Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunity: Addiction Counselor - New Insights, II (Lemoyne, PA)

D&A facility seeking a Bachelor’s or Master’s level clinician/counselor with at least 1 year experience working with chemically dependent clients. CADC certification preferred but not required. Duties would include individual counseling and group facilitation of D&A clients. Full time positions available.

Post date: 1/3/19
Deadline: 4/3/19
To Apply

Feel free to visit our website at: www.newinsights2.com. Interested candidates should forward their resume to: amaxton@newinsights2.com

Employment Opportunity: Addiction Prevention Specialist - Council on Chemical Abuse (Berks County, PA)

We are seeking a FT master’s/bachelor’s level Addiction Prevention Specialist to implement prevention programs in Berks County schools and communities. Must have good presentation skills and experience working with high-risk adolescents.

Post date: 1/11/19
Deadline: 4/11/19
Qualifications:

Bilingual preferred. Hours may include evenings and weekends — competitive wages and benefits. All candidates must be tobacco free. If in recovery, two years of continuous sobriety preferred.

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Council on Chemical Abuse, 601 Penn Street, Suite 600, Reading, PA 19601, fax (610) 376-8423 or apply online by January 17, 2019. EOE

Apply Online: https://www.councilonchemicalabuse.org/apply-drug-alcohol-prevention-spe...

Employment Opportunity: Certified Peer Specialist - COMHAR (Walnutport-Blue Mountain, PA)

Reports to: Director LTSR
• Act as a role model to persons in recovery to inspire hope, share life experiences and lessons learned as a person in recovery
• Engage individuals who may be at-risk and provide stage-appropriate recovery education and supports, e.g., usage of the leveling system and evidence based practice
• Assist in the orientation process for persons who are new to receiving mental health and/or co-occurring disorders services
• Assist in development and implementation of educational and support groups, activities deemed beneficial by the program community, e.g., warm line, calendar of events, etc.
• Introduce and link individuals to community resources and peer supports outside of the facility to promote community integration, e.g., public transportation training, computer educational/G.E.D. classes, vocational services, (OVR, job training), health and wellness, banking, and financial entitlements, etc.
• Actively participate in team meetings and promote a recovery perspective as a key component of all discussions

*Both Full Time and Part Time openings available*

Post date: 11/15/18
Deadline: 2/15/19
Qualifications:

• HS/GED + Certified Peer Specialist Certification, Experience working with people who have co-occurring challenges, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse
• 1 year experience of MH direct service

To Apply

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace. COMHAR, Inc. is a not-for-profit community based health and human service organization founded in 1975. We do not discriminate in services or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, past or present receipt of disability-related services or supports, marital status, veteran status, or any other class of persons protected by federal, state or local law.
Apply at: www.Comhar.org

Employment Opportunity: Certified Recovery Specialist - CenClear (Punxsutawney, Clearfield, & DuBois, PA)

Are you looking for a part-time job that pays well and is flexible? Have you been in recovery for 2 years or more? CenClear is looking for a Certified Recovery Specialist to provide recovery support and mentoring to individuals in all stages of recovery. Contact CenClear today!

Post date: 1/2/19
Deadline: 4/2/19
Qualifications:

Qualifications
• High School Diploma or GED
• Minimum of two (2) years in recovery
• Certification as a Certified Recovery Specialist or receipt of certification within 12 months of hire (We may provide training.)
• Access to transportation
• Computer skills

Must obtain the following Clearances:
• PA Criminal Record (State Police)- https://epatch.state.pa.us
• Child Abuse History Check- www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis
• FBI Clearance- PA Department of Human Services – https://uenroll.identogo.com
• Mandated Reporting Certificate-free-www.reportabusepa.pitt.edu.

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

Responsibilities:

General Description of Duties
Certified Recovery Specialists provides supportive services to enhance clients’ recovery, to include but not limited to services within the following areas: outreach, peer based recovery support, and mentoring in all stages of recovery. Certified Recovery Specialists assist participants in gaining access to needed resources in the community, by assisting them in overcoming barriers, and helping bridge gaps between their needs and available resources. Such services shall be made available to individuals at all stages of the recover process, including to those not yet engaged in treatment or other services. These services will enhance the service continuum by offering ongoing supports and assistance promoting and encouraging long-term recovery. Certified Recovery Specialists work closely with program participants before, during and after their treatment experiences to support and assist them in their recovery, in understanding and navigating the system of care, as well as encouraging any necessary connections with other service systems.

Specific Description of Duties
• Facilitates assistance in accessing various community resources (education, housing, transportation, recovery supports, etc.).
• Offers referrals to treatment services when necessary.
• Provides guidance on the recovery process and recovery education.
• Helps client with developing a Personal Recovery Plan.
• Offers support and advocacy related to obstacles that are often encountered during the early stages of recovery.
• Assists participants in acquiring self-care skills such as budgeting, shopping, cooking, housekeeping, interview skills, etc.
• Provides telephone recovery support when applicable (i.e. Recovery Checkups).
• Monitors participants’ recovery stability.
• Introduces and engages participants in the recovery community.
• Provides support before, during, and after treatment.
• Provides outreach and advocacy for those in the early stages of recovery (i.e. Meeting with landlord and client).
• Assists case managers and drug and alcohol staff with outreach activities to engage new participants in the recovery process.
• Performs follow-up activities with participants who have completed programs, or are in need of re-admission.
• Attends trainings as identified for the position, target population and individual need for professional growth.

