Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunity: Case Manager/Group Faciliator - The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania (Bucks County)
Post date: 10/5/16
Deadline: 1/5/07
Qualifications:

Appropriate combination of the following: Bachelor’s degree; at least one (1) year experience working in either the criminal justice or treatment system. Good organizational and people skills. Understanding of addiction.

Responsibilities:

1. Screen offenders for appropriateness in TASC participa¬tion assessing risk.
2. Implement client initial assessment.
3. Effect appropriate placement in treatment.
4. Set up and manage communication loop between TASC, treatment and the appropriate criminal justice liaison.
5. Monitor client's participation and arrange for random testing.
6. Facilitate weekly Cognitive Skills sessions as part of the monitoring process. When Cognitive Skills attendance is not possible by any client, arrange weekly, individual counseling sessions.
7. Monitor TASC/SCI group.
8. Facilitate appropriate combination of programming including: Cognitive Skills group, Relapse Prevention, monitoring and documenting participation of each client. When appropriate meet with client on individual basis to problem solve and provide feedback.
9. Input and upkeep daily all client records according to established procedures.
10. Establish and maintain a liaison between TASC and SCI. Monitor and access the SCI referral system on an ongoing basis and implement changes to assure optimum participation.
11. Establish and maintain liaison with case management services and Department of Public Welfare to ensure uninterrupted treatment funding.
12. Work with Criminal Justice Programs Manager to ensure coordination of services, and communication of activities.
13. Work within other criminal justice programs as needed.
14. Other duties as assigned by Executive Director.

To Apply

Resumes/applications can be forwarded to: jobs@councilsepa.org

Employment Opportunity: Certified Recovery Specialist - The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania (Montgomery County, PA)
Post date: 1/19/18
Deadline: 4/19/18
Qualifications:

Qualifications: The Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) must have a valid CRS certification through the Pennsylvania certification board. CRS will have a high-school diploma or general equivalency degree and within the last 12 months, maintained full or part time paid or voluntary work experience (preferably in social services) or obtained at least 24 credit hours of post-secondary education (preferably in social services). Recovery Specialist must be in recovery with at least 2 years sustained, current recovery history. Must have current valid driver’s license, insurance and vehicle; with the expectation that the CRS will meet with eligible individuals at locations in Montgomery County.

Individual must have an understanding of and respect for each individual’s unique path to recovery and a working knowledge of the drug and alcohol treatment system with a demonstrated commitment to the recovery community.

Responsibilities:

Duties and Functions: The Recovery Specialist’s role is to support others in recovery from a substance use disorder. The Recovery Specialist will serve as a role model, mentor, advocate and motivator to recovering individuals in order to help prevent relapse and promote long-term recovery. The Recovery Specialist must demonstrate an ability to share personal recovery experiences and to develop authentic peer-to-peer relationships.

1. Engage the individual and establish rapport, as evidenced by empathetic and active listening, communicating in a non-judgmental way, recognizing addictive behavior.
2. Assist the individual to identify and prioritize strengths and needs, using various techniques that engage individuals to self-disclose.
3. Assist in the development and enhancement of an individual’s comprehensive individualized recovery plan, recognizing many pathways to recovery, accessing and advocating for recovery and community resources. The goal should be to transition from professionally assisted recovery initiation to personally directed, community supported recovery maintenance.
4. Identify emergency or crisis situations and facilitate access to appropriate resources, negotiating and connecting individuals with resources and navigating the systems.
5. Actively identify and support linkages to community resources (communities of recovery, educational, vocational, social, cultural, spiritual resources, mutual self- help groups, professional services, etc.) that support the recovering person’s goals and interests. This will involve a collaborative effort including the recovering person, agency staff and other relevant stakeholders.
6. Conduct self in an ethical manner by adhering to the PCB codes of ethics, standards of practice, and Council policy and procedures.
7. Maintain confidentiality regarding information received during the facilitation of recovery support services. – maintain current understanding of federal, state and local confidentiality rules and regulations.
8. Engage in continuing professional development relative to recovery support services, applying practical and professional knowledge and experience. Maintain CRS credential.
9. Maintain project logs, reports and records in appropriate files and database(s).
10. Provide recovery education to service recipients for every phase of the recovery journey from pre-recovery engagement, recovery initiation, recovery stabilization, and sustained recovery maintenance.
11. Educate the individual, family and community about the disease of addiction, the recovery process and recovery resources.
12. Promote self-advocacy by assisting recovering persons to have their voices fully heard; their needs, goals and objectives established as the focal point of rehabilitation and clinical services.
13. Develop relationships with community groups/agencies in partnership with others in the agency. Work with staff and other community professionals to implement and promote recovery-oriented training programs and opportunities.
14. Other duties as directed by Executive Director and/or Management Staff.

Salary Range: $28,500 - $45,000 (Full-Time Range)

To Apply

Resumes/applications can be forwarded to : jobs@councilsepa.org

Employment Opportunity: Certified Recovery Specialist - The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania (Chester, PA)

The Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) will work in partnership with other behavioral health professionals in Chester County to engage individuals who may benefit from recovery support services. The CRS will serve as a role model, mentor, advocate and motivator to recovering individuals in order to help prevent relapse and promote long-term recovery. The Recovery Specialist must demonstrate an ability to share personal recovery experiences and to develop authentic peer-to-peer relationships and have an understanding of and respect for each individual’s unique path to recovery.

