Employment Opportunities

Adjunct Instructors in Graduate-Level Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Lebanon Valley College (Annville, PA)

The Lebanon Valley College Psychology Department is seeking qualified adjunct instructors to teach courses in the Master’s program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling scheduled to begin in September 2020. Teaching areas include professional standards & ethics, counseling processes, human growth & development, social & cultural diversity, abnormal behavior, assessment & evaluation, research methods & statistics, group dynamics, career counseling, cognitive behavior therapy, applied behavior analysis, addiction counseling, trauma counseling, and advanced electives in specialized counseling domains.

Post date: 9/19/19
Deadline: 12/19/19
Qualifications:

Candidates must have a Master’s, Ph.D., or Psy.D. in a field that supports the counseling-focused mission of the program, as well as relevant preparation and experience in relation to the courses they will eventually teach. Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching experience, especially in Online and Face-to-Face course delivery.

To Apply

Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching experience, especially in Online and Face-to-Face course delivery. Inquiries concerning available positions can be sent to Dr. Lou Manza (Psychology Department Chair) at manza@lvc.edu, and interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV (including contact information for 3 professional references), and teaching philosophy statement to https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.... . Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Please visit www.lvc.edu/psychology/ for more information about the department.

Lebanon Valley College has an institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational programs and employment practices and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.

Adult Outpatient Team Lead - Pittsburgh Mercy (Pittsburgh, PA)

ABOUT PITTSBURGH MERCY
We’re a community-based health and human services organization using person-centered care to treat our area’s most vulnerable populations. We work with families in settings that are safe and familiar to them, and view them as equal partners when planning, developing, and monitoring care.
Our mission is to be a compassionate, transforming presence within our communities. We reach out to offer help – and hope – to people who are experiencing:
• Mental illness and substance use
• Physical health needs
• Intellectual disabilities
• Traumatic events or circumstances, including homelessness + abuse

Post date: 10/8/19
Deadline: 1/8/20
Qualifications:

ABOUT YOU
We’re looking for employees who are professional, flexible, compassionate, and can remain composed in stressful situations. We need a leader who is solutions-focused, creative, and an ace troubleshooter. If you’re an effective, inspiring, and experienced clinician looking for the next step we’d love to hear from you!

RESPONSIBILITIES/REQUIREMENTS
• Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or another Human Services related field with at least 2 years’ counseling experience
• Training and/or experience in working with those who have experienced trauma
• Training and/or experience utilizing CBT, Motivational Interviewing, EMDR, and/or DBT in treatment
• LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or Licensed Psychologist PREFERRED
• Previous leadership and/or clinical supervision experience or training PREFERRED

Responsibilities:

ABOUT THE ROLE
We’re looking for a Team Lead to be the “go to” for the daily unit operations of our General Population Outpatient team. Your main responsibility will be to the people we serve, ensuring that policies and procedures are followed, and that benchmarks for performance are met in an efficient and effective manner. As such, you’ll be leading a therapist team to success through a high level of communication – and strong relationship building with both internal and external providers and resources.

The General Population Outpatient Team works primarily with adults experiencing mood disorders, those with short term therapy needs, and/or reactions to traumatic events. Additionally, the therapists on the General Team provide programming for Creative and Expressive Arts in therapy, domestic violence, perinatal and postpartum mood disorders, and work with active duty and former military members and their families. The Team Lead assists the Practice Administrator in providing clinical supervision and leadership to the therapist team, helping the therapists build clinical skills, meet productivity and quality measures, and identifying needs and barriers to treatment for the population we serve. Additionally, the Team Lead maintains a small caseload and provides individual and/or group therapy to those within our target population.

To Apply

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Adult Outpatient Therapist - Pittsburgh Mercy (Pittsburgh, PA)

ABOUT PITTSBURGH MERCY

We are a community-based health and human services organization using person-centered care to treat our area’s most vulnerable populations. We work with families in settings that are safe and familiar to them, and view them as equal partners when planning, developing, and monitoring care. Our mission is to be a compassionate, transforming presence within our communities.

We reach out to offer help – and hope – to people who are experiencing:

• Mental illness and substance abuse

• Physical health needs • Intellectual disabilities

• Traumatic events or circumstances, including homelessness + abuse

Post date: 10/8/19
Deadline: 1/8/20
Qualifications:

ABOUT YOU

Are you a time management pro and a team player? While all of our therapists are expected to manage their caseloads and function independently, they’ll also collaborate with others in a team-based approach to care. If this sounds like you, please apply today!

RESPONSIBILITIES/REQUIREMENTS

Duties include documentation of sessions using evidence based practices, documentation related case management functions, attending regular staff meetings, treatment planning, etc.
The therapist participates in Team meetings including collaboration with psychiatric and other organization staff.
The Therapist is responsible for maintaining the clinical documentation according to Federal, State, County and Organizational polices and procedures.
Although this position will be mainly out of the South 9th Street location, Local travel will be necessary as meetings alternate from site-to-site.
Therapists will provide individual and group counseling as assigned.
Master’s degree in human service or a related mental health field and 1 year of experience.
SCHEDULE

The site is open from 9:00AM through 8:00PM Monday through Thursday and 9:00AM through 5:00PM Friday. Work Schedule is Monday through Friday 9:00AM through 5:00PM with possible evenings and flexibility to meet the needs of the program.

Responsibilities:

ABOUT THE ROLE

Our Outpatient Therapists for our South 9th Street facility to provide individual and group psychotherapy to adults with severe mental health and addiction disorders. We’re looking for confident clinicians accustomed to evaluating, planning, and providing compassionate services, including outpatient, intensive outpatient, dual recovery, and partial hospitalization programs; plus all related documentation and case management work. The Adult Outpatient Therapist will provide individual and group psychotherapy to Adults within the SMI Team (Severe Mental Illness).

To Apply

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Apply: https://jobs.trinity-health.org/search/jobdetails/adult-outpatient-thera...

Adult Outpatient Therapist - Dual Diagnosis - Pitsburgh Mercy (Pittsburgh, PA)

ABOUT PITTSBURGH MERCY

We are a community-based health and human services organization using person-centered care to treat our area’s most vulnerable populations. We work with families in settings that are safe and familiar to them, and view them as equal partners when planning, developing, and monitoring care.

Our mission is to be a compassionate, transforming presence within our communities. We reach out to offer help – and hope – to people who are experiencing:

Mental illness and substance abuse
Physical health needs
Intellectual disabilities
Traumatic events or circumstances, including homelessness + abuse

Post date: 10/8/19
Deadline: 1/8/20
Qualifications:

ABOUT YOU

Are you a time management pro and a team player? While all of our therapists are expected to manage their caseloads and function independently, they’ll also collaborate with others in a team-based approach to care. If this sounds like you, please apply today!

RESPONSIBILITIES/REQUIREMENTS

Provide psychotherapy services to individuals and groups utilizing individual and group therapy modalities based on consumer’s clinical need and choice.
Demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles, practices, and procedures involved in a cross-disciplinary program for consumers.
Manage consumer urgent and emergency needs, and provide follow-up as appropriate.
Educate consumers and their families regarding mental health/alcohol and other drug issues and medications.
Complete assessments for consumers using ASAM criteria and formulate individualized service plans with the consumer.
Assess, develop, implement, evaluate, and revise treatment as needed based on consumer need and response to treatment.
Establish discharge planning at the onset of treatment services according to organization established discharge criteria.
Complete clinical documentation in compliance with Federal, State, County, and Organizational policies and procedures.
PA driver’s license with access to a vehicle and Act 33, 34 and FBI clearances.
Master’s Degree in Human Services and two years of practical experience in a behavioral health setting. Providing Substance Use Disorder treatment is preferred.
Completion of Pennsylvania DDAP required training including ASAM is preferred.
SCHEDULE

37.5 hours per week Monday through Friday, which could include day and evening hours Monday through Thursday.

Responsibilities:

Our Outpatient Therapists for our Substance Use Disorder Team at our South 9th Street and East Commons locations provide individual and group psychotherapy to adults with mental health and addiction disorders. We are seeking an Adult Outpatient Dual Diagnosed Therapist to work in both locations. We’re looking for confident clinicians accustomed to evaluating, planning, and providing compassionate services, including outpatient, intensive outpatient, dual recovery, and partial hospitalization programs; plus all related documentation and case management work.

To Apply

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Apply: https://jobs.trinity-health.org/search/jobdetails/adult-outpatient-thera...

