduction and confidentiality (HIPAA) understanding required.
● Good computer & technical skills required.
● Flexible schedule required.

Principal Functions:
The Co-Directors of Programs will work collaboratively in overseeing the coordination and administration of all aspects of an ongoing programs including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, accomplishing, and supervising program activities. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

Job Duties Include (but not limited to):
● Plan the delivery of the overall program and its activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the organization.
● Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program.
● Assist in the development of an annual budget and operating plan to support the program.
● Assist in the identification and development of funding proposals for the program to ensure the continuous delivery of services.
● Provide and oversee an integrated model of treatment & care for participants that aligns with a low threshold model.
● Coordinate linkages (internal & external) for participants to secure treatment services.
● Uphold SACHR’s policy and procedures including the policies and procedures set forth by the NYS Department of Health and the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene regarding behavioral health interventions including HIPAA requirements.
● Complete monthly supervisory chart reviews; follow-up (as needed) on charts that have been reviewed and discussed with the appropriate staff.
● Communicate with funders as outlined in funding agreements.
● Provide required program information to have claims generated and submitted to funders according to the established timelines.
● Perform and oversee data entry relative to program deliverables for timeliness, accuracy and compliance.
● Evaluate the needs of the program, staff, schedules, and quality of service delivery to participants.
● Participate in evaluation activities including preparing papers for presentation.
● Participate in the weekly Program Management Meeting.
● Represent SACHR at Community, Professional and/or Coalition meetings.
● Participate in regular supervision, training, and staff meetings.
● Perform other duties as assigned.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send a responsive cover letter and resume to the following e-mail:jobs@sachr.org with subject line “Co-Director of Programs”

SACHR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, SACHR complies with applicable NYS and NYC laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. SACHR is committed to attracting, retaining and providing opportunity for a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Director of Operations

For over 30 years, St. Ann’s Corner of Harm Reduction (SACHR) has offered a wide range of programs, ranging from HIV testing to needle exchange, meditation to mental health counseling, meal services to women’s programs. Our services seek to restore each participant’s basic human dignity and are offered free and anonymously to everyone. We measure our progress by the steady steps our participants take to regain their lives, health and self-respect. In our practice, healing is a process, not a destination. As the organization continues to grow, we are looking to bring aboard a Harm Reduction Specialist.

Mission

We provide non-judgmental quality access to health resources to persons for whom the social stigma attached to their illicit drug use, HIV/HCV status, poverty, race, gender identity, homelessness, or health undermines their ability to access the services they require and deserve.

Cornerstone

St. Ann’s Corner of Harm Reduction (SACHR) is driven by the following cornerstone that is ever present and inform all actions and decisions regarding how we grow, what direction our business takes, and how we conduct ourselves:

“Team-based approach that centered participant needs and resiliency and
recognized how much we really need each other to achieve the end result – leading with empathy to provide quality, accessible services to our participants.”

Job Duties Include (but not limited to)
● Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to provide services consistent with the SACHR model at the core.
● Work side by side with Senior Leadership in developing transformational strategies in the adoption of process improvement and guide staff in the implementation and execution of process improvement tools and methods.
● Seeks and evaluates process improvement information, materials, and methods to match specific organizational needs as outlined by Senior Leadership and adapts them to use in the execution of process improvement events.
● Directing and controlling the operation of the facility, including general management of personnel, fiscal (in conjunction with the CFO), and functional activities.
● In conjunction with the SACHR program managers, assists in helping to execute planning and developing policies and programs for the delivering of services.
● Develops and establishes operating policies consistent with the Senior Leadership overall policies and objectives and ensures their adequate execution. Appraises and evaluates the results of overall operations regularly and systematically and reports such results.
● In conjunction with the compliance officer, helps to ensure compliance with internal control policies and procedures for entire facility.
● Manages administrative staff (kitchen, facility coordinator, front desk coordinator) in a supportive and professional manner providing guidance, constructive input and positive feedback.
● Implements effective tools to improve operational efficiency and control costs.
● Analyzes the current information technology infrastructure and scopes out the next level of information technology and other systems (data, platforms, etc.…) that support the growth of specific programs and the organization overall.
● Assists in overseeing clinic compliances with Federal, State and county regulations via submission of required documentation.
● Directs and conducts administrative studies and generates management reports concerning center operations.
● Helps to serve as a business driver for the growth and overall operational efficiency of the facility.
● Resolves problems related to utilization of facilities, equipment, and supplies for the organization
● Coordinates with related departments and functions to assure appropriate information flow and understanding of overall process improvement direction.
● Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

● Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Public Administration or related field,
● At least 5 years of professional experience overall, with a minimum of two years of senior-leadership experience supervising staff.
● Must have strong leadership skills.
● Experience with individuals experiencing homelessness, mental illness, and substance use
● Ability to listen and respond non-judgmentally with empathy
● Knowledgeable with computer & technical skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
● Good communication skills, professional demeanor, excellent customer service
● Strong attention to detail, highly organized, able to manage priorities and meet deadlines
● Available to work a flexible schedule adjusting to programs and participants needs
● Collaborative, supportive, and proactive
● Bilingual English/Spanish strongly preferred
● Familiarity with Bronx mental health, health, housing, and social service providers a plus.