Post date: 1/19/18
Deadline: 4/19/18
Qualifications:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be a Certified Recovery Specialist (or eligible to earn the CRS certification within 6 months of hire) with at least one year of experience working in behavioral health field.
• Recovery Specialist must be in record with at least 2 years sustained, current recovery history.
• Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and a FBI Criminal History Background Check required.
• Position is based out of The Council’s Chester County office with the expectation that the CRS will meet with eligible individuals at locations in the community as needed. CRS must be able to work independently and collaborate with healthcare systems representatives.

Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Provide peer-based recovery support, coaching and encouragement to individuals contemplating or actively seeking help with substance use recovery.
• Engage in relationship building and active listening with individuals to establish rapport, as evidenced by empathetic and active listening, communicating in a non-judgmental way, recognizing addictive behavior.
• Conduct self in an ethical manner by adhering to the PCACB codes of ethics, standards of practice, and Council policy and procedures.

DAILY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provide recovery education to service recipients for every phase of the recovery journey from pre-recovery engagement, recovery initiation, recovery stabilization, and sustained recovery maintenance.
2. Identify emergency or crisis situations and facilitate access to appropriate resources, negotiating and connecting individuals with resources and navigating the systems.
3. Assist in the development and enhancement of an individual’s comprehensive individualized recovery plan, recognizing many pathways to recovery, accessing and advocating for recovery and community resources. The goal should be to transition from professionally assisted recovery initiation to personally directed, community supported recovery maintenance.
4. Collaborate with institutions to provide effective recovery support services to identified individuals.
5. Actively identify and support linkages to community resources (communities of recovery, educational, vocational, social, cultural, spiritual resources, mutual self- help groups, professional services, etc.) that support the recovering person’s goals and interests. This will involve a collaborative effort including the recovering person, agency staff and other relevant stakeholders.
6. Assist the individual to identify and prioritize strengths and needs, using various techniques that engage individuals to self-disclose.
7. Maintain project logs, reports and accurate records in appropriate files and database(s), adhering to program standards.
8. Maintain confidentiality regarding information received during the facilitation of recovery support services – maintain current understanding of federal, state and local confidentiality rules and regulations.
9. Engage in continuing professional development relative to recovery support services, applying practical and professional knowledge and experience. Maintain CRS credential.
10. Other duties as directed by Executive Director and/or Management Staff.

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience and other qualifications.

To Apply

Resumes/applications can be forwarded to : jobs@councilsepa.org

Employment Opportunity: Certified Recovery Specialist - The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania (Bucks County, PA)
Post date: 1/19/18
Deadline: 4/19/18
Qualifications:

: The Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) must have a valid CRS certification through the Pennsylvania certification board. CRS will have a high-school diploma or general equivalency degree and within the last 12 months, maintained full or part time paid or voluntary work experience (preferably in social services) or obtained at least 24 credit hours of post-secondary education (preferably in social services). Recovery Specialist must be in recovery with at least 2 years sustained, current recovery history. Must have current valid driver’s license, insurance and vehicle; with the expectation that the CRS will meet with eligible individuals at locations in Bucks and Montgomery Counties depending on position acquired.

Individual must have an understanding of and respect for each individual’s unique path to recovery and a working knowledge of the drug and alcohol treatment system with a demonstrated commitment to the recovery community.

Responsibilities:

Duties and Functions: The Recovery Specialist’s role is to support others in recovery from a substance use disorder. The Recovery Specialist will serve as a role model, mentor, advocate and motivator to recovering individuals in order to help prevent relapse and promote long-term recovery. The Recovery Specialist must demonstrate an ability to share personal recovery experiences and to develop authentic peer-to-peer relationships.

1. Engage the individual and establish rapport, as evidenced by empathetic and active listening, communicating in a non-judgmental way, recognizing addictive behavior.
2. Assist the individual to identify and prioritize strengths and needs, using various techniques that engage individuals to self-disclose.
3. Assist in the development and enhancement of an individual’s comprehensive individualized recovery plan, recognizing many pathways to recovery, accessing and advocating for recovery and community resources. The goal should be to transition from professionally assisted recovery initiation to personally directed, community supported recovery maintenance.
4. Identify emergency or crisis situations and facilitate access to appropriate resources, negotiating and connecting individuals with resources and navigating the systems.
5. Actively identify and support linkages to community resources (communities of recovery, educational, vocational, social, cultural, spiritual resources, mutual self- help groups, professional services, etc.) that support the recovering person’s goals and interests. This will involve a collaborative effort including the recovering person, agency staff and other relevant stakeholders.
6. Conduct self in an ethical manner by adhering to the PCB codes of ethics, standards of practice, and Council policy and procedures.
7. Maintain confidentiality regarding information received during the facilitation of recovery support services. – maintain current understanding of federal, state and local confidentiality rules and regulations.
8. Engage in continuing professional development relative to recovery support services, applying practical and professional knowledge and experience. Maintain CRS credential.
9. Maintain project logs, reports and records in appropriate files and database(s).
10. Provide recovery education to service recipients for every phase of the recovery journey from pre-recovery engagement, recovery initiation, recovery stabilization, and sustained recovery maintenance.
11. Educate the individual, family and community about the disease of addiction, the recovery process and recovery resources.
12. Promote self-advocacy by assisting recovering persons to have their voices fully heard; their needs, goals and objectives established as the focal point of rehabilitation and clinical services.
13. Develop relationships with community groups/agencies in partnership with others in the agency. Work with staff and other community professionals to implement and promote recovery-oriented training programs and opportunities.
14. Other duties as directed by Executive Director and/or Management Staff.