Case Manager - Substance Abuse - Colonial House Outpatient (York)
Post date: 10/16/19
Deadline: 1/16/20
Qualifications:

• A Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Dependency, Sociology, Social Welfare, Psychology, Nursing or a related field; or
• A bachelor's degree which includes or is supplemented by successful completion of 18 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, criminal justice or other related social sciences; or
• Any equivalent combination of experience and training*.

*Acceptable Experience - Definition of Terms:

 “Direct service experience” means direct client contact. “An alcohol or other drug treatment setting" means any in-patient, out-patient drop-in or referral center where direct treatment of substance abusers takes place. Typical settings include detoxification centers, hospitals, crisis intervention centers, d/a rehabilitation centers, outpatient centers, and partial-hospitalization facilities.

 "Counseling or case management work" involves developing structured relationships with individuals to help them identify, understand and cope with social, economic and personal problems or conditions. It includes interpreting psychological, social, medical, educational and related information, and developing and implementing a case plan or service plan to address individual needs and alter behavior. It also includes providing constructive guidance, and making referrals to other social service agencies.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Pennsylvania State Police Criminal History Check
• Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
• FBI Clearance completed through Department of Human Services
• Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal health care program

Responsibilities:

1. Shall provide the Case Management core function of coordination of services to individuals seeking recovery from a substance use disorder by means of a comprehensive process which addresses an individual’s treatment and non-treatment needs throughout an individual’s treatment and recovery process.

2. Assist in helping individuals and their families in navigating the drug and alcohol system to ensure appropriate and expeditious access to treatment and non-treatment needs.

3. Promotes easy access to drug and alcohol services within the drug and alcohol system at large and assists in transitioning the drug and alcohol system from a complex system to a streamlined, easily accessible system.

4. Shall promote individuals’ engagement and retention in treatment and other non-treatment services.

5. Services shall be mobile and support of individuals shall occur at the location which best supports the individuals’ engagement, retention and re-engagement in treatment services.

6. Assists individuals in addressing treatment and non-treatment needs by implementing a comprehensive service plan based on the results obtained from the assessment process.

7. Ensuring that the resources to address the individuals’ needs are in place, and that those resources are made available in a timely and appropriate fashion.

8. Shall conduct individual follow-up at required intervals and update the service/recovery plan as needed.

9. Shall empower individuals in assuming responsibility for their own recovery and through a collaborative process, works with individuals and their families to develop and implement their individual recovery plan.

10. Shall facilitate the transition from a professionally directed recovery plan to a self-directed recovery plan.

11. Ability to work with persons who have physical, mental or emotional disabilities or who are economically disadvantaged or involved with the criminal justice system.

12. Ability to plan and organize work, prepare records and reports, set priorities, and maintain a caseload in an effective and timely manner with minimal supervision.

13. Assists individual in having their voices fully heard, by ensuring that their needs, goals and objectives are the focal point of services.

14. Identifies barriers (individual or system) to full participation in treatment and non-treatments needs and assists in developing strategies to overcome such barriers.

15. Shall provide case coordination services as individuals’ transition into, through and to the next level of care in the continuum of treatment services as well as when transitioning into and returning to the community to promote continuity of services.

16. Shall enhance individuals’ knowledge of service availability and promote individuals’ self-sufficiency within the system, etc. while practicing progressive disengagement as individual knowledge base grows.

17. Shall ensure warm hand-off to recommended services occurs.

18. Shall ensure re-engagement efforts to individuals who do not show for services or leave services prior to being discharged.

19. Shall provide direct assistance with accessing Medical Assistance or other healthcare
benefits until proper enrollment has occurred based upon eligibility.

20. Acquires and maintains practical knowledge of available treatment and non-treatment resources and how, through these services, individuals and their families can gain access to appropriate service and support that will increase successful treatment engagement and completion rates, promote early re-engagement for those who have relapsed, and provide pathways to recovery for individuals not in need of clinical treatment services.

21. Demonstrate proficiency in such areas as: engagement; coaching; linking; advocacy; use of recovery support services; etc.

22. Understand the addiction process and recovery process as it relates to the individual, individuals’ family, friends, colleagues, employer, etc.

23. Maintains knowledge of the current social, economic and health problems impacting the local community and individuals seeking substance abuse services.

24. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from various cultures and social economic backgrounds.

25. Maintains beneficial dialogue with members of the treatment staff, as necessary, regarding individuals.

26. Understands and adheres to all policies, laws, regulations, codes of ethics, and confidentiality as out lined by State, Federal and other applicable laws and regulations.

27. Maintains required case records and prepares and submits all required records, reports and documentation in an accurate and timely manner.

28. Adheres to all DDAP mandated reporting systems requirements.

29. Shall adhere to SCA policy and procedure.

To Apply

Interested Candidates should send their resume, including cover letter and salary requirements to: Chrissi Morrisson at: Chrissi.Morrisson@chinc.org or via fax to: Chrissi Morrisson, Director of Operations- 717-370-7447

Case Manager – Substance Abuse - Colonial House Outpatient (York, PA)
Post date: 10/17/19
Deadline: 1/17/20
Qualifications:

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

• A Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Dependency, Sociology, Social Welfare, Psychology, Nursing or a related field; or
• A bachelor's degree which includes or is supplemented by successful completion of 18 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, criminal justice or other related social sciences; or
• Any equivalent combination of experience and training*.

*Acceptable Experience - Definition of Terms:

 “Direct service experience” means direct client contact. “An alcohol or other drug treatment setting" means any in-patient, out-patient drop-in or referral center where direct treatment of substance abusers takes place. Typical settings include detoxification centers, hospitals, crisis intervention centers, d/a rehabilitation centers, outpatient centers, and partial-hospitalization facilities.

 "Counseling or case management work" involves developing structured relationships with individuals to help them identify, understand and cope with social, economic and personal problems or conditions. It includes interpreting psychological, social, medical, educational and related information, and developing and implementing a case plan or service plan to address individual needs and alter behavior. It also includes providing constructive guidance, and making referrals to other social service agencies.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Pennsylvania State Police Criminal History Check
• Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
• FBI Clearance completed through Department of Human Services
• Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal health care program

Responsibilities:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Shall provide the Case Management core function of coordination of services to individuals seeking recovery from a substance use disorder by means of a comprehensive process which addresses an individual’s treatment and non-treatment needs throughout an individual’s treatment and recovery process.

2. Assist in helping individuals and their families in navigating the drug and alcohol system to ensure appropriate and expeditious access to treatment and non-treatment needs.

3. Promotes easy access to drug and alcohol services within the drug and alcohol system at large and assists in transitioning the drug and alcohol system from a complex system to a streamlined, easily accessible system.

4. Shall promote individuals’ engagement and retention in treatment and other non-treatment services.

5. Services shall be mobile and support of individuals shall occur at the location which best supports the individuals’ engagement, retention and re-engagement in treatment services.

6. Assists individuals in addressing treatment and non-treatment needs by implementing a comprehensive service plan based on the results obtained from the assessment process.

7. Ensuring that the resources to address the individuals’ needs are in place, and that those resources are made available in a timely and appropriate fashion.

8. Shall conduct individual follow-up at required intervals and update the service/recovery plan as needed.

9. Shall empower individuals in assuming responsibility for their own recovery and through a collaborative process, works with individuals and their families to develop and implement their individual recovery plan.

10. Shall facilitate the transition from a professionally directed recovery plan to a self-directed recovery plan.

11. Ability to work with persons who have physical, mental or emotional disabilities or who are economically disadvantaged or involved with the criminal justice system.

12. Ability to plan and organize work, prepare records and reports, set priorities, and maintain a caseload in an effective and timely manner with minimal supervision.

13. Assists individual in having their voices fully heard, by ensuring that their needs, goals and objectives are the focal point of services.

14. Identifies barriers (individual or system) to full participation in treatment and non-treatments needs and assists in developing strategies to overcome such barriers.

15. Shall provide case coordination services as individuals’ transition into, through and to the next level of care in the continuum of treatment services as well as when transitioning into and returning to the community to promote continuity of services.

16. Shall enhance individuals’ knowledge of service availability and promote individuals’ self-sufficiency within the system, etc. while practicing progressive disengagement as individual knowledge base grows.

17. Shall ensure warm hand-off to recommended services occurs.

18. Shall ensure re-engagement efforts to individuals who do not show for services or leave services prior to being discharged.

19. Shall provide direct assistance with accessing Medical Assistance or other healthcare
benefits until proper enrollment has occurred based upon eligibility.