To Apply

If interested please submit resume or apply online through our website www.cenclear.org employment, Please provide a direct email address and phone number.

Position will remain open until filled.

Employment Opportunity: Certified Recovery Specialist - Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission (Shelocta, PA )

The Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission is accepting applications for a full time Certified Recovery Specialist Position. Position provides services within Armstrong, Indiana and Clarion Counties and in collaboration with local Hospitals and Physical Health Providers. Certified Recovery Specialists provide supportive services to enhance clients’ recovery, to include but not limited to services in the following areas: coordination of care; casework activities; and aftercare. Certified Recovery Specialists are responsible for ensuring outreach, mentoring, peer support and guidance, as well as resource information and referral, for clients in the target population. Certified Recovery Specialists work closely with program participants before, during and after their treatment experiences to support and assist them in their recovery, in understanding and navigating the system of care, as well as to encourage and guide any necessary connections with other service systems.

Post date: 1/17/19
Deadline: 4/17/19
Qualifications:

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED, have a valid PA driver’s license, and be able to obtain CRS certification within one year of hire. Applicants will be subject to Pre-Employment drug screening and will need to obtain Act 33/34 clearances.

To Apply

Interested individuals are required to submit a resume with cover letter and three references, to Mike Krafick, CRS Supervisor, Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug & Alcohol Commission, PO Box 238, Shelocta, PA 15774, by email to mkrafick@aicdac.org by Thursday January 31, 2019.

Employment Opportunity: Chief Clinical Officer for Greater Philadelphia - Livengrin Foundation (Greater Philadelphia Area)

Candidate will report to the CEO as a member of the Executive Team. They will be responsible for leading and coordinating all clinical activities and department personnel involved in providing clinical care to patients in inpatient and outpatient facilities. The candidate will develop and evaluate new programs and services by keeping vigilant on the latest advances in addiction treatment. They will establish standards for measurement of the quality and quantity of care to be rendered and maintain an ongoing process of evaluation of all clinical programs and services.

Post date: 1/15/19
Deadline: 4/15/19
Qualifications:

Candidate must possess an advanced degree from an accredited college/university with a major in psychology, social work, counseling or related field. A minimum of five years’ supervisory experience and work in addiction treatment programs required.

To Apply

Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter and CV to Luanne Ramsey lramsey@Livengrin.org

Employment Opportunity: Clinical Director - Colonial Park Intensive Outpatient Program, LlC (Harrisburg, PA)

Full-time, licensed clinical director of Colonial Park IOP Counseling. The director is in charge of individual assessments, group sessions, conducting an appropriate program for each client, and more. Colonial Park IOP is an outpatient center that has been around for just over a year. Our focus is DUI, Drug, and Alcohol abuse counseling. We provide services to all individuals with commercial insurances. Colonial Park IOP is located in Harrisburg, and provides the best service in all of South Central Pennsylvania.

Post date: 11/21/18
Deadline: 1/31/19
Qualifications:

Applicants must currently be a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and/or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

To Apply

To apply, please submit a resume to: info@colonialparkiop.com attn:
John Laus

Employment Opportunity: Clinical Director - Behavioral Wellness and Recovery of Pennsylvania (West Chester)

Behavioral Wellness and Recovery of Pennsylvania is looking for a Clinical Director. We are a premier provider of treatment and educational programs for adults who are struggling with chemical dependency and dual diagnosis disorders.
Our facility provides clinically sound, evidence-based treatment options at our centrally located facility in downtown West Chester, Pennsylvania. Our treatment team has a proven track record in helping clients to reclaim and enrich their lives.

Post date: 11/28/18
Deadline: 1/28/19
Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

• Master's degree in psychology, social work, or related field is required
• Must have licensure either as a Licensed Professional Counselor (or, "licensed clinical professional counselors" or "licensed mental health counselors"), (LPC, LAC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW, or LSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
• Must have a PA CCS (Certified Clinical Supervisor)
• Experience previously working in residential, in-patient and/or PHP LOC
• 3-5 years in a clinical management role, leadership and managing processes which includes two years of working directly with the chemically dependent. Individual shall also complete a Department approved core curriculum training which includes a component on clinical supervision skills.
• Has working knowledge and experience in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and 12 Step Approaches to treatment and care
• Proven track record of excellent operations performance

Qualifications:

• Must be client focused; team oriented; great interpersonal skills; flexible to sudden changes in workload, emergency or staffing; dependable; problem solving skills; focused on compliance and performance quality.
• Microsoft Office Proficient. Knowledge of addiction and basic management principles.
• Must be able to work in collaboration with other health professionals and leaders from other disciplines in a professional and productive manner.
• Strong oral and written communication skills

Travel:

• Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be required.