Salary Range: $28,500 - $45,000 (Full-Time Range)

To Apply

Resumes/applications can be forwarded to : jobs@councilsepa.org

Employment Opportunity: Certified Recovery Specialist - Mental Health Partnerships (Philadelphia, PA)

The Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) provides flexible, will work in partnership with healthcare professionals and community based services to engage individuals that may benefit from recovery support services. The CRS will serve as a mentor and advocate to recovering individuals to promote long term recovery and prevent relapse. The CRS must demonstrate the ability to share personal recovery experiences, develop peer to peer relationships, facilitate the development of a sense of wellness and self-worth and respect each individual’.

Post date: 1/19/18
Deadline: 4/19/18
Qualifications:

ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
• Minimum of a High School or GED Diploma; Associates Degree in a Human Services related field is preferred
• Credentialed as a Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) or eligible to earn CRS credential within 6 months of hire.
• Minimum of three years of experience in a behavioral health work environment
• Must possess a valid driver’s license.
• Must have access to a car to use for work on a daily basis.
• Must have automobile insurance coverage at the state requirement levels and current state registration.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the local Mental Health System and collaborate with local healthcare systems representative.
• Demonstrated ability to create, read and send e-mail through Google.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word.
• Must possess the drive and integrity to be able to work independently and problem solve.
• Must possess basic computer skills to perform job duties including desktop computing, email, time sheet management, electronic health records, using Microsoft Office Applications, ADP and other relevant software
• Must have basic electronic communication and internet skills to gather information required for the program or program participants.
• Must be able to use new computer systems and/or software functions as they become available.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
• Must meet billable unit requirements in fee-for-service programs.
• Role model for participants
• Demonstrable behavior changes in participants served
• Demonstrated ability to advocate with participants
• Demonstrated ability to keep boundaries and form appropriate professional relationships with participants.
• Demonstrated knowledge of recovery principles and recovery-oriented treatment programs
• Demonstrated consistent behaviors in patience, creativity, flexibility, compassion, and sensitivity to persons with addictive behaviors, disabilities and other minority populations
• Demonstrated ability to adhere to a flex schedule which allows for evening and weekend hours as may be required to respond to individual needs
• Must maintain CRS Certification.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:
• Sit at a desk with ergonomically appropriate equipment
• Lift up to 25 lbs.
• Climb stairs
• Walk around multiple MHP locations and in the community in areas that may not be handicap accessible
• May be required to have the ability to enter and exit personal or agency vehicles and/or public transportation depending on the needs of your program.
• Must be able to hear accurately and possess good listening skills and verbal communication skills.
• 80% of a Recovery Coach’s time in spent in community settings and/or on outreach. Recovery Coaches must be able to travel within the community: walking, drive agency vehicles, and/or take public transportation.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform his/her essential job duties.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
• Must be available for flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends.
• Must be willing to work overtime as needed.
• Must be able to work holidays as needed.
• 75% of Certified Recovery Specialist’s time will be spent in contact with participants; possibility of exposure to loud and/or vulgar language and hostile gestures.

Responsibilities:

PEER SUPPORT
• Provides coaching and encouragement to individuals contemplating or actively seeking help with substance use recovery by providing peer based recovery support.
• Supports and teaches recovery and recovery tools and models personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and hopefulness.
• Engage in relationship building and active listening with an awareness of addictive behaviors to establish a non-judgmental rapport with individuals.
• In partnership with each participant develops the recovery plan and his/her support system in order to support him/her in achieving / maintaining a clean and sober life style.
• Supports participants in the self-management of critical or crisis situations.
• Supports participants’ in coordinating with or in choosing his/her significant and relevant supports in order to arrange services or resources to achieve his/her goals.
• Conducts self in ethical manner by adhering to the PCACB code of ethics and uses knowledge, skills and training from Certified Recovery Specialist training to model, coach, support and advocate with participants.
ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR)
• Enters participant data in the Electronic Health Records system upon intake.
• Ensures that all participants’ visits are documented in EHR immediately.
• Ensures that all data is correct by verifying information with the participant on every visit.
ADMINISTRATIVE
• Participates in weekly 1:1 supervision and daily team meetings discussing and assessing participants in various life domains.
• Creates weekly schedule, two weeks in advance that meets existing program productivity standards and supervision.
• Participates in staff meetings and trainings.

OTHER DUTIES
• Provides technical information to service managers, and executes routine assignments within a service.
• Demonstrates level of knowledge and skills within a specific activity to consistently meet or exceed service requirements.
• Reports any activities that may violate established laws, regulations, policies or procedures. Raises questions about any actions contrary to law or policy taken by another staff member or employee or yourself, and reports the matter to management or to the Director – Compliance or Human Resources.
• Must exemplify and model the values of MHP’s recovery oriented principles of Respect, Personal Responsibility, Self Determination, Hope, Support, Empowerment, Cultural Awareness, Education and Learning, and utilizing a Strengths-Based perspective when performing job duties and encourage others to do the same.
• Other duties as assigned.

