Community Healthlink

Program Director of Outpatient Substance Addiction Services

# Positions
Experience (Years)
Clinical Adult


CHL's Outpatient Substance Addiction Services, located in Worcester, MA, provides a full complement of outpatient services to individuals working to recover from substance use conditions. Program services include assessment, treatment planning, counseling, consultation, case management, and psychiatric consultation. The program also offers buprenorphine and naltrexone medication assisted treatment.


  • Mantain standards of service consistent with the Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services, Health Care Quality Administration. regulations, state and federal regulations, contractual obligations, payer requirements, and Council on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities standards.
  • Work closely with the Substance Addiction treatment team and the Director of the Outpatient Counseling Center.
  • Supervise staff and interns.
  • Participate on the Agency Management Team and the Adult Outpatient Services Managers Team.
  • Facilitate Team Meetings.
  • Oversee staff training and hiring.
  • Work collaboratively with leadership and staff of other CHL programs.
  • Provide direct clinical services through diagnostic evaluations, crisis response, treatment planning, individual, group, couples and family therapy.
  • Participate as a member of the Open Access team.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and clinical conferences.
  • Consult with doctors, state agencies, family members, and  other providers.
  • Maintain clients records consistent with agency policy and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Meet direct services productivity standard.


This position is productivity bonus eligible



  • The candidate must be licensed independently in Massachusetts in a behavioral health field (Lic Psychologist, LICSW, LMHC, LMFT).
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years post-license experience in addictions and dual diagnoses
  • Be familiar with the use of an EHR, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as tools for clinical documentation, communication, and quality assurance
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Must be able to pass a CORI background check



Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.  Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a).  These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability.  These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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