Responsibilities:

• Participates in the planning and evaluation of clinical programs and services, including plans to increase the array, superiority, and extent of services at BWR. Trouble-shoot clinically-related problems and roll out clinical initiatives that will improve clinical quality to programs in the field, in conjunction with administration and other departments.
• Provides direct patient care, engages in both individual and group supervision with counselors. Provides orientation of new and existing counseling staff to include counseling techniques, group dynamics, family therapy, medical record documentation and treatment plan assessments.
• Delivers lectures and staff workshops and facilitates task groups. Substitutes for counselors, by assuming responsibility for caseloads as directed by the CEO and/or Compliance Official.
• Ensures department and program licensing and accreditation standards are consistently met and assumes responsibility when they are not.
• Creates liaison with community resources as part of a network for continuum of care and provides community education and outreach programs, and coordinates with BWR’s admission, outreach, and marketing departments.
• Monitors clinical quality assurance processes to ensure that all accrediting standards are met, and risk management processes are being followed; and, develops and implements additional recommendations based on the collected data for performance improvement.
• Provides and designates staff to provide on-call 24-hour clinical services.
• Develops a strong professional and productive relationship with the CEO, Compliance Officer, and designees.

To Apply

Davina Moore
Office Manager
Behavioral Wellness and Recovery
1301 Wrights Ln East, Ste 103
West Chester, PA 19380
(484) 787-2501 (Office)
(484) 631-0587 (Fax)

Employment Opportunity: Drug and Alcohol Counselor - Abraxas Youth and Family Services (Marienville, PA)

The Drug and Alcohol Counselor provides a full range of counseling/case management services to delinquent/dependent youth with substance abuse/dependency problems.

Post date: 1/17/19
Deadline: 4/17/19
Qualifications:

The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including: C.A.D.C. or National Certification; OR
Current licensure in the Commonwealth as a registered nurse and a degree from an accredited school of nursing and one year of counseling experience; OR
Associate’s degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing or related field and two years of clinical experience; OR
Bachelor’s degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing or other related field and one year of clinical experience; OR
Master’s degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing or other related field, which includes a practicum in a health and human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting

Other Qualifications:
At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.

• Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
• Ability to work overtime as required.
• Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period.
• Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours.

Responsibilities:

• Develops and implements treatment plans to include the provision of at least 10 hours of treatment services during primary care hours each week.
• Provides individual counseling and completes related documentation.
• Provides caseload group counseling and completes related documentation.
• Facilitates family sessions and completes related documentation.
• Facilitates drug & alcohol treatment groups and completes related documentation.
• Facilitates therapeutic recreation groups and completes related documentation.
• Oversees work therapy activities and completes related documentation.
• Participates in and documents case consultations, including quarterly treatment reviews, red flag reviews, and administrative reviews.
• Writes progress/court reports as necessary and discharge summaries.
• Attends court hearings.
• Maintains regular contact and communicates effectively with juvenile probation officers/case workers, including them in the treatment process and updating them on clients’ progress.
• Maintains regular contact and communicates effectively with parents/legal guardians, including them in the treatment process and updating them on clients’ progress.
• Provides continuing care planning by making contacts to appropriate referrals and writing the plan.
• Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
• Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

To Apply

Please apply at www.jobsatabraxas.com

Employment Opportunity: Drug and Alcohol Counselor Assistant - Abraxas Youth and Family Services (Marienville, PA)

The Drug and Alcohol Counselor Assistant, under close supervision and/or direct observation of a treatment supervisor, provides a full range of counseling/case management services to delinquent/dependent youth with substance abuse/use problems. The drug & alcohol counselor assistant is a fulltime, entry level position. Once the counselor assistant completes the required amount of supervision and clinical experience, he/she will be promoted to a full-time drug & alcohol counselor position.

Post date: 1/17/19
Deadline: 4/17/19
Qualifications:

The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
Current licensure in the Commonwealth as a registered nurse; OR
Associate’s degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling,
nursing or related; OR
Bachelor’s degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing or
other related field; OR
Master’s degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing or other related field.

Other Qualifications:
At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.

• Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
• Ability to work overtime as required.
• Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period.
• Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours.

Responsibilities:

• Develops and implements treatment plans to include the provision of at least 10 hours of treatment services during primary care hours each week.
• Provides individual counseling and completes related documentation.
• Provides caseload group counseling and completes related documentation.
• Facilitates family sessions and completes related documentation.
• Facilitates drug & alcohol treatment groups and completes related documentation.
• Facilitates therapeutic recreation groups and completes related documentation.
• Oversees work therapy activities and completes related documentation.
• Participates in and documents case consultations, including quarterly treatment reviews.
• Writes progress/court reports as necessary and discharge summaries.
• Attends court hearings.
• Maintains regular contact and communicates effectively with juvenile probation officers/case workers, including them in the treatment process and updating them on clients’ progress.
• Maintains regular contact and communicates effectively with parents/legal guardians, including them in the treatment process and updating them on clients’ progress.
• Provides continuing care planning by making contacts to appropriate referrals and writing the plan.
• Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
• Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

To Apply

Please apply at www.jobsatabraxas.com

Employment Opportunity: Education and Prevention Counselor - Abraxas Youth and Family Services (Marienville, PA )

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, criminal or juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services

The Counselor provides a full range of counseling/case management services to delinquent/dependent youth.

