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JOIN OUR TEAM

We are looking to expand our team.
These jobs below are currently available.

Outreach Specialist

• Conduct outreach to people who use drugs (PWUD), primarily in public settings, throughout
Suffolk and Nassau counties;
• Enroll new participants and provide Special Arrangements syringe transactions;
• Present and discuss harm reduction information (including overdose prevention, safer injection
techniques, and vein care) with participants in various settings;
• Provide referrals such as HIV/HCV/STI testing and counseling, substance abuse treatment
programs, insurance, and any other resources they may need, and ensure linkage to those services
(may entail coordination with other service providers, facilitation of transportation, etc);
• Design outreach schedule and supervise Peers during outreach;
• Lead ESAP voucher distribution initiative: Identify new pharmacies and evaluate participant
satisfaction with enrolled pharmacies
• Assist with recruitment and hiring of new Peers;
• Participate on the Crisis Mobilization Team to provide intensive naloxone distribution and
community support
• Represent CASJ at relevant coalition/task force/community meetings;
• Assist with data entry and reconciliation as needed;
• Provide support for 24-hour phone line as needed; and
• Other duties as assigned by Director of Programs and/or Executive Director
Requirements:
• Current NYS driver’s license in good standing and personal vehicle required;
• Some evenings, weekends, and holiday hours required; and
• Respect for people of diverse ethnicities, races, cultural backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender
identities, and socioeconomic conditions required

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working with and advocating for people who use drugs;
• Knowledge of harm reduction principles and ability to relate to people using drugs respectfully
and without judgment;
• Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, buprenorphine, naloxone, and Hepatitis C highly desirable;
• Strong presentation and interpersonal skills;
• Bilingual (especially Spanish) very desirable;
• Advanced degree in public health, public administration, law, or relevant social science desirable.

Location:
Hauppauge, and throughout Suffolk and Nassau counties

Compensation: $40,000 annual salary (f/t), plus benefits (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 403b)

Harm Reduction Coordinator – Suffolk County

• Peer Supervision: Meet with Peers weekly to review and collect paperwork, provide support, and
make arrangements to address training and other professional development needs; assess
additional program service needs and priorities;
• Assist with recruitment and hiring of new Peers;
•  Direct Service: Enroll new participants and provide syringe exchange to participants throughout
Suffolk County;
•  Present and discuss harm reduction information (including safer injection techniques, overdose
prevention, and vein care) with people who inject drugs (PWID) in various settings;
•  Provide CASJ participants with appropriate referrals (such as HIV/HCV/STI testing and
counseling, substance use treatment, health insurance) and ensure linkage to those services (may
entail coordination with other service providers, facilitation of transportation, etc);
•  Schedule and provide Overdose Prevention and Harm Reduction trainings for other CBOs, in
schools, and at community events throughout Suffolk County;
•  Provide outreach to pharmacies, CBOs, and other community and/or social media platforms;
• Care Coordination: Build and advance organizational relationships with law enforcement, CBOs,
health care facilities, and substance use treatment providers to establish or maintain referral
networks and care coordination;
• Maintain information regarding participant satisfaction with other service providers to whom they
have been referred;
• Assist with data entry and reconciliation as needed;
• Provide support for 24-hour phone line as needed; and
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
• Current NYS driver’s license in good standing and personal vehicle required;
• Some evenings, weekends, and holiday hours required; and
• Respect for people of diverse ethnicities, races, cultural backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender
identities, and socioeconomic conditions required

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working with and advocating for people who use drugs;
• Knowledge of harm reduction principles and ability to relate to people using drugs respectfully
and without judgment;
• Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, buprenorphine, naloxone, and Hepatitis C highly desirable;
• Strong presentation and interpersonal skills;
• Advanced degree in public health, public administration, law, or relevant social science desirable;
• Bilingual desirable

Location: Hauppauge, and various locations throughout Suffolk County
Compensation: $50,000 annual salary (f/t), plus benefits (health, dental, vision, life insurance; and 403b)

Buprenorphine Provider (NP/PA)

Job Description
CASJ is seeking a Nurse Practitioner/PA to prescribe buprenorphine and provide ancillary medical care as part of our Drug User Health Hub. The purpose of CASJ’s Drug User Health Hub is to improve the availability and accessibility of an array of appropriate health, mental health, and medication assisted treatment services for
substance users, especially but not solely injection drug users (IDUs). Services will be provided in conjunction with our Syringe Exchange Program which operates
exclusively from field-based locations throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties. CASJ’s Drug User Health Hub will operate within a harm reduction framework and
work continually to promote the understanding and practice of harm reduction and accessible treatment within a continuum of care, also engaging other providers to
offer culturally competent, stigma free, accessible services for people who use drugs.

