Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor, Psychology - Tenure Track Faculty - Widener University (Chester, PA)

The Department of Psychology of the College of Arts and Sciences at Widener University invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of Clinical/Counseling Psychology to begin August 2020. This position will have a teaching load of 3-4 courses per semester. Candidates must be able to teach introduction to psychology, abnormal psychology, and practicum and internship courses. An ability to teach a psychology course with a laboratory component related to the candidate's area of expertise is essential. Involving undergraduate students in his/her research program is expected. The candidate will also be expected to serve as an academic advisor for undergraduate psychology majors and demonstrate service to Widener University. Experience with service-learning courses is desirable. A history of research in clinical or counseling psychology or a related field is also desirable.

The Psychology Department is committed to fostering an environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. Those candidates experienced in, or who would enjoy, working with a diverse range of faculty, staff and students, and those who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to apply.

Post date: 9/5/19
Deadline: 10/1/19
Qualifications:

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in clinical, counseling psychology or a related field in psychology. An ability to teach introduction to psychology, abnormal psychology, and psychology laboratory courses is essential. The candidate is also expected to have a license in psychology or counseling in good standing. A current Pennsylvania state license is preferred, but candidates who are eligible for Pennsylvania licensure may be considered. A history of providing clinical supervision in a community setting and an ability to teach practicum and internship courses is required.

To Apply

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement of research philosophy and details of research plans, and a diversity statement. The diversity statement should express the applicant’s philosophy regarding diversity, both in and out of the classroom, as well as examples of how the applicant has approached such topics. All documents must be submitted electronically (docx or pdf) to http://careers.widener.edu/cw/en-us/listing/. In addition, three confidential letters of reference should be sent to Arts_and_Sciences@widener.edu. Widener University and the Department of Psychology are committed to fostering an environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. In your application materials, please address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or university service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Complete applications received by October 1, 2019 will be given full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive University, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener’s main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE. For more information about the University, please visit our website at www.widener.edu.
EOE M/F/V/D

Behavioral Health Therapist - East Liberty Family Health Care Center (Pittsburgh, PA)

Faith-based family health care center seeking a full-time (40 hours per week) Behavioral Health Therapist who has experience helping clients that are battling drug and alcohol abuse. The Behavioral Health Therapist provides psychotherapy/therapeutic interventions to patients with a variety of mental health diagnoses including substance use disorders, and assists patients with social work issues. Please visit www.elfhcc.com for more information about our company and its mission to provide quality care to all.

Post date: 7/8/19
Deadline: 10/8/19
Qualifications:

• LCP, LPC, or LCSW licensure
• At least 1 year of experience with drug and alcohol treatment/education, including opioid use disorder preferred
• Experience and expertise providing drug and alcohol assessments/determining appropriate level of care preferred
• Experience in a health care setting helpful
• Experience utilizing the DSM-5
• Bilingual/Spanish speaking a plus

Responsibilities:

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides clinical/psychosocial assessments, referrals and clinical treatment to patients. Coordinates and plans programs and activities to meet the patient’s social and emotional needs. Collaborates with other members of ELFHCC’s behavioral health team, and medical providers to provide co-management activities for patients who require additional services. Works closely with providers/ assists with programming issues related to the Medication Assisted Treatment program. Facilitates groups. Develops treatment plan which includes patient strengths/preferences. Establishes a plan for regular contact with each patient to review progress and assess the potential for additional needs.
Maintain extensive knowledge of federal, state and local assistance programs and community resources that affect patient needs.

CRITICAL SKILL/REQUIREMENTS
Experience working with patients who have suffered from trauma, abuse, and chemical dependency. Experience working with the healthcare needs of underserved populations.
Must have reliable transportation in order to get between sites, if necessary

To Apply

Compensation:
$23.56/hr to $31.88/hr
Salary range commensurate with education and experience.

Benefits:
At East Liberty Family Health Care Center, we offer an exceptional benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Retirement, Employee Assistance Program, Holiday pay, Paid sick/vacation, and supplemental benefit options.

East Liberty Family, Health Care Center, does not discriminate by race, sex, color, creed, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or national origin in any manner. East Liberty Family, Healthcare Center, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/AA/M/D/F/H/V

To Apply:
Please visit www.elfhcc.com to apply.

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.

Drug and Alcohol Counselor - Glenn R. Koch and Associates, LLC (Allentown, PA)

We are looking for talented, independently driven addictions and co-occurring therapists to join our growing practice. Glenn R. Koch and Associates, LLC, a proven leader in quality mental health, drug and alcohol and behavioral health services for over 35 years, is a unique therapy practice in the greater Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania. Team up with us in providing new comprehensive treatment for those who suffer from substance use disorders and trauma. The right candidate would have specialty in addictions and trauma.

Post date: 7/1/19
Deadline: 10/1/19
Qualifications:

Must meet Department of Drug and Alcohol counseling requirements along with a certification from the Pennsylvania Certification Board or other national certification. Pa state license and bi-lingual a plus.

