Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunity: Blended Case Manager - Berks Counseling Center (Reading, PA)

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

Post date: 2/22/18
Deadline: 5/22/18
Qualifications:

Education and/or training in the social services field or related field required. Bachelor’s degree in the social services or related field required. At least two years’ experience working with individuals with co-occurring disorders required. Certified Recovery Specialist preferred. Bilingual: English/Spanish preferred. Valid PA Driver’s License and the ability to drive, travel and provide community-oriented services required. Knowledge of 12 Step Program and Community Resources a plus. A Willingness to work with integrated team members required.

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

Responsibilities:

This position provides intensive case management to individuals with co-occurring disorders. The Blended Case Manager will complete an assessment of the individual’s strengths and needs to work with the individual to complete an individualized strength based service plan to guide them in overcoming barriers to recovery and towards independence and stability. The Blended Case Manager must be able to work with an integrated team to collaborate with behavioral health and medical departments to meet the needs of the individual and identify appropriate resources in the community to facilitate the individual’s recovery.

To Apply

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

Berks Counseling Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Opportunity: Addictions Counselor Outpatient Services - Caron Treatment Centers (Wernersville, PA)

The counselor is to provide all the basic therapeutic services required by patients during their treatment experience. The counselor is expected to carry out the philosophy of Caron Treatment Centers in his/her daily work routine and to act as a catalyst in the therapeutic process of the patient’s treatment episode.

Post date: 3/8/18
Deadline: 6/8/18
Qualifications:

1. Masters Degree in Human Services with 6 months clinical experience. Licensure required.

2. Experience in the area of facilitating group therapy required.

3. Knowledgeable in adolescent or adult developmental issues for their respective fields.

4. If recovering two years of uninterrupted sobriety preferred.

5. Must comply with ACT 33 of Pennsylvania law to work with youth populations.

Responsibilities:

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Case management – overall coordination of a patient’s care while in outpatient services, including the integration of family sessions, communication with referral sources, assessment of patient progress and communication to the clinical team regarding special treatment needs and procedures.

2. Responsible for assessment activities (level of care evaluation, psychosocial interview/integrated summary) – a clinical function to determine eligibility for and placement in a level of treatment based on admission criteria. The writing and summation of findings from therapy and other disciplines with diagnostic impressions.

3. Group therapy and individual counseling – conducting the clinical process through which patients address treatment goals, as stated on their treatment plans via an interactive process with other patients.

4. Family sessions – collecting information on the chemically dependent patient, assessing family dynamics, recommending the family education program and possible ongoing family therapy. This also includes individual family therapy as needed.

5. Aftercare care assessment and planning – assess unresolved and deferred problems and write goals and objectives in the aftercare plan, and coordinate this with the Financial Continuing Care Specialist when necessary.

6. Responsible for the collection of random urine drug screen and breathalyzer samples from patients and relaying the results to the patient.

7. The counselor is expected to work within the ethical constraints of the certified addiction counselor, and other professional or organizational ethic standards as they apply to the position.

8. Responsible for documenting treatment plans, progress notes, treatment plan updates, case consultations, telephone calls and discharge summaries in the patient records in a timely fashion. This includes the coordination of assessments from the multidisciplinary treatment team in according to Caron policy and procedures.

9. Responsible for completing necessary utilization review information and forwarding it to the Financial Continuing Care Specialists.

10. Assume responsibilities such as coordination of internship training programs, perform speaking engagements for targeted groups in the facility and general community, represent the facility on clinical/administrative committees, assist in training new staff and consult or provide other treatment services at Caron facilities as assigned.

11. This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not
prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Physical Requirements:
1. Must be able to work extended hours, travel as needed.

2. Must be able to deliver presentations that may be both multiple times and for lengthy time periods.

3. Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.

4. Must be able to climb stairs.

To Apply

For more information and to apply for position, visit our website at www.caron.org/careers

Employment Opportunity: Behavioral Health Therapist - Caron Treatment Centers (Wernersville, PA)

The Behavioral Health Therapist is to provide all the basic counseling and case management services required by patients during their treatment experience. The Behavioral Health Therapist is expected to carry out the philosophy of the Caron Treatment Centers in his/her daily work routine and to act as a catalyst in the therapeutic process of the patient’s treatment episode.

Post date: 3/8/18
Deadline: 6/8/18
Qualifications:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Master’s Degree in Human Services required. Licensure preferred, however; will consider if candidate is actively pursuing licensure.