• Provide initial assessment/physical at patients’ homes;
• Prescribe buprenorphine (induction and on-going maintenance), using a low threshold, harm
reduction-centered protocol (approximately 10 hours per week);
• Coordinate with pharmacies to ensure patients receive prescription in a timely manner;
• Present and discuss harm reduction information (including overdose prevention and vein care)
and other available substance abuse treatment services with patients;
• Record prescriptions and client notes in EHR (Practice Fusion);
• Provide HIV, hepatitis C, and urine toxicology testing as needed;
• Coordinate any additional medical and/or mental health referrals with Linkage Coordinator;
• Provide emergency patient support as needed; and
• Other duties as identified

Minimum Qualifications:
• Nurse Practitioner/PA/MD (must provide license);
• DEA (DATA 2000) Buprenorphine waiver (must provide proof);
• Ensure CASJ has access to a minimum of 50 slots on waiver;
• Must have own malpractice insurance (must provide proof); and
• Current NYS driver’s license in good standing required.
• Certification for management of patients with HIV and/or hepatitis C strongly desired;
• Knowledge of harm reduction principles and ability to relate to people using drugs respectfully
and without judgment;
• Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Naloxone, and Hepatitis C highly desirable;
• Respect for, and awareness of, people of various ethnicities, races, cultural backgrounds, sexual
orientations and identities, and socioeconomic conditions required;
• Some evenings, weekends, and holiday hours required;
• Bilingual desirable

Location: Throughout Suffolk and Nassau counties

Organizational Relationships: Independent Contractor

Compensation: $90/hour; approx. 10-15 hours/week

Medical Director

CASJ is seeking a Medical Director specializing in infection disease (HIV, HCV) and/or addiction medicine to provide clinical expertise for our harm reduction programs, including naloxone distribution, MAT, and HIV/HCV testing. The Medical Director will provide clinical oversight of CASJ’s Drug User Health Hub, which
operates in conjunction with our Syringe Exchange Program to provide buprenorphine and other low threshold medical services from field-based locations throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties. CASJ’s Drug User Health Hub operates within a harm reduction framework and works continually to promote the understanding and practice of harm reduction and accessible treatment, also engaging other providers to offer culturally competent, stigma free, accessible services for people who use drugs.

Policy and Leadership
• Provide oversight and clinical guidance for CASJ programming, including MOUD, naloxone
distribution, and HIV/HCV testing;
• Provide medical expertise and vision at executive team and board meetings;
• Contribute to relevant resources, including presentations, research articles, social media and other print
materials, regarding health issues for people who use drugs; and
• Represent CASJ at meetings and other events to build support for harm reduction within the local
medical community

Drug User Health Hub
• Provide training, mentorship, and supervision for 2-3 practitioners prescribing buprenorphine, hepatitis
C treatment, and wound care
• Provide initial assessment/physical at patients’ homes and via telehealth;
• Prescribe buprenorphine (induction and on-going maintenance), using a low threshold, harm reductioncentered
protocol;
• Coordinate with pharmacies to ensure patients receive prescription in a timely manner;
• Present and discuss harm reduction information (including overdose prevention and vein care) and other
available substance use treatment services with patients;
• Record prescriptions and client notes in EHR (Practice Fusion);
• Coordinate any additional medical and/or mental health referrals with CASJ Linkage Coordinator;
• Provide emergency patient support as needed

Minimum Qualifications:
• MD, with active US medical license (must provide license);
• DEA (DATA 2000) Buprenorphine waiver (preferred, but no longer required);
• Ensure CASJ has access to a minimum of 50 slots on waiver/ Treat min 50 patients;
• Must have own malpractice insurance (must provide proof); and
• Certification for management of patients with HIV and/or hepatitis C strongly desired;
• Experience working with people who use drugs, and thorough understanding of harm reduction
principles and practice;
• Excellent public speaking and writing skills; and
• Current NYS driver’s license in good standing required.

Location: Throughout Suffolk and Nassau counties, partially remote

Organizational Relationships: Independent Contractor

Compensation:
$120/hour; approx. 10-15 hours/week

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