PROGRAM SPECIFIC DUTIES
• Provide recovery education to participants for each stage of the recovery journey which includes pre-recovery engagement, recovery plan and stabilization, and sustained recovery maintenance.
• Utilize techniques to engage and encourage the individual to self-disclose so that he/she can identify and prioritize individual strengths and needs.
• Assist individuals in linking with appropriate community resources to support the individual’s personal interests and goals. Work in collaboration with other agencies to provide effective recovery support services.
• Models personal responsibility, respectful relationships and the hope that everyone can recover.

To Apply

Visit our careers page at https://www.mentalhealthpartnerships.org/join/ to apply online.

Employment Opportunity: Certified Recovery Specialist Supervisor - CenClear (This position will have supervision meetings in Punxsutawney, Dubois, and Clearfield, PA.)
Post date: 12/15/17
Deadline: 3/15/18
Qualifications:

• Must have been in substance abuse Recovery for at least 2 years
Then;
• Bachelor’s Degree in chemical dependency, mental health or related field
• At least five years’ experience in mental health or drug/alcohol services
• Knowledge of staffing processes, Knowledge of CRS regulation, Knowledge of QA processes, Personal experience and knowledge of recovery model, Be able to advise and supervise others, Must meet requirements to attend /complete/pass the Recovery Specialist Supervisor Certification, Must be able to work independently and as a team player, Must be able to adapt hours to needs of position, Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, Must have access to transportation, telephone and internet, Must be able to identify with the agency Mission and support the agencies Philosophy

Must obtain the following Clearances:
• PA Criminal Record (State Police), Child Abuse History Check, FBI Clearance, Mandated Reporting Certificate

Physical Abilities:
• Ability to reach over head.
• Lift and carry objects over thirty (30) pounds.
• Bend to reach objects from the floor.
• Stand for extended period of time with reasonable breaks.
• Operate office machines.
• Sit for extended period of time with reasonable breaks.
• Vision and hearing within normal limits

Responsibilities:

This position directly supervises: CRS Assistant Advisors and covers CRS supervisions as needed. This position helps supervise all CRS staff at the directive of the Program Director. This is a supervisory position responsible for the supervision and development of the Certified Recovery Specialist program.

To Apply

Please send resume to resume@cenclear.org . Open until Position is filled. www.cenclear.org
• Full-time employees are eligible for health insurance, life insurance, 401(k), Short Term Disability, and paid time off.

Employment Opportunity: Certified Recovery Specialist, Warm Handoff Project - The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

The Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) will work in partnership with healthcare professionals and Warm Handoff Project Partners in Philadelphia to engage individuals who may benefit from recovery support services. The CRS will serve as a role model, mentor, advocate and motivator to recovering individuals in order to help prevent relapse and promote long-term recovery. The Recovery Specialist must demonstrate an ability to share personal recovery experiences and to develop authentic peer-to-peer relationships and have an understanding of and respect for each individual’s unique path to recovery.

Post date: 1/19/18
Deadline: 4/19/18
Qualifications:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be a Certified Recovery Specialist (or eligible to earn the CRS certification within 6 months of hire) with at least one year of experience working in behavioral health field.
• Recovery Specialist must be in recovery with at least 2 years sustained, current recovery history.
• Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and a FBI Criminal History Background Check required.
• Position is based out of Philadelphia with the expectation that the CRS will meet with eligible individuals at locations outside of the Philadelphia Recovery Community Center as needed. CRS must be able to work independently and collaborate with healthcare systems representatives.

Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Provide peer-based recovery support, coaching and encouragement to individuals contemplating or actively seeking help with substance use recovery.
• Engage in relationship building and active listening with individuals to establish rapport, as evidenced by empathetic and active listening, communicating in a non-judgmental way, recognizing addictive behavior.
• Conduct self in an ethical manner by adhering to the PCACB codes of ethics, standards of practice, and Council policy and procedures.

DAILY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Work with Warm Handoff Partners to identify, engage and help individuals transition and follow through with treatment and support services. Facilitate service recipients’ opportunity to access and sustain long term recovery.
2. Provide recovery education to service recipients for every phase of the recovery journey from pre-recovery engagement, recovery initiation, recovery stabilization, and sustained recovery maintenance.
3. Identify emergency or crisis situations and facilitate access to appropriate resources, negotiating and connecting individuals with resources and navigating the systems.
4. Assist in the development and enhancement of an individual’s comprehensive individualized recovery plan, recognizing many pathways to recovery, accessing and advocating for recovery and community resources. The goal should be to transition from professionally assisted recovery initiation to personally directed, community supported recovery maintenance.
5. Collaborate with institutions to provide effective recovery support services to identified individuals.
6. Actively identify and support linkages to community resources (communities of recovery, educational, vocational, social, cultural, spiritual resources, mutual self- help groups, professional services, etc.) that support the recovering person’s goals and interests. This will involve a collaborative effort including the recovering person, agency staff and other relevant stakeholders.
7. Assist the individual to identify and prioritize strengths and needs, using various techniques that engage individuals to self-disclose.
8. Maintain project logs, reports and accurate records in appropriate files and database(s), adhering to program standards.
9. Maintain confidentiality regarding information received during the facilitation of recovery support services – maintain current understanding of federal, state and local confidentiality rules and regulations.
10. Engage in continuing professional development relative to recovery support services, applying practical and professional knowledge and experience. Maintain CRS credential.
11. Other duties as directed by Executive Director and/or Management Staff.

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience and other qualifications.