2. Specialty training such as DBT, Art Therapy and EMDR, etc. preferred.

3. Experience in adolescent developmental issues for their respective fields.

4. Extensive experience in the area of facilitating group therapy.

5. If recovering two years of uninterrupted sobriety preferred.

6. Must comply with ACT 33 of Pennsylvania law to work with youth populations.

Responsibilities:

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
1. Case management – Overall coordination of a patient’s care while in residential services, including the integration of family sessions, school expectations, communication with referral sources, assessment of patient progress and communication to the clinical team regarding special treatment needs and procedures.

2. Responsible for assessment activities (bio-psychosocial interview/integrated summary) – A clinical function to determine eligibility for, and placement in a level of treatment based on admission criteria. The writing and summation of findings from therapy and other disciplines with diagnostic impressions.

3. Group therapy and individual counselor – Conducting the clinical process through which patients address treatment goals, as stated on their treatment plans via an interactive process with other patients.

4. Family sessions – Collecting information on the chemically dependent patient, assessing family dynamics, recommending the family education program and possible ongoing family therapy. This also includes individual family therapy as needed.

5. Continuing care assessment and planning – Assess unresolved and deferred problems and write goals and objectives in the continuing care/aftercare plan, and coordinate this with patient advocacy.

6. Expected to work within the ethical constraints of the certified addiction counselor, and other professional or organizational ethic standards as they apply to the position.

7. Responsible for documenting treatment plans, progress notes, treatment plan updates, case consultations, telephone calls and discharge summaries in the patient records in accordance to Caron policies and procedures.

8. Responsible for completing necessary utilization review information and forwarding it to the Patient Advocacy Department.

9. Assume responsibilities such as coordination of internship training programs, perform speaking engagements for targeted groups in the facility and general community, represent the facility on clinical/ administrative committees, assist in training new staff and consult or provide other treatment services at Caron Treatment Centers facilities as assigned.

10. This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. Must be able to work extended hours, travel as needed.

2. Must be able to deliver presentations that may be both multiple times and for lengthy time periods.

3. Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.

4. Must be able to climb stairs.

To Apply

For more information and to apply for position, visit our website at www.caron.org/careers

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

To Apply

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

Employment Opportunity: Certified Addictions Counselor 1 - Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute - Advancements in Recovery Program (Harrisburg)

This position provides substance use disorder counseling in Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute’s new Opioid Treatment Program (OTP). The Certified Addictions Counselor I position is part of an interdisciplinary team that is focused on helping improve the health and well-being of individuals struggling with Opioid-Use Disorder. Interventions will include crisis intervention, brief behavioral interventions, psychosocial assessments, supportive short-term counseling, group psychotherapy, and appropriate internal/external referrals.

Post date: 4/5/18
Deadline: 7/5/18
Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field.
• Certified as an Addictions Counselor with the Pennsylvania Certification Board, International Consortium of Reciprocal Counseling, or another state government's substance abuse counseling certification board.
• Experience working in a medical setting preferred but not required.
• Experience working with populations with varying lifestyles, ages, sexual orientation, ethnic and cultural backgrounds and economic status.
• If in recovery from a substance use disorder must be in recovery for a minimum of two years.
• Basic computer skills required.

To Apply

For more information and to apply for this position, visit our website at www.ppimhs.org
EOE

Employment Opportunity: Certified Addictions Counselor II - Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute - Advancements in Recovery Program (Harrisburg)

This position is to provide substance abuse counseling in Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute’s new Opiate Treatment Program. The Certified Addictions Counselor II position is part of an interdisciplinary team that is focused on helping improve the health and well-being of individuals struggling with Opioid-Use Disorder. Interventions will include crisis intervention, brief behavioral interventions, psychosocial assessments, supportive short-term counseling, group psychotherapy, and appropriate internal/external referrals.

Post date: 4/5/18
Deadline: 7/5/18
Qualifications:

• Master’s Degree in Human Services or related field.
• Certified as an Addictions Counselor with the Pennsylvania Certification Board, International Consortium of Reciprocal Counseling, or another state government’s substance abuse counseling certification board.
• Licensed preferred but not required: LPC, LMFT, LSW,LCSW
• Minimum of 3 years of experience working with individuals with Substance Use Disorders.
• Experience working in a medical setting preferred but not required
• Experience working with populations with varying lifestyles, ages, sexual orientation, ethnic and cultural backgrounds and economic status.
• If in recovery from a substance use disorder must be in recovery for a minimum of 2 years.
• Basic computer skills required.

