Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunity: ACT Substance Abuse Specialist - PMHCC (Philadelphia, PA)

Community Treatment Teams presently has 1 vacancy for Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Substance Abuse Specialist. Salary range is Salary: $49,295-$64,298 . Expectations are to provide clinicial interventions to Adults that have SMI and Substance abuse diagnosis. Provision of service requirements are 80% in the community including on call responsibilities. Expectations are to perform case management, individual and group therapies using Evidence Based Practices

Post date: 3/4/19
Deadline: 6/4/19
To Apply

If interested please contact Michael Faleski at mfaleski@pmhcc.org or utilize our website to apply directly pmhcc.org.

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: Business Development Representative - Livengrin (Greater Philadelphia Area)

Candidate will be responsible for driving brand awareness through on-site, face-to-face interaction with referents to promote programs and services. The position develops and maintains referent relationships through communication and distribution of marketing collateral in order to drive patient census. This position travels frequently to represent Livengrin at local and state conferences and events.

Post date: 1/22/19
Deadline: 4/22/19
Qualifications:

Candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university with a major in marketing, sales or related field. A minimum of two years’ experience; work with addiction treatment programs preferred.

To Apply

Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter and CV to Holly Livingston: hlivingston@livengrin.org

Employment Opportunity: Certified Peer Specialist - Peer Associates LLC (Philadelphia Region)

Are you a Certified Peer Specialist looking to join a forward thinking team?
Peercovery® www.peercovery.com) is an innovative new peer support franchise agency outside of the traditional MA model seeking experienced and certified Peer Specialists to join our new and growing team.
We are looking for team members with a passion for supporting others in the Philadelphia Region (Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Buck, and Philadelphia Counties). This position is community-based and provides the opportunity for input and growth at all levels of employment.
Pay Rate: $20/hr

Post date: 2/11/19
Deadline: 5/11/19
Qualifications:

• Minimum of a High School or GED Diploma; Associates Degree or higher in a Human Services related field is preferred
• Current & active Certification in PA as a Certified Peer Specialist
• Within the last three (3) years, have either maintained at least 12 months of successful work or volunteer experience or earned at least 24 credit hours at a college or post-secondary educational institution.
• Valid driver's license and have access to an insured, registered vehicle to use for work on a daily basis
• Knowledge of the local Mental Health and Addiction Systems
• Passion for mental health and addiction recovery, integrity, ability to work independently and problem solve
• Access to a secure computer and basic computer skills; ability to learn and use new computer systems and/or software functions as they become available.
Peer Associates LLC does not discriminate against staff, consumers or family members based on age, race, gender, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, economic status, or disability and observes all applicable state and federal statutes and limitations.

To Apply

Send resume via email to:

smyers@peercovery.com

EOE

Employment Opportunity: Certified Peer Specialist - The GEO Group, Inc. (Chester, PA)

This position promoting growth, recovery and wellness to residents receiving mental health services. This position works closely with clinical team to guide and support members through the recovery process; assists residents with developing recovery skills in the areas of self-esteem, conflict resolution, assertiveness, identifying personal strengths and other recovery skills. This position plays an integral part in creating an environment or peer culture within the treatment facility.

Post date: 2/15/19
Deadline: 5/15/19
Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent certification required. Associate’s degree preferred
Certification as a Peer Specialist “CPS” issued by the state in which the position functions.
One (1) of experience as a volunteer, facilitator or counselor in a community rehabilitative setting.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with others and handle difficult interpersonal contacts.
Valid Driver’s License

Responsibilities:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Facilitates the delivery of cognitive behavioral curriculum in a group setting focusing on the areas of motivation for change, social adjustment, personal management, social skills development, cognitive restructuring, and development of problem-solving skills.
Establishes and maintains a network of community-based services including state agencies, employment services, employers, housing resources, behavioral health providers and mental health providers.
Develops and maintains relationships with state, county, and federal program administrators who can assist residents upon their release.
Support residents in navigating the public financial support with insurance and other community resources.
Works to ensure residents obtain eligible benefits and proper identification.
Transports residents to community service events such as job fairs, employment centers, and clinics using Company vehicle.
Identifies members for peer council and advocates with collateral contacts.
Assists residents in working with their case manager or treatment team in determining the steps they need to achieve their goals for recovery.
Performs other duties as assigned.

To Apply

HOW TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT GEO’S CAREER SITE AT:

https://jobs.geogroup.com/

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Employment Opportunity: Certified Peer Specialist (Recovery Coach) - Mental Health Partnerships (Philadelphia & Upper Darby)

• 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.
• 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.
• Ensures that all participants’ visits are documented in EHR immediately.

Post date: 1/31/19
Deadline: 5/1/19
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 and 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 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.

