Opioid Response Coordinator
Company: Manatee County Government
Posted on: June 17, 2022
Pay Grade: 4 Public Safety - Community Paramedicine Complex
Location: 202-B 6th Ave E. Bradenton, Fl
Hours: usually Monday - Friday 8am-5pm, but hours may vary
Coordinates Manatee County's Opioid Response Program and related
services. Monitors the community opioid program and response system
and coordinates with current service providers within the
community. Gathers, prepares, and develops meaningful information
about population demographics and service delivery models. Analyzes
services, service use, policies, and programs for opportunities to
enhance the delivery of opioid prevention, response, and recovery
services. Collaborates with community groups, other government
agencies, and internal departments on identified service gaps and
best practices. Oversees opioid service agreements with local
providers to include the application process, review, and
These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of
work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude
them from the position.
Maintains close working relationships with community agencies,
professional organizations, and service providers in the County to
gather and share information, to include best practices and program
designs focused on improving the delivery of opioid prevention,
response, and recovery system.
Assists with developing and implementing recommendations for
improvements, including prevention, response, and recovery services
Reviews, analyzes, and develops improved systems of reporting and
streamlining data visualization.
Analyzes statistical data to measure the effectiveness and
efficiencies of current programs and prospective partners.
Develops a library of information regarding opioid prevention,
response, and recovery efforts in the County for use in developing
metrics, reports, proposals, and strategies.
Identifies potential grant funding opportunities for opioid and
substance use disorders. Develops grant applications with system
May provide technical assistance and staff support to the Health
Care Advisory Board and its workgroups, Drug Free Manatee, County
Administrator, Board of County Commissioners, and other state and
local system stakeholders regarding opioid response and recovery
Coordinates, tracks, and distributes program resources to the
community, including medication, harm reduction, and overdose
Facilitates new and unconventional partnerships between government
and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives
meant to speed the execution of demonstration projects, expand
successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet
the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities
throughout the County.
Creates contact networks and coalitions to promote community
collaboration and community input and enhance partnerships in the
Develops, oversees, and implements contractual agreements for
opioid-related programs and services with non-profit agencies,
state, and federal entities.
Coordinates local syringe exchange programs and reports on program
Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Health Sciences, Public
Administration, Social Work, Nursing, or related field.
Three or more years of experience in planning or policy development
in health care, preferably in behavioral health or opioid
prevention, response, and recovery efforts.
Valid driver license required, with valid Florida driver license
required within 30 days of hire.
A comparable combination of education, training, and work
experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and
abilities for this position may be substituted for the minimum
The Manatee County Board of County Commissioners offers a
comprehensive benefits package to regular full-time and part-time
employees. For more information about our employee benefits, which
are governed by policy and subject to change, visit:
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