To Apply

Resumes/applications can be forwarded to : jobs@councilsepa.org

Employment Opportunity: Drug and Alcohol Counselor - FT - White Deer Run (York, PA)

Situated in York, Pennsylvania, White Deer Run of York provides comprehensive inpatient, detoxification and rehabilitation services at various levels of care including adult detox, adult inpatient, and adult outpatient treatment.

Post date: 1/31/18
Deadline: 5/1/18
Qualifications:

Masters Degree in Human Services or related field required preferred 3 or more years of experience. Experience with Mental Health a plus
Full time benefits available including: medical, dental and vision benefits, company paid life insurance, disability insurance, EAP services, PTO and holiday pay.
EOE
Drug Free Workplace

Responsibilities:

Treatment Planning Reviews general assessment findings with the client and with agreement of supervisor and treatment team, recommends a treatment plan to address substance abuse disorder. Asks for client input into the treatment plan. Assesses client progress in achieving the goals identified in the treatment plan.
Individual Counseling Treats all clients similarly, generally able to individualize counseling strategies to meet the unique characteristics of the client. Typically immediately recognizes the need for therapeutic change strategies when appropriate. Ability to anticipate crisis events without relying on supervisor or other team members to provide therapeutic response to treatment events.
Group Counseling Basic understanding of group dynamics, how to set boundaries and how to facilitate group discussion aligned with treatment goals. May co-facilitate or facilitate group counseling under supervision, which includes setting goals, enforcing boundaries and collaborating with primary counselor and/or treatment team to ensure patient completion of group.
Assessment Applies a routine assessment procedure for all clients.
Educational & Didactic Groups May prepare educational material for patient groups as assigned by supervisor. May co-present and co-facilitate patient group discussions on educational material that support recovery and as required, dual diagnosis treatment. Basic understanding of presentation and facilitation skills required for educational groups.
Documentation Produces basic client records related to screening, intake, treatment, continuing care, progress toward goals and objectives, discharge summary, and treatment outcomes in consultation with other team members or the supervisor. Is aware of and generally follows federal and state laws and agency guidelines regarding the confidentiality of client records.
Case Management Identifies for the client how to obtain the referral services and may advocate for the client with appropriate entities. Knows the general characteristics and dynamics of families, and significant others, and appreciates the value of involving others in the treatment and recovery process. Reviews with client’s family and/or significant others the general interaction between home and family systems and behavioral disorders, and recommends strategies and behaviors that generally support recovery and build healthy relationships
Discharge Planning Reviews general treatment finding with the client and recommends a discharge plan to address agreed upon outcomes. Facilitates client entry to treatment and other services identified in the recovery plan. Involves referral source in the recovery planning process
Must be a team player who is able to work well with patients. Must be flexible, able to multitask and have a high level of energy.

To Apply

Individuals interested can submit resumes to Sarah.Hawkins@whitedeerrun.com or apply online through Indeed.

Employment Opportunity: Employer Partnerships Specialist - Part-Time - The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania (Bucks County, PA)

The Employer Partnerships Specialist for the Enriching Recovery Grant is responsible for outreach to, and maintaining relationships with, local employers who become our partners in hiring participants who are in recovery.

Post date: 1/19/18
Deadline: 4/19/18
Qualifications:

• Knowledge of area-wide employer resources.
• Strong background in company management with hiring expertise preferred.
• Lived recovery experience of 5 years or more.
• Pennsylvania Criminal Recovery Check, The Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and a FBI Criminal History Background Check required.

Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Identify and outreach to local employer resources to become “recovery friendly” hiring organizations.
• Maintain collaborative relationships with employer resources.
• Oversight of career development programming at SBRCC.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Identify and outreach to local employer resources who may be a good fit for hiring a member of the recovery community.
2. Develop and provide training to local employer resources on why hiring recovery community members is a “win-win”.
3. Enhance, update and modify training curricula and other employment related offerings based on feedback from recovery community and employers.
4. Oversee implementation of recovery community-oriented career development programming (i.e. Gateway to Work, Career Transitions, etc.).
5. Connect career development programming participants with “recovery friendly” hiring organizations
6. Act as “main contact” for “recovery friendly” hiring organizations pertaining to progress and development of program participant.
7. Deliver employment related programs, evaluate and modify as needed.
8. Maintain strong collaborative relationships with employer resources to build a community partnership.
9. Conduct required data collection and performance measurements utilizing both outcome and process evaluation strategies.
10. Other duties as directed by Executive Director and/or Management Staff.

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with Experience.

To Apply

Resumes/applications can be forwarded to : jobs@councilsepa.org

Employment Opportunity: Health Navigator - Berks Counseling Center (Reading, PA)

Berks Counseling Center is a recovery-oriented behavioral health, physical health, and supportive services organization providing a holistic approach to a culturally and economically diverse population for the purpose of achieving a healthy and productive lifestyle.

Post date: 12/20/17
Deadline: 2/20/18
Qualifications:

High School or GED required. Degree or training relevant to work in a medical office with experience in a mental health or substance abuse treatment setting preferred. Bilingual: English/Spanish preferred. Minimum of one year work experience in a medical setting is preferred. Community Health Worker certification preferred. Valid PA Driver’s License and the ability to drive and travel required.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following: 1) Receipt of results of a satisfactory drug and alcohol screening test. 2) Receipt of the originals of the following background checks: PA State Police Criminal History, PA State Child Abuse, and DPW FBI Criminal History. These clearances must be valid within the 12 months prior to employment. A conviction is not a bar to employment, however a review will be conducted to make a determination of employment should a conviction be present. 3) Receipt of original documentation and verification of relevant degrees, diplomas, certificates, or licensure. 4) Confirmation that you are not on the OIG Federal Healthcare Program Exclusion from Participation list. Should you appear on this list, Berks Counseling Center is prohibited from employing you.

