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SUD Administrator – Opioid Health Home

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Macomb County


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Job Details

Job Code: 115034282

Industry: Health Care

$78,020.96 - $100,913.60

Pay Type: salary


Education Level


Job Level

Mar 16, 2023

Closing Date

Job Characteristics

administrative cmh macomb county management manager

Job Description


As part of our total benefit package, Macomb County proudly offers medical, dental, and vision coverage, with no monthly premium to employees for single, two (2) person or family coverage. Health care, dental and vision benefits are effective the first day of employment.
To learn more about Macomb County benefit offerings click here.

DEPARTMENT:  Community Mental Health

HIRING AUTHORITY:  Chief Executive Officer


EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP:  Just cause subject to probationary period

CURRENT HOURS AND STARTING TIME:  Full-time (37.5 hours per week) position. The current starting time for this position is 8:30 a.m.


Under direction, coordinates with Opioid Treatment Providers (OTPs) and Office Based Opioid Treatment Providers (OBOTs) to collect data, submit reports, and monitor billing for Opioid Health Home (OHH) services. Leads the Macomb County Office of Substance Abuse (MCOSA) and its providers to administer comprehensive care management and coordination services to Medicaid beneficiaries with an opioid use disorder.


Responsible for managing the provision of OHH services via contracted treatment providers within Macomb County.

Acts as a liaison between Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), MCOSA and OHH treatment providers to ensure comprehensive care services are provided in compliance with quality guidelines.

Provides community organizing and assistance to OHH service providers with implementation and continuation of comprehensive care services.

Collects, reports, and assists in the analysis of data and outcome information related to all OHH programming.

Ensures evaluation reports are completed and maintained in accordance with funding source standards, policies, and procedures.

Monitors data collection and reporting practices of contract services to ensure external and internal reporting timeframes are met.

Supervises staff tasks related to OHH services.

Responsible for professional presentations, public speaking, and other community events representing MCOSA and Macomb County Community Mental Health (MCCMH).

Provides training to providers contracting for OHH services to include background and intent of the OHH services model, MCOSA requirements, and electronic health record data/billing.

Reviews potential OHH referrals and determines eligibility for programming.

Inputs information required in the Waiver Support Application system to enroll and un-enroll clients.

Represents administrative team to apply and monitor compliance with MCOSA policies and procedures.

Operates an automobile while performing assigned duties.

Performs related duties as assigned.


Required Education and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in social work, counseling, psychology, public health or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Three (3) years of experience working in the field of substance use disorders
  • Two (2) years of experience in behavioral health program management
  • Previous experience writing proposals or grants

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience as a supervisor or manager of professional staff
  • Experience working in a Prepaid Inpatient Health Plan system
  • Experience in managing a substance use disorder treatment program

Required Licenses or Certifications

  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Limited Licensed Master of Social Work (LLMSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Limited Licensed Professional Counselor (LLPC), Temporary Limited Licensed Psychologist (TLLP), Limited Licensed Psychologist LLP or Licensed Psychologist (LP)
  • Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals certificate consistent with degree, or the applicant must obtain certification through a Registered Development Plan with the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals as a condition of continued employment within two (2) years from date of hire
  • Possession of required state licensure appropriate to position and ability to meet privileging and credentialing guidelines
  • Possession of a valid Michigan driver’s license and operable, insured automobile for authorized travel


Knowledge of:

  • Medication Assisted Treatment, Recovery Oriented Systems of Care and Trauma Informed Services
  • Best practices of opioid treatment services
  • Michigan Mental Health Code
  • Applicable computer applications
  • MCCMH policies, rules, regulations, codes and procedures
  • Medicaid Provider Manual
  • Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment
  • MCOSA, MCCMH and the Michigan Department of Community Health regulations, policies and procedures
  • National and local substance use and prevention statistics

Skill in:

  • Using good professional judgment and following complex directions
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills
  • Analyzing information and completing reports

Ability to:

  • Collaborative:  Approaches all situations with a teamwork and solution focused mindset demonstrated through active participation in meetings, volunteering to assist teammates and other departments as appropriate. Examples include participation in internal and external committees, subcommittees, process improvement groups or other multi-organizational initiatives
  • Accountable:   Takes ownership and empowers others to do the same as evidenced by identifying solutions and acting on job responsibilities and organizational objectives, daily
  • Respectful:  Treats people with dignity while honoring individual differences demonstrated through use of positive and encouraging statements and/or interactions to, about and/or with colleagues and persons served; evidenced by supervisor observation, feedback from other department staff and leadership
  • Work in an environment which embraces the county’s Dignity Campaign
  • Effectively speak, write, and understand the English
  • Effectively speak, write, and understand a language other than English is preferred
  • Understand and carry out oral and/or written instructions
  • Accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files
  • Maintain the confidentiality of information
  • Work independently


  • The work environment and exposures described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


N/S=Never/Seldom   O=Occasionally   F/C= Frequently/Continuously

Work Environment N/S O F/C
Office or similar indoor environment     X
Outdoor environment X    
Street environment (near moving traffic) X    
Construction site X    
Confined space X    
Exposures N/S O F/C
Individuals who are hostile or irate   X  
Individuals with known violent backgrounds   X  
Extreme cold (below 32 degrees) X    
Extreme heat (above 100 degrees) X
Communicable diseases X    
Moving mechanical parts X    
Fumes or airborne particles X    
Toxic or caustic chemicals, substances or waste X    
Loud noises (85+ decibels)  X    
Blood Borne Pathogens X    


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

N/S=Never/Seldom   O=Occasionally   F/C= Frequently/Continuously

Demand Frequency Description
Physical N/S O F/C  
Balancing     X On even or uneven surfaces/ground
Bending     X Tasks involve forward or backward bending at the waist
Climbing/Working at Heights X     Tasks involve climbing up or down stairs, ladders, scaffolding and platforms
Crawling X     Inspecting in confined spaces.  Moving about on hands and knees
Digging X     Tasks involve manual digging
Driving   X   Tasks involve operating any motor-powered vehicle on sealed and unsealed roads
Grasping     X Tasks involve gripping, holding, clasping with fingers or hands
Kneeling   X   Tasks involve flexing/bending at the knees and ankles to work at low levels
Manual Dexterity     X Tasks involve fine finger movements i.e., keyboard operating, writing
Lift/Carry X     Tasks involve raising/lowering or moving objects from one level/position to another (covered by the items below)
Up to 10 pounds X    
11-24 pounds X    
25-34 pounds X    
35-50 pounds X    
51-74 pounds X    
75-99 pounds X    
Over 100 pounds X    
Push / Pull   X   Tasks involve pushing/pulling objects away from or towards the body
Reaching   X   Tasks involve reaching overhead with arms raised above shoulder height or forward reaching with arms extended
Sitting     X Tasks involve remaining in a seated position during the task performance
Standing     X Tasks involve standing in an upright position without movement
Walking     X Walking considerable distances in the facility on multiple surfaces
Running X     Running considerable distances in the facility on multiple surfaces



Complies with P.A. 390, as amended, known as the State’s Emergency Management Act and the County’s Emergency Management resolution as well as all related plans, policies and procedures covered by those statutes.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment amongst other possible accommodations.

GRANT OR EXTERNALLY FUNDED POSITION –This position will continue only if sufficient grant or external funds are provided.