Post date: 1/17/19
Deadline: 4/17/19
Qualifications:

• The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
o High school diploma or GED and four years of related experience; OR
o Associate’s degree/60 credits from an accredited college or university and two years of related experience; OR
o Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
• Other Qualifications:
o At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
o Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
o Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
o Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
o Valid registered vehicle insurance.
• Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
• Ability to work overtime as required.
• Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours.
• Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period

Responsibilities:

• Coordinates and implements case management activities
• Develops and implements treatment plans
• Provides individual counseling and completes related documentation
• Provides group counseling and completes related documentation
• Participates in and documents case consultations, including quarterly treatment reviews, red flag reviews, and administrative reviews.
• Writes progress/court reports as necessary and discharge summaries
• Attends court hearings
• Maintains regular contact and communicates effectively with juvenile probation officers/case workers, including them in the treatment process and updating them on clients’ progress
• Facilitates family conferencing sessions.
• Maintains regular contact and communicates effectively with parents/legal guardians, including them in the treatment process and updating them on clients’ progress
• Provides continuing care planning by making contacts to appropriate referrals and writing the plan
• Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
• Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

To Apply

Abraxas I
165 Abraxas Rd.
Marienville, PA 16239
Please apply at www.jobsatabraxas.com.

Employment Opportunity: Family Services Advocate/Lead Case Manager – Children of Incarcerated Parents - Compass Mark (Lancaster, PA)

The Family Services Advocate works from the Compass Mark main office and the Lancaster County Prison. This position gathers referrals that identify the children of the incarcerated within Lancaster County and provide case management support services to both the children and their caregivers. The Family Services Advocate will organize and facilitate special visitation within Lancaster County Prison. Advocacy for this special population of children may include speaking engagements, public education materials creation, and other related work pertaining to the cause of children with incarcerated parents. This position may supervise up to two additional case managers.

Post date: 11/1/18
Deadline: 2/1/19
Qualifications:

Education & Skills: Bachelor’s degree in Social Services, Criminal Justice or other field, and minimum of two years of experience providing case management services. Previous experience working with high risk populations required, or any combination of education training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Exceptional organizational skills and communication skills, with a clear knowledge of mental health, substance abuse and the criminal justice system. Experience in the delivery of services to clients though case management, helpline operation, or crisis response. Must have a working knowledge of software programs including MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, & PowerPoint).

Qualities: High attention to detail with strong analyzation skills. Able to complete job tasks with limited supervision. Strong organizational skills and capacity to manage multiple projects; Must be flexible and capable of working in fast-moving yet at times ambiguous community context, while maintaining focus on clear solutions; Ability to work in a multicultural and diverse environment utilizing collaborative and team-oriented approaches; Commitment to high professional ethical standards.

Language & Reasoning: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret information. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, including being able to create written reports and respond to questions. Ability to solve practical problems and interpret a variety of instructions in written and oral form.

Travel: Employee must have willingness to travel and access to reliable transportation. The employee must also possess a valid driver’s license and required vehicle insurance.

Work Environment and Physical Demands: The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to move about the office to access files and equipment, and operate a telephone, mouse, and keyboard. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Other abilities required by this job include the ability to adjust focus, concentrate for extended periods of time, and talk and hear. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

*Equal Opportunity Employer*

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, handicap, or sexual preference.

Responsibilities:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Family Services Advocate (FSA) receives and/or responds to referrals of identified children of the incarcerated from community, schools, and Lancaster County Prison. The FSA assesses the level of need for children and their caregiver/s after the time of intake, and provides support resources and referrals for those identified needs. The FSA offers resources to obtain Legal Guardianship documentation to caregivers as deemed appropriate and maintains accurate and regular documentation of all other services provided and regularly update these records as the case progresses. The FSA identifies, organizes and meets all parameters for requests of special visitation between parents and children within the Lancaster County Prison special family visits as possible and appropriate.

In addition, the FSA works closely to advocate for child conscious policy and procedures within the prison system as well as regularly reviewing trends, resources, and needs in addition to identifying programmatic adjustments, needs and solutions. The FSA will identify and participate with community collaborations, coalitions and events that further the cause of children with incarcerated parents. The FSA will provide Compass Mark Prevention Specialists with identified FSA clients that would benefit from information and referral services as appropriate and necessary as well as data for outcomes reporting. This employee may supervise up to two additional Case Managers.

The FSA provides monthly reporting to the Director of Operations regarding all program activities and any Supervisee activities. They ensure timely and accurate input of all case management services, surveys and records into the Empower system and answer all telephone inquiries regarding services for children with incarcerated parents. The Family Services Advocate supports the mission of Compass Mark in the community and adheres to the agency’s core values.

To Apply

To apply: Email a cover letter and resumé to Desiree Weber, dweber@compassmark.org, or mail to: Compass Mark, Desiree Weber, 630 Janet Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601. No phone calls, please.

Employment Opportunity: Intensive Case Manager - The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania (Bucks County)

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

Post date: 1/2/19
Deadline: 6/2/19
Qualifications:

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

Responsibilities:

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

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

To Apply

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

Employment Opportunity: Lead Registered Nurse – Opioid Treatment Program - Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (Harrisburg, PA )

The Lead Nurse is responsible for overseeing all nursing staff in the Opiate Treatment Program. Delivers care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementing and evaluation; and effectively interacts with patients, significant others and other health team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing. Leadership skills should consist of having the ability to train new individuals within their area of supervision for all required functions, work progress and operations. Should be able to carry out all duties connected to evaluation, competencies, patient experience, and institutional quality.

Post date: 11/26/18
Deadline: 3/26/19
Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing is required. Must have a current RN license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Three (3) years of RN experience is required; RN experience in the field of addictions preferred. Direct experience working with Methadone is desired, but not necessary. Able to verbalize understanding of the nursing process: assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation. Has knowledge and understanding of physical and emotional disease processes, clinical nursing skills, and administration of medications. Basic computer skills required.

