Prevention Program Field Representative

Recruitment #220623-UNCX-I80


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This job is located in OKC, OK.
Prevention Program Field Representative

Join a team that CARES!
Here at ODMHSAS, we believe in I.C.A.R.E. – Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence. Our mission is to promote healthy communities and provide the highest quality care to enhance the well-being of all Oklahomans.
About the Position: The individual selected for this position will work in the Prevention Division of Central Office located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma for the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS). Under general supervision, the individual will work with the Community-Based Prevention initiatives, including state and local partners for implementing primary prevention.

This position works with providers to plan and develop needed prevention services, provides and/or links with technical assistance and training, and monitors existing programs.  Assures compliance with ODMHSAS standards, evidence-based strategy requirements and other applicable governing/codified standards in managing and delivering prevention services.

Job Type/Salary:
• Application period: 06/23/2022-08/01/2022
• Full-time
• Vacancies: 1
• Annual Salary is $49,750 +
• Primary Working Hours are M-F; 8am-5pm
• FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
Master’s degree in Social Work, Sociology, Human Relations, Psychology, Public Health, Public Administration, Education or related degree and four years professional experience in behavioral health field, of which two years must be in substance abuse prevention or other related prevention or public health experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

NOTE: No substitution for bachelor’s degree. 

Preference may be given to applicants who are Certified Prevention Specialist.

Benefit Highlights:
ODMHSAS is proud to provide a comprehensive benefits package designed to support our employees and their dependents.   Our benefits include:
• Generous state paid benefit allowance to help cover insurance premiums
• A wide choice of health insurance plans with no pre-existing condition exclusions or limitations
• Flexible spending accounts for health care expenses or dependent care
• Employee assistance programs and health and fitness programs
• 11 paid holidays
• 15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave the first year
• Retirement Savings Plan with a generous match
• Longevity Bonus for years of service
• Student Loan repayment options
• Training opportunities for CEU requirements

About us: The role of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) Prevention Division is to create healthy communities, in which people have a high quality of life, including healthy environments at work and in school; supportive communities, and neighborhood connections with families and friends; and communities free of substance abuse and mental health problems. ODMHSAS uses the Strategic Prevention Framework to plan and implement effective prevention services. The framework is built on a community-based risk and protective factors approach to prevention - to reduce risk and increase protection.  Prevention programs include, but are not limited to, Mental Health First Aid; the Oklahoma Partnership Initiative; the Oklahoma Prevention Needs Assessment; PACT 360; Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT); underage drinking prevention initiatives; and youth suicide prevention and early intervention initiatives.

PIN: 4520-1566
Announcement #: 2022-86.1 CO

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.