come for our dedication to service, industry competitive salary and excellent
benefits. You will stay when you discover our organizational culture and supportive
leadership that prioritizes your professional growth. For over
70 years, our committed team of dedicated professionals has provided the solid
foundation where hope and healing can begin to flourish.
The Co-Responder provides Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) /
Substance Use Disorder (SUD) overdose response, screening, behavioral health
crisis de-escalation, assessment, screening, referral to community treatment
services and resources, system navigation, short-term SUD interventions and aid
in completion of the State's Medicaid program application for uninsured
population, in collaboration with local law enforcement.
to SUD/OUD-related emergency calls along with law enforcement, or other first
responder agencies, prioritizing nonfatal overdose calls.
with a Recovery Coach, Peer, or Patient Navigator, as available, to provide
post-overdose response and support to overdose survivors within seventy-two
(72) hours after a non-fatal overdose event, to include: provision of
information around Harm Reduction, treatment, and recovery support services
that are available.
ASAM level of care Assessments as appropriate.
system navigation assistance to individuals in need of necessary support
referrals to appropriate community-based treatment and recovery services.
and sends in CradleME referrals for any pre-natal or post-partum women that
presents as an individual in need.
linkage to syringe service programs and other Harm Reduction sites as available
and facilitates connectivity to a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) or
other provider site that can provide human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and
Naloxone kits and Naloxone administration training in the specific type of
Naloxone being provided to the individual and/or affected others during the
if the individual is a Person in Crisis and coordinates response with Crisis
in collaboration with the law enforcement agencies in their catchment area to
utilize Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) and be signed up
to receive overdose alerts for notification of incidents occurring during
off-hours and provides follow-up with the individual in need during normal
linkage to further long-term Peer and/or Recovery Coach services for
individuals in need that are assessed as having a SUD.
anti-stigma and SUD informational sessions.
- Uses personal vehicle as may be required for
consumer transportation, outreach in the community, home visits, and/or
We strive to ensure that your work experience reflects the
values we hold most dear - respect for individual, diversity of thought and
ideas, and commitment to professional growth in an environment where you can
thrive and excel.
External and internal applicants, as well as position
incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities
Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either
unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined
by management on a case by case basis.
AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
- Duties require knowledge of Substance Use Disorders and Dual
Diagnosis treatment services equivalent to completion of a Bachelor's degree
and at least three years of related experience, or equivalent combination of
education and experience.
- State of Maine LADC or CADC required. MHRT/CSP preferred.
- Must possess a valid State of Maine driver's license.
By joining our relaxed
and friendly team, you will find colleagues willing to support you and embrace
your unique perspectives and experiences. We promote whole health and wellness,
not only for the clients we serve, but for our staff members as well. We
support one another, share stories of our successes and challenges we face, and
celebrate our collective and individual achievements. We are passionate about
ensuring Tri-County is a respectful, inclusive community of professionals
dedicated to our mission, those we serve, and each other.
Some of the many
benefits of working for Tri-County:
- Work Culture Focused on Employee Wellness
- Friendly & Supportive Atmosphere
- Agency Paid Training & Professional
- Generous Paid Time Off (full-time
employees earn 23 days per year to start)
- Paid Holidays
- Health & Dental Benefits Eligibility
- Agency Paid Life Insurance Policy
- 403(b) Retirement Plan (with
- Friendly Neighbor Discounts: Verizon,
Sullivan tire, and Governor's Restaurant
- Gym Membership Reimbursement
Tri-County Mental Health Services is proud to be an Equal
Opportunity Employer committed to maintaining a culture of mutual respect.
We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because
of race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical
or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender orientation, or expression. We
celebrate our differences and thrive on inclusivity.