To Apply
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: 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: 10/2/18
Deadline: 1/2/91
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: Licensed Drug & Alcohol Treatment Specialist - The Diocese of Scranton (Scranton)

• Full time position for outpatient substance abuse counselor.
• Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
• Required to work one evening per week until 8pm.

Post date: 10/28/18
Deadline: 1/28/19
Qualifications:

• Master's Degree from an accredited college with a major in Chemical Dependency, Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services) or other related field.
• Must be a currently Licensed Professional in PA, including LCSW or LPC, able to participate in insurance networks.
• All candidates must pass FBI, PA Criminal Background and Child Abuse Clearances.
• The Diocese of Scranton requires that all employees complete an initial VIRTUS Training Program, designed to empower organizations and people to better control risk and improve the lives of all those who interact with the Church.
• Employees will also be required to monitor the VIRTUS website and complete any internet updates as they become assigned.
• Employees must also complete all other training programs, outservices, inservices, conferences, seminars, conventions, etc., as assigned by the Training Coordinator.

Responsibilities:

• Conducting screenings for determination of emergency medical needs
• Conducting substance abuse evaluations to determine the presence or absence of a substance abuse problem, and determination of level of care
• Providing direct clinical and/or supportive chemical dependency services to individual clients, members of their families, and/or significant others, to aid them in achieving a more satisfactory adjustment to their specific problems or situations.
• Designing treatment plans by utilizing knowledge of alcohol and drug dependency, counseling, and treatment methods, tailoring approach to individual needs.
• Working in close cooperation with other social service agencies, hospitals, clinics, courts, and community resources in planning to meet the needs of clients, and assists them in utilizing their resources.
• Preparing dictation and record keeping as required by specific agency programs, on a timely basis as directed by the supervisor.
• Adhering to established regulations, policies and procedures of the overall agency and their specific component.
• Attending seminars, conferences and training to enhance skills and performance as directed by the supervisor.
• Performing in an advisory capacity to other professional staff in specialized areas through participation in conferences and meetings for purpose of diagnosis and plan of treatment.
• Other duties, as assigned.

To Apply

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at cssreasonableaccommodation@dioceseofscranton.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.

Please apply at:
http://cssdioceseofscranton.balancetrak.com/2018060

Employment Opportunity: Licensed Practical Nurse - Abraxas Youth and Family Services (Marienville, PA )

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, criminal or juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services

The position promotes good health, treats minor medical problems, responds to medical emergencies, provides first aid, administers medications, and ensures that the medical needs of clients are addressed. The position assists in the assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of nursing care under the direction of the appropriate medical staff member.

Post date: 1/17/19
Deadline: 4/17/19
Qualifications:

• The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
o Licensed practical nurse license to practice in the appropriate State by the board in which the program/facility resides.
o Trainer certification eligible or current certification in CPR/First Aid.
• Other Qualifications:
o At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
o Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
o Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
o Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
o Valid registered vehicle insurance.
• Ability to work overtime as required.
• Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours.
• Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period.

Responsibilities:

• Under the supervision of and in collaboration with an appropriate medical staff member (i.e. physician or registered nurse), assists with the medical treatment of clients by ensuring the components of the nursing process are effectively applied. Designated as the Responsible Health Authority.
• Designates appropriate client referrals to the contracted physician(s) and other medical agencies or practitioners.
• Administers physician prescribed medications and vaccines.
• Controls and maintains adequate inventory of medications and medical supplies.
• Responds to all medical emergencies, provides first aid and periodically works "on-call" shifts to provide emergency assistance as needed.
• Maintains all medical documentation, medical history, and file on each client and abides by HIPAA compliance rules and regulations.
• Actively participates in nursing related performance improvement activities.
• Participates in health training of clients to include hygiene, nutrition, and diet.
• Participates in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.
• Coordinates with community service agencies, as required, to ensure routine and emergency medical care for clients and staff members.
• Promotes good health habits, hygiene, and nutrition with all clients.
• Evaluates continuously the quality of medical care for the clients.
• Ensures medical services department complies with all licensing and regulatory statues.
• Communicates all pertinent client related medical information to program/facility staff members per HIPPA related rules and regulations.
• Maintains compliance with company exposure plan to include OSHA and bloodborne pathogens.
• Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
• Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

To Apply

Abraxas I
165 Abraxas Rd.
Marienville, PA 16239
Please apply at www.jobsatabraxas.com.

Employment Opportunity: Life Skills Worker I - Abraxas Youth and Family Services (Marienville, PA )

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, criminal or juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services

The primary function of the Life Skill Worker I is to supervise clients during the sleeping hours in a manner that ensures their safety and security. In addition, Life Skill Workers I assist in the management of the morning wake-up routine by educating, guiding and directing clients in a manner that promotes their growth and development.

Post date: 1/17/19
Deadline: 4/17/19
Qualifications:

• The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
o High School Diploma or GED.
• Other Qualifications:
o At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
o Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
o Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
o Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
o Valid registered vehicle insurance.
• Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
• Ability to work overtime as required.
• Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours.
• Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period.