20. Acquires and maintains practical knowledge of available treatment and non-treatment resources and how, through these services, individuals and their families can gain access to appropriate service and support that will increase successful treatment engagement and completion rates, promote early re-engagement for those who have relapsed, and provide pathways to recovery for individuals not in need of clinical treatment services.

21. Demonstrate proficiency in such areas as: engagement; coaching; linking; advocacy; use of recovery support services; etc.

22. Understand the addiction process and recovery process as it relates to the individual, individuals’ family, friends, colleagues, employer, etc.

23. Maintains knowledge of the current social, economic and health problems impacting the local community and individuals seeking substance abuse services.

24. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from various cultures and social economic backgrounds.

25. Maintains beneficial dialogue with members of the treatment staff, as necessary, regarding individuals.

26. Understands and adheres to all policies, laws, regulations, codes of ethics, and confidentiality as out lined by State, Federal and other applicable laws and regulations.

27. Maintains required case records and prepares and submits all required records, reports and documentation in an accurate and timely manner.

28. Adheres to all DDAP mandated reporting systems requirements.

29. Shall adhere to SCA policy and procedure.

To Apply

Interested Candidates should send their resume, including cover letter and salary requirements to: Chrissi Morrisson at: Chrissi.Morrisson@chinc.org or via fax to: Chrissi Morrisson, Director of Operations- 717-370-7447

Certified Recovery Specialist - University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
Post date: 9/4/19
Deadline: 12/4/19
Qualifications:

An Associate’s Degree in behavioral Health, Nursing, or related field is preferred. Must have prior behavioral health experience and knowledge of behavioral health resources. Must be a CRS. Must maintain valid CRS certification and remain in good standing during employment.

Demonstrated problem solving skills
Ability to utilize critical thinking
Demonstrated organizational skills
Strong written and communication skills; ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of clients and staff
Able to deliver clear and concise presentations to varied audiences
Utilizes industry standard processes to generate specifications for implementation
Ability to use Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, Word)

Qualifications
H.S. Diploma/GED Required; CRS Certification Required; 3-5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Working Conditions
Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

Responsibilities:

Provide recovery education for every phase of the recovery journey from pre-recovery engagement, recovery initiation, recovery stabilization, and sustained recovery maintenance. Provide a model for both people in recovery and staff by demonstrating that recovery is possible. Assist recovering persons to identify their personal interests, goals, strengths and weaknesses regarding recovery. Assist/coach recovering persons develop their own plan for advancing their recovery; for “getting the life they want” and doing so on the path of recovery that is right for them (abstinence, MOUD, 12 Step, etc.) Actively identify and support linkages to community resources (communities of recovery, MOUD, 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. Link individuals to appropriate professional resources (including MOUD). Provide vision-driven hope and encouragement for opportunities at varying levels of involvement in community based activities (e.g., work, school, relationships, physical activity, self-directed hobbies, etc.). Develop relationships with community groups/agencies in partnership with others in the agency. Identify barriers (internal and external) to full participation in CORE and/or community resources and develop strategies to overcome those barriers. Maintain contact either in-person, by phone and/or e-mail with recovering person for 12 months once they engage in CORE to ensure ongoing success and to provide re-engagement support in partnership with others in the agency if needed.

The CRS will meet with patient at least monthly to assess compliance, address patient needs and gain insight into unmet needs. Coordinate information and patient needs (social service, health and medication) with appropriate interdisciplinary provider: PCP, social work, MOUD provider, D&A provider, etc. Serve as an essential link between patients and all other care providers. CRS is responsible for interacting with patient service representatives to expedite scheduling for follow-up and acute care appointments within UPHS. Facilitate appointments for consults and support services within established service standards, including behavioral health clinicians, social workers, physician, community agencies, etc. Coordinate multidisciplinary team meetings; develop concise patient progress summaries for use by the care team, and document recommendations made utilizing standardized care protocols in accordance with state/nationally recognized care guidelines. Monitors and evaluates the delivery of care through documentation and tracking of needs addressed, track outcomes and support strategic planning through CORE data collection in accordance with all state requirements. Follow patients throughout the care continuum, including inpatient admissions, discharges from all levels of care, and collaborate with inpatient care management resources. Adhere to established productivity benchmarks.

Certified Recovery Specialists - Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. (Exton, PA)

Program: COPE, Community Outreach & Prevention Education
Certified Recovery Specialists are drug and alcohol peers in recovery who have been trained to help others move into and through the recovery process. As a Certified Recovery Specialist, an individual accepts and agrees that his/her experience as a person in recovery from a substance use condition will be known by their colleagues, persons served, and others with whom he/she may share that they have achieved this credential. A person with lived experience must attest that he/she has personal, lived recovery experience in a continuous manner for a minimum of 18 months to be eligible for the Certified Recovery Specialist credential.
Role Description: In this role the Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) educate the individual, family, and community about the disease of addiction and the recovery process. They will engage families to support their loved one through the recovery process. A person with lived experience must attest that he/she has personal, lived recovery experience in a continuous manner for a minimum of 18 months to be eligible for the CRS credential. Additional education in drug and alcohol counseling, psychology, social work, and health fields/nursing are preferred but not required.

Post date: 10/28/19
Deadline: 1/28/20
Qualifications:

Minimum Education Required: High School Diploma or GED certificate.
Minimum Experience Required: Current or former recipient of drug and alcohol services (any setting) and a willingness to acknowledge this experience to consumers and others as appropriate. Must be in recovery for minimally 18 months (DOCUMENTED PROOF REQUIRED).
Preferred: Experience with Dual Diagnosis such as Mental Health and Drug Abuse. Additional education in drug and alcohol counseling, psychology, social work, and health fields/nursing are preferred.
Certifications: Recovery Specialist Certification or CRS Certification must be obtained within 90 days of hire.
Required Clearances: Pennsylvania Child Abuse clearance (if working in adolescent residential program), Criminal clearance, and Fingerprint based federal criminal history; Valid Driver’s License and Verification that employee is not on any Medicaid/Medicare Exclusion list.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:
• Recovery Specialists will conduct self in an ethical manner by adhering to the Certified Recovery Specialist code of ethics
and standards of practice, maintain confidentiality regarding information received during the facilitation of recovery
support services, continue personal growth through active participation in the recovery process, and engage in
continuing professional development relative to recovery support services.
• As a CRS, an individual accepts and agrees that his/her experience as a person in recovery from a substance use condition will be known by their colleagues, persons served, and others with whom he/she may share that they have achieved this credential.
• Provide services as defined by the program description, best practice standards and in
full compliance with licensure standards and Recovery Model Principles.
• Assist consumers in development and implementation of Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP).
• Provide assistance to the program coordinator as well as providing assistance/education in
areas of medications, budgeting, self-care and supportive counseling to the program residents.
• Monitor effectiveness of own service delivery based on outcome measures including Quality of
Life Inventory, consumer satisfaction surveys, and treatment/service reviews. As needed, make
changes to own service delivery to improve outcomes.
• Develop and implement service plans as per program description.
• Develop and maintain linkages with adjunct providers to coordinate consumer services.
• Identify resources which are accessible and beneficial to clients and encourage their utilization.
• Intervene appropriately in crisis situations.
• Provide instruction and hands-on support to promote development of skills identified in service plans.
• Support consumers in maintaining healthy relationships and resolving conflicts.
• Must be compassionate, flexible and knowledgeable of Supportive counseling.
• Must be willing to assist with skill building including “occasional hands on”.
• Maintain accurate records of billable services provided and submit records in a timely
manner as dictated by the program.
• Complete other responsibilities as assigned by direct supervisor.

To Apply

*Interested persons should complete an online application.
* Resume REQUIRED.
Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.
Review of applications will commence on Immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Holcomb offers a generous benefit package to all employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week. Some benefits are available to employees working between 25-29 hours per week.
Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems is accredited by the Joint Commission and provides a comprehensive range of services and supports for people with mental health, substance abuse, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and co-occurring disorders throughout southern and central Pennsylvania, central New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland.

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Individual and Family Therapist - The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc. (Doylestown, PA)
Post date: 10/21/19
Deadline: 1/21/20
Qualifications:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

• LCSW or LPC required. Master’s Degree from an accredited college with major in chemical dependency, social work, counseling or related field with 3 years of direct service experience.
• Experience working with youth with Substance Use Disorders or Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders; commitment to obtaining ATOD background information relevant to project.
• Experience with and/or sensitivity to culturally diverse populations.
• Current Pennsylvania Criminal Background Check, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Criminal History Background Check; maintain with no violations.
• Current valid Pennsylvania driver’s license, insurance and regular access to a motor vehicle.
• Serves Central and Upper Bucks County. Nights and weekends required.