Responsibilities:

This position serves as a liaison between the patients and onsite and community providers to assure access to coordinated primary and behavioral health care and is responsible for physical health screenings, including collection of health vitals and enrollment into onsite integrated care services.

To Apply

Please send completed application (found at www.berkscc.org), resume and cover letter to hr@berkscc.org or fax to 610-985-0840, attention HR.

Berks Counseling Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Opportunity: Intensive Case Manager - The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania (Doylestown, PA )

This position involves direct client contact and interaction with a variety of agencies and drug and alcohol service providers for the purpose of providing direct intensive case management services to publically funded patients receiving ATOD treatment services.

Post date: 1/19/18
Deadline: 4/19/18
Qualifications:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
• Pennsylvania Criminal Recovery Check, The Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and a FBI Criminal History Background Check required.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Dependency, Sociology, Social Welfare, Psychology or other social service field with 2 years experience providing direct service (case management or counseling) to clients in the area of behavioral health (AODT/MH)
• Maintain credential and remain in good standing with licensing agency.
• Position is based in Bucks County with the expectation that employee will work at locations in the community as needed, using private vehicle. Candidates must be able to work independently and collaborate with community and organizational representatives; experience working in either the criminal justice or treatment system preferred.

Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Engage in relationship building and active listening with individuals to establish rapport, as evidenced by empathetic and active listening, communicating in a non-judgmental way, recognizing addictive behavior.
• Conduct self in an ethical manner by adhering to the PCACB codes of ethics, standards of practice, and Council policy and procedures.
• Maintain valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

DAILY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Follow The Council’s Employee Handbook and policies and procedures of the CMSU.
• Responsibilities will be maintained in accordance with best practices in the areas of client care and cultural proficiency.
• Work closely with client to develop and implement a service plan.
• Meet with client on individual basis to problem solve and provide feedback.
• Input and daily monitoring of client records according to established procedures.
• Establish and maintain relationship with referral sources, both internal and external; implement changes to assure optimum participation.
• Establish and maintain liaison with Council staff/programs and Department of Public Welfare to ensure uninterrupted support and funding.
• Maintain confidentiality regarding information received during class facilitation – maintain current understanding of federal, state and local confidentiality rules and regulations.
• Be able to drive and/or have access to transportation to fulfill requirements of position. This may include travel before and after regular working hours for meeting with clients, attending meetings and conferences.
• Maintain accurate records to ensure timely and accurate reporting.
• Other duties as assigned by Management staff.

To Apply

Resumes/applications can be forwarded to : jobs@councilsepa.org

Employment Opportunity: Lead Clinician - Holy Family | Journey of Hope Program (York, PA)

Hours: Full-time, exempt position with flexibility.

Responsibilities: The Lead Clinician will be responsible for supervising the clinicians who provide clinical services to the children/youth in the program. The Lead Clinician will coordinate clinical services, train clinicians and provide direct supervision. The Lead Clinician shall conduct mental health assessments for all Journey of Hope youth in care, as well as provide ongoing individual and crisis intervention services. The Lead Clinician may also carry cases when necessary.

ORR (Office of Refugee and Resettlement) will have final approval of any candidate that is hired for this position.

Post date: 2/15/18
Deadline: 5/15/18
Qualifications:

Requirements: Must have Masters Degree in human service field and five years of postgraduate direct service delivery experience; professional clinical license required: LPC, LCSW, LMFT, or licensed psychologist. Must have Act 33, 34 and FBI Clearances. Candidate must be fluent in both English and Spanish (read, write and speak). EOE

Salary- $55 - $57K

To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates, please submit resume and cover letter to recruiter@hfi-pgh.org

Employment Opportunity: Licensed Behavioral Health Counselor - Berks Counseling Center (Reading, PA)

Berks Counseling Center is a recovery-oriented behavioral health, physical health, and supportive services organization providing a holistic approach to a culturally and economically diverse population for the purpose of achieving a healthy and productive lifestyle.

Post date: 11/26/17
Deadline: 2/26/19
Qualifications:

LPC or LCSW with counseling experience in mental health and/or drug and alcohol required. Experience working with adolescents preferred.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following: 1) Receipt of results of a satisfactory drug and alcohol screening test. 2) Receipt of the originals of the following background checks: PA State Police Criminal History, PA State Child Abuse, and DPW FBI Criminal History. These clearances must be valid within the 12 months prior to employment. A conviction is not a bar to employment, however a review will be conducted to make a determination of employment should a conviction be present. 3) Receipt of original documentation and verification of relevant degrees, diplomas, certificates, or licensure. 4) Confirmation that you are not on the OIG Federal Healthcare Program Exclusion from Participation list. Should you appear on this list, Berks Counseling Center is prohibited from employing you.

Responsibilities:

Part time and full time positions available for counselors licensed with LPC or LCSW. The person in this position will be responsible for providing integrated treatment supporting the needs of both behavioral and physical health care to clients admitted to Berks Counseling Center. This would include treatment modalities and supporting documentation.

To Apply

Please send completed application (found at www.berkscc.org), resume and cover letter to hr@berkscc.org or fax to 610-985-0840, attention HR.