Responsibilities:

• The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
o High School Diploma or GED.
• Other Qualifications:
o At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
o Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
o Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
o Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
o Valid registered vehicle insurance.
• Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
• Ability to work overtime as required.
• Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours.
• Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period.

To Apply

Abraxas I
165 Abraxas Rd.
Marienville, PA 16239
Please apply at www.jobsatabraxas.com.

Employment Opportunity: Life Skills Worker II - Abraxas Youth and Family Services (Marienville, PA )

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, criminal or juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services

The primary function of the Life Skill Worker II is to implement the clinical activities, which support the daily clinical schedule. In addition, the Life Skills Worker II assists in case management supervises clients, monitors and addresses client behavior, and documents services in clinical files.

Post date: 1/17/19
Deadline: 4/17/19
Qualifications:

• The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
o High School Diploma or GED.
• Other Qualifications:
o At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
o Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
o Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
o Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
o Valid registered vehicle insurance.
• Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
• Ability to work overtime as required.
• Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours.
• Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period.

Responsibilities:

• Interacts meaningfully with clients.
• Observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
• Provides effective people security (headcounts, room checks, client movement, etc.)
• Processes intakes and screens clients.
• Implements daily activity schedule – structures and coordinates client activities (i.e. family night, recreation, etc…).
• Facilitates and documents various psycho-educational groups/meetings (i.e. theme groups, D&A Education Seminars, process and procedure meetings, etc…).
• Supervises self-administration of medication.
• Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
• Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

To Apply

Abraxas I
165 Abraxas Rd.
Marienville, PA 16239
Please apply at www.jobsatabraxas.com.

Employment Opportunity: LPN - Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (Harrisburg, PA )

Working under supervision of the Medical Director, is responsible for dispensing of a narcotic to patients enrolled in an outpatient substance abuse treatment program. Responsible for the accountability and dispensing of medication prescribed by the program physicians to the patient population. Also responsible for the tracking and yearly administration of physical health assessments and tuberculin skin testing of all patients in the program. Maintains various patient information records on a daily basis. Assists in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of a patient’s treatment plan. Graduate of an accredited school of Practical Nursing is required. Must have a current LPN license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Has knowledge and understanding of physical and emotional disease processes, substance use disorders, clinical nursing skills, and administration of medications.

Post date: 1/8/19
Deadline: 4/8/19
To Apply
Employment Opportunity: Mental Health Aide - Abraxas Youth and Family Services (Marienville, PA )

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, criminal or juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services

The primary function of the Mental Health Aide is to supervise clients with chronic or acute mental disorders during the sleeping hours in a manner that ensures their safety and security.

Post date: 1/17/19
Deadline: 4/17/19
Qualifications:

• The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
o High School Diploma or GED.
• Other Qualifications:
o At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
o Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
o Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
o Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
o Valid registered vehicle insurance.
• Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
• Ability to work overtime as required.
• Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours.
• Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period.

Responsibilities:

• Conducts random /unpredictable head counts/bed checks (minimum of once every twelve minutes) to ensure client location.
• Conducts outside building security checks.
• Complete security calls to Night Supervisor.
• Observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
• Ensures compliance with policies and procedure for the program/facility i.e. curfew, lights out, fire/safety, cleanliness, control, and supply inventory.
• Provides for physical safety and security of clients while under staff member supervision..
• Maintains confidentiality of information related to client information.
• Assists with the mentoring and training of new level staff members.
• Reports significant client changes in behavior, attitude, or physical condition to higher-level staff members.
• Observes activities and responds accordingly including emergency situations such as evacuation, CPR, or first aid.
• Assists with suppressing and controlling problems that occur within the program/facility.
• Adheres to departmental policies and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance with current departmental practices and meet guidelines as outlined by outside referral and licensing agencies.
• Ensures compliance with federal, state, local licensing, and reporting requirements.
• Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
• Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

To Apply

Abraxas I
165 Abraxas Rd.
Marienville, PA 16239
Please apply at www.jobsatabraxas.com.

Employment Opportunity: Mental Health Worker - Abraxas Youth and Family Services (Marienville, PA )

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, criminal or juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services

The primary function of the Mental Health Worker is to provide medically necessary mental health treatment services to children and adolescents experiencing social, emotional, behavioral, and psychiatric problems. The position provides direct client supervision to those clients with chronic or acute mental disorders who require active treatment.

Post date: 1/17/19
Deadline: 4/17/19
Qualifications:

• The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
o Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program required; degree in an area of human services preferred.
• Other Qualifications:
o At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
o Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
o Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
o Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
o Valid registered vehicle insurance.
• Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
• Ability to work overtime as required.
• Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours.
• Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period.

Responsibilities:

