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At Safe Harbor, we believe in providing compassionate care without judgement. To that end, we are looking for professional, dedicated people to join our team. Please see below for open positions.

Career Opportunities at Safe Harbor


To apply for one of our positions below, please send a cover letter and resume using the convenient form at the bottom of the page.

Director of Nursing ($5,000 signing bonus)

The Director of Nursing is a leader, an advocate for client care and plans and manages client care personnel. This position has the authority and responsibility for establishing and fulfilling a vision and strategy for client care excellence and standards of practice and is also responsible for staffing the Wellness Units.


Candidate must be a RN/LVN in good standing with the State of Virginia. Ability to maintain pleasant working relationships; detail oriented; works effectively, independently and to deadlines; highly organized and able to multi-task and effectively prioritize; reliable and responsible; excellent written communication skills and professional telephone manner; and readily takes initiative. Must have a minimum of two (2) years management experience and three (3) years of clinical experience. Two (2) of these years must be in a healthcare setting, and in substance use disorder treatment center is highly preferred.


  • Oversees pharmaceutical orders and maintains a working relationship with the pharmacy for client medication, and delivery schedule.
  • Collects data to develop reports and graphs.
  • Collects and organizes the Medication Administration Record (MAR) and the Destruction of Medication Log upon client discharge.
  • Collaboration with staff in policy formation, program goals and objectives, program planning, performance improvement, resource management and other issues related to clinical and operational effectiveness.
  • Establish oversight and control systems for operations to ensure legal compliance, agency, and policy compliance, adherence to ethical and moral standards and performance of work to meet goals.
  • Participate in and contribute to strategic plan development and implementation in conjunction with the Mission and Values of the organization.
  • Serve as a resource person, client advocate and role model for multidisciplinary staff.
  • Lead and participate in departmental and facility performance improvement initiatives by identifying opportunities to improve care, safety, service and efficiency.
  • Develop and revise Policy and Procedures and structure standards as needed.
  • Responsible for Infection Control and reporting identified discrepancies and corrective actions in Infection Control Monitoring.
  • Comply with all applicable laws and regulations pertaining to and including The Joint Commission, HIPAA, State and Federal regulations as appropriate to areas of responsibility.
  • Collaborate with Human Resources in hiring and planning and implementing educational programs to meet identified needs. Oversee staff training and education.
  • Evaluate and document job performance of employees; Conduct and review performance evaluations.
  • Determine staffing needs to ensure unit coverage, utilizing cost saving measures to decrease overtime.
  • Coordinate employee schedules and conducts time card adjustments.
  • Divides time between the office and the wellness unit, including 2 floor shifts per week

HR Director


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is required.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of Human Resources experience and three (3) years of managerial or supervisory experience in public or private personnel management is a must.
  • Candidates should have a general knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel administration; knowledge of sound techniques in all aspects of personnel management; knowledge of the organizations and operations of administrative programs; ability to develop long-term plans and programs and to evaluate work accomplishments; ability to apply and adapt practices and techniques to the special requirements of senior management; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with other management staff, employees and the general public; and an ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form.


1. Provide strategic direction and consultative human resources services to all facility management and departments.
2. Analyze and identify future needs for policies, processes and employee resources to enable the facility to recruit, hire, develop, involve, promote and retain an effective workforce that achieves its goals.
3. Assist in the administration of Human Resources rules, procedures, programs and practices, including compliance with fiscal responsibilities, and ensure objectives are in alignment with the facility strategic vision.
4. In conjunction with the Department Director’s, consult with and advise on HR related matters.
5. Examine the current performance management system and make recommendations for improvement.
6. Enhance diversity efforts by emulating best practice organizations where diversity is a process that is an integrated, ongoing and measurable strategy.
7. Develop creative methods to recruit, hire and retain staff.
8. Enhance professional development opportunities.
9. Provide public information such as verifying employment, reference checks and background checks.
10. In conjunction with department heads, coordinate staff education.
11. Design internal personnel forms and direct the maintenance of personnel records by all departments.
12. Administer classification programs, which includes classifying and reclassifying positions and writing job descriptions.
13. Participate in administrative staff meetings, general meetings and seminars.
14. Handle employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling, and exit interviewing.
15. Coordinate grievance panel nominations, hearings and activities.
16. Assist in maintaining good employee morale and employee relations.
17. Identify and monitor performance indicators for Human Resources Department.
18. Ensure that licensure and credentials are current.