Berks Counseling Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Opportunity: Medical Assistant - Berks Counseling Center (Reading, PA)

Berks Counseling Center is a recovery-oriented behavioral health, physical health, and supportive services organization providing a holistic approach to a culturally and economically diverse population for the purpose of achieving a healthy and productive lifestyle.

Post date: 1/12/18
Deadline: 4/12/18
Qualifications:

Medical Assistant Certification required. High School or GED required. Degree or training relevant to work in a medical office with experience in a mental health or substance abuse treatment setting preferred. Basic Life Support certified. Bilingual: English/Spanish preferred. Minimum of one year work experience in a medical setting is preferred. Community Health Workers certification preferred. Valid PA Driver’s License and the ability to drive and travel required.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following: 1) Receipt of results of a satisfactory drug and alcohol screening test. 2) Receipt of the originals of the following background checks: PA State Police Criminal History, PA State Child Abuse, and DPW FBI Criminal History. These clearances must be valid within the 12 months prior to employment. A conviction is not a bar to employment, however a review will be conducted to make a determination of employment should a conviction be present. 3) Receipt of original documentation and verification of relevant degrees, diplomas, certificates, or licensure. 4) Confirmation that you are not on the OIG Federal Healthcare Program Exclusion from Participation list. Should you appear on this list, Berks Counseling Center is prohibited from employing you.

Responsibilities:

This position serves as a liaison between the patients and onsite and community providers to assure access to coordinated primary and behavioral health care and is responsible for physical health screenings, including collection of health vitals and enrollment into onsite integrated care services.

To Apply

Please send completed application (found at www.berkscc.org), resume and cover letter to hr@berkscc.org or fax to 610-985-0840, attention HR.

Berks Counseling Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Opportunity: Part-time Resident Manager - Halfway House (Farmington, PA)

Drug and Alcohol Halfway House in Farmington, PA seeking qualified candidates for open Part-time Resident Manager.

Post date: 10/14/16
Deadline: 1/14/07
Qualifications:

Candidates must possess the following:
o Valid Driver's license
o Clean driving record
o Satisfactory criminal record check
o Satisfactory ChildLine clearance
o Two satisfactory written references
o Applicant must be flexible, motivated and display a good work ethic.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Monitoring clients, monitoring medications, light cleaning as well as transporting and accompanying clients to appointments and meetings.

To Apply

Work hours: Must be willing to work nights and weekends.

For consideration, please forward resume and cover letter to:
podell1156@gmail.com

Employment Opportunity: Primary Therapist - Foundations Wellness Center of Pennsylvania (York, PA)

**Currently in need of one male primary therapist for Foundations Wellness Center of Pennsylvania in York, PA.

Post date: 2/14/18
Deadline: 5/14/18
Responsibilities:

The primary therapist is plays a critical role in the delivery of care. Primary therapists are responsible for developing rapport with clients in an effort to effectively assess, address and treat mental health and substance abuse disorders. Concurrently, the primary therapist is responsible for helping clients address issues related to family dynamics, self-esteem, etc. and also for connecting clients to needed services that are not offered.
Essential Job Duties:
• Demonstrates an understanding of the principals of addiction and other problems related to substance abuse.
• Demonstrates knowledge of models and theories for treatment of substance abuse and mental health disorders.
• Effectively and appropriately applies models to develop treatment plans that address individual client needs.
• Demonstrates an understanding of the psychological, behavioral, physical health and social effects of psychoactive substances on the clients.
• Recognizes the importance of family, social networks and community systems in the treatment & recovery process.
• Understand the importance of research and outcome data in clinical practice.
• Understand the value of an interdisciplinary approach to treatment.
• Understand the established diagnostic criteria for substance use disorders and describe treatment modalities and placement criteria.
• Demonstrates ability to tailor treatment strategies to the clients stage of dependence, change and recovery.
• Provides treatment services appropriate to the personal and cultural identity and language of the client.

To Apply
Employment Opportunity: Recruitment & Credentialing Specialist - Berks Counseling Center (Reading, PA)

Berks Counseling Center is a recovery-oriented behavioral health, physical health, and supportive services organization providing a holistic approach to a culturally and economically diverse population for the purpose of achieving a healthy and productive lifestyle.

Post date: 2/12/18
Deadline: 5/12/18
Qualifications:

Associates Degree or certification in Human Resources, Business or related field, or working towards degree or certification in Human Resources, Business or related field work with 2-4years of general human resources or administrative support experience. PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following: 1) Receipt of results of a satisfactory drug and alcohol screening test. 2) Receipt of the originals of the following background checks: PA State Police Criminal History, PA State Child Abuse, and DPW FBI Criminal History. These clearances must be valid within the 12 months prior to employment. A conviction is not a bar to employment, however a review will be conducted to make a determination of employment should a conviction be present. 3) Receipt of original documentation and verification of relevant degrees, diplomas, certificates, or licensure. 4) Confirmation that you are not on the OIG Federal Healthcare Program Exclusion from Participation list. Should you appear on this list, Berks Counseling Center is prohibited from employing you.

Responsibilities:

The Recruitment & Credentialing Specialist helps recruit and onboard qualifying candidates, and credential and re-credentialing providers. Assists the Human Resources Director in facilitating specialized HR functions to meet department specific and organizational goals. Provides administrative assistance and helps support BCC’s HR department.