To Apply

For more information and to apply for this position, visit our website at www.ppimhs.org
EOE

Employment Opportunity: Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor - The Kintock Group (Philadelphia, PA)

The Kintock Group is currently seeking a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor to provide individual and group counseling for drug abuse for residents who are in need of drug treatment for our Philadelphia facility located at 301 E. Erie Ave. Incumbent will conduct intakes, assessments and case management services, ongoing assessment for program eligibility, monitoring all aspects of care and client services, and psycho-educational classes may be included at discretion of Program Director.

Post date: 3/1/18
Deadline: 6/1/18
Qualifications:

• Six-months of relevant experience
• A valid driver's license;
• A current PA Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certification (CADC)

A Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or a Social Science or related field is required

Responsibilities:

• Providing alcohol and substance abuse counseling in individual and group formats
• Facilitate required Cognitive Behavioral Workshops and classes
• Develop a comprehensive plan of care that meets the needs of the client
• Provide the client with information on community services and agency services which will address their needs and make the appropriate referrals on behalf of the client
• Educate client on all areas related to program participation including rights and responsibilities and appeal rights
• Utilize case management skills, such as brokering, advocacy, monitoring and discharge planning to link clients and their families to resources and services
• Work closely with client to develop and revise care plans that are client focused and meet client needs
• Schedule and/or participates in Case Conference with clients/caregivers, service care planning and negotiate agreements
• Provide discharge planning to dis-enrolled clients to ensure client’s needs are met
• Maintain client physical file with required forms as per policy
• Ensure all services are supported by care plan, and case note documentation
• Ensuring that all court stipulations are met by each resident assigned to the caseload
• Ensure that the duties of this position are performed in accordance with contract, ACA, licensure, and corporate standards
• Perform other work related duties as assigned by the Senior Case Manager, Deputy Directory or Director

Knowledge
• Good organizational skills
• Computer skills including the Windows operating systems, MS Word, MS and Excel
Abilities
• Ability to follow course curriculum, facilitate groups and/or workshops.
• Learn, Analyze and interpret understand and follow contract rules, regulations, policies and procedures;
• Participate as in an effective member of a program team;
• Express ideas orally and in writing, clearly, completely and concisely;
• Establish and maintain productive working relationships at all levels

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

The Recovery Coach provides flexible, community based services that are designed to promote the empowerment, recovery, and community integration of individuals who have severe mental health challenges by facilitating opportunities for individuals receiving service to direct their own recovery and advocacy process, by teaching and supporting the acquisition and utilization of skills needed to facilitate the individual’s recovery, promoting the knowledge of available service options and choices and the utilization of natural resources in the community, and helping facilitate the development of a sense of wellness and self-worth.

Post date: 3/16/18
Deadline: 6/16/18
Qualifications:

ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
• Minimum of a High School or GED Diploma; Associates Degree in a Human Services related field is preferred
• Credentialed as a Certified Peer Specialist.
• Minimum of three years of experience in a behavioral health work environment
• Must possess a valid driver’s license.
• Must have access to a car to use for work on a daily basis.
• Must have automobile insurance coverage at the state requirement levels and current state registration.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the local Mental Health System
• Demonstrated ability to create, read and send e-mail through Google.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word.
• Must be possess the drive and integrity to be able to work independently and problem solve.
• Must possess basic computer skills to perform job duties including desktop computing, email, time sheet management, electronic health records, using Microsoft Office Applications, ADP and other relevant software
• Must have basic electronic communication and internet skills to gather information required for the program or program participants.
• Must be able to use new computer systems and/or software functions as they become available.

Responsibilities:

PEER SUPPORT/COACHING
• Works with participant to identify, develop, and access supports to increase his/her success in community integration and community inclusion
• Supports and teaches recovery and recovery tools and models personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and hopefulness
• Facilitates the participant's self-review of progress upon each encounter
• In partnership with each participant assesses their hopes, strengths, accomplishments and challenges in order to achieve his/her stated goals
• In partnership with each participant develops the recovery plan and his/her support system in order to support him/her in becoming self-sufficient
• Supports participants in the self-management of critical or crisis situations.
• Supports participants’ in coordinating with or in choosing his/her significant and relevant supports in order to arrange services or resources to achieve his/her goals.
• Assists the individual in preparation and recording of the peer support recovery plan, progress notes, and other documents that verify service delivery using person-first language, in a timely manner according to established quality and regulatory standards.
• Uses knowledge, skills and training from Certified Peer Specialist training to model, coach, support and advocate with participants.
• Supports and assists participants when necessary and ensures participants safety when participating in events, visits, and other interactions.
ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR)
• Enters participant data in the Electronic Health Records system upon intake.
• Ensures that all participants’ visits are documented in EHR immediately.
• Ensures that all data is correct by verifying information with the participant on every visit.
ADMINISTRATIVE
• Participates in weekly 1:1 supervision and daily team meetings discussing and assessing participants in various life domains.
• Creates weekly schedule, two week in advance that meets existing program productivity standards and supervision.
• Participates in staff meetings and trainings.

