Who is Ideal Option?
Ideal Option is one of the nation’s largest providers of office-based opioid addiction treatment. Founded in 2012 by two emergency medicine physicians, today Ideal Option operates more than 65 outpatient clinics in 8 states. Ideal Option’s mission is to provide underserved populations with low-barrier access to evidence-based addiction treatment – saving lives, healing families, and helping communities.
Why choose Us?
We value are patients and our employees.
We treat our employees like we would want to be treated ourselves: with respect and compassion.
We value teamwork and support open, transparent communication.
What we offer:
• a dynamic business culture,
• comprehensive benefits including: medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability options,
• paid time off and paid holidays.
• Daytime hours, no call.
• Competitive pay.
The Role: Community Outreach Coordinator
How you'll contribute:
As the field-based Community Outreach Coordinator (COC), you will work to build awareness of Ideal Option's services and relationships with organizations and individuals with the goal of generating new patient referrals for treatment, significantly contributing to the opioid response in each community. You will manage and grow our community partnerships in Montana.
• Develop strategic outreach plans for each community where Ideal Option is located
• Implement outreach activities and develop and implement partnerships.
• Represent Ideal Option on outside committees, attend conferences and seminars, provide education to individuals and organizations on Ideal Option and medication-assisted treatment.
• Gather, interpret, and evaluate data to ensure growth objectives are being met.
• Maintain a pipeline of potential partnerships with organizations such as jails, hospitals, inpatient treatment, primary care providers, law enforcement, and behavioral healthcare providers.
• Provide support to community organizations involved in the opioid response or substance misuse prevention.
• Maintain an understanding of local and county government leadership and activities.
• Highly detail-oriented, organized, and extremely responsive
• Ability to manage multiple projects, tasks, and deadlines at once
• Exceptional written communication skills
• Confident, articulate verbal communicator
• Ability to engage multiple different audiences over the phone, in writing, and in person
• Highly customer-service oriented
• Exceptional technical aptitude
• Experienced and comfortable working with a distributed team
• Independent, results-driven, self-starter
• Fun, outgoing, high-energy personality
• Able to produce quality work, on-time, in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
• Ability to travel frequently throughout the state and stay overnight as needed
• At least 3 years of experience in coordinating and organizing community outreach activities, preferably related to substance misuse
• Familiarity with existing law enforcement assisted diversion programs, crisis intervention programs, correctional facilities, drug courts, drug treatment, and drug abuse prevention/education organizations
• Existing relationships with legislators and public officials at the state, county, and city level
• Understanding of the evidence base for addiction treatment and familiarity with the nature and history of the opioid epidemic
• Experience in coordinating and organizing training, partnership building, networking with agencies and organizations, and community outreach
• Experience in strategic communications planning, health promotion, social marketing, and/or behavior change communication
• Experience in community engagement, information dissemination, and development of informational materials, presentations
• Experience in data gathering, interpretation, and evaluation
• Strong interpersonal and group presentation communications skills and writing skills
• Computer skills with MS Office
• Project management experience
• Bachelor's degree in a relevant field
• Driver's license and personal vehicle (mileage will be reimbursed)