Responsibilities:

SUMMARY AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES: ensure the availability of a coordinated integrated system of care with adolescents and transitional aged youth serving agencies and services.
• Assessment services to youth and families, with referrals and follow up, as appropriate.
• Facilitate Individual, Family and Group Counseling sessions, and develop treatment plans with clients based on individual needs and goals.
• Conduct self in an ethical manner by adhering to the PCACB codes of ethics, standards of practice, and Council policy and procedures.
• Work independently and collaborate with community and organizational representatives.
• Complete Matrix Model Basic Core Training.

DAILY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Complete all clinical documentation; including treatment plans, session notes and aftercare/discharge planning.
• Based on changes client’s treatment needs, facilitate referrals to higher levels of care when necessary.
• Provide consultation, ongoing technical assistance and/or education to targeted groups, assist with development and implementation, advocate to enhance awareness of issues, support environmental change in youth substance abuse.
• Maintain current knowledge of ATOD substance abuse, recovery issues, peer to peer support.
• Complete annual training requirements for program licensing.

To Apply
LCSW Therapist-FT/PT/C - TCV Community Services (Homestead, PA)

The Partial Therapist position is to function as a team member with other Partial staff in providing services to adults with moderate to severe mental or emotional disorders, and to do so in a professional, efficient manner. Ability to respond calmly and professionally while dealing with individual consumer concerns is essential to this position. Ability to complete chart work in a timely,
efficient and accurate manner is essential to this position. Ability to supervise interns and other clinical staff is essential to this position.

Post date: 10/24/19
Deadline: 1/24/20
To Apply

Please send resumes to Candace Ross at cross@tcv.net
EOE/Drug Free

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

The person in this position will be responsible providing integrated treatment supporting the needs of both behavioral and physical health care to clients admitted to Berks Counseling Center. This would include clinical treatment modalities and supporting documentation.

Post date: 9/14/19
Deadline: 12/14/19
Qualifications:

LPC or LCSW with counseling experience in mental health and/or drug and alcohol required. Experience working with adolescents preferred.
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made.

Responsibilities:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Knowledge of the assessment and treatment of behavioral health disorder
• Knowledge of BCC services, policies and procedures.
• Knowledge of ethical practices of counselors.
• Knowledge of electronic health records (EHR).
• Knowledge of community services available to low income, high risk populations.
• Skill and ability to document clinical needs clearly, concisely, and in a timely manner.
• Skill in using Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook and ability to learn and navigate new software programs that support project efforts and the electronic health record.
• Skill in supporting the health care and wellness needs of low income, high risk populations.
• Skill in managing competing priorities.
• Skill in problem solving and conflict resolution including identification of the problem or conflict within a team oriented approach to care.
• Skill in problem solving and conflict resolution within a team oriented approach to care.
• Skill in oral and written communication.
• Skill in operating office and technological equipment and software.
• Ability to facilitate evidence based groups.
• Ability to maintain direct services hours as designated by supervisor.
• Ability to type and navigate electronic health records.
• Ability to utilize and learn software, technology and office equipment.
• Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team in meeting the integrated physical and behavioral health and wellness needs of the persons served.
• Ability to work well with diverse, low income, high risk populations and provide culturally competent care.
• Ability to demonstrate a commitment to the provision of compassionate, patient-centered care supportive of the patient’s own goals and motivated toward positive health outcomes.
• Ability to communicate professionally with coworkers, clients and vendors.
• Ability to organize daily activities of self and others and to work as a team player.
• Ability to assist the consumer in identifying appropriate treatment plan goals and action steps.
• Ability to provide culturally-competent care.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule when needed.

Essential Job Functions
1. Provide screening, assessment, and evaluation of potential clients.
2. Provide individual, group, and/or family counseling at the main office or school setting.
3. Effectively assess client treatment needs and develop a comprehensive individualized integrated treatment plan.
4. Utilize collaborative documentation to complete clinical documentation that meets compliance standards, medical necessity guidelines, and agency standards as to timeliness and accuracy of documentation.
5. Ability to maintain standard direct service hours.
6. Actively participate in individual supervision and clinical team meetings.
7. Work cooperatively with the psychiatrist in meeting the medication management needs of clients.
8. Attend staff and community meetings as assigned.
9. Provide community outreach and networking related to clinical services.
10. Maintain appropriate credentials and attend ongoing training and education as required by licensure, certification and/or agency policy.
11. Maintain accurate, up to date clinical documentation in the client record.
12. Prepare reports as requested.
13. Work closely with other treatment staff, case managers and other outside persons involved in a client’s care to assure effective coordination of care, including the promotion of health and wellness.
14. Meet all insurance and funding source requirements.
15. Provide licensure supervision to employees seeking licensure.
16. Participate in daily huddles.
17. Successfully credential with insurance companies through prompt completion of provider applications and attention to deadlines.
18. Provide crisis coverage as needed.
19. Perform all other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Physical Requirements
SEEING: Must be able to see well enough to read reports and use computer.
COMMUNICATING: Must be able to communicate to clients, vendors and coworkers.
MOBILITY: Must have mobility to move about the agency.
LIFTING/PUSING/PULLING: Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
OTHER: Must be able to write, type and use technology.

Men’s Recovery Support Staff - Washington City Mission (Washington, PA)

Reporting to the Head Shift Manager, the Recovery Support Staff employee is responsible for fostering and facilitating growth towards independence of residents of the City Mission. The Recovery Staff employee develop a sense of community among residents as members living in the houses. They serve as a positive role model to residents and enforces the rules and regulation of the City Mission.

Knowledge, Skills, and abilities: an individual must have the ability to communicate well in group and individual situations; establish rapport with residents and other staff; establish and maintain boundaries. One main roll of a Shift Manager is to provide a safe environment for the residents to reside in.

Post date: 10/4/19
Deadline: 1/4/21
Qualifications:

1. Committed Christian with a heart for the homeless and a desire to share the ministry of CM with others
2. Highly ethical, trustworthy, and professional
3. Organized with good analytical and decision-making abilities
4. Team player, active participant in CM ministry
5. Levelheaded, purposeful in reactions, proactive in problem-solving.

Responsibilities:

1. Uphold, promote, and encourage, in word and deed, the organizational culture and core values of Christ-centered teamwork, outreach, and assistance to the homeless.
2. Helps to maintain healthy, clean, safe, and secure living environments by following and enforcing City Mission standards and procedures.
3. Provides direct support to Head Shift Managers
4. Check staff log & Emails
5. Roll Call Devotions
6. Hand out Medication
7. Answer Phones
8. Intakes or Discharges
9. Completing house rounds which consist of checking rooms, common areas, and the grounds
10. Check Sign in Sheet
11. Administer Random Urines
12. Complete Maintenance Request
13. Check Meeting Slips
14. Collect Resident Passes
15. Retrieve Resident Mail
16. Monitor Camera
17. Answer Door
18. Check Safety of House

To Apply

To apply: visit www.citymission.org, go to “Who we are”. Drop down to Job Opportunities and click on to Current Openings

MH Therapist, Outpatient - Team Leader - TCV Community Services (Homestead, PA)

The primary purpose of this position is to provide quality assessments and psychotherapy to all consumers and to function as a team member with other therapists, nurses, service coordinators, support staff, administrators and psychiatrists. The position also functions as a team leader by assisting the Director in the training, orientation, and day-to-day coaching of staff to promote the program goals and efficiency in accordance with policies and procedures.The normal work week (37.5 hours) for this position is Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM during normal office hours or as assigned to meet program and consumer needs. Schedule changes and/or additional hours must be pre-approved by director. Overtime may be required for crisis situations.

Post date: 10/24/19
Deadline: 1/24/20
Qualifications:

Master’s degree in counseling or social work, and needs to be either clinically licensed, or license-eligible, with at least 2 years of mental health direct care experience.