Benefits
● Competitive salary based on experience
● Medical/Dental/Vision/401(K) w/match
● Paid time off
● Growth potential within the organization
● Team Events

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send a responsive cover letter and resume to the following e-mail: jobs@sachr.org with subject line “Director of Operations ”

SACHR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, SACHR complies with applicable NYS and NYC laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. SACHR is committed to attracting, retaining and providing opportunity for a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Harm Reduction Specialist

For over 30 years, St. Ann’s Corner of Harm Reduction (SACHR) has offered a wide range of programs, ranging from HIV testing to needle exchange, meditation to mental health counseling, meal services to women’s programs. Our services seek to restore each participant’s basic human dignity and are offered free and anonymously to everyone. We measure our progress by the steady steps our participants take to regain their lives, health and self-respect. In our practice, healing is a process, not a destination. As the organization continues to grow, we are looking to bring aboard a Harm Reduction Specialist.

Mission

We provide non-judgmental quality access to health resources to persons for whom the social stigma attached to their illicit drug use, HIV/HCV status, poverty, race, gender identity, homelessness, or health undermines their ability to access the services they require and deserve.
Cornerstone
St. Ann’s Corner of Harm Reduction (SACHR) is driven by the following cornerstone that is ever present and inform all actions and decisions regarding how we grow, what direction our business takes, and how we conduct ourselves:
“Team-based approach that centered participant needs and resiliency and
recognized how much we really need each other to achieve the end result – leading with empathy to provide quality, accessible services to our participants.”

Our Founder & CEO has always iterated for the organization to “lead with empathy, practice mercy and provide safety” – we will continue to serve the Bronx Community.

Principal Functions

A Harm Reduction Specialist is responsible for engaging participants through strategies including motivational interviewing and stage-wise interventions that target an individual’s readiness for change. In addition, the Harm Reduction Specialist provides consultation, training, and support to the program participants engaging in certain behaviors This position reports to a Program Director.

Job Duties Include (but not limited to)
● Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to provide services consistent with the SACHR model at the central office and various outreach locations.
● Work with participants using a person-centered approach to help identify strengths/needs towards establishing goals and objectives.
● Provide support and training on skills-building, including assertiveness, self-advocacy, socialization, and other related issues.
● Foster and maintain cooperative and collaborative relationships within the South Bronx community.
● Recruit participants in need of services who use drugs into the program by understanding the unique challenges and oppression they face.
● Assist with referrals to community-based services, housing applications and income/mainstream benefits applications, assistance in accessing health/mental health care, emergency food shelter, transportation, and/or other social services.
● Form linkages with other CBOs, NGOs and Health Care organizations to help better serve our participants.
● Complete documentation as required including electronic record keeping system, participant files and completion of reports as required.
● Attend and participate in team meetings, case reviews, and staff training as scheduled along with supervision and other program or agency meetings as assigned.
● HIV/AIDS and STI/STD testing and risk education that may result in referral to appropriate care.
● Conduct presentations relative to harm reduction and safe practices to community agencies and businesses.
● Follow up on participants’ needs timely and as needed.
● Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
● Bachelor’s degree with or equivalent work experience
● At least 2 -3 years of case management experience
● Experience with individuals experiencing homelessness, mental illness, and substance use
● Ability to listen and respond non-judgmentally with empathy
● Experience with Trauma informed Practice, Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change, or other evidence-based practices
● Ability to listen and respond non-judgmentally with empathy
● Knowledgeable with computer & technical skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
● Good communication skills, professional demeanor, excellent customer service
● Strong attention to detail, highly organized, able to manage priorities and meet deadlines
● Available to work a flexible schedule adjusting to programs and participants’ needs
● Collaborative, supportive, and proactive
● Bilingual English/Spanish strongly preferred
● Familiarity with Bronx mental health, health, housing, and social service providers a plus.