• Conducts scheduled head counts to provide effective people security.
• Interacts meaningfully with clients; observes behavior and intervenes appropriately.
• Ensures compliance with policies and procedure for the program/facility i.e. curfew, lights out, fire/safety, cleanliness, control, and supply inventory.
• Assigns, supervises, and directs clients during programmatic activities.
• Provides for physical safety, security, and care of clients while under staff member supervision.
• Assists/participates with the development and implementation of clients’ individualized treatment plan.
• Provides leadership and serves as a role model to clients in the performance of therapeutic activities
• Assists with the mentoring and training of new staff members.
• Reports significant client changes in behavior, attitude, or physical condition to higher-level staff members.
• Processes intakes and performs non-invasive searches of clients entering and/or returning to program/facility.
• Assists with suppressing and controlling problems that occur within the program/facility.
• Evaluates client’s behavioral and emotional issues.
• Facilitates groups as required and in accordance with the client’s individualized treatment plan.
• Makes observations and documents client treatment interventions, behavior, and progress.
• Provides direct supervision of clients and interacts therapeutically.
• Interacts with educational team as appropriate.
• Participates in data collection and monitoring and evaluation activities for the program/facility performance improvement program.
• Develops and maintains a current list of resources, including self-help/support groups to ensure comprehensive services to the clients and their families.
• Adheres to departmental policies and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance with current departmental practices and meet guidelines as outlined by outside referral and licensing agencies.
• Ensures compliance with federal, state, local licensing, and reporting requirements.
• Identifies and pursues in-service and continuing educational needs, suggests general training needs for the program and submits requests/suggestions for training to appropriate supervisory and administrative staff members.
• Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
• Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

To Apply

Abraxas I
165 Abraxas Rd.
Marienville, PA 16239
Please apply at www.jobsatabraxas.com.

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: 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.

Employment Opportunity: PRCC 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

Employment Opportunity: Registered Nurse - Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (Harrisburg, PA)

Working under supervision of the Medical Director, is responsible for dispensing of a narcotic to patients enrolled in an outpatient substance abuse treatment program. Responsible for the accountability and dispensing of medication prescribed by the program physicians to the patient population. Also responsible for the tracking and yearly administration of physical health assessments and tuberculin skin testing of all patients in the program. Maintains various patient information records on a daily basis. Assists in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of a patient’s treatment plan. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing is required. Must have a current RN license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Two (2) years of experience in the field of addictions preferred. Direct experience working with Methadone is desired, but not necessary. Basic computer skills required.

Post date: 1/8/19
Deadline: 4/8/19
To Apply
Employment Opportunity: Therapist - Pathways to Recovery (Philadelphia, PA)

PHMC’s Partial Hospitalization program is looking for a full time substance abuse and
mental health therapist to provide clinical treatment in our mental health and substance abuse outpatient program

Post date: 12/14/18
Deadline: 3/14/19
Qualifications:

• Master’s degree and two years related experience with one of the following credentials: licensed in PA as a Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Social Worker (LSW), Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Psychologist, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) or Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) preferred.
• Competence in individual, group therapy, and family intervention.
• Experience and training in evidence-based approaches.
• Thorough knowledge of alcoholism and other addictions with the particular attention of the needs of dually diagnosed consumers.
• Thorough knowledge of mental health disorders and treatment.
• Ability to use therapeutic skills, which will assist consumers in process of recovery.
• Bilingual in Spanish a plus

Responsibilities:

• Attend staff meetings and inform staff of any important participant information.
• Implement recovery process for participants as defined PHMC’s Partial Hospitalization program goals and philosophy.
• Provide continuity of care as defined by treatment plan for each participant.
• Lead group therapy sessions daily.
• Conduct individual therapy sessions with each participant on caseload.
• Work collaboratively with the clinical team
• Coordinate and collaborate with off-site, community-based providers.
• Alert clinical team to any current or potential behavioral problems of participants.
• Coordinate care and conduct Utilization Reviews with insurers.
• Meet or exceed program productivity requirements.

*TREATMENT PLAN:
• Devise, with participant and treatment team, within 15 days, a comprehensive treatment plan based on Psychological Evaluation and other psychological assessments.
• Complete biopsychosocial assessment within 3 days of admission.
• Update treatment plans.

*PROGRESS REPORT:

• Maintain continuous record of all contacts, events, and progress toward accomplishment of goals as stated in Treatment Plan.
• Record individual and group progress notes in the DDAP format after each therapeutic activity.
• Complete reviews in compliance with state licensing and other program guidelines.
• Maintain charts that meet all standards.

*CONTINUING CARE PLAN:
• Assist treatment team and participants with the information of continuing care plans
• Other duties as assigned.

To Apply

Email resumes to: pathwaysrecovery@phmc.org

Employment Opportunity: Treatment Supervisor - Abraxas Youth and Family Services (Morgantown, PA)

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.

The primary function of the treatment supervisor is to manage and direct the activities of a specific treatment unit. The treatment supervisor ensures that all Abraxas policies and procedures are followed. He/she serves as the primary role model for employees by leading, directing, guiding and supporting them in such a way that promotes their growth and development. The treatment supervisor is responsible for providing supervision to unit employees on a regular basis.

Post date: 1/17/19
Deadline: 4/17/19
Qualifications:

• The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
o Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university and one year work experience with children; OR
o Associate’s degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college/university and three years’ work experience with children.
• Other Qualifications:
o At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
o Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
o Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
o Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
• Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Responsibilities:

• Maintains employee schedules that provide adequate coverage to ensure safety for both clients and employees.
• Develops and implements systems to organize and monitor work activities.
• Interviews and selects most qualified candidate among internal applicants for posted positions.
• Structures, implements, and facilitates new employee on-the-job orientation.
• Writes professional development plans in conjunction with employees to aid in their training and development.
• Conducts effective supervisory conferences and performance evaluations with employees, documents the content of such meetings and evaluations, and provides feedback to them.
• Determines and implements progressive discipline when needed according to the applicable policy.
• Responds to step 1 grievances.
• Schedules employee training to ensure that all mandatory training requirements are met.
• Provides ongoing effective supervision to unit employees and monitors case management activities.
• Schedules team meetings, plans and implements agendas, and implements activities in an effort to promote teamwork and communication within the unit.
• Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
• Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management (SCM) and provides effective supervision to staff regarding the use of SCM.