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

PROGRAM SPECIFIC DUTIES
• Assists participants with educational and employment related goals, benefit acquisition accessing appropriate medical, mental health and substance abuse services and acquiring stable housing in accordance with the support plan
• In conjunction with Program Manager, create a monthly schedule of peer-directed activities, groups, and trainings to include but not limited to WRAP trainings, mental health advanced directives, health screenings, substance abuse groups, peer support groups, housing options and other topics of interest to the participants
• Models personal responsibility, respectful relationships and the hope that everyone can recover.

To Apply

Candidates can apply by visiting our website at www.mentalhealthpartnerships.org/join

Employment Opportunity: Certified Recovery Specialist - Penn Foundation (Sellersville, PA)

The Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) has experience with behavioral health services and is willing to use and share his or her lived experience and first-hand knowledge to hospital patients and their family members. The CRS engages with persons served to create warm hand offs between acute inpatient treatment and other levels of care classified as complex chronic care management, and creates rapid access to drug and alcohol or mental health services to improve adherence to treatment recommendations.
Hours: Full-Time

Post date: 4/4/18
Deadline: 7/4/18
Qualifications:

• Education/Training: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent. Certification as a Recovery Specialist required upon hire (or completion and passing of CRS training/exam within six months of hire).
• Job Knowledge: Understanding of principles of mental illness and recovery.
• Certification: Maintains Certification as a Recovery Specialist and adheres to the
profession’s and Penn Foundation’s Code of Ethics.
• A Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check, a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and a FBI Criminal History Background Check.

Penn Foundation is an equal opportunity employer

Responsibilities:

1. Engage in brief relationship building and active listening with clients receiving treatment in medical inpatient setting.
2. Provide substance use screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment and/or other applicable community resources and services.
3. Provide supportive (peer-based) coaching and encouragement to clients contemplating or actively seeking help with substance use treatment and recovery.
4. Provide education to enable clients to identify their relapse symptoms or relapse triggers as well as their protective factors (to avoid relapse).
5. Outreach, engage, and provide education to family members, other natural supports, and other professionals regarding substance use disorders and available programs/resources.
6. Assist in after-care planning for individuals discharging from medical setting and help ensure that behavioral health needs are included in care plan.
7. Engage in team-based care and work cooperatively with other medical professionals and county-wide personnel.
8. Serve as a direct care navigator and liaison to Penn Foundation’s community-based and site-based programs (in addition to general community programs and resources).
9. Document each service-related contact in case note according to program standards.

To Apply

Apply via the Penn Foundation website at www.pennfoundation.org.

Employment Opportunity: Certified Recovery Specialist - Roxbury Treatment Center - Chambersburg Outpatient Clinic (Chambersburg)

The Certified Recovery Specialist works with patients who are accepted into our Outpatient Program to help transition them into our program. The CRS would work with the patient as they are leaving rehabilitation and continue to meet with them to help them build or rebuild positive, constructive relationships; encourage and offer accompaniment to alcohol and drug free social and recreational activities; offer guidance on the recovery experience; facilitate access to various community resources to ensure basic needs are met; and monitor the individual’s recovery stability.
Monday through Friday - day and evening shifts.

Post date: 4/5/18
Deadline: 7/5/18
Qualifications:

High School Diploma. D&A Recovery Specialist Certification from the Pennsylvania Certification Board.

To Apply

Please go to www.roxburyhospital.com and fill out an application.

Employment Opportunity: Certified Recovery Specialist - Roxbury Treatment Center - Chambersburg Outpatient Clinic (Chambersburg)

The Certified Recovery Specialist will be a co-responder in assisting law enforcement with triage and begin the process of linking individuals identified or suspected of having a substance use disorder to the appropriate level of treatment and services, and ensuring a warm handoff to treatment. The co-responder services are intended to extend and enhance the drug and alcohol treatment continuum by helping individuals to gain access to needed resources in the community and by assisting them to overcome barriers and helping them to bridge gaps between their needs and timely referrals to treatment.