To Apply
Employment Opportunity: Certified Recovery Specialist - Penn Foundation (Doylestown Hospital, Grand View Health, and St. Luke’s Hospital in Quakertown)

Penn Foundation is seeking full-time Certified Recovery Specialists (CRS) to work within a medical hospital setting on first, second and third shifts. The CRS will work in partnership with other behavioral health professionals from Penn Foundation to engage with individuals who may benefit from substance use disorder screening, brief intervention, and referral services. The CRS will have experience in behavioral health services and is willing to use and share his/her personal and practical experience to the individuals served, family members, and other key individuals involved in care team.
Hours: Full-time (8:00am-4:00pm) (4:00pm-12:00am) (12:00am-8:00am)

Post date: 2/28/19
Deadline: 5/28/19
Qualifications:

• Must be a Certified Recovery Specialist or Certified Family Recovery Specialist (or eligible to earn the CRS or CFRS certification within 1 year of hire) with at least one year of experience working in behavioral health and/or medical field.
• A Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check, a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and a FBI Criminal History Background Check required.
Equal Opportunity Employer

Responsibilities:

• Engage in brief relationship building and active listening with clients receiving treatment in medical inpatient setting.
• Provide substance use screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment and/or other applicable community resources and services.
• Provide supportive (peer-based) coaching and encouragement to clients contemplating or actively seeking help with substance use treatment and recovery.
• Assist in after-care planning for individuals discharging from medical setting and help ensure that behavioral health needs are included in care plan.
• Engage in team-based care within the medical setting and 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).

To Apply

If you are interested in applying for the position or want to learn more about our other openings please visit our website at https://www.pennfoundation.org/jobs/job-listings/

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: Certified Recovery Specialist - The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania (Doylestown, PA)

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

Post date: 2/8/19
Deadline: 5/8/19
Qualifications:

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

Responsibilities:

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

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

To Apply

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience and other qualifications.

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

Employment Opportunity: Certified Recovery Specialist - Penn Foundation (Doylestown Hospital, Grand View Health, and St. Luke’s Hospital in Quakertown)

Penn Foundation is seeking full-time Certified Recovery Specialists (CRS) to work within a medical hospital setting on first, second and third shifts. The CRS will work in partnership with other behavioral health professionals from Penn Foundation to engage with individuals who may benefit from substance use disorder screening, brief intervention, and referral services. The CRS will have experience in behavioral health services and is willing to use and share his/her personal and practical experience to the individuals served, family members, and other key individuals involved in care team.
Hours: Full-time (8:00am-4:00pm) (4:00pm-12:00am) (12:00am-8:00am)

Post date: 2/27/19
Deadline: 4/27/19
Qualifications:

• Must be a Certified Recovery Specialist or Certified Family Recovery Specialist (or eligible to earn the CRS or CFRS certification within 1 year of hire) with at least one year of experience working in behavioral health and/or medical field.
• A Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check, a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and a FBI Criminal History Background Check required.

Responsibilities:

• Engage in brief relationship building and active listening with clients receiving treatment in medical inpatient setting.
• Provide substance use screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment and/or other applicable community resources and services.
• Provide supportive (peer-based) coaching and encouragement to clients contemplating or actively seeking help with substance use treatment and recovery.
• Assist in after-care planning for individuals discharging from medical setting and help ensure that behavioral health needs are included in care plan.
• Engage in team-based care within the medical setting and 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).

To Apply

f you are interested in applying for the position or want to learn more about our other openings please visit our website at https://www.pennfoundation.org/jobs/job-listings/

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: Counselor I – Opioid Treatment Program - Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (Harrisburg, PA)

This position is to provide substance abuse counseling. Participates in the interdisciplinary team to help improve the health and well-being of the patient’s with Opioid-Use Disorder and promote team functioning. Interventions will include crisis intervention, brief behavioral interventions, psychosocial assessments, supportive short-term counseling, group psychotherapy, and appropriate internal/external referrals.

Post date: 1/22/19
Deadline: 4/22/19
Responsibilities:

A Master’s Degree or above 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 which includes a practicum in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. A Bachelor’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 and 1 year of clinical experience in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. An Associate 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 and 2 years of clinical experience in a health or human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting. 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
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: 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: Intervention Specialist D&A Services - TCV Community Services (Homestead, PA)

PAP CODE: S-5
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
FTE: 100 %
POSITION REPORTS TO: Director of D&A Services
DEPARTMENTS: Drug & Alcohol/ Alternatives
SUPERVISES: None

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION:
The primary purpose of this position is to deliver group intervention services to substance users/abusers or affected significant others, as well as case management services to persons in the Drug and Alcohol Program and to facilitate educational oriented groups. All services must be provided and documented meeting the requirements of the Allegheny County Contract. All services are provided in accordance with the agency’s Vision, Mission and Values.

