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.

Harm Reduction Specialist

Required Qualifications

• At least 1 year of case management experience.
• Experience with individuals experiencing homelessness, mental illness, and substance use.
• Clean NYS Driver’s License.
• 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.
• Understanding of HIPAA and confidentiality.
• Spanish-speaking strongly preferred.

Principal Functions

Assist and educate participants in harm reduction strategies; coordinate health care, mental health, and specialty services via referrals; provide quality services to participants; ensure service documentation is entered in a timely manner. This position reports to the Program Manager.

Job Duties Include (but are not limited to):

• Case management/outreach/advocacy as part of a multi-disciplinary team to active drug users at the central office and outreach locations.
• Work with participants using a person-centered approach to help identify strengths/needs and establish goals and objectives.
• Recruit people in need of services who use drugs into 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.
• Follow up on participants’ needs as necessary.
• 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 trainings as scheduled along with supervision and other program or agency meetings as assigned.
• HIV testing, pre/post HIV test counseling and referrals to STI/STD testing.
• HIV/AIDS and STI/STD risk education and referral to appropriate care.
• Conduct presentations relative to harm reduction and safe practices to community agencies and businesses.
• 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 “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.