Responsibilities:

• Team Leader Duties: Duties include active communication, collaboration, problem-solving and conflict resolution to ensure efficient daily operations. Serves as acting site supervisor while Director is out of office.
• Provides staff training and coaching in day-to-day activities including the use of electronic medical record, office technology, productivity scorecards, and safety protocols.
• Ensures completion of required incident reports as per regulations and notifies Director of any crisis or safety issues. Conducts fire and safety drills with CSRs on a monthly basis, rotating the exits in building.
• Checks ISP’s for accuracy, and acts as designee supervisory signer. Audits charts for accuracy and completion.
• Supports the medical department, by working with team to have timely service plans for medication only consumers.
• Effectively engages and retains consumers and efficiently manages caseload.
• Accurately assesses consumer needs; makes appropriate referrals as needed.
• Provides appropriate and necessary therapeutic group and individual services that reflect best practices.
• Adequately and efficiently documents service via electronic clinical record in accordance with performance standards and applicable policies, procedures and regulations; promptly corrects alerts.
• Completes required paperwork in accordance with requisite timelines to ensure authorizations, payments, and conformance with regulatory requirements, contractual obligations and policies and procedures, and best practices and timely referrals.
• Meets productivity standards at 60% requirement of full-time therapist.
• Appropriately manages and resolves crises and uses critical thinking to avert escalating crises.
• Increases competence to better serve consumers via training or other means; demonstrates competence via application of acquired knowledge and skills and achievement of desired outcomes; maintains requisite credentials and licensure as appropriate.
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with internal and external individuals, and professionals.
• Effectively communicates both orally and in writing.

To Apply

If interested please contact Candace Ross at cross@tcv.net.

EOE/Drug Free

Outpatient Therapist – PT ASL Fluent - Pittsburgh Mercy (Pittsburgh, PA)

ABOUT PITTSBURGH MERCY

We’re a person-centered and trauma-informed organization treating our area’s most vulnerable populations. We work with individuals providing assessment, individual and group therapy, and view them as equal partners when planning, developing, and monitoring care.

Our mission is to be a compassionate, transforming presence within our communities. We reach out to offer help – and hope – to people who are experiencing:

Mental illness and substance abuse
Physical health needs
Intellectual disabilities
Traumatic events or circumstances, including homelessness + abuse

Post date: 10/8/19
Deadline: 1/8/20
Qualifications:

Are you able to work independently and as a team player? While all of our therapists are expected to manage their caseloads and function independently, they’ll also collaborate with others in a team-based approach to care. If this sounds like you, please apply today!

RESPONSIBILITIES/REQUIREMENTS

Master’s Degree in Human Service related field. Must be fluent in ASL. Preferably with two years of experience required providing behavioral health therapy. This position requires Act 33/34 Clearances, a valid PA driver’s license, and access to a vehicle.

Monday through Friday mostly daylight hours with some evenings and flexibility to meet the needs of persons served

Responsibilities:

Our Outpatient Therapist provides assessment, individual and group therapy to our Deaf and Hard of Hearing population. We work with individuals who experience behavioral health needs including mental health and substance use disorders. We’re looking for people who demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles, practices, and procedures involved in a cross-disciplinary mental health program, and who can distinguish between emergent/urgent needs and ongoing clinical work. The candidate must be fluent in ASL and understanding the needs specific to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. Other skills to lead to success include time management skills to meet documentation and caseload management needs. All of our Therapists are responsible for maintaining clinical documentation according to Federal, State, County, and Organizational policies and procedures.)

To Apply

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Apply: https://jobs.trinity-health.org/search/jobdetails/outpatient-therapist--...

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

Peer Service Enhancement Initiative Project Coordinator - The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania (Doylestown, PA)

SUMMARY: The PSEI Project Coordinator is responsible for oversight and implementation of the PSEI project in Chester County.

Post date: 12/20/18
Deadline: 3/20/09
Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in human service related field or demonstrated relevant experience with drug/alcohol recovery preferably have Certification as a Peer Specialist (CPS) or Recovery Specialist (CRS)
• Person in long term recovery with at least 5 years sustained, current recovery history.
• Experience with community engagement and outreach, program development and implementation.
• Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check, The Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and a FBI Criminal History Background Check required.
• Current valid Pennsylvania driver’s license, insurance and vehicle

Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Planning and implementation of the Peer Service Enhancement Initiative project.
• Effective supervision and management of the daily operations of the project.
• Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations throughout Chester County and utilize those relationships to strategically implement project.
• Serve as liaison and mentor to Peer Providers and Treatment agencies in all aspects of training and internship.
• Maintain valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

DAILY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Meet or exceed project goals and deliverables; oversight, management and delivery of project objectives.
2. Oversight of marketing plan development and implementation.
3. Collaborate with intersecting systems to provide a coordinated approach to recovery support services, both telephonic and non-telephonic. Work collaboratively with Council staff to develop and implement the goals and objectives for this project.
4. Assist in organizational readiness assessment process and planning with Change Management Teams at each organization.
5. Develop roles for Peer Providers that allow for different intersection points throughout the treatment process.
6. Budget oversight and implementation; review financial statements to determine progress/status in meeting objectives; revise objectives/plans in accordance with current conditions.
7. Provide supervision, training and support to the Project staff.
8. Work with Director of Intervention Services to ensure proper data collection and analysis.
9. Provide assistance with training and ongoing internship support to the participants in Peer Certification Trainings.
10. Engage in ongoing technical assistance for Provider organizations throughout the project.
11. Manage site logistics for project implementation.
12. Formulate, recommend, implement and monitor policies, procedures and standards.
13. Assist with public relations and event planning.
14. Work with staff to ensure a coordinated and consistent approach. Maintain an understanding of, and adapt to, individual community dynamics.

To Apply

All resumes and cover letters should be sent to jobs@councilsepa.org.

Peer Support Assistant - Geisinger (Wilkes Barre)

The Peer Support Assistant is an instrumental member of a multidisciplinary team, working within the community providing outreach to patients with complex medical and social needs. The Peer Support Assistant acts as a resource to assist patients in navigating the health care system, provides peer support services, serves as an advocate, and provides information to members in a variety of settings. The Peer Support Assistant performs a wide range of tasks to support members in living their own lives and directing their own wellness process. The Peer Support Assistant will model competency in wellness and maintaining healthy practices during and after pregnancy.

Under the direction of the Case Manager and the LSW, serves to facilitate linkage to community resources that will enable the patient to obtain optimal health outcomes and remain safe in the community.

Identifies areas of need and improvement and coordinates with case manager team to provide the best care and resources. Ensures member needs are met through education, ongoing communication, support, and coordination of all aspects of care with case manager and LSW.

Works under the general supervision of the care management team.

Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of GHP in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.

Post date: 8/20/19
Deadline: 11/20/19
Qualifications:

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma required.

Three years of experience in community based outreach or demonstrated progressive advancement in responsibilities in healthcare setting such as clinic, hospital, etc. required.

Valid PA Driver’s License

Bilingual - Spanish/English speaking preferred

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Varies settings including but not limited to office, patient’s home, and hospital.

Travel required, personal vehicle with mileage reimbursement

Day shift with some evening hours required

Responsibilities:

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates excellent communication skills

Demonstrates the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously

Ability to motivate and engage patients and the Health Care Team

Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and experiences

Ability to openly address and acknowledge observed issues and concerns

Demonstrates proficiency in basic computer skills, including accurate keyboard entry of data into relevant computer based databases and spreadsheets

Attention to detail, and ability to be flexible in performing a variety of tasks

Demonstrated ability to complete projects within designated timelines and the ability to prioritize duties is required

Demonstrates ability to use basic office equipment, computer, fax machine, copier, calculator, etc.

Peer Support Specialist - Geisinger (Danville, PA)

The Peer Support Specialist uses their own unique, life-altering experience in order to guide and support others who are in some form of mental health recovery. Peer Support Specialist works in conjunction with highly trained and educated professionals. They fill a gap by providing support from the perspective of someone who has first-hand experience, something that professionals cannot learn from training or education.

Post date: 8/20/19
Deadline: 11/20/19
Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of 1 year Related work experience

Required: YES

EDUCATION:

High School Diploma or GED

Required: YES

Bachelor's Degree in Related Field of Study

Required: NO

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES

Certified Peer Specialist - Required

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Work is typically performed in a clinical and office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

Responsibilities:

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists in the outreach and engagement of members identified as needing behavioral health support and treatment. Accompanies members to a variety of services or community support events in a variety of settings. Engages members by way of home visit, hospital visit and accompanying patients to Providers appointments as needed. Assists members with identifying recovery goals and strategies to achieve their goals. Communicates all concerns to clinical team and manager as necessary, seeking support and guidance proactively. Participates in multidisciplinary treatment team conference to maximize the treatment plan. Provides feedback to the treatment team regarding members and offering a unique perspective. Assist members with identifying natural supports and resources in their communities and teach members how to utilize these supports. Performs appointment scheduling and clerical duties as needed. Builds relationships within the community to identify resources that are available to the patients i.e.: Targeted Case Management providers, outpatient psychiatric providers, community resources, etc. Promotes community integration through the connection of resources, linking to supports, mutual-help groups, social clubs, volunteer and job opportunities.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

• Knowledge of healthcare industry's trends, directions, major issues, regulatory considerations and trendsetters.