1. Accept responsibility for professional growth and development of self.
2. Adhere to facility, departmental, corporate, personnel and standard policies and procedures.
3. Attend all mandatory facility in-services and staff development activities as scheduled.
4. Adhere to facility standards concerning conduct, dress, attendance and punctuality.
5. Support facility wide performance improvement goals and objectives.
6. Maintain confidentiality of facility employees and patients.


1. Possible direct and indirect patient contact.
2. Work in office environment and be able to tolerate gradient levels of standing, walking, stooping and lifting up to 10 pounds.
3. Tolerate stressful situations and various conditions unpleasant to the sense of sight, touch, and smell.
4. Ability to adjust to increased workload.
5. Manage operations and productivity in the business office.
6. Manage and order business office facility supplies.
7. Maintain patient financial folders.
8. Complete and maintain accurate census reports, daily cash report, AP reports and other reports as needed.
9. Monitor bank activity and collect revenue/complete deposits in a timely manner.
10. Assist in month-end close.
11. Explain benefits and establish contractual agreements and payment plans with patient.

Peer Support Specialist

To provide peer support services as part of a multi-disciplinary team to persons with mental illness and/or substance abuse problems. Service provision will focus on working with clients to enhance their recovery. Service is provided to groups and individuals.


  • To provide individualized, ongoing guidance, coaching, and support.
  • To provide training in the use of personal and community resources.
  • Assist in developing formal and informal supports.
  • Advocate on behalf of persons with behavioral health problems


  • Addiction counseling: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Peer Support Certificate required

Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)
(PRN and F/T)


  • Supportive duties include promoting professional and personal growth and self-awareness among Clinical Department staff. Develop and/or implement in-house training opportunities for staff.
  • Clinical duties include developing clinical skills, identifying strengths, weaknesses, learning issues with counselors. Transmit knowledge for practical use.
  • Provide one on one or group supervision to all staff providing clinical services. Supervision covers case review, training consultation, and evaluation.
  • Carry a reduced caseload of both individual and group counseling. License compliance.Perform quality review of clinical documentation and stay updated on licensing requirements.
  • Facilitate regular departmental staff meetings.



  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or other related field.


  • Two years of full time direct practice experience in working with substance abuse clients.
  • Licensure/registration/certification
  • Licensure at the independent level (e.g. LPC, LCSW)
  • Hold a valid Virginia CSAC (a must for consideration for employments)

Job Type: Full-time

Must be a licensed Virginia CSAC (a must for consideration for employment). Must be experienced in substance abuse assessments, writing ISP’s and providing group, individual and family therapy.

Behavioral Health Technician (BHT)
(Currently interviewing for 3rd Shift Full Times)


  • Supervise the attendance of patients’ daily Clinical groups and individual sessions.
  • Facilitate the self-administration of medication for all applicable patients.
  • Facilitate Clinical or 12-step groups on an as-needed basis.
  • Maintain a constant presence with patients while conducting day-to-day activities in and around the residential unit.
  • Acclimate new patients to all facility rules, expectations, and accommodations; monitor patient adherence to the rules and expectations.
  • Attend staff meetings as required.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the residential facility.
  • Supervise urinalysis collection for patients upon intake or suspicion of drug or alcohol use.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Executive Director.

Line Cook/Prep Cook
(Currently hiring for full-time and part-time)


  • Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner.
  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications.
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safety and efficiently.
  • Clean and maintain station in practicing good safety and sanitation.
  • Assist with the cleaning and organization of kitchen and equipment.
  • Restock items as needed throughout the shift.
  • Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes


  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Ready to Apply?

Please send a cover letter and resume using the form below.

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