SBIRT Project Data Specialist

Equal Opportunity Employer

The mission of the Health Federation of Philadelphia is to promote health equity for marginalized communities by advancing access to high-quality, integrated, and comprehensive health and human services.  Health equity is at the heart of all our work. We believe in and are firmly committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status.  This commitment applies to all aspects of the Health Federation of Philadelphia’s employment practices, including recruiting, hiring, training, and promotion.

Job Summary

The SBIRT Project Data Specialist plays a key role in supporting the SAMHSA funded SBIRT Project, which involves implementation of systematic substance abuse screening and treatment of primary care patients at 20 health center sites in Southeast Pennsylvania. This position is responsible for working collaboratively with the SBIRT Project Director, SBIRT Project Coordinator, and the SBIRT Project Assistant to assist with the implementation of project activities including engagement and collaboration with clinical partners. This position will directly report to the SBIRT Project Director.  

Job Specifications


  • Assist with reporting of various clinical data pertaining to the SBIRT Project
  • Preform interviews with a cohort of selected participants of the SBIRT Project 
  • Assist with reviewing of clinical reports for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Assist with maintaining a systematic process for communications, information sharing, problem solving and accountability with the SBIRT Project Team 
  • Work in collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure programmatic goals are met in a timely manner 
  • Coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks independently
  • Perform other duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the role 
  • Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply 



Post-secondary education or a combination of education and experience that reflects the skills identified in this position description. 


  • Ability to use a computer effectively to retrieve and input clinical data from multiple systems and web-based applications
  • Experience interviewing individuals on personal and sensitive topics
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to ensure assigned actives are conducted according to timeline
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and the Internet 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience working with community health and human service agencies or programs; experience with behavioral health or substance abuse preferred
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • High attention to detail
  • Highly organized, excellent time management skills and systems oriented 

Position Type and Work Schedule: 

This is a full time, non-exempt position. Typical hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. 

Work Environment: 

Standard office setting at a workstation and periodic use of office equipment. This position will require a mix of remote and in-person work accordance with public health guidance and Health Federation of Philadelphia policies. 

Physical Demands: 

Able to sit and work at a computer keyboard for extended periods of time


Local travel to multiple sites, upon request

Salary and Benefits: 

45,000 - 50,000

Our employees are our most valuable resource, so we offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, which can include:

  • Medical with vision benefits
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life, AD&D and long term care insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement plan, with a company contribution
  • Paid time off, including vacation, sick, personal and holiday
  • Employee Assistance Program

Eligibility and participation is handled consistent with the plan documents and HFP policy.


The Health Federation reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the Company desires. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee assigned to this position. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, responsibilities and/or skills to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied, or otherwise. The employment relationship remains “at will.” The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.