To Apply

If you are looking for a lifestyle employment opportunity providing you the flexibility to set your own schedule and be actively involved in developing your own practice within a team, this may be the opportunity for you. Visit us on linkedIn or Facebook or our website at www.glennrkochandassociates.com. Or email us direct at grkdanda@gmail.com

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.

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 (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.

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.

Program Director of Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Lebanon Valley College (Annville, PA)

Lebanon Valley College
Position Opening: Program Director of Clinical Mental Health Counseling (January 2020)

The Psychology Department at Lebanon Valley College is seeking a qualified applicant for a full-time, 12-month (tenure track), Program Director for a new Master’s-level graduate program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The position will begin in January or August of 2020 at a rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience. The Program Director, in their role as a faculty member within the Department, will be expected to teach courses within the graduate program and engage in commensurate scholarly activities; appropriate release time from these activities will be provided in order to meet administrative responsibilities. The Director will also work with the Psychology Department Chair and program faculty to meet program goals. Further, the Director will be responsible for directing all administrative tasks within the graduate program, including daily management, responding to program inquiries, curriculum development, program budget, establishing and maintaining contacts with clinical internship agencies, communicating with clinical sites relative to student placements and experiences, coordinating activities with all external accrediting agencies, representing the graduate program within and external to the College community, and overseeing faculty hiring, class scheduling, assessment and analysis, student recruitment and advising, course and faculty evaluations. The College has obtained healthcare organization-provided start-up funding (as well as internship and practicum opportunities for students) and is planning to launch its first courses in Fall 2020. CACREP accreditation is planned, and the successful candidate must understand and abide by the current CACREP ethical principles and standards in order to oversee and maintain program accreditation.

Post date: 6/24/19
Deadline: 9/24/19
Qualifications:

Preferred candidates must have a doctorate in Counselor Education (with preference to those from CACREP-accredited programs) or a field related to Clinical Mental Health Counseling, as well as prior teaching experience in counselor education. The ideal candidate should demonstrate membership in professional counselor organizations, possess current licenses within their counseling-related specialty, and show evidence of sustained professional service and development activities within counseling, and research experience within clinical mental health counseling. Further, they should have prior experience within administrative leadership and supervising student practicums and internships, as well as strong organizational and collegiality skills.

To Apply

As part of a successful interview process, candidates will be expected to provide a demonstration of teaching effectiveness. Inquiries concerning the position can be sent to Dr. Lou Manza (Psychology Department Chair) at manza@lvc.edu, and interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy statement, summary of teaching evaluations, statement of Therapeutic Orientation, and contact information for three professional references to https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.... . Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; preference will be given to applications completed by September 15, 2019. Please visit www.lvc.edu/psychology/ for more information about the department.

Lebanon Valley College has an institutional commitment to inclusive excellence and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.

Psychosocial Coordinator - Holcomb Behavioral Health (Exton, PA)

Position specifics: Full-Time, with on-call duties.
Program: COPE, Community Outreach and Prevention Education (Chester County Warm Hand-Off Program).
Role Description: In this role the Psychosocial Coordinator has responsibility for the day to day functioning of his/her designated psychosocial program, as well as providing direct services as necessary. Duties include supervising program staff and ensuring that services are provided according to best practice standards that promote client recovery.

Post date: 7/8/19
Deadline: 10/8/19
Qualifications:

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and two years of employment experience in the behavioral health field, with at least one year of supervisory experience or a Master’s degree and one year of employment experience in the behavioral health field. Must have lived experience in substance abuse recovery either for self or a family member. All degree(s) must be from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.
Certifications: Certified Recovery Specialist credential preferred
Required Clearances: Pennsylvania Child Abuse clearance, Criminal clearance, and fingerprint based federal criminal history; Verification that employee is not on any Medicaid/Medicare Exclusion list.
*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 immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To Apply

For a full description of duties and to apply please visit: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/CHI1001CHIM/JobBoard/09cbce68-9793-4e1b-8...

Holcomb offers a generous benefit package to all employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week. Benefits are available the first day of a new month after completing 30 days of employment. Health insurance, including medical, dental, and vision are included. Paid holidays in addition to earned paid time off, 403(B) with company match, and 1 year salary of life insurance is available as well.
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. Additionally, we provide an array of prevention and educational programs for youth, parents, and adults to encourage healthy choices and lifestyles.

Recovery Support Specialist - Tadiso (Pittsburgh, PA)

The Recovery Support Specialist’s primary responsibility is to engage, guide, and assist individuals in the recovery process during treatment, as well as post treatment. The RSS acts as a liaison and assists client in navigating through systems of services and resources beyond clinical treatment such as education, employment, healthcare and peer support.

Post date: 8/29/19
Deadline: 10/29/19
Qualifications:

Language Skills:
• Demonstrates ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with clients, staff, public, and other agencies.
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Basic Computer Knowledge.
• Proficient Typing skills.

