Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas
  • Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas
  • Sioux Falls, SD, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, and Short-Term Disability Insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; Paid Holidays; 401k;

Behavioral Health & Substance Use Disorder Program Manager

Join Us in Our Mission to foster healthy communities by promoting and supporting programs that increase access to affordable high quality care for all. The Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas (CHAD) is a non-profit membership organization that supports community health centers (CHC's) in North Dakota and South Dakota.

The CHCs we support are non-profit community-driven primary care clinics that provide high quality primary and preventive care to all individuals, with or without insurance and regardless of their ability to pay. CHCs provide integrated and comprehensive services including medical, behavioral, dental and vision care.

We are seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, mission driven individual to serve as our Behavioral Health & Substance Use Disorder Program Manager.  This position is responsible to promote, support and facilitate the integration of behavioral health and substance use disorder (SUD) services in the community health centers (CHC) in the Dakotas and collaborate with state and national partners. This position will provide training and technical assistance to behavioral health and SUD providers who work in a primary care setting. 

The Behavioral Health & Substance Use Disorder Program Manager position can be part-time or full-time and located in our Bismarck, ND or Sioux Falls, SD office.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop, implement, coordinate and provide training and technical assistance to health centers on various behavioral health and substance related topics, such as integration of care, SBIRT (screening, brief intervention, referral and treatment), medication assisted treatment (MAT), and evidence-based behavioral health services/modalities
  • Lead CHAD's behavioral health integration strategy work and initiate on-going training opportunities for health centers in the Dakotas.
  • Provide coaching and generally collaborate with care teams to improve and increase behavioral health and addiction medicine services.
  • Research and compile promising and best practices in behavioral health and SUD treatments to be shared with CHC's.
  • Develop and foster relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders, state agencies, departments, coalitions etc...
  • Lead CHAD's behavioral health and SUD peer networking team.


  • Bachelor's in Social Sciences, Human Services, Counseling, Psychology or Social Work Master's degree preferred.
  • 3+ years of behavioral health/SUD services preference given to candidates with experience in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and/or Rural Health Centers (RHCs) or direct experience with Medicaid beneficiaries
  • Experience with behavioral health integration into primary care
  • Demonstrated experience working with culturally diverse populations
  • Knowledge of quality improvement in clinical setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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