Post date: 4/5/18
Deadline: 7/5/18
Qualifications:

High School Diploma. D&A Recovery Specialist Certification from the Pennsylvania Certification Board.

To Apply

Please go to www.roxburyhospital.com and fill out an application.

Employment Opportunity: Clinical Therapist - PERSAD Center (Pittsburgh, PA)

PERSAD Center is seeking a full time LCSW to do outpatient therapy with LGBT individuals and families. Drug and alcohol certification preferred but not required. PERSAD Center offers competitive salary and benefits.

Post date: 4/20/18
Deadline: 7/20/18
Responsibilities:

Major Goal Areas
The Clinical Therapist is the principal provider of direct care clinical service at PERSAD Center. This position is a full time (37.5 hours/ week) salaried position. It is the responsibility of the Clinical Therapist to provide initial and ongoing assessment of each client to determine the most effective and useful counseling. The primary tasks of the Clinical Therapist are: assessing new clients; providing individual, couple and group therapy; maintaining adequate documentation that is required; maintaining accurate financial records; participating in supervision and providing emergency phone coverage as assigned. The Clinical Therapist works in the agency’s Mental Health Counseling center and may have a caseload of clients with drug and alcohol, mental health, HIV/AIDS, sexual or gender orientation concerns. The Clinical Therapist is supervised by and responsible to the Clinical Director or Clinical Supervisor as assigned. LCSW preferred but LPC or LMFT will be considered.
Key Performance Area: Direct Clinical Care - Individual Therapy
Performance Standards: The Clinical Therapist will:
1. demonstrate a knowledge of assessment techniques including historical assessment, structured interview, and behavioral assessment that contributes to an accurate diagnosis.
2. provide accurate diagnostic assessment of a client’s needs
3. work with the client and the treatment team to determine an appropriate course of treatment to meet the client’s goals and the expected outcomes of the case.
4. demonstrate basic clinical skills including, but not limited to: a capacity to establish and maintain a treatment alliance, and the ability to provide respect and empathy toward the client.
5. effectively manage counter-transference issues and feelings that might threaten to interfere with treatment.
6. utilize supervision - reporting progress, success and difficulty in treating cases assigned
7. effectively manage the termination process, regardless of the reason for termination.
8. refer clients to appropriate support services and to other levels of care when needed and with the client’s written consent
9. document case notes, treatment plans, evaluations and all other required paperwork in a timely fashion according to policy and procedure.
10. collect and turn in client fees as determined by the billing office
11. maintain credentials and required training and requirements to satisfy insurance and contractor panels and enrollments

Key Performance Area: Direct Clinical Care - Family/Couple Therapy
Performance Standards (in addition to those under Individual Therapy): The Clinical Therapist will:
1. identify the key relationships in which our clients are involved
2. invite and engage relevant family of choice members who are significant to the treatment process as indicated and approved by the client
3. seek written consent to talk to family of choice members and invite them to services as appropriate and approved by the client
4. provide couples or family therapy as indicated by the treatment assessment and plan
5. demonstrate skill in relational development between family members and couples
6. teach communication and conflict resolution where appropriate

Key Performance Area: Direct Clinical Care - Group Therapy
Performance Standards (in addition to those under Individual Therapy): The Clinical Therapist will:
1. demonstrate group facilitation skills in the delivery of group services
2. follow approved curriculums and treatment models for the delivery of services
3. work in conjunction with the primary therapist or outside provider to assure that group services support any other treatment service being utilized by the client.
4. teach communication and conflict resolution skills
5. demonstrate skill in using group process to assist clients in working through treatment issues
6. create group norms and safety for all group members

Key Performance Area: Supervision and Team Membership:

Performance Standards: The Clinical Therapist will:

1. actively and productively participate in individual, team and all staff supervision and meetings as scheduled

2. work to continually improve skills seeking training in areas where needs or goals have been identified

3. respond to routine and emergency contacts from clients and cover the after hours phone as assigned

4. openly acknowledge difficulty in managing any particular case and seek support and supervision

5. immediately report critical issues and work with supervisor to develop and intervention plan

6. expect self and co-workers to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics and immediately bring to their and their supervisor’s attention any concerns or violations

7. work as a team member to improve the various services offered by the agency, sharing information about cutting edge practices, or identifying gaps and needs in service.