Benefits
● Competitive salary based on experience
● Medical/Dental/Vision
● 401(k)
● Paid time off
● Growth potential within the organization
● Team Events

How To Apply:

Please send a responsive cover letter and resume to the following e-mail: jobs@sachr.org with subject line “Harm Reduction Specialist”

SACHR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, SACHR complies with applicable NYS and NYC laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. SACHR is committed to attracting, retaining and providing opportunity for a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Psychiatrist

Required Qualifications

• Preferred: Current and valid New York State Physician license with specialty in psychiatry
• Minimum: Current and valid New York State Nurse Practitioner license with specialty in psychiatry
• Licensed under NYSED and ability to prescribe medications.
• At least two years’ experience in the mental health/substance use field including pharmacology.
• Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to empathize with vulnerable populations.
• Knowledge of harm reduction model, HIV, STIs, HCV, and other infectious diseases, PrEP/PEP principles and prevention strategies.
• Knowledgeable of confidentiality and HIPAA.
• Knowledgeable in computer & technical skills (e.g., EHR).
• Effective administrative skills.

Principal Functions

Ensure SACHR participants are receiving general health care with the goal of enhancing their overall health & wellness. Pharmacology oversight of prescribed medications relative to opioid use disorders in a medication-assisted treatment (MAT) setting. Educate and assist participants in harm reduction, safe sex practices, and medical care. Oversee nursing duties of RNs/LPNs. This position reports to the Deputy & Clinical Director.

Job Duties Include (but are not limited to):

• Oversight of medication treatment and overall health care & wellness of SACHR participants.
• Review and prescribe medications (e.g., Buprenorphine) to alleviate opioid use disorders.
• Ability to empathize with participants when providing individualized care.
• Work with participants using a person-centered approach to help identify strengths/needs, establish goals relative to overall health & wellness, while using a harm reduction model.
• Maintain utmost confidentiality and rights of participants served relative to medical & HIPAA policies and applicable regulations.
• Ability to complete accurate and timely documentation and data entry relative to care of participants.
• Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism.
• Ability to work in a teamwork environment, as well as autonomously.
• Keep team apprised of any participant health care (or other) concerns in a timely manner relative to continuity of care.
• Participate in case conferences on a regular and as needed basis.
• Assist participants with linkages to external health service providers as needed.
• Maintain current and valid licensure with NYSED requirements, including any required continuing education credits.
• Participates in regular and ongoing supervision and staff meetings.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

How To Apply:

Please send a responsive cover letter and resume to the following e-mail: jobs@sachr.org with subject line “Psychiatrist”

SACHR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, SACHR complies with applicable NYS and NYC laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. SACHR is committed to attracting, retaining and providing opportunity for a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Receptionist

Required Qualifications:
• At least 1 year of reception/administrative experience.
• Experience with customer service.
• Ability to listen and respond non-judgmentally with empathy.
• Familiarity with Bronx mental health, health, housing, and social service providers.
• Knowledgeable in computer & technical skills.
• Spanish-speaking strongly preferred.

Principal Functions:
Responsible for handling front office reception and administration duties, including greeting guests, managing participants’ entrance and exit, along with storage of personal belongings, maintaining reception area, answering phones, handling company inquiries, transferring calls, and sorting and distributing mail. This position reports to the Office Manager.

Job Duties Include (but not limited to):
• Front office representative of SACHR, conveying agency values through the quality of interaction with all who visit or call.
• Answer, screen and forward incoming calls to staff.
• Direct visitors to the appropriate person and office.
• Document management: making sure all forms are up to date and stocked for use by receptionist and coverage (i.e., daily sign in sheet, individual service, triage and new intake form, lunch tickets).
• Ensure all participants arriving have their SACHR identification card and confirm via AIRS system.
• Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary stationery and material (e.g. pens, forms and brochures, key tags).
• Assist in giving out lunch tickets to participants.
• Greet and welcome guests as they arrive at the office.
• Monitor and maintain security awareness by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk (monitor logbook, issue tag badges for bags, ensure drinks/food aren’t brought in or taken out).
• Perform data entry of 60-80 participants daily.
• Receive, sort and distribute mail and packages, send mail, etc.
• Handle all matters respecting confidentiality, demonstrating discretion, and exhibiting maturity of judgment.
• Train coverage staff.
• Update daily activity board; update monthly calendar.
• Water plants on a weekly basis.
• Ability to multi-task in a high pressure environment is essential.
• Make copies of program documents as needed.
• Participate in regular supervision, training, and staff meetings.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send a responsive cover letter and resume to the following e-mail: jobs@sachr.org with subject line “Receptionist”

SACHR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, SACHR complies with applicable NYS and NYC laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. SACHR is committed to attracting, retaining and providing opportunity for a diverse and inclusive workforce.