WORK SCHEDULE:
37.5 hours per week. This position may require evening and Saturday hours. Changes and/or additional hours must be approved by direct supervisor. The schedule is designed to meet program and consumer needs.

Post date: 3/15/19
Deadline: 6/15/19
Qualifications:

REQUIRED MINIMUM TRAINING:
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service Field. Two years of experience working directly with persons with substance use problems.
Child and FBI clearances. Valid PA Class 1 Drivers License

Responsibilities:

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
• Provide psycho-educational sessions, including group and individual sessions, as appropriate to substance users/abusers or affected significant others in order to critically evaluate their substance use and the negative effects of their behavior on their personal, family and societal development.
• Provide case management services to D & A clients, including referral, linkage and advocacy functions. Case management requests may come from other D & A staff or the clients.
• Complete all required screenings, evaluations, consents and documentation.
• Provide follow-up contact with intervention clients within 3 months.
• Provide couples psycho-educational sessions as assigned.
• Conduct family psycho-educational sessions as assigned.
• Document in an accurate and timely manner all interactions with, or on behalf of, the client. Complete all paperwork and documentation in Qualifacts as required by State and County regulations and agency policies/procedures.
• Abide by Federal, HIPAA, State and County Drug and Alcohol Confidentiality Standards.

To Apply

Interested employees, please respond to Rebecca Duke-Walker, Director of Drug and Alcohol Services at rduke-walker@tcv.net by January 28, 2019.

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: 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 Clinical Social Worker - The GEO Group, Inc (Thornton, PA)

The GEO Group, Inc is hiring a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (CAADAC) for a new Opiate Treatment program at George W Hill Correctional Facility in Thornton PA. Competitive Salary and Full Benefits Package is available.

Post date: 2/20/19
Deadline: 5/20/19
Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements
• Master's degree program from an accredited school of social work. Valid license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker issued by the state in which the work is performed.
• Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC)
• Knowledge of the principles, procedures, techniques, trends, and literature of social work with particular reference to clinical social work; psychological or social aspects of mental and developmental and physical disabilities.
• Knowledge of community organization principles; scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies; characteristics of mental, developmental, and physical disabilities; current trends in mental health, public health and public welfare, and Federal and State programs in these fields.
• Ability to utilize and effectively apply the required technical knowledge.
• Ability to establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of persons contacted within the context of work.
• Ability to secure accurate psycho and social data and record such data systematically.
• Ability to prepare clear, accurate, and concise reports.
• Ability to work family and community agencies in preparation for discharge.
• Ability to develop and implement programs.
• Ability to provide professional consultation; analyze situations accurately and take effective action.
• Ability to communicate effectively through written or verbal modes.
• Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
Equal Opportunity Employer

Responsibilities:

This position provides clinical social work for individuals who have a mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders; and performs other related work. This position is responsible for the management of Inmates in the Vivitrol program; while providing information on Vivitrol medication and coordinating Inmate care with nursing staff, program counselors, and physician.

To Apply
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: Medical Billing Specialist - New Insights, II (Lemoyne, PA)

We are seeking a part time (24-30 hrs/week) accounts receivable staff/medical billing specialist. A flexible work schedule can be implemented! Duties

Post date: 2/13/19
Deadline: 5/13/19
Qualifications:

Interested applicants should have strong billing and computer skills with at least 2 years medical billing/accounts receivable experience.

Responsibilities:

Duties include but are not limited to: data entry of services using MediSoft software, deposit and payment posting, client and 3rd party billing, furnishing billing/accounts receivable reports, and follow up on A/R denials and non-payments.

To Apply

Interested candidates can forward their resume to: amaxton@newinsights2.com

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: Substance Abuse Assessor - Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems (Upper Darby, PA)

In this role the Substance Abuse Assessor will complete the drug and alcohol assessment process which includes face-to-face interviews with clients, assessment write-ups, processing funding requests and case management services related to client entry into treatment.

Post date: 2/14/19
Deadline: 5/14/19
Qualifications:

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in behavioral health field.
Minimum Experience: One year of experience in drug and alcohol assessment/treatment.
Required Clearances: Pennsylvania Child Abuse clearance, Criminal clearance, and fingerprint based federal criminal history; Verification that employee is not on any Medicaid/Medicare Exclusion list.
*Interested persons should complete an online application.
*Resume REQUIRED.
Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.
Review of applications will commence Immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To Apply

For a complete description and to apply, please visit our website: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/CHI1001CHIM/JobBoard/09cbce68-9793-4e1b-8...

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

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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