8. support and attend where possible agency events or initiatives, and the goals of the agency strategic plan

To Apply

HOW TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to: ssoloski@persadcenter.org. No phone calls please.

Employment Opportunity: Counselor Assistant - Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute - Advancements in Recovery Program (Harrisburg)

This position provides substance use disorder counseling under the direct supervision of a certified addiction counselor at in Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute’s new Opioid Treatment Program (OTP), The AIR Program. Treatment interventions, modalities and functions will include the following: Psychosocial assessments, level of care assessments, supportive short-term counseling, psychoeducation group therapy; supervised group psychotherapy, crisis counseling, and appropriate internal/external referrals. All work is completed under the supervision of a certified addiction counselor.

Post date: 4/5/18
Deadline: 7/5/18
Qualifications:

• A high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent with two (2) years of experience in a related human service field or a Bachelor's Degree in a related human service field is required.
• Experience working with populations with varying lifestyles, ages, sexual orientation, ethnic and cultural backgrounds and economic status.
• If in recovery from a substance use disorder must be in recovery for a minimum of 2 years.
• Basic computer skills required.

To Apply

For more information and to apply for this position, visit our website at www.ppimhs.org
EOE

Employment Opportunity: Director of Clinical Programs - PERSAD Center (Pittsburgh, PA)

The Director of Clinical Programs is a leader of clinical services provided by the agency.
The Director of Clinical Programs is a full time position reporting to and supervised by
the Executive Director. This position is responsible for developing, implementing and
overseeing services offered by the agency to its clients, constituents and target
audiences. The Director of Clinical Programs will supervise Clinical Supervisors, Project
Leaders, and/ or may supervise direct care staff where there is not another supervisor.
The Director of Clinical Programs is responsible for referral relationships, licensing and
regulatory compliance, and assuring quality of programs as well as meeting program
outcomes. The Director of Clinical Programs provides input and feedback to the
Executive Director re: the needs of the target community and opportunities for the
agency to fulfill its mission.

This position requires an LCSW, with PhD in psychology or related field preferred, a minimum of 5 years clinical mental health/D&A supervision experience and 5 years of administrative supervisory experience. Knowledge of LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS issues and grant writing experience is preferred.

Post date: 3/21/18
Deadline: 6/21/18
Responsibilities:

Key Performance Area: Program Development
Performance Standards: The Director of Clinical Programs will:

1. Establish and accomplish annual goals and program outcomes for each service under their direction
2. Implement new services offered at the agency, assuring resources, training, procedures, and outcomes tracking are in place
3. Identify new service opportunities being made available by funding sources or changes in our fields of service
4. Identify service needs based on assessment of target population needs and interest in services
5. improve existing programs, evolving them to better meet the needs of participants and remaining on the cutting edge of best practices
6. Identify new reimbursement mechanisms and position the agency and staff to qualify to receive that funding as appropriate.
7. Work with community organizations to develop collaborative partnerships to meet programmatic needs and assure the fulfillment of those agreements.

Key Performance Area: Supervision/Staff Development
Performance Standards: The Director of Clinical Programs will:

1. Hire, train and develop and supervise staff to work in assigned programs
2. Directly observe supervisees completing their work and process these observations with supervisees
3. Train and direct staff to provide quality care to counseling center clients
4. Provide back up and support to staff during client crisis situations
5. Assure that all agency hires meet qualification and have required personnel file paperwork
6. Assure that staff have annual individual development plans and evaluations

Key Performance Area: Regulatory/Contract Compliance
Performance Standards: The Director of Clinical Programs will:

1. Oversee program licenses and assure that programs are operating according to applicable regulations and standards
2. Know the contractors/ customers for each service and assure their satisfaction
3. Review program/service contracts. Develop, implement and oversee that all services meet contractual requirements
4. Complete and submit required reports on program activities to the ED and contractors
5. Write policies / procedures as needed to accompany program activities

Key Performance Area: Quality Assurance / Program Outcomes
Performance Standards: the Director of Clinical Programs will:

1. Know the intended outputs and outcomes of each program under their direction
2. Establish methods to collect and evaluate data to measure the success of programs
3. Conduct satisfaction surveys of consumers 2x/yr. and utilize feedback to improve programs
4. Respond to client service needs, consumer feedback, grievances
5. Assure that programs are operating within established program policies and procedures
6. Lead quality improvement projects to improve program efficiencies and impact
7. Provide reports to ED and contractors regarding program measurable outcomes, successes, client impact and plans for improvement when necessary