To Apply

Please send completed application (found at www.berkscc.org), resume and cover letter to hr@berkscc.org or fax to 610-985-0840, attention HR.

Berks Counseling Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Opportunity: Residential Aide - Hazleton Area Residential Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation and Detox Center (Hazleton Area)

Hazleton Area Residential Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation and Detox Center, We are seeking highly motivated individuals to oversee the needs and safety of individuals at Silver Pines Treatment Center. You will be required to act as a liaison between individuals receiving treatment and the day time staff & insure compliance with Silver Pine’s rules. All staff is expected to treat all individuals with dignity and respect.
Shifts available: This is a full-time position that may require working a rotating schedule, including 3rd shift, weekends, and holidays.
Compensation: Silver Pines proudly offers competitive wages and benefit packages, along with career advancement opportunities.

Post date: 2/9/18
Deadline: 5/9/18
Qualifications:

G.E.D or willing to establish educational plan to achieve within 18 months of hire.
Clean driving record with no minor speeding violations in last three years and no major violations and accidents in the last five years.
Familiar with the 12 step concepts to recovery.
Ability to pass random drug testing.
Ability to pass criminal background check.
Qualification Questions
How many years of Residential Aide experience do you have?
Have you completed the following level of education: High school or equivalent?
Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?

Responsibilities:

Supervising clients at all times including their interactions with each other and during structured and/or unstructured activities.
Ensure adherence to program rules.
Ensure following of schedule set forth by the Clinical Supervisor and CEO.
Documentation of shift activities and/or pertinent information that may occur within your shift.

To Apply

Please send Resume to wmccabe@silverpinesmail.com

Employment Opportunity: UR Coordinator - White Deer Run (York, PA)

The UR Coordinator assumes the operation of the Utilization Review Department and ensures that the Utilization Review requirements are established and adhered to. This position involves the management of statistics to examine trends in utilization of services and conducting pre-certifications and concurrent reviews with insurance companies.

Post date: 1/31/18
Deadline: 5/1/18
Qualifications:

Experience
At least one year clinical experience in mental health or drug and alcohol setting.
Education & Training
Degree in related field preferred or a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse in the field of addiction.
Other Requirements
• Knowledge of medical terminology that is commonly used in mental health settings (i.e. psychiatric disorders and medication, detoxification signs and symptoms).
• Strong organizational skills.
• Good verbal and written communications skills.
• Ability to communicate effectively with patients and related to individuals of diverse backgrounds.
• Willingness to be flexible in adjusting to new and changing situations
Company offers Benefits and PTO
EOE
DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

Responsibilities:

1) Directs the supervision of UR Technician and assists with pre-certification and concurrent reviews.
2) Acts as a liaison between managed care organizations and facility clinical and medical staff.
3) Conducts clinical/medical reviews in accordance with certification requirement of each client’s insurance plan.
4) Makes required phone and/or written contacts with managed care organizations to obtain necessary certifications and continuing care referrals.
5) Keeps accurate records of all contacts with external organizations/ persons (i.e. managed care, insurance companies, referrals, family members) who have legitimate interest in the client’s care.
6) Conducts negotiation of rates with managed care companies under the direct input from the Clinical Director and reports successful negotiations to the Financial Office for appropriate billing of the claim.
7) Facilitates peer review calls between facility doctors and managed doctors including assisting White Deer Run doctors in the acquisition of pertinent clinical information.
8) Informs clinical/medical staff of any specific concerns that would extend or restrict a client’s length of stay by the various managed care standards.
9) Provides information to managed care providers about alternative levels of care within the White Deer Run System and accurately promotes the utilization of these services.
10) Acts in coordination with the Clinical Director to constantly improve the quality of services provided to organizations that have provider contracts with White Deer Run.
11) Assists, whenever necessary, the Admission Department in pre-certification of care for clients planning to enter treatment.
12) Upon denial of certification, review chart with Clinical Coordinator, Director of Clinical Services and/or Administration and the Finance Office as on how to proceed with the appeals process.
13) Provides ongoing support and training for clinical/medical staff on documentation strategies, continued stay criteria and meeting specified charting requirements for various payers.
14) Monthly audit of clinical/medical charts with regard to timeliness of documentation, quality and appropriate level of care.
15) Assists Clinical Coordinators in developing a plan to strengthen documentation skills of clinical staff and to improve outcomes with the managed care concurrent review process.
16) Advises Clinical Coordinators/staff of continued stay criteria for various payers.
17) Conducts formal and informal in-service trainings for all clinical staff on the documentation of “medical necessity”, which includes a working knowledge of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Patient Placement Criteria.
18) Acts as an active member of the Clinical Care Committee.
19) Attends multidisciplinary staff meetings each week.
20) Initiates Emergency Team Meetings.
21) Develops statistical and narrative reports on the utilization and quality of services provided at White Deer Run.
22) Gathers and reports on all discharge statistics as required by the Corporate Office, Executive Director, Administrator and Director of Clinical Services.
23) Monitors and reports on utilization of the Family Program.
24) Gathers and reports on non-routine discharges, including identifying trends that contribute to the AMA/AD rate.
25) Reports on all non-certified days, which includes the identified causes of non-certification and information in the appeal process.
26) Writes a daily report detailing all review calls of the previous business day to be reviewed in the Morning Report.

To Apply

Individuals interested can submit resumes to Sarah.Hawkins@whitedeerrun.com or apply online through Indeed.

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