• Knowledge of the risks faced by patients in a healthcare environment, and the ability to take steps to reduce these risks.

• Knowledge of and ability to use medical devices and tools in order to evaluate and treat patients.

• Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to assure assessment, treatment or care is appropriate to the age of patients served (i.e. neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, geriatrics).

• Knowledge and understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

Peer Support Specialist - Geisinger (Pittston, PA)

The Peer Support Specialist uses their own unique, life-altering experience in order to guide and support others who are in some form of mental health recovery. Peer Support Specialist works in conjunction with highly trained and educated professionals. They fill a gap by providing support from the perspective of someone who has first-hand experience, something that professionals cannot learn from training or education.

Post date: 8/20/19
Deadline: 11/20/19
Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of 1 year Related work experience

Required: YES

EDUCATION:

High School Diploma or GED

Required: YES

Bachelor's Degree in Related Field of Study

Required: NO

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES

Certified Peer Specialist - Required

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSCIAL DEMANDS

Work is typically performed in a clinical and office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

Responsibilities:

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists in the outreach and engagement of members identified as needing behavioral health support and treatment. Accompanies members to a variety of services or community support events in a variety of settings. Engages members by way of home visit, hospital visit and accompanying patients to Providers appointments as needed. Assists members with identifying recovery goals and strategies to achieve their goals. Communicates all concerns to clinical team and manager as necessary, seeking support and guidance proactively. Participates in multidisciplinary treatment team conference to maximize the treatment plan. Provides feedback to the treatment team regarding members and offering a unique perspective. Assist members with identifying natural supports and resources in their communities and teach members how to utilize these supports. Performs appointment scheduling and clerical duties as needed. Builds relationships within the community to identify resources that are available to the patients i.e.: Targeted Case Management providers, outpatient psychiatric providers, community resources, etc. Promotes community integration through the connection of resources, linking to supports, mutual-help groups, social clubs, volunteer and job opportunities.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

• Knowledge of healthcare industry's trends, directions, major issues, regulatory considerations and trendsetters.

• Knowledge of the risks faced by patients in a healthcare environment, and the ability to take steps to reduce these risks.

• Knowledge of and ability to use medical devices and tools in order to evaluate and treat patients.

• Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to assure assessment, treatment or care is appropriate to the age of patients served (i.e. neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, geriatrics).

• Knowledge and understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

Peer Support Specialist - Geisinger (State College, PA)

The Peer Support Specialist uses their own unique, life-altering experience in order to guide and support others who are in some form of mental health recovery. Peer Support Specialist works in conjunction with highly trained and educated professionals. They fill a gap by providing support from the perspective of someone who has first-hand experience, something that professionals cannot learn from training or education.

Post date: 8/20/19
Deadline: 11/20/19
Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of 1 year Related work experience

Required: YES

EDUCATION:

High School Diploma or GED

Required: YES

Bachelor's Degree in Related Field of Study

Required: NO

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES

Certified Peer Specialist - Required

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSCIAL DEMANDS

Work is typically performed in a clinical and office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

Responsibilities:

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists in the outreach and engagement of members identified as needing behavioral health support and treatment. Accompanies members to a variety of services or community support events in a variety of settings. Engages members by way of home visit, hospital visit and accompanying patients to Providers appointments as needed. Assists members with identifying recovery goals and strategies to achieve their goals. Communicates all concerns to clinical team and manager as necessary, seeking support and guidance proactively. Participates in multidisciplinary treatment team conference to maximize the treatment plan. Provides feedback to the treatment team regarding members and offering a unique perspective. Assist members with identifying natural supports and resources in their communities and teach members how to utilize these supports. Performs appointment scheduling and clerical duties as needed. Builds relationships within the community to identify resources that are available to the patients i.e.: Targeted Case Management providers, outpatient psychiatric providers, community resources, etc. Promotes community integration through the connection of resources, linking to supports, mutual-help groups, social clubs, volunteer and job opportunities.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

• Knowledge of healthcare industry's trends, directions, major issues, regulatory considerations and trendsetters.

• Knowledge of the risks faced by patients in a healthcare environment, and the ability to take steps to reduce these risks.

• Knowledge of and ability to use medical devices and tools in order to evaluate and treat patients.

• Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to assure assessment, treatment or care is appropriate to the age of patients served (i.e. neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, geriatrics).

• Knowledge and understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

Registered Nurse - Berks Counseling Center (Reading, PA)

The Registered Nurse cares for the physical and behavioral health needs of population with serious mental illness (SMI). This position is an active member of the multi-disciplinary team that provides therapy, case management, and support to our consumers.

Post date: 9/14/19
Deadline: 12/14/19
Qualifications:

Licensed Register Nurse, active in the state of Pennsylvania required. At least one (1) year experience in a behavioral health setting required. Valid PA Driver’s License required. Bilingual: English/Spanish a plus.
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made.

Responsibilities:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Knowledge of the evidence based ACT model and willing to promote and respect the fidelity of that model.
• Knowledge of psychiatric and medical conditions and how they intersect.
• Skill in being able to assist consumers in accessing appropriate healthcare within the community and utilizing community resources to meet their needs
• Skilled in active engagement of resistant consumers.
• Skilled in organizing tasks, managing competing priorities, problem solving and conflict resolutions
• Skill in time management and ability to maintain required direct service hours.
• Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team in meeting the physical and behavioral health needs of the population we serve.
• Ability to demonstrate a commitment to the provision of compassionate, patient-centered care supportive of the patient’s own goals and motivated toward positive health outcomes.

Essential Job Functions
1. Completes both psychiatric and physical health assessments for ACT Consumers.
2. Works collaboratively with the psychiatrist and community physicians in meeting the health and behavioral health needs consumers.
3. Administers medication including injectable medication.
4. Provides consultation on medication health issues and collaborate with the psychiatrist and other RN’s in the management of medications.
5. Provides crisis intervention services in office and in the community. Provide emergency on call phone support to ACT team members as needed.
6. Provides timely, accurate documentation.
7. Participates in daily organizational meetings.
8. Participates in the development of policies and procedures related to health, medication, and psychiatric care.
9. Manages pharmaceuticals and medical supplies.
10. Educates Consumer and team members regarding substance abuse and psychiatric medication interactions.
11. Assists in the overall team case management, counseling, and support functions.
12. Provides assistance and support to the psychiatrist/physicians in meeting the overall health and behavioral needs of clients receiving psychiatric evaluation and medication management including prior authorizations for medications as needed.
13. Communicates regularly with other medical staff and clinical staff regarding patient health care and medication needs.
14. Works closely with insurance companies, funding sources, pharmacies, laboratories, and hospitals related to patient medication concerns or discharge planning.
15. Educates, counsels and supports patients in relation to their behavioral health and physical health and wellness care. Reinforce policies and procedures that promotes the behavioral and physical health and wellness of patients.
16. Provides in-home, community, hospital, and transitional care supports/interventions to patients involved in project as needed.
17. Maintains accurate and timely information in the electronic health record (EHR) and support the mission of meaningful use measures.
18. Serves as a consultant to clinical staff on medication, health, and safety concerns.
19. Provides staff training on health issues, including HIV/AIDS/TB and other infectious diseases to the organization’s established group programs.
20. Serves on BCC’s committees in regard to health and safety needs.
21. Provides timely response to patient’s calls regarding medication issues, problems, concerns, or questions.
22. Assists clinic operation with attaining patient’s Temperature, Pulse, Respiration, Weight, Body Mass Index (BMI) and injections.
23. Flexible hours – morning/afternoon (early evening) shifts. There is an expectation of flexible work hours based on client needs. Includes some weekend shifts as needed. Includes on call duties as needed.
24. Demonstrates good working knowledge and use of technology.
25. Performs all other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Physical Requirements
SEEING: Must be able to see well enough to read reports and use computer.
COMMUNICATING: Must be able to communicate well enough to clients, vendors and coworkers.
MOBILITY: Must have mobility to move about the agency. Must have mobility to move about the community.
LIFTING/PULLING/PUSHING: Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
OTHER: Must be able to write, type and use technology.