Key Performance Area: Fiscal Operations
Performance Standards: The Director of Clinical Programs will:

1. Work with ED and senior management team to create annual program budgets under their direction and assure that programs and projects operate within their budgetary plans
2. Assure that clients are assigned to appropriate therapists in accordance with client need, therapist qualifications and reimbursement requirements
3. Identify and implement ways to improve cost efficiency in service delivery
4. Review monthly program reports and assure staff meet productivity standards and reach revenue goals
5. Work with fiscal/billing department and supervisees to assure that program activities are billed/invoiced and that systems are in place to assure agency reimbursement for all services delivered
6. Work with Fiscal and Operations Director to create and submit accurate and timely reports of services to contractors
7. Approve expenditures requests from supervisees

Key Performance Area: Training /Education
Performance Standards: The Director of Clinical Programs will:

1. Share their knowledge, expertise, and skill as a therapist and/or administrator either through creating and providing education training workshops, seminars, etc. or through a case or other consultation
2. Assure that clinical staff have annual training needs evaluations and receive the type and amount of training necessary for their position. Develop an annual calendar of training that meets staff needs and licensing/contractual requirements
3. Respond to requests for external training programs when needed

PERSAD CENTER, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. PERSAD does not discriminate in hiring, promotion, discharge, fringe benefits, job training, or any other aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation/identity, gender identity or expression, national origin, and status as an individual with a disability or protected veteran. We believe that diversity of background and perspective are strengths and seek to continue to grow a diverse, highly committed, skilled and collaborative staff. We encourage candidates from various backgrounds to apply.

To Apply

To apply: send resume and cover letter to
calbrecht@persadcenter.org

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

To Apply

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

Employment Opportunity: Housing Case Manager - Berks Counseling Center (Reading, PA)

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

Post date: 2/22/18
Deadline: 5/22/18
Qualifications:

Associates degree in the Human Service field with two (2) years relevant experience required; Bachelor’s degree in the Human Service field preferred; Certified Recovery Specialist certification preferred. Must have a valid PA Driver’s License and ability to drive and travel.

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

Responsibilities:

The Case Manager of the Housing Department will provide case management services to individuals and families with a drug, alcohol and/or mental health disability residing in Berks Counseling Center’s various housing programs. This may involve transitional, permanent supportive, or re-entry housing.

To Apply

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

Berks Counseling Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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

Hours: Full-time, exempt position with flexibility.

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

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

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

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

Salary- $55 - $57K

To Apply

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

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

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

To Apply

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

Berks Counseling Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Opportunity: MARS Coordinator - RASE Project (Western Cumberland County, PA)

We’re hiring a full-time Medication Assisted Recovery Support Services Coordinator in the Cumberland and Franklin County area. Work includes oversight of program development, outreach and education; care monitoring of member participants; referral to necessary ancillary services; and other duties as assigned. The coordinator in this program will serve as a liaison with network and provider agencies, community groups, other social service agencies, and governmental entities to ensure effective operation of the project.

Post date: 3/28/18
Deadline: 6/28/18
Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements include, but are not limited to: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college (suitable individuals enrolled in studies pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree with two or more years of experience in the field could be acceptable) and a minimum of two years uninterrupted recovery. Recovering individuals must be actively involved with a recovery program (12-step, Faith Based, SMART Recovery, etc.), attending meetings weekly, working with a sponsor or mentor, demonstrating levels of improved balance in their lives, ability to establish healthy boundaries, serenity, etc.

To Apply

For more information or to submit your resume, please email Melissa at melissas@raseproject.org. The RASE Project is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Opportunity: MARS Coordinator - RASE Project (Cumberland County)

We’re hiring a full-time Medication Assisted Recovery Support Services Coordinator in the Cumberland County area. Work includes oversight of program development, outreach and education; care monitoring of member participants; referral to necessary ancillary services; and other duties as assigned. The coordinator in this program will serve as a liaison with network and provider agencies, community groups, other social service agencies, and governmental entities to ensure effective operation of the project.

Post date: 3/28/18
Deadline: 6/28/18
Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college (suitable individuals enrolled in studies pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree with two or more years of experience in the field could be acceptable) and a minimum of two years uninterrupted recovery. Recovering individuals must be actively involved with a recovery program (12-step, Faith Based, SMART Recovery, etc.), attending meetings weekly, working with a sponsor or mentor, demonstrating levels of improved balance in their lives, ability to establish healthy boundaries, serenity, etc.