Education/Requirements:
• Must have high school diploma/ GED
• Must be have or be willing to obtain Certified Recovery Specialist certification within one year of hire
• Must be drug free for 5 years
• Must have valid driver’s license, car registration, and insurance
• Must be willing to carry insurance on vehicle specific to the programs needs
• Must be willing to travel
• Must have own transportation
• Child Abuse, FBI, and PA Clearance
• Must have clean driving record

Physical Demands:
• Work environment of moderation in temperature, noise
• Sitting at desk for hours
• Close vision at computer
• Repetitive motions for computer use.
• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of position without compromising patient care
• Must be able to lift 50lbs

Responsibilities:

• Willingness to mentor Tadiso’s patients.
• Provide supportive assistance to the patient’s recovery needs in regards to their Substance Use Disorder.
• Understand a variety of models and theories of addiction, recovery, and other issues related to drug abuse
• Ability to establish a relationship with patient that displays dignity and respect as reflected in professional language and appropriate boundaries.
• Arrange referrals to other agencies, community programs, and other resources to meet the needs of the patient and family.
• Document interactions and progress into patient’s electronic medical record; complete all documentation within required time frame.
• Participate in Tadiso’s meetings and case consultations as appropriate.
• Participate in Social Services department meetings, agency meetings, and internal and/or external trainings to promote performance improvement.
• Collaborate and communicate with other Tadiso staff, as well as other treatment team and support members, as appropriate
• Utilize motivating techniques to empower patients via education and focus on the tools necessary to support engagement in treatment and navigation through the recovery process.
• Assist the patient with developing and utilizing a recovery support system, as well as modeling appropriate behavior and interactions.
• Other duties as directed by management staff.

To Apply

Interested applicants please send resumes to Jobs@tadiso.org.

Recovery Support Specialist - Fulton County Family Partnership (Mcconnellsburg, PA)

We are currently seeking a Full Time Recovery Specialist to work in Fulton County.
The goal of this position is to serve as a liaison between individuals with a substance use disorder, their families, treatment providers, and community supports using strategies that are supportive and to help the individual engage in the recovery and treatment process.

The individual in this position will provide the “lived experience” perspective as someone in recovery. They will provide hope, encouragement, and motivation to embrace and engage in services and all phases of recovery - outreach prior to treatment, support during treatment, and follow-up after completion of treatment. Collaboration of systems and services and well as ongoing engagement in treatment is an important factor for increasing positive outcomes for individuals who are in treatment for opioid addiction.

This is a unique opportunity with potential to grow with the program and the employer will assist with gaining certification to become a Certified Recovery Specialist.

Post date: 7/23/19
Deadline: 10/23/19
Qualifications:

• High School Diploma / GED
• Valid driver’s license, working vehicle and automobile insurance
• Working knowledge of 12 step recovery principles
• Pennsylvania State Child Abuse Clearance
• Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check
• FBI Clearance through the Department of Human Services
• Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
• Flexible schedule with evening requirements
• Must be eligible to obtain CRS certification

To Apply

Full time position with paid health insurance,paid time off and paid holidays. EOE.

To apply please send cover letter and resume to Elen Ott, Fulton County Family Partnership at 22438 Great Cove Road McConnellsburg PA 17233 or eott@fcfpinc.org.

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 Specialist - Salisbury Behavioral Health, Inc (Stroudsburg, PA)

Salisbury Behavioral Health, Inc. is accepting resumes for a Substance Abuse Specialist for our Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team serving consumers located in Carbon, Monroe and Pike Counties. The Substance Abuse Specialist is a Bachelor level clinician with CAC or CCDP certification.
Salisbury Behavioral Health is committed to providing person-centered services that are culturally competent, flexible, coordinated, accountable, and focused on individual’s strengths and values.
Our employees work in partnership with people to empower them to make choices, attain life goals, build relationships, and participate in community life in the most integrated and independent manner possible. We treat each individual with respect, dignity, courtesy, and equality.

Post date: 7/31/19
Deadline: 9/30/19
Qualifications:

Minimum Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree in social work, rehabilitative counseling, psychology or a related human service field
• CAC or CCDP certification
Minimum Experience and Training:
• Two year's clinical or rehabilitation experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness. Internships and/or practicum experience are considered experience if conducted in a clinical inpatient or outpatient setting.

Responsibilities:

The Substance Abuse Specialist is a member of the Assertive Community Treatment multidisciplinary team responsible for providing treatment, rehabilitation and support services to adults with serious and persistent mental illness. All the individuals we serve live in the community and the services we provide are community based. The Substance Abuse Specialist has the primary responsibility of providing on-going screening and assessment of substance use, counseling and coaching. The Substance Abuse Specialist will assist in the provision of clinical/treatment services, conduct case management, life skills training and supportive therapy. The position is also responsible to provide symptom management education to assist consumers to identify and manage their mental illness symptoms while remaining in the community.
The work schedule is flexible and requires rotating evening and weekend shifts. On-call crisis intervention on a rotating schedule to cover evenings, weekends and holidays.

To Apply

Benefits
• Generous PTO accrual
• Competitive pay/benefits
• Med/Dental/RX
• Reduced health care benefits with participation in Wellness Program
• College Tuition Credit Program for eligible dependents
• Employee discount program (Access Perks)
• Employee Rewards program
• 401K after one year with company contribution
Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug Free Workplace
Visit our website: www.salisb.com
To apply, please go to:
https://salisbury-behavioral-health.workable.com/j/97FCCAB8EA

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