Senior Peer Services Coordinator - The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

SENIOR PEER SERVICES COORDINATOR is responsible for daily oversight and operations of the Philadelphia Recovery Community Center through recovery support services, education, information and programming. Council staff will work in partnership with the community, law enforcement and professionals to engage identified individuals who would benefit from recovery support services.

Post date: 10/19/18
Deadline: 11/19/19
Qualifications:

• Degree in human service related field or demonstrated relevant experience with drug/alcohol recovery. Licensing and/or credentialing in the addiction field preferred.
• Senior Peer Coordinator must be in recovery with at least 2 years sustained, current recovery history.
• Experience with community engagement and outreach, program development and implementation.
• Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check, The Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and a FBI Criminal History Background Check required.
• Current valid Pennsylvania driver’s license, insurance and vehicle

Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Planning, implementation and oversight of the Philadelphia Recovery Community Center (PRCC).
• Effective supervision and management of the daily operations of the PRCC services and programs.
• Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations throughout the City of Philadelphia; utilize those relationships to strategically implement project.
• Conduct self in an ethical manner by adhering to the PCACB code of ethics, standards of practice, and Council policy and procedures.
• Maintain valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

DAILY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Planning, implementation and delivery of PRCC projects, services and programs - including direct services, marketing and communications efforts.
2. Responsible for contract with City of Philadelphia; budget, deliverables and policies and procedures.
3. Management of PRCC staff and programs.
4. Develop strong collaborative relationships with Council management staff, partners and City stakeholders.
5. Support staff as they work to assess, identify, engage and help individuals transition and follow through with treatment and support services. Facilitate service recipients’ opportunities to access treatment and services in order to support long term recovery.
6. Establish and maintain relationships with behavioral health systems and targeted organizations and utilize those relationships to strategically implement project; maintain a good understanding of surrounding resources.
7. Meet or exceed projects’ goals and deliverables, positively impacting members of the recovery community and their families.
8. Management and oversight of Project budgets; work within budget to develop marketing plan and distribute materials throughout service area.
9. Joint oversight of recovery support programs to ensure that Council staff are providing a collaborative and coordinated approach to services and programs, incorporating recovery principles and values.
10. Evaluate performance of programming to ensure project objectives are met. Adjust as needed.
11. Data collection for project; maintain required records and reporting requirements. Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual report to the Agency and its Board of Directors.
12. Other duties as directed by Executive Director.

To Apply

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

Substance Abuse Counselor - The Geo Group, Inc. (Reading, PA)

This position assists in developing, organizing, and conducting programs to provide education for conditions and problems relating to drug and alcohol abuse. Conducts or assists in conducting individual or group counseling sessions and programs. Learns, uses and models principles of the “What Works” system through evidence-based practices in all interactions with clients and other staff members.

Post date: 10/8/19
Deadline: 1/8/20
Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements

Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice, social work, Psychology or human service related field
One (1) year of full time experience of counseling duties with a criminal justice population in a substance abuse program; OR have an Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certification by an agency approved and recognized by the state where the position works.
Ability to interact in a professional manner in both individual and group counseling settings.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work with a team of professionals and have the ability to implement team strategy approaches to work assignments.
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
Effective communication skills with internal and external contacts at all levels. Problem solving ability.
Good interpersonal skills.
Bi-lingual skills (English/Spanish) may be required as well as experience dealing with specific cultural group.
Problem solving ability.
Good presentation, public speaking and facilitation skills.
Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
Knowledge of client record management.
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Responsibilities:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinates substance abuse program at an office or group of offices using principles of the “What Works” system. Schedules intakes, and group and individual sessions. Discusses specific cases with case managers to determine if they are appropriate for substance abuse treatment. May assist with the assignment of cases.
Facilitates psycho-educational/behavior modification groups using principles of the “What Works” system. Documents participants’ attendance, participation and progress in Company database.
Conducts risk/need assessments and creates individual treatment plans for each assigned participant. Meets regularly with participants’ and documents participants’ progress or regress in Company database.
Notifies the Program Manager of any problems/issues involving any program or participant services/treatment plan.
Conducts and participates in case conferences for each participant assigned to the caseload.
Conduct initial interviews of participants assigned to the SAT program.
Review the participant’s services treatment plan with the Program Manager. Establishes and maintains relationships with outside referral sources, such as in-patient substance abuse facilities or detox facilities. Actively pursues and develops referrals from probation and evaluating agencies.
Identifies problem areas that may impact participants’ ability to successfully complete treatment. Guides participants to develop strategies to overcome obstacles to success completion of treatment.
May advise Customer of participants’ progress regularly or at completion of treatment.
Collects participants’ fees for program participation. Tracks fee collection for office or group of offices.
Ensures that participants’ records are accurately completed in a timely manner. May maintain a specific substance abuse treatment case file for every program participant.
Selects and recommends new instructional materials and programs for use in the substance abuse program.
Maintains knowledge of new developments in the field of substance abuse. Maintains a collegian relationship with other substance abuse professionals, programs, and associations.
Participates in related training for substance abuse.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisor, MH Outpatient - TCV Community Services (Homestead, PA)

The primary purpose of the Mental Health OP Department is to provide effective, efficient treatment services to individuals, groups and families. Services are based on best clinical practices and are engaged in ongoing quality improvement efforts in accordance with all federal, state, county, payer requirements as well as the Agency’s Vision, Mission and Values. The primary purpose of this position is to provide overall management and clinical supervision to treatment staff. This position provides leadership, direction, consultation and coaching to assure service excellence and may also provide direct treatment for individuals, groups and families. The normal work week for this position is 37.5 hours each week, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with evenings as needed. Flexible hours are required to assure service delivery that meets consumers’ needs. Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Act 33/34 and FBI clearances. Extensive knowledge of individual and group treatment. Knowledge of treatment of co-occurring disorders (MH/D&A). LSW or MS in counseling who is close to LPC or LCSW licensure will be considered

Post date: 10/24/19
Deadline: 1/24/20
To Apply

If interested please contact Candace Ross at cross@tcv.net

EOE/Drug Free

Therapist D&A OP/IOP - TCV Community Services (Bradock)

The primary function of the Drug and Alcohol Outpatient Program (OP) is to provide initial assessments, group and individual psychotherapy, education, case management, and referrals to clients with substance abuse disorders. The primary purpose of this position is to function as a clinical specialist and team member with Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program to deliver quality drug & alcohol assessments, individual sessions, group therapy, and case management services. This position is 37.5 hours per week. Some evening hours required. Direct supervisor must approve changes and/or additional hours. The schedule is designed to meet program and consumer needs.

Post date: 10/28/19
Deadline: 1/28/21
Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Social Service Field with one year of practical/clinical experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Service Field with 3 years related clinical experience.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Licensed Professional Counselor &/or Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor required.
Problem Gambling and Video Gaming Certification preferred.

Responsibilities:

• Provide focused treatment for a caseload of chemically dependent individuals. Utilize professional clinical skills to conduct initial drug & alcohol assessments, facilitate group therapy, provide individual therapy & family therapy (as needed), case management and crisis intervention according to organizational and program policies and procedures.
• Develop individualized treatment, complete case reviews, update ASAM Level of Care, and complete aftercare plans with clients in compliance with State regulations.
• Enter client information into WITS.
• Record in an accurate and timely manner all interactions with, or on behalf of, the client. Complete all paperwork and documentation as required by State and County regulations and agency policies/procedures.
• Meet productivity standards.
• Coordinate referrals to agencies, programs, and/or individuals to assist clients in obtaining supportive and ancillary services.

To Apply

If interested please send resume to Rebecca Duke-Walker at rduke-walker@tcv.net by November 11, 2019. EMPLOYEES MAKING A REFERRAL MUST SEND RESUME ALONG WITH REFERRAL FORM DIRECTLY TO HUMAN RESOURCES.

Therapist D&A OP/IOP - TCV Community Services (Braddock, PA)

DEPARTMENT: Drug & Alcohol Outpatient Program
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF DEPARTMENT:
The primary function of the Drug and Alcohol Outpatient Program (OP) is to provide initial assessments, group and individual psychotherapy, education, case management, and referrals to clients with substance abuse disorders. The primary purpose of this position is to function as a clinical specialist and team member with Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program to deliver quality drug & alcohol assessments, individual sessions, group therapy, and case management services. This position is 37.5 hours per week. Some evening hours required. Direct supervisor must approve changes and/or additional hours. The schedule is designed to meet program and consumer needs.

