Program Specialist - Substance Use Disorder System of Care

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Job Summary

This position is responsible for working with the Substance Use Disorder (SUD) system of care across the youth and adult systems, which includes translating policies, procedures, contractual requirements, and clinical models into core operations within Columbia Pacific’s network of SUD providers. Additionally, this position is responsible for analyzing the SUD system of care, SUD service expansion, training, workforce development/support, providing system coordination, translating program requirements to practice, and leading implementation efforts — using an equity lens to address disparities within the SUD system. Columbia Pacific CCO is a local health plan that administers OHP benefits and is working to improve community health in Columbia, Clatsop, and Tillamook counties. This position acts as liaison between internal and external partners, contractors, and stakeholders to facilitate collaboration, consensus building, and ensure accountability. Work is performed under the direction of internal leaders, steering committees, and external partners. This position maintains reports, records, and documentation.

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Position Type: 
Full Time
Required Qualifications and Experience: 


Minimum 3 years program specialist/coordinator experience in behavioral health and/or social services

Valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and automobile liability coverage or access to an insured vehicle


Experience working within a Medicaid managed care environment and/or working with vulnerable populations in community SUD settings

Required Education and / or Certifications: 


Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health field with CADC II (or a Master’s degree in a behavioral health field with 2 years’ experience with Substance User Disorder/dual diagnosis work)

315 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR 97204
Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
To Be Determined
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Application deadline: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022