To Apply

For more information or to submit your resume, please email Melissa at melissas@raseproject.org. The RASE Project is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Opportunity: PAC-MAT Recovery Specialist - RASE Project (Harrisburg, PA)

The PAC-MAT Recovery Specialist (RS) will contribute in a peer support capacity to facilitate recovery and enhance wellness. The RS will serve as a role model for recovery for both staff and participants, and will partner with participants in developing recovery tools and building support networks.

Post date: 3/6/18
Deadline: 6/6/18
Qualifications:

– Minimum Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D.
– Pref. Education: AA degree as Medical Assistant or related health field
– Recovery: Minimum of two (2) years uninterrupted recovery. Recovering individuals must be actively involved with a recovery program(12-Step, Faith Based, Smart Recovery, etc), attending meetings weekly, working with a sponsor or mentor, demonstrating levels of improved balance in their lives, ability to establish healthy boundaries, serenity, etc.
– Minimum Experience: A self -identified person in recovery with 12 months of paid or volunteer experience within a three year period. One year’s experience in navigating the recovery system (i.e. crisis services, vocational rehabilitation, recreational activities, and human services, etc.) A history of coping with own substance use disorder issues and maintenance of own recovery with a minimum of two years uninterrupted recovery.
– Req. Cert./Registration: Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) Certification one year post-hire
– Skills: Excellent human relations and oral/written communication skills; basic computer skills including email, Word, and internet; knowledge of and ability in the care and support of individuals in a specific age group, ability to keep electronic records
– Requires a valid driver’s license in the current state of residence
Note: Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.

To Apply

Interested candidates may forward their resume via email to Denise at denise@raseproject.org.

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

To Apply

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

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

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

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

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

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

To Apply
Employment Opportunity: Recovery Specialist - DayStar Recovery (Dauphin County, PA)

The Recovery Specialist will work in a residential Halfway House setting in Dauphin County. This is a part-time position to engage individuals who may benefit from recovery support services. The CRS will serve as a program monitor. Time slots available are mostly evenings and weekends. The Recovery Specialist will serve as a role model, mentor, advocate and motivator to recovering individuals in order to help prevent relapse and promote long-term recovery.

Post date: 3/5/18
Deadline: 6/5/18
Qualifications:

• Must be a Certified Recovery Specialist (or eligible to earn the CRS certification within 1 year of hire)
• High school diploma or GED

Responsibilities:

1. Engage the individual and establish rapport, as evidenced by empathetic and active listening, communicating in a non-judgmental way, recognizing addictive behavior.
2. Assist the individual to identify and prioritize strengths and needs, using various techniques that engage individuals to self-disclose.
3. Conduct self in an ethical manner by adhering to the PCB codes of ethics, standards of practice, and Council policy and procedures.
4. Maintain confidentiality regarding information received during the facilitation of recovery support services. – maintain current understanding of federal, state and local confidentiality rules and regulations.
5. Engage in continuing professional development relative to recovery support services, applying practical and professional knowledge and experience.
6. Maintain proper paperwork.
7. Other duties as directed by Executive Director and/or Management Staff.

To Apply

To Apply
Resumes to fwilcox@daystarrecover.net

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

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

To Apply

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

Berks Counseling Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

To Apply

Please send Resume to wmccabe@silverpinesmail.com

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

To Apply

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

Employment Opportunity:Counselor - White Deer Run (Allenwood, PA)

White Deer Run/Cove Forge Behavioral Health System is one of the leading providers of treatment for drug and alcohol addiction in Pennsylvania. The White Deer Run philosophy simply states that each patient will be treated as an individual, receiving treatment plans tailored to their specific needs. Join our team of professionals driven by passion to make a difference in the lives of individuals affected by addiction.

Post date: 3/29/18
Deadline: 6/29/18
Qualifications:

Requirements:
• 2 years in the field of addiction
• Bachelor’s degree preferred
• CAC certification

Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, the Counselor will be responsible for, but not limited to the following: treatment planning; individual counseling, group counseling; educational & didactic groups; case management; patient assessment; discharge planning.

To Apply

Don’t miss this opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life!

Please forward resume to:
Julie McElwee-HR Director
White Deer Run – Allenwood
julie.mcelwee@whitedeerrnun.com

White Deer Run is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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