Post date: 10/28/19
Deadline: 1/28/20
Qualifications:

REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LICENSURE:
Master’s Degree in Social Service Field with one year of practical/clinical experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Service Field with 3 years related clinical experience.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Licensed Professional Counselor &/or Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor required.
Problem Gambling and Video Gaming Certification preferred

Responsibilities:

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
• Provide focused treatment for a caseload of chemically dependent individuals. Utilize professional clinical skills to conduct initial drug & alcohol assessments, facilitate group therapy, provide individual therapy & family therapy (as needed), case management and crisis intervention according to organizational and program policies and procedures.
• Develop individualized treatment, complete case reviews, update ASAM Level of Care, and complete aftercare plans with clients in compliance with State regulations.
• Enter client information into WITS.
• Record in an accurate and timely manner all interactions with, or on behalf of, the client. Complete all paperwork and documentation as required by State and County regulations and agency policies/procedures.
• Meet productivity standards.
• Coordinate referrals to agencies, programs, and/or individuals to assist clients in obtaining supportive and ancillary services.

To Apply

If interested please send resume to Rebecca Duke-Walker at rduke-walker@tcv.net by November 11, 2019. EMPLOYEES MAKING A REFERRAL MUST SEND RESUME ALONG WITH REFERRAL FORM DIRECTLY TO HUMAN RESOURCES.

Trauma Therapist - SARCC (Schuylkill County, PA)

SARCC is a non-profit human service organization focused on the healing the prevention of sexual violence, expanding their program offerings to include therapy services. The Trauma Therapist is part of a team of care providers offering in-depth and specialized trauma treatment for survivors of sexual violence and their family members. Our organization has a commitment to valuing the decision-making and lived experience of the survivors we serve. The successful candidate will provide therapy to adult and child survivors of sexual violence primarily in Schuylkill County. Therapy services will be provided in a combination of mobile and in-office settings to best meet the needs of the client.

Post date: 10/23/19
Deadline: 11/22/19
Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or related field; License to practice in the state of Pennsylvania preferred; LCSW or equivalent to practice and provide supervision preferred; 3 years of practical experience in the provision of therapy preferred; Good verbal and written communication skills; Comfort with computers and technology; ability to interact with people who are of diverse cultural backgrounds; have a valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation; Act 33, 34, and 114 clearances. Clinical supervision will be provided to qualified applicant working on licensure.
Bi-lingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference in hiring. Clinical supervision, trauma training, and certification fees may be provided as needed with the costs paid by the agency.

To Apply

Equal Opportunity Employment
Send resume and references to: SARCC care of Norma Gonzalez, 615 Cumberland Street, Lebanon, PA 17042 or email to ngonzalez@sarcclebanon.org by November 21, 2019.

Unit Manager - SCI Chester (GEO Group) (Upper Chichester Township, PA)

This position independently monitors and supervises both staff and inmates on assigned units of the facility and provides clinical supervision for staff per the contractual needs of the client. This individual will also make sure that clinical files and documentation are maintained according to Company and client’s policies and procedures.

Post date: 9/27/19
Deadline: 12/27/19
Qualifications:

• Graduated from an accredited college or university with a minimum B.A. degree, preferably in human services or certification in an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) program.
• Working knowledge of the Twelve Step Program of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.
• Three (3) years related work experience.
• Demonstrated leadership experience.
• Knowledge of current management techniques.
• Familiar with the correctional system and current correctional policies.
• Ability to conduct individual counseling sessions and facilitate small groups, and interface with outside agencies.
• Must be able to react quickly and appropriately in an emergency situations.
• Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred, but not mandatory
• Preference given to experience within a correctional setting.
• Ability to interact in a professional manner in both individual and group counseling settings.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to work with a team of professionals and have the ability to implement team strategy approaches to work assignments.
• Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Responsibilities:

• Assigns residents to Substance Abuse Counselors so that each resident receives appropriate program services defined by the contract.
• Conducts on-the-job training to so that they are able to perform their jobs satisfactorily.
• Provides opportunities to residents to discuss matters of personal nature so they receive the support and feedback necessary to make positive behavioral changes.
• Ensures all required resident individual and group programming mandates are in place per contract.
• Leads peer or lower-classified employees through the assignment of work, monitors progress, and reviews results and technical instruction or training.
• Provides input to management for the purpose of reviews, salary actions, promotions, transfers or disciplinary actions; however, this position is not responsible for administering any personnel action. May conduct timely and thorough performance evaluations.
• Reviews resident files with staff to ensure intake paperwork, program plans, weekly meetings and other services are in compliance with the contract.
• Assigns duties to staff in such a way as to ensure that each knows their responsibilities and that they are fully defined.
• Complies with work rules and policies.
• Complies with facility safety rules and takes appropriate corrective action to ensure work is performed in a safe manner
• Communicates effectively with all levels of staff in a manner that promotes a team spirit and a sense of cooperation
• May perform all duties of Substance Abuse Manager.
• May assume duties and role of facility director in his/her absence
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Youth and Young Adult Program Coordinator and Clinical Supervisor - The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc. (Doylestown, PA)
Post date: 10/21/19
Deadline: 1/21/20
Qualifications:

Qualifications: Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor with 5 years of clinical experience, with at least 2 years in a supervisory role, with Substance Use Disorders or Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders in a health or human service agency. Preferred experience working with Adolescents and Transitional Age Youth. Certification as an Addictions Counselor (CADC) or in the process of obtaining a CADC. Successful completion of DDAP Clinical Supervision Training within 6 months of appointment to this position.

 Experience with and/or sensitivity to culturally diverse populations.
 Current Pennsylvania Criminal Background Check, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Criminal History Background Check; maintain with no violations.
 Current valid Pennsylvania driver’s license, insurance and regular access to a motor vehicle.

Must be able to work well with people, using good communication and program management skills to ensure the smooth operation and success of The Council’s Youth and Young Adult program.

Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Clinical:
• Provide consistent and documented clinical supervision and training for clinicians and recovery support programs staff.
• Responsible for implementation and management of Youth and Young Adult program.
• Responsible for Medicaid (Magellan) billing, monthly, quarterly and annual reports to Board of Directors, funding sources, and fiscal department.
• Oversight of enrollment for clients and respond to all referrals as directed by program protocols.
• Review client records and cases with clinicians and recovery support specialists on a regular basis. Assure the accurate completion of all records, files, data entry and reports for timely submission.
• Provide direct clinical services to a caseload not to exceed 10 clients.
• Work to ensure staff compliance with Corporate Compliance Plan.
• Uphold policies and procedures for program operations. Make recommendations for adjustments when deemed appropriate.
• Oversee program evaluation and data collection processes for Youth and Young Adult program.
• Complete Matrix Model Basic Core Training and Key Supervisor Training.

Programmatic/Administrative:
• Responsible for marketing and outreach efforts of The Council’s Youth and Young Adult programs.
• Represent CSEPA programs and initiatives to public and media when appropriate/relevant.
• Complete and submit on a timely basis, grant and Council-required reports/documentation.
• Develop and provide training to staff, facilities and the community as needed to ensure compliance with policy and procedures and funding requirements.
• Work with Project Director to ensure proper building coverage regarding maintenance, security and technology.
• Assist with screening of potential staff.
• Provide initial training and clinical orientation of therapists and Certified Recovery Specialists.
• Meet with Administrative department to plan for and review programs.
• Work collaboratively with Council staff, Magellan, other organizations and funding sources as programs require.
• Work collaboratively with other Council program leadership to coordinate outreach efforts.

To Apply
Youth-Enhanced Certified Recovery Specialist - The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc. (Doylestown, PA)

The Youth-Enhanced Certified Recovery Specialist (YE-CRS) will work in partnership with other behavioral health professionals as well as youth service systems in Bucks County to engage adolescents and transitional-aged youth who may benefit from recovery support services. The YE-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. Individual should be relatable to adolescents and transitional-aged youth and have understanding of youth service systems as well as treatment and recovery considerations specific to this age group.

Post date: 10/21/19
Deadline: 1/21/20
Qualifications:

• Must have completed the Youth-Enhanced Certified Recovery Specialist training and field placement.
• Must be a Certified Recovery Specialist at time of hire with at least one year of experience working in behavioral health field or equivalent.
• 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 as well as Mandated Reporter Training required.
• Position is based out of The Council’s Bucks 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.
• Actively collaborate with referring agencies to coordinate services for participants with complex systems involvement.
• Conduct self in an ethical manner by adhering to the PCB 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 and youth services in particular, applying practical and professional knowledge and experience. Maintain CRS credential.

To Apply
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