To Apply

Abraxas Academy
1000 Academy Drive
PO Box 645
Morgantown, PA 19543
Please apply at www.jobsatabraxas.com

Employment Opportunity: Youth Development Operations Leader - Abraxas Youth and Family Services (Morgantown, PA)

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.

This position mentors Youth Development Team Leaders, assists in monitoring various processes on multiple units, supervises and interacts with clients, observes and addresses client behavior, and documents services in client files.

Post date: 1/17/19
Deadline: 4/17/19
Qualifications:

• The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
o High school diploma or GED and minimum of two years related experience; OR
o Associate’s degree/Bachelor’s degree preferred. (Detention unit employees shall have an Associate’s degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university and minimum of two years related experience)
o Demonstrated leadership experience required. Six months experience as a Youth Development Team Leader preferred.
• Other Qualifications:
o At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
o Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
o Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
o Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
• Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Responsibilities:

• Oversees the implementation of activities which support the daily schedule on one or more units at the facility.
• Ensures standard operating procedures, program policy and procedures, and the client interventions process are implemented appropriately.
• Provides effective on-the-job training to the Youth Development Team Leaders.
• Interacts with and supervises clients during daily activities in a manner that ensures their safety and security.
• Maintains regular communication with supervisor and co-workers.
• Provides effective facility security including conducting headcounts, room checks, and observing client movement.
• Observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
• Processes intakes and screens clients according to program policy.
• Facilitates and documents various groups or meetings; monitors the documentation process to ensure all services are documented as necessary each shift.
• Ensures the unit has adequate supplies including hygiene products and cleaning supplies.
• Administers medication or supervises self-administration of medication when necessary; ensures process is completed per policy in the absence of medical staff.
• Maintains regular communication with supervisor and co-workers.
• Implements and supports the company’s mission and philosophy; follows the company’s policies on professional expectations, code of conduct, and other practices and procedures.
• Maintains confidentiality of information related to client information.
• Observes activities and responds accordingly including emergency procedures such as evacuation, CPR, or first aid.
• Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
• Demonstrates appropriate use of client intervention skills and Safe Crisis Management (SCM) techniques; monitors client interventions and provides guidance to other employees as necessary.

To Apply

Abraxas Academy
1000 Academy Drive
PO Box 645
Morgantown, PA 19543
Please apply at www.jobsatabraxas.com

Employment Opportunity: Youth Development Specialist - Abraxas (Morgantown, PA)

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.

This entry level position implements the activities which support the daily schedule of the facility. In addition, this position observes and addresses client behavior and documents services in client files.

Post date: 1/17/19
Deadline: 4/17/19
Qualifications:

• The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
o High School Diploma or GED; Associate’s Degree preferred. (Detention unit employees shall have an Associate’s degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university.)
• Other Qualifications:
o At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
o Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
o Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
o Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
• Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Responsibilities:

• Interacts with and supervises clients during daily activities in a manner that ensures their safety and security.
• Maintains regular communication with supervisor and co-workers.
• Provides effective facility security including conducting headcounts, room checks, and observing client movement.
• Observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
• Processes intakes and screens clients according to program policy.
• Facilitates and documents various groups or meetings.
• Administers medication or supervises self administration of medication when necessary.
• Maintains regular communication with supervisor and co-workers. .
• Maintains confidentiality of information related to client information.
• Observes activities and responds accordingly including emergency situations including evacuation, CPR, or first aid).
• Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
• Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

To Apply

Abraxas Academy
1000 Academy Drive
PO Box 645
Morgantown, PA 19543
Please apply at www.jobsatabraxas.com

Employment Opportunity: Youth Development Team Leader - Abraxas Youth and Family Services (Morgantown, PA)

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.

This position serves as a team leader of Youth Development Technicians and Specialists. Implements the activities which support the daily schedule and coordinates client activities.

Post date: 1/17/19
Deadline: 4/17/19
Qualifications:

• The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
o High school diploma or GED and minimum of six months related experience
o Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in related field, preferred
o Detention unit employees shall have an Associate’s degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university
• Demonstrated leadership experience preferred.
• Other Qualifications:
o At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
o Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
o Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
o Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
• Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Responsibilities:

• Assists in monitoring various processes on the unit, supervises and interacts with clients, observes and addresses client behavior, and documents services in client files.
• Interacts with and supervises clients during daily activities in a manner that ensures their safety and security.
• Maintains regular communication with supervisor and co-workers.
• Provides effective facility security including conducting headcounts, room checks, and client movement.
• Observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
• Observes activities and responds accordingly including emergency procedures such as evacuation, CPR, or first aid.
• Processes intakes and screens clients according to program policy.
• Facilitates and documents various groups or meetings.
• Ensures the unit has adequate supplies including hygiene products and cleaning supplies.
• Administers medication or supervises self-administration of medication when necessary.
• Maintains regular communication with supervisor and co-workers.
• Maintains confidentiality of information related to client information.
• Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
• Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

To Apply

Abraxas Academy
1000 Academy Drive
PO Box 645
Morgantown, PA 19543
Please apply at www.